Karen M. Japngie
Managing Director

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Karen Japngie is a Managing Director at ACG Wealth’s New York office. She has been in the financial services industry for more than 35 years, managing high net-worth and trust and estate portfolio assets.

Karen began her career at Paine Webber in New York in 1978 as a registered investment advisor. She also was Vice President at the U.S. Trust Company of New York and acted in the capacity of Senior Portfolio Manager and head of Client Relations and Administration of the Campbell, Cowperthwait Division. She was a key member of its Investment Asset Allocation Committee.  Prior to the acquisition of Campbell, Cowperthwait by U.S. Trust Company of New York, Karen worked at Campbell & Co. for more than 15 years. She played an integral role in the growth of the boutique money management firm.

Karen joined ACG Wealth following the firm’s acquisition of Optimum Growth Advisors in January of 2013, a wealth advisory firm she co-founded in 1996.

Karen has been married to her husband, Anthony, for nearly 30 years and they have two children: Travis and Danielle. She enjoys gardening, interior decorating, and her weekends at the beach. She is planning to restart her golf game. She maintains a commitment to various local and school activities.

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