Focus Financial Partners Announces Leadership Expansion for 2024

January 29, 2024

NEW YORK – January 29, 2024 – Focus Financial Partners (“Focus” or the “Company”), a leading partnership of independent, fiduciary wealth management firms, today announced two new pivotal executive appointments as the company forges ahead in 2024, signaling a new era of strategic and financial growth.

Effective immediately, Mitch Kovitz, Principal, Founder and Co-Chief Investment Officer at Kovitz, will take on the role of Vice Chairman of the Company. Mitch's renowned business acumen and leadership skills will be significant contributions to Focus’ strategic direction. In addition, Michael Nathanson, currently serving as CEO of The Colony Group, will also step into the role of President of Focus starting February 1, 2024. Michael's strategic insight and dedication to Focus’ vision will play a crucial role in driving further success. Both Mitch and Michael will maintain their current positions within their respective firms.

Regarding this leadership evolution, Dan Glaser, Chairman and Interim CEO at Focus, remarked, “These appointments are not just about filling positions; they are about bringing in fresh, dynamic perspectives to our leadership team. We are committed to evolving and embracing new ideas, ensuring that Focus Financial Partners remains at the forefront of the financial services industry. I am confident that Mitch and Michael will make significant contributions to our company, and I look forward to working closely with them.”


About Focus Financial Partners Inc.

Focus Financial Partners Inc. is a leading partnership of independent, fiduciary wealth management firms. Focus provides access to best practices, resources, and continuity planning for its partner firms who serve individuals, families, employers and institutions with comprehensive wealth management services. Focus partner firms maintain their operational independence, while they benefit from the synergies, scale, economics and best practices offered by Focus to achieve their business objectives. For more information about Focus, please visit

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