Ken Cadden

Ken Cadden is a Senior Vice President and Senior Portfolio Management Director with the Cadden Sizemore Group at Morgan Stanley in Richmond, Virginia. With more than thirty-five years of wealth management experience, Ken helps guide clients toward financial ndependence through a prudent planning process and the application of the appropriate investment strategies.

A native of Syosset, New York, Ken received a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Virginia Tech. He is a graduate of The University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business distinguished Investment Analyst Program, from which he earned the designation of Certified Investment Management Analyst (CIMA). In addition, Ken completed the Professional Education Program with the College for Financial Planning and was awarded the designation of Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor (CRPC).

Ken began his investment career in 1987 as a Financial Analyst with Drexel Burnham Lambert in New York. In 1990, he took a position as a Financial Consultant with Wachovia Securities in Richmond and was a founding member of the firm’s Financial Planning Institute. Ken has been a Senior Vice President with Morgan Stanley since 2001 and is a long-time member of the Investment Management Consultants Association. He has been named to the list of “Best-in-State Wealth Advisors” in Virginia published by Forbes from 2019 – 2024. Ken is a frequent corporate-sponsored speaker in the areas of Portfolio Management and Individual Retirement Planning.

Ken is an active patron of The Samuel J. Cadden Chapel Project and sits on the Executive Council at Clemson University. In addition, he is a supporter of Feed More, and volunteers at the Central Virginia Food Bank and Meals on Wheels. He is a member of St. Bridget’s Catholic Church. Ken lives in the Manakin Sabot area of Richmond with his wife, Mary, and is the proud father of two children, Sam and Bailey.