Taking care of your family and other people in your life
- Trust & Estate Services2
- Education Funding Strategies1
David is focused on helping you pursue your financial goals with thoughtful, tax sensitive investment guidance. He can collaborate with your tax professionals to help insure a coordinated investment strategy. David can help you achieve your goals with simplicity, transparency and a disciplined process to measure your progress. His guidance is tailored to support your current lifestyle, retirement income needs and legacy goals, while striving to make you feel comfortable at every step. David’s passion is fueled by striving to make a positive difference in the lives of those he serves.
With a dedicated team of specialists and access to the investment insights of Merrill and the banking convenience Bank of America, David offers customized strategies that include:
- Access to Banking & Lending from Bank of America
- Insurance Solutions
- Investment and Portfolio Management
- Education Funding
- Tax Minimization Strategies
- Retirement Income Analysis
- Estate Planning Services
- Charitable Giving
- Budgeting and Cash Flow Management
David joined the San Francisco office of Merrill Lynch Wealth Management in October 1986 and completed his B.S. in Business Administration from the Menlo College in 1987. He holds the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, CFP®, certification and the Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor, CRPC®, designation. Originally from New Jersey, David moved to Hawaii in his youth before relocating to California for College, he now lives in Lafayette, California. An avid boater, David spends much of his free time out on the San Francisco Bay & Delta.
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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Wealth Management Banking Specialist
Senior Wealth Management Lending Officer
Bank of America, N.A.
We offer you access to the investing insights of Merrill, as well as banking, trust and fiduciary services from 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.
1Investment products are offered by Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated.
2Banking products are offered by Bank of America, N.A.
3Insurance and annuity products offered through Merrill Lynch Life Agency Inc.
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 periodically to review your goals and the progress you’ve made toward reaching them. We'll also discuss any adjustments needed to your financial strategy to help you stay on course.
Your life and goals change. We can help you keep track of these changes so they can be reflected in your financial strategy.
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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 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 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.