Christopher M. Paglia, CFP®

Founder | Managing Partner


Chris has spent nearly 30 years providing clients with insightful, independent and individualized wealth management and investment planning advice. He specializes in helping self-made people grow and preserve their assets while focusing on their personal and financial goals. More than just an investment advisor, Chris has earned the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification, an industry standard of excellence for competent and ethical personal financial planning.

As a relationship-driven advisor, Chris helps guide clients though the practical and emotional elements of the planning process, drawing out essential details that enhance his investment selection and advice.

Before launching NavaSync Private Wealth in 2021, Chris was a Senior PIM Portfolio Manager at Wells Fargo Advisors, where he worked for 11 years. Previously, he was an advisor at Morgan Stanley for 16 years.

Chris is a graduate of Saint Bonaventure University in Olean, New York, where he earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Finance.

Chris has been named a Five Star Wealth Manager by New Jersey Monthly every year since 2013.

A former professional baseball player, Chris played one season in the independent Frontier Baseball League in 1993. He is also a former councilman in Oceanport, New Jersey.

Chris supports many community organizations including Monmouth Lodge #172 F & AM, St. Anthony’s of Padua as a Catechist and Brookdale Community College’s Education Foundation through its annual golf tournament.

His greatest pride is his family. He and his wife Karen have three children, Austin, Allison, and Ryan.