Ex-NFL QB Joins Wealth Management Firm

Steve Bono, a former NFL quarterback, has joined Constellation Wealth Advisors as a principal in the firm’s Menlo Park, Calif. office.


Constellation Wealth Advisors (CWA), an independent multi-family investment office, today announced that Steve Bono has joined the firm as Principal. He will be responsible for ultra high net worth business development and based in the Menlo Park office.

Mr. Bono played collegiate football at UCLA and professional football as quarterback from 1985 to 1999, including five years with the San Francisco 49ers. CWA is focused on the ultra high net worth investor community.

“Steve is a California sports icon, an active member of the Bay Area community and a proven talent in the financial services industry,” said Goldstein. “He represents a tremendous resource to help fuel Constellation’s growth and we’re excited to have him join our team.”

Mr. Bono was a principal with ThinkEquity Partners in San Francisco before joining Constellation. Prior to ThinkEquity he was a vice president of market development with Bank of America Private Bank. Mr. Bono spent fifteen years as an NFL quarterback, playing for seven teams, in two Super Bowls and one Pro Bowl. He retired from the NFL in 2000, and the next year he joined his former 49ers teammates Harris Barton, Ronnie Lott and Joe Montana at venture capital, private equity and real estate fund of funds Champion Ventures (the predecessor to HRJ Capital). At Champion he was primarily involved with business development, investor relations and the structuring of a fund. He is still active with the San Francisco 49ers as a member of the Alumni Board, where he mentors current players, is a liaison to alumni players, and actively represents the team in the community. Additionally, he serves as Vice President of the Northern California Chapter of the NFL Alumni Association.

Mr. Bono holds a bachelor’s degree in sociology from the University of California at Los Angeles. He and his wife live in Palo Alto, California, with their two children.

About Constellation Wealth Advisors

Constellation Wealth Advisors, LLC is an independent multi-family investment office with an uncompromising commitment to the best interests of its clients. With offices in New York and Menlo Park, California, the firm is committed to long term relationships with client families to help them reach and maintain their life goals and to simplify the inevitable complexities that come with wealth. For more information, please visit www.cwallc.com.