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Raffi H. Kendirjian, CRPC®
First Vice President
Senior Financial Advisor
Raffi joined Merrill Lynch Wealth Management in downtown Los Angeles in 2009 and later moved to the Glendale office in 2011. He began his career in the financial services industry with UBS in 2007. Between 1999 and 2005, Raffi was a Senior Economist with the United Nations Development Program in Beirut, Lebanon, advising the Lebanese Treasury on international Eurobond issuance, debt and public finance management. At the same time, he was also a lecturer in Financial and Cost Accounting at Haigazian University.
Raffi holds a Master's degree in Money and Banking (renamed "Financial Economics") from the American University of Beirut (“AUB”)and a Bachelor’s in Business Administration from Haigazian University. Throughout his career, Raffi has participated in numerous international conferences and seminars in Europe, the Middle East and in the United States, most notably at the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund in Washington D.C. and at the United Nations Palace in Geneva, Switzerland. Outside of work, he makes time for community affairs in the Los Angeles area. Raffi and his wife Silva are blessed with two children.|Raffi and his team provide customized investment advice and financial services to affluent and high net-worth investors, tailoring solutions based on their risk tolerance, time horizon, liquidity needs and overall investment goals. Sound investment management, retirement planning, home and real estate lending and life insurance strategies are among the many services Raffi and his team provide within the framework of his wealth management process.
I follow the deep-seated Merrill tradition of participating in the communities we serve. This drives my interest in spending time volunteering with organizations in our community.
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