Paul Ayala

Studying Economics at Columbia University in The City of New York, Paul brings a combined 14 years of banking and investment experience to Samalin Wealth and a passion to advise his clients. After 10 years with J.P. Morgan Chase Bank Paul understood the value of taking on a fiduciary role with client assets. At J.P. Morgan, Paul was promoted into various roles including Client Associate in J.P. Morgan’s ultra-high net worth Private Bank and VP – Private Client Advisor in the Chase branch network.


In Paul’s experience at JPM’s Private Bank, he assisted in managing investable assets starting at $25mm specifically for hedge fund managers and J.P. Morgan’s senior executives. In his role as Private Client Advisor, VP – Investments, Paul used his experience in the private bank to build customized investment portfolios, retirement plans, tax advantaged portfolios and meaningful relationships with his clients and their families.


In his free time, he enjoys traveling, photography, any sport with “boarding” in it and spending time with his wife, Grace.