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Recognition

Merrill is proud of our advisors who’ve received recognition from industry publications. We believe they are setting the standard for exemplary client service.

Ronya A Corey

Forbes’ “America’s Top Women Wealth Advisors” 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020

Forbes “Best-in-State Wealth Advisors”  2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020

Working Mother/SHOOK Research’s Top Wealth Adviser Moms in 2017, 2018, and 2019

Barron’s Top 1,200 Financial Advisors in 2016 and 2017
Years prior to 2014, this Barron's list consisted of 1,000 advisors.

Profile

Ronya A. Corey, CFP®, CRPC®, ChFC®, CPFA;
Managing Director
Wealth Management Advisor

Ronya has been with Merrill Lynch Wealth Management since 1993, and is the founding partner of The Corey Group in Washington, DC. The Corey Group works with non-profits, businesses, executives, and families by developing wealth management and investment planning strategies to help them meet their long term objectives while minimizing risk.

Ronya holds the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ - CFP® certification, Chartered Retirement Planning CounselorSM - CRPC®, and Chartered Financial Consultant® - ChFC® designations, and holds the FINRA Series 7 and Series 66 registrations.

Ronya Corey was named to Forbes “Best-in-State Wealth Advisors” in 2017, 2018, 2019 and again in 2020*

Ronya Corey was named to Forbes “America's Top Women Wealth Advisors” in 2017, 2018, 2019 and again in 2020*

Ronya Corey was named to Working Mother/SHOOK Research’s “Top Wealth Adviser Moms” in 2017, 2018 and again in 2019*

Ronya Corey was named to Barron’s “Top 1,200 Financial Advisors” in 2017 and 2016*.  In 2009, Ronya was named to Barron's "Top 1,000 Financial Advisors".

Ronya was named to REP.’s Top 50 Wirehouse Women in 2015.*

Ronya is on the Investment Committee for Alpha Delta Pi Sorority, and is an emeritus council board member of the non-profit organization D.C. Scores. She lives in Arlington, VA with her husband, Devon McFadden, and their son, Niall, and daughter, Kaia.


*Source: REP.’s “Top 50 Wirehouse Women” list, August 3, 2015. For information about the selection criteria, go to http://details-he.re/YmYuUA. REP. is a trademark of Penton Media, Inc. All rights reserved.

*Source: Working Mother/SHOOK Research's "Top Wealth Advisor Moms" list, October 3, 2019. For more information about the selection criteria, go to http://details-he.re/vD5zo4. SHOOK Research is a trademark of SHOOK Research, LLC. All rights reserved. These rankings and ratings are not representative nor indicative of any one client's experience, future performance, or investment outcome and such rankings should not be construed as an endorsement of the advisor.

 **Source: Barron's "America's Top 1,200 Financial Advisors: State-by-State" list, March 6, 2017.  For more information about the selection criteria, go to http://details-he.re/JxcfBM. Barron's is a trademark of Dow Jones & Company, Inc. All rights reserved. Years prior to 2014, this Barron's list consisted of 1,000 advisors.

*Source: Forbes "Best-in-State Wealth Advisors" list, February 2018. For more information about the selection criteria, go to http://details-he.re/UbRCGT.  Forbes is a trademark of Forbes Media LLC. All rights reserved.  These rankings and ratings are not representative nor indicative of any one client’s experience, future performance, or investment outcome.

*Source: The Forbes "America's Top Women Wealth Advisors" list, April 21, 2020. For more information about the selection criteria, go to http://details-he.re/V5tDPQ. Forbes is a trademark of Forbes Media LLC. All rights reserved. These rankings and ratings are not representative or indicative of any one client's experience, future performance, or investment outcome, and such rankings should not be construed as an endorsement of the advisor.

*Source: The Forbes "Best-in-State Wealth Advisors" list, January 16, 2020. For more information about the selection criteria, go to http://details-he.re/cQUujC. Forbes is a trademark of Forbes Media LLC. All rights reserved. These rankings and ratings are not representative or indicative of any one client's experience, future performance, or investment outcome, and such rankings should not be construed as an endorsement of the advisor.


 

  • AWARDS

    Barron's "America's Top 1200 Financial Advisors State-by-State"

    Forbes "America's Top Women Wealth Advisors"

    Forbes "Best-in-State Wealth Advisors"

    WealthManagement Magazine (formerly REP) "The Top 50 Wirehouse Women in America"

    Working Mother's "Top Wealth Advisor Moms"

Professional Staff

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.

Additional Resources

The following specialists do not make securities recommendations. Please contact your Merrill Lynch Wealth Management Advisor if you have questions about how a specialist might be able to assist you.

John Pellegrini

John Pellegrini

Markets Specialist

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Mindy S Fang

Mindy S Fang

Senior Structured Credit Executive

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Scott S MacIntyre

Scott S MacIntyre

Retail Sales Manager

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Past Events

Client Digital Training

May 12th, 2020|11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Digital capabilities overview 
  • ML Online Access and App 
  • How to process financial transactions from home 
  • Communicate securely with your Financial Advisor online 
For more information or to register for the event, please email thecoreygroup@ml.com

    Bank of America Global Research

    May 19th, 2020|11:30 AM - 12:00 PM EST

    • US Biopharmaceuticals Update
    • Challenges faced by Antivirals
    • Covid – 19 Three Broad Strategy Pipeline
    For more information or to register for the event, please email thecoreygroup@ml.com

      Estate Planning

      May 26th, 2020|11:30 AM - 12:00 PM EST

      • Pitfalls in Estate Planning  
      • Deciding on Will vs. Trust 
      • Introduction to Bank of America Trust Services
      For more information or to register for the event, please email thecoreygroup@ml.com

        Where do we begin? It starts with you.

        At Merrill Lynch Wealth Management, your financial advisor focuses on the things you care about most- family, goals and priorities - even as they change over the years.

        Understanding Your Life

        Welcome

        My mission is to understand you and what matters most to you. To take the time, to ask hard, smart questions and to listen carefully, then to understand, in great detail, exactly where your wealth stands today, and where you’d like it to be tomorrow. I help you design and implement a customized wealth management approach that helps you and your family pursue your personal financial goals while helping manage investment risk. My wealth management approach is about using wealth to help turn goals into reality.

        Philosophy

        I believe the best financial approach is the one that helps you pursue your goals. That's why, from the start, we talk about your aspirations and encourage you to ask questions about issues that matter most to you. Worried about managing future health care expenses? College on the horizon? Considering the sale of a business or purchase of a home? Preparing to pass your wealth to future generations? With access to the investment insights of Merrill and the banking convenience of Bank of America, I will work with you to develop an approach designed to help address your financial needs.

        Approach

        I begin every relationship with a conversation, helping you identify and prioritize which goals matter most to you. Whether it's transferring wealth to the next generation, customizing your financial approach to help you pursue your passions, or providing advice and guidance to help you stay informed, I start by listening to learn more about you and your family.

        Drawing upon research in the field of behavioral finance, Merrill developed the Investment Personality Assessment to help me get to know you better as an investor and help you refine your investing preferences. Together, I can help customize your investment approach. Using an understanding of your priorities and investment personality as a foundation, I help you access the full breadth of resources from Bank of America’s banking products and services and Merrill’s investment insights to address all aspects of your financial life.

        Capabilities

        My  process is designed to help deliver a customized, consistent experience to assist clients not only in wealth accumulation and preservation, but in areas that go beyond investments. My ability to provide access to the investment insights of Merrill, trust and fiduciary services from Bank of America Private Bank, and the banking convenience and lending solutions of Bank of America offers a way to help clients manage all of the pieces of their financial lives. I view myself as a financial resource, helping clients with potential solutions for transferring wealth to the younger generation.

        Focus On Individuals and Families

        I can offer advice and guidance designed to assist you in making investment-related decisions and trade-offs that can help you reach personally meaningful goals.  So whether you’re planning your retirement, saving to buy a home or fund a child’s education, I’ll start by getting to know you and how you feel about the following seven life priorities.:

        • Health: Managing healthcare expenses, now and in the future
        • Home: Upsizing, downsizing, remodeling or buying a vacation home
        • Family: Taking care of your family and other people in your life
        • Leisure: Spending your free time in meaningful ways
        • Giving: Volunteering, mentoring others and giving to charities
        • Work: Working in retirement, selling or starting a business
        • Finance: Bringing it all together and defining your financial goals

         

        Your approach to investing

        Drawing upon research in the field of behavioral finance, Merrill developed the Investment Personality Assessment to help us get to know you better as an investor and potentially help you refine your own investing preferences. By gaining a deeper understanding of how you think and feel about investing through this assessment, we can customize the financial approach we develop together to help you pursue what matters most to you. Our Investment Personality Assessment is one of the ways to help us get to know you - to understand your goals and priorities. These questions will give you a sense of the full assessment and help us provide you with additional insights and resources.

        Understanding your goals and priorities

        Your life and goals change. We have tools to help you keep track of these changes so they can be reflected in your financial approach.

        Your Financial Approach

        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.

        FAMILY
        Taking care of your family and other people in your life
        • Trust & Estate Planning Services4
        • Education Funding1
        • Insurance3
        HEALTH
        Planning for healthcare expenses now and in the future
        • Long-term Care Insurance3
        • Health Savings Account2
        • Disability Insurance3
        HOME
        Upsizing, downsizing, remodeling or buying a vacation home
        • Home Loans2
        • Home Equity Lines of Credit2
        • Securities-Based Lending2
        • Credit Cards2
        WORK
        Working in retirement, selling or starting a business
        • Bank of America Business Banking2
        • Exchange Funds1
        • Concentrated Stock Management1
        • Succession Planning1
        LEISURE
        Spending your free time in meaningful ways
        • Credit Cards2
        • Securities-Based Lending2
        • Structured Lending2
        GIVING
        Volunteering, mentoring others and giving to charities
        • Donor-Advised Funds4
        • Private Foundations4
        • Charitable Trusts4
        FINANCE
        Using your finances to bring it all together
        • Merrill Investment Accounts1
        • Investment Advisory Accounts1
        • Alternative Investments1
        • Exchange-Traded Funds1
        • Mutual Funds1
        • Closed-end Funds1
        • Fixed Income Products1
        • Options1
        • Annuities3
        • Impact Portfolios1
        • Market-Linked Investments1
        • Securities-Based Lending2
        • Margin1
        • Home Loans2
        • Bank of America Checking and Savings Accounts2
        • Credit Cards2
        • Online Account Access1,2

        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.

        Staying on Track

        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 approach, our goal is to help you stay on track to achieve what's most important to you.


        Periodic reviews to help you
        stay on track

        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.


          Monitoring changes in your life
          and to your goals

          Your life and goals change. As these changes occur, we can update your approach to reflect them.

          Wealth Management Your Way

          MyMerrill is your online destination for access to your financial information, secure communications, and a robust offering of tools and capabilities.

          Your advisor is a click away within our site or mobile apps

          You can manage account security with our customizable security capabilities such as touch ID, one time passcode, and other security features

          Access to your complete financial life is available with My Financial Picture, Merrill’s asset aggregation tool

            Let’s Have a Conversation

            Helping you reach your goals starts with getting to know you personally. Through understanding what matters most to you, together I can help you create a financial approach that reflects your personality. Only then can I offer an approach that is built around your life priorities and the advice you need to help you address fluctuations in the market and changes in your life. Let’s work together to help you achieve your goals.

            Why Merrill?

            As Merrill Lynch Wealth Management Advisors, we will sort through the financial
            complexities of your life, helping you build a customized investment approach to address your needs and pursue your goals.


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            We put you first, every day.
            Learn more about the dedicated one-on-one relationship you can have with a Merrill Lynch Wealth Management Advisor.

            Personalized advice from a dedicated financial advisor.

            We get to know you and your family, your financial situation and what matters most to you.

            A comprehensive approach, built around your life’s priorities.

            Drawing from our experience and the best thinking of Merrill, together we will design an approach that reflects your unique needs, priorities and financial situation.

            Adjusting your investment approach as your life and the markets change.

            We will work to help you stay on track, regardless of what the markets are doing.