Taking care of your family and other people in your life
- Trust & Estate Planning Services4
- Education Funding1
Our mission, first and foremost, is to understand you. We take the time to ask hard but smart questions and to listen carefully. We assess where your wealth stands today and where you'd like it to be tomorrow.
Thomas Rickey is a Vice President, Wealth Management Advisor, and CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certificant, a designation awarded by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc and also holds a Certified Plan Fiduciary Advisor designation from the National Association of Plan Advisors. He is a highly experienced financial advisor with over 15 years in the financial services industry. Prior to joining Merrill Lynch Wealth Management, Tom also had over 20 years of leadership experience in corporate financial management. Having previously served as a Chief Financial Officer for a variety of organizations, Tom has a demonstrated track record of finding the right financial solution amidst complex circumstances, including corporate restructurings, mergers and acquisitions. He is now leveraging his experience in financial and strategic management for the benefit of individual investors and small businesses ( such as managing their retirement plans ). With his certifications, he utilizes his deep knowledge for the benefit of small businesses and individual investors with a singular mission to simplify people's lives by offering a one-stop solution based on the client's risk tolerance, time horizon, liquidity needs, and overall investment goals. Tom is a former Certified Public Accountant and holds an MBA in Finance, with a concentration in Investment Analysis, and a BSBA in Management from Bucknell University. He does not provide any legal or tax advice in his current role with Merrill. Tom dedicates his time and resources to providing clients with the best wealth management strategies, opportunities and investments to help meet their goals. When researching recommendations, he filters the information within the context of clients' goals, tolerance for risk, and their long-term investment strategies. Merrill stands behind a disciplined wealth management process to help clients build, preserve, and transfer their wealth. Merrill's clients have access to over a century's worth of experience, research, and proven investment strategies.
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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Supported by the global resources of Merrill, my team is comprised of talented and experienced individuals committed to building strong client relationships based on trust and personalized service.
We offer you access to the investing insights of Merrill, trust and fiduciary services from Bank of America Private Bank, and the banking convenience of Bank of America to help you pursue your goals. We will work to help you stay on track, regardless of what the markets are doing.
1 Investment products are offered by Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated.
2 Banking, mortgage and home equity products offered by Bank of America, N.A.
3 Insurance and annuity products offered through Merrill Lynch Life Agency Inc.
4 Trust and fiduciary services are provided by Bank of America Private Bank.
We understand that both your life and the financial markets can change over time. By periodically checking in to discuss changes in your life and revisiting your financial strategy, our goal is to help you stay on track to achieve what's most important to you.
We’ll meet with you to review your goals and the progress you’ve made toward reaching them. We’ll also discuss any adjustments needed to your financial approach to help you stay on course.
Your life and goals change. As these changes occur, we can update your approach to reflect them.
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Helping you reach your goals starts with getting to know you personally. Through understanding what matters most to you, I can help you create a financial strategy that reflects your personality. Only then can I offer an approach that is built around your life priorities and the ongoing advice you need to help you manage fluctuations in the market and changes in your life. Let’s work together to help you achieve your goals.
As Merrill Lynch Wealth Management Advisors, we will help you sort through the financial complexities of your life, helping you build a customized investment strategy to pursue your goals.
We put you first, every day.
Getting to know you is our primary goal.
Drawing from our experience and the best thinking of Merrill, we will help you build a strategy that reflects your unique needs, priorities and financial situation.
We will work to help you stay on track, regardless of what the markets are doing.