Get to Know

Our Founders

Michael McNitt, CFP®

"Through repeatedly surpassing expectations, our goal is to be the last Wealth Management firm our clients ever choose."

Mike is a Managing Partner and co-Founder of Highview Capital Management. He has more than twelve years of experience working with successful individuals, families, and business owners. At Highview Capital Management, Mike provides an extremely high-touch experience when working with clients and prides himself on his responsiveness.  He enjoys using technology and tools to simplify complex ideas for the benefit of his clients. Mike’s years of industry experience provide him with the framework to advise clients on Tax Planning and Estate Planning.

Mike earned his BA in Economics from Denison University and his MBA from University of Chicago, Booth School of Business. Mike achieved his CFP® designation in 2013 from the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards.

Mike makes his home in Lake Forest, IL with his wife, Jessica, and their two sons. He enjoys staying active with his boys and is an avid car and technology enthusiast.

 

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Mark Sansoterra, CFA

“Investment Management does not have to be a commodity - there is value in being customized, flexible, and opportunistic.”

Mark is a Managing Partner and co-Founder of Highview Capital Management. As Chief Investment Officer he dedicates his time analyzing market and economic data and then crafting the firm’s overall investment strategy.  In addition he also manages or oversees  many of our client accounts. He has nearly two decades of experience customizing portfolios of individual equities and bonds, exchange-traded funds (ETFs), active manager solutions, and alternative investments. He began his career in wealth management in 2001 and has served on a variety of investment committees during his time in the industry. 

Mark earned his BS in Mathematics from Michigan State University and a MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.  He earned his Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation in 2005.  

Mark makes his home in Northbrook, IL with his wife Becky and their two children.  He enjoys golf, music, and coaching or attending his kids’ activities.

 

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Nicklaus L. Streit CFP®, CPWA®

"An advisor's role goes far beyond numbers on a page. We must invest our time to ensure clients achieve success as they define it."

Nick is a Managing Partner and co-Founder of Highview Capital Management.  He has spent his entire career in financial services, spanning more than two decades. Through his experience and expertise, Nick guides clients in the design, implementation, and adjustment of sophisticated strategies to meet their objectives. Business owners, corporate executives, successful individuals and their families rely on Nick's guidance to ensure comprehensive solutions are created in close collaboration with tax, legal, and clients’ other trusted advisors.

Nick earned his BS in Finance with an Insurance minor from Illinois State University. He achieved his CFP® certification from the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards as well as the CPWA® certification through the Investments & Wealth Institute. Nick is also an active member of the Chicago Estate Planning Council.

Nick makes his home in Cary, IL with his wife Mary Beth, and their three daughters. He can often be found coaching or attending one of their kids’ activities.

 

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