Taking care of your family and other people in your life
- Trust & Estate Services2
- Education Funding Strategies1
Our focus is on developing strategies for high-net-worth individuals and their families. We also work with businesses to help them meet their short and long-term financial goals including pension/retirement plans that are qualified and non-qualified plans such as; 401(k), 403(b), profit-sharing plans, as well as defined benefit plans. Denny holds the Certified Plan Financial Advisor (CPFA) designation as well as the Merrill Lynch Retirement Benefits Consultant (RBC) internal designation. In 1976 he graduated from The University of California, Berkeley, with a B.S. in Civil Engineering. At the University of California, he played football and rugby as well as being active with the Phi Sigma Kappa Fraternity. He also attended the Stanford Executive Program (S.E.P.) at the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University in 1998 where he was elected President of his class. He is a resident of Alamo, CA and is active in the community, currently serving on the board of the All Wars Memorial, and actively assists law enforcement as a member of the Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Posse, Alameda County Honorary Deputy Sheriffs, the United States Secret Service San Francisco Electronic Crimes Task Force steering committee. In addition, he also participates with The University of California Berkeley Bear Backers and as an advisor on the California Rugby Advisory Board. Additionally, Denny served on the board of the Mzuri Wildlife Foundation from January 2013 to November 2015.
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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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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*Peace of mind is an aspirational state of mind that clients hope to achieve. There are no guaranteed results following completion of the Goals-Based Wealth Management process because markets can fluctuate and investments can lose value. Merrill Lynch Wealth Management Advisors work with clients to help them understand how the goals based wealth management process can help to address their concerns, financial situation and priorities.
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.