Michael T. Wright, JD, CFP®, CEPA®

Senior Wealth Advisor

Boston, MA
Focus Areas

Stock Options and Equity Compensation
Tax Planning
Investment Strategies
Estate Planning

Client Specialty



Recipient of the FIVE STAR Wealth Manager Award in Boston Magazine (2018-2024)
AdvisorHub’s 2023 Advisors to Watch

As a Senior Wealth Advisor at The Colony Group, Michael helps high net worth individuals, families and corporate executives identify and achieve their personal financial goals. He provides counsel on a wide range of issues, including investment management, asset allocation, cash flow management, insurance, taxation, retirement planning, and estate planning. Michael is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ practitioner.

Prior to joining The Colony Group, Michael was a Financial Planner at Mintz Levin Financial Advisors. Before transitioning into wealth management, Michael was a practicing attorney, focusing his practice on commercial finance law. Michael earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Connecticut School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts from University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

In his free time, Michael enjoys spending time with his wife and son, as well as exercising, reading, and traveling.


Five Star Professional criteria: Credentialed as an IAR, FINRA-registered rep, a CPA, or a licensed attorney; at least five years in the financial services industry; favorable regulatory and complaint history review; meeting firm’s review standards; accepting new clients; one and five-year retention rates; assets administered; number of households served; and education and professional designations. Advisors awarded: nine Wealth Advisors for 2015; nineteen Wealth Advisors for 2016; twenty-two Wealth Advisors for 2017; and twenty-two Wealth Advisors for 2018, 2019, and twenty Wealth Advisors in 2020.

AdvisorHub criteria: Advisors to Watch (2023) – The Advisors to Watch ranking uses three main criteria in its methodology: scale, growth, and professionalism.

Published Insights

23 Colony Group MA-area Senior Wealth Advisors Awarded Five Star Wealth Managers for 2024

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Five Colony Group Advisors Recognized as AdvisorHub’s 2023 Advisors to Watch

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Financial Independence Planning for Executives and Professionals

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