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 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 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.

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

Ryan Kirby is a Partner and Director at Snowden Lane Partners. Ryan has over 15 years of industry experience, most recently serving as a Senior Financial Advisor and Vice President at Merrill Lynch. As a wealth management advisor, Ryan works with his clients to develop investment portfolios and financial planning solutions that best suit his clients’ individual needs.

Ryan holds the CRPC® (Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor) designation and has a BA in economics from Salisbury University. Ryan resides in Salisbury, MD with his wife and children.

Chris Hayes, CFP®, CRPC®
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. Chris brings a wide breadth of knowledge and experience to Snowden Lane. He works with his clients to customize effective and flexible financial strategies that maximize personal savings and retirement benefits.

Chris holds the CFP® (Certified Financial Planner) certification and is also a CFPC® (Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor). Chris attended the University of Delaware and Salisbury University, graduating Magna Cum Laude. He lives on the Eastern Shore of Maryland with his wife and children.

Ryan Perraut, CFA®
Private Wealth Advisor

Ryan is a Private Wealth Advisor at Snowden Lane Partners. He designs and implements investment portfolios and financial planning solutions for Snowden’s wealth advisory clients. Ryan joined Snowden Lane from Merrill Lynch.

Ryan applies his extensive knowledge of investment management, portfolio construction and business consulting to meet the the unique needs of high net worth individuals and small businesses. Prior to Merrill Lynch, his experience as an investment analyst 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 CFA®  (Chartered Financial Analyst) designation and is a member of the CFA® Society of Washington DC. He holds the Series 7 and Series 66 licenses.

Ryan is a DC area native and currently lives in Silver Spring, MD with his wife, Nicole, and their two daughters.

Natalie Jairath
Senior Client Relationship Manager

Natalie is a Senior Client Relationship Manager at Snowden Lane Partners.  With over a decade of industry experience, Natalie works closely with clients to help them achieve their financial needs while supporting the Financial Advisors on her team.

Prior to Snowden Lane, Natalie worked as a Client Relationship Manager at  Legacy Financial Group. While she was there, she worked with financial advisors that served ultra-high net worth clients and families.

Natalie graduated from the University of Maryland in 2003, with a dual degree in Financial Economics and Information Systems. She has been a lifelong resident of the Washington, DC metro area and currently lives in Fulton, MD with her husband and two sons.


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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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