Riverstone Capital Wealth Group

Bethesda, MD Salisbury, MD

“Exceptional, personalized service is the hallmark of our approach to working with our clients.”


Each client is unique, so we focus on understanding your life priorities in order to tailor strategies that address your needs in each stage of life. We seek to preserve and enhance our clients wealth through a disciplined, long-term approach to investing and a holistic planning process that considers all aspects of your financial life. Our commitment to exceptional service and personalized advice guides everything that we do.

Our Team

Wm. Keith Mayo
Senior Partner, Managing Director

Keith is a Senior Partner and Managing Director at Snowden Lane. He joins the firm after 20 years with Merrill Lynch, where he was a Senior Vice President, Wealth Management Advisor, and Portfolio Manager. With 32 years of experience in the industry, he has guided his clients through bull and bear markets, crashes and crises and co- founded his team with Alex Bryer in 2010 to focus on financial planning, portfolio management and exemplary service for their high net worth clientele. As a result, their group has earned the prestigious designation as one of Washington’s Premier Wealth Advisors in 2012, 2013 and 2014. Keith also received the 2016 and 2017 Washington, D. C. Five Star Wealth Manager Award and was recognized in the Washington Post for this achievement.

Keith is a lifelong area resident who is active and well known in the community for his work with a variety of charities and philanthropic causes. He was awarded the Merrill Lynch Lifetime Community Achievement Award in 2002.

Keith is a graduate of the University of Maryland. He has three grown children and lives with his wife, Meg, in Potomac, Md.

Alex E. Bryer, CIMA®, CRPC®
Senior Partner, Managing Director

Alex is a Senior Partner and Managing Director at Snowden Lane Partners. He provides advisory, brokerage and investment management services to his Snowden Lane wealth advisory clients. Alex joins Snowden Lane after an exemplary 19 years at Merrill Lynch serving both as a Wealth Management Advisor and Senior Resident Director.

Alex helps his clients achieve their planning and financial goals. Alex’s extensive knowledge and understanding of the financial markets, portfolio construction and planning helped him earn the designation as one of Washington’s Premier Wealth Advisors in 2012, 2013, and 2014 by NABCAP (published in the Washington Business Journal). Alex also received the 2016 and 2017 Washington, D. C. Five Star Wealth Manager Award and was recognized in the Washington Post for this achievement. Alex received the 2017 Financial Times 401 Top Retirement Plan Advisors and has been named Forbes “Best-In-State Wealth Advisor” in 2018 and 2019.

Alex holds the professional designations of CIMA® (Certified Investment Management Analyst) and CRPC® (Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor). He holds the Series 3, 7, 9, 10, 31, 63 and 65 licenses.

Alex and his wife Erin live in Bethesda, Maryland with their three children. They are active with local charities and the community.

Ryan Kirby, CRPC®
Partner, Director

A financial advisor for over 16 years, Ryan spent 13 of those with Merrill Lynch as a Wealth Management Advisor, Senior Resident Director and Vice-President.  He holds Series 7, 9, 10, 31, 63 & 65 licenses along with the Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor, CRPC® designation.

Active in the community, Ryan serves on the board, and teaches classes, for Junior Achievement of the Easter Shore and coaches youth basketball & lacrosse in Ocean City.  Ryan lives in Berlin with his wife, Kristen, and three daughters, Rylie, Kennedy & Lily.

Chris Hayes, CFP®, AIF®
Partner, Director

Chris is a Partner and Director at Snowden Lane Partners. He joins the firm from Merrill Lynch, where he served as a Senior Financial Advisor and Assistant Vice President. Through nearly a decade of industry experience, Chris has developed and refined wealth management processes specifically tailored to help Delta Air Lines pilots, business owners, and institutions reach their financial goals.

He is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional and an Accredited Investment Fiduciary® designee. Chris attended the University of Delaware and Salisbury University, graduating Magna Cum Laude, and lives on the Eastern Shore of Maryland with his wife and children.

Ryan Perraut, CFA®, AIF®
Senior Client Relationship Manager, Private Wealth Advisor

Ryan is a Senior Client Relationship Manager and Private Wealth Advisor at Snowden Lane Partners.  Ryan oversees all aspects of client service, trading, and operations for the Riverstone Capital Wealth Group’s two Maryland offices. He specializes in advising corporations, business owners and non-profit organizations to manage the fiduciary duties of sponsoring 401(k) and 403(b) retirement plans.  He also works with individuals and family clients to provide comprehensive investment and financial planning solutions.  Ryan has over 15 years of experience in investment management and business consulting.

Prior to Snowden, his experience as an investment analyst and consultant spanned the equity, fixed income, and alternative investment markets.

Ryan received his undergraduate degree from Georgetown University and his MBA from Columbia Business School.  He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation and is a member of the CFA Society of Washington DC. He is also an Accredited Investment Fiduciary® designee and holds the Series 7 and Series 66 licenses.

Ryan lives in Bethesda, MD with his wife, Nicole, and their three children.

Connor Tendall
Registered Client Relationship Manager

Connor is a Registered Client Relationship Manager with The Riverstone Capital Wealth Group. Connor joined Snowden Lane in January 2018.

Prior to joining SLP, Connor played professional golf in the US and in Europe. He also has prior experience in the Life & Health insurance industry. He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland-College Park, where he majored in Agriculture and Resource Economics and captained the golf team. Connor currently lives in North Potomac, MD.


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Riverstone Capital Wealth Group


8120 Woodmont Ave
Suite 700
Bethesda, MD 20814


100 E Main Street
Suite 701
Salisbury, MD 21801

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