The PagnatoKarp Team.

Lars G. Okeson

Partner, Managing Director and Family Wealth Advisor

Lars Okeson is Partner, Managing Director and Family Wealth Advisor at PagnatoKarp, advising Family Office clients on financial planning and investment strategies. Lars is responsible for client portfolio creation, implementation, due diligence and ongoing management and serves on PagnatoKarp's Investment Committee.

Lars obtains strategic and financial leadership qualities from over 25 years in a broad range of industries, including information technology, software, pharmaceutical, healthcare services and hospitality. He began his career in 1986 as a CPA with Arthur Andersen LLP. His work experience includes tenures in leadership roles at both private and public companies including Fuiz Technologies Inc, Convergence Holdings Corp, IKIMBO Inc, ServerVault Corp, and private equity firm Revolution LLC as Executive Vice President/ Chief Financial Officer. In his most recent position before joining PagnatoKarp, Lars was a Vice President/Financial Advisor at Bernstein Private Wealth Management, where he managed several significant client relationships.

In the community, Lars currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors, Executive Committee, and Audit Committee Chair of The Washington Home and Community Hospices. Also, Lars serves as a member of the Board of Directors, Treasurer and Coach of the Great Falls Lacrosse Association. Additionally, he serves on the College of William & Mary’s Raymond A. Mason School of Business accounting board.

Lars graduated from the College of William & Mary where he received a BBA in Accounting and was a CPA during his 10 years in public accounting. He currently resides in Great Falls, VA with his wife and three children.