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100 Wilshire Boulevard
Santa Monica, CA 90401
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David joined Merrill Lynch Wealth Management in 1997. He lives in Santa Monica with his wife, Janet, and two sons Jake and Sam. David establishes, grows and maintains a strong client-advisor relationship by providing each client with personal attention and preferred access to the best financial resources in the marketplace. We develop personalized strategic advice to help meet client's complex needs. The clients that we work with include business owners and a select group of high-net-worth individuals, families, and retirees to consult on all aspect of their lives.
He offers a wide range of services including: advising on corporate 401(k) plans, profit sharing plans and defined benefit plans, retirement planning, stock option analysis, alternative investments*, non-profit & endowment, philanthropic strategies, life insurance analysis, residential lending and liability management plus a full complement of wealth preservation and transfer services.
By creating a customized wealth management plan, our team strives to optimize the efficiency of your financial goals and, when necessary, partner with each client's tax and legal advisors to develop tax-efficient financial strategies. David uses proprietary analysis, historical data and Merrill's objective research to create customized investment strategies that are designed to help meet client expectations and long-term goals. Utilizing a disciplined investment process, David helps protect client's basic standard of living; maintain their current lifestyle; and where appropriate, take measured risks to potentially enhance their lifestyle. David's goal is to earn consistent returns by limiting downside risks and volatility.
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.
State University of New York System at Oswego
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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.
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