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David Winekoff, Private Wealth Advisor serving the Chicago, IL area - Ameriprise Advisors

David Winekoff


Private Wealth Advisor

Managing Director
Definitive Wealth
Years of Experience
This number may include years as a financial advisor, and/or experience as a registered representative.

Client Satisfaction 5.0 out of 5 rating based on 23 reviews

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Areas of focus

  • Retirement Planning Strategies
  • Cash Flow Management Strategies
  • Insurance
  • Saving for Education
  • Investment Management
  • Family Finances
  • Intergenerational Planning
  • Tax Planning Strategies


  • CRPC™ Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor™
  • APMA™ Accredited Portfolio Management Advisor™
  • CRPC® Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor
  • Series 66- Uniform Combined State Law Examination
  • Series 7- General Securities Representative Examination
  • SIE- Securities Industry Essentials Examination


  • College for Financial Planning, 2016 Master of Science Degree Personal Financial Planning
  • Illinois State University, 2006 BS Entrepreneurship & Small Business Management

Awards & recognition

  • Forbes Best-in-State Next-Generation Wealth Advisors, 2023
  • Ameriprise Circle of Success, 2022
  • Ameriprise Client Experience Award, 2020-2022
  • Ameriprise Ultimate Digital Excellence Award, 2021-2022
  • Protect. Grow. Give.®, RiverSource Life Insurance Company , 2012

Professional associations

  • Illinois State University Alumni Association

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Community participation

Ameriprise Financial is proud to support Feeding America®, the nation's leading domestic hunger-relief organization, in providing nutritious meals. Through its nationwide network of 200 food banks, the organization served 46 million people last year.

As a company focused on comprehensive financial planning, we strongly believe in helping clients prepare for the unexpected in life. Each year we support American Red Cross®Disaster Relief and International Services so that they can immediately help when tragedy strikes – down the street, across the country or around the world.

Volunteer, Greater Chicago Food Depository


  • Spending quality time with my loved ones: my wife, Blair, our son, Leslie "Pierce," and our daughter, Evelyn
  • Exploring new restaurants and sights in Chicagoland
  • Traveling to fascinating areas of the world
  • Golf, table tennis, billiards, board games
  • Previously competed annually in the Chicago Triathlon (11-time finisher 2007-2017)
  • Cheering on the Cubs, Blackhawks, Bulls, and Bears