Taking care of your family and other people in your life
- Trust & Estate Planning Services4
- Education Funding1
We are committed to understanding your values and what you want to accomplish with your assets. We believe that one-on-one conversations help us get to know who you are and what you and your family want for your lives and allow us to concentrate on helping you pursue your life goals and plan for your legacy.
We chose to be part of the financial services industry to help others. This passion to help stems from collective experience and the financial challenges clients, friends, families or ourselves have experienced in the past. We recognize the need for a professional and caring team to help others realize the life they want. Our purpose is to help others define their goals, establish a wealth management strategy centered on their priorities and then help them manage the inevitable changes in life.
Since 1999, our team has been helping individuals, families and businesses along Florida’s Gulf Coast navigate change. Our team stands ready to help you in the following convenient locations:
Lakewood Ranch - Visit our website
Sarasota - Visit our website
Venice - Visit our website
Punta Gorda - Visit our website
Bonita Springs - Visit our website
We 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, we will work with you to develop an approach designed to help address your financial needs.
We believe an effective approach to wealth management requires working closely with you to help identify and define your goals.
Our job is to first understand what matters most to you. We will work together to create a financial approach that reflects your investment personality and is built around your life priorities.
Our approach is to help you pursue your goals by providing customized service and potential investment solutions. Whether you are focused on building, preserving or transferring wealth we are committed to helping you address your financial objectives at every stage of your life.
Using the broad investing resources of Merrill, we can also assist with potential solutions for income management, education funding, retirement income planning, and guidance for executives with concentrated stock positions, traditional and alternative investments, wealth transfer and estate planning services. And with your permission we can also work closely with your other professionals, such as attorneys, accountants and specialists, to help you pursue your goals.
We offer clients a breadth of potential solutions, premier service and financial tools based on their unique circumstances.
No matter what your goals may be, we begin by helping you define and prioritize your financial goals based on the following seven areas:
Merrill is proud of our advisors who’ve received recognition from industry publications. We believe they are setting the standard for exemplary client service.
Barron’s Top 1,200 Financial Advisors in 2018-2020
Forbes “Best-in-State Wealth Advisors” 2018-2020
Forbes/SHOOK “America’s Top Next-Generation Wealth Advisors” 2017 & 2018
Financial Times –“Top 401 Retirement Plan Advisers” 2015-2019
Forbes “Top 250 Next-Generation Wealth Advisors” 2019.
Forbes “Best-in-State Wealth Advisors” 2019-2020
Forbes/SHOOK “America’s Top Next-Generation Wealth Advisors” 2018
Forbes "Best-in-State Next Generation Wealth Advisors" in 2019
Supported by the global resources of Merrill, our team is comprised of talented and experienced individuals committed to building strong client relationships based on trust and personalized service.
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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 approach, 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.
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
Helping you reach your goals starts with getting to know you personally. Through understanding what matters most to you, together we can help you create a financial approach that reflects your personality. Only then can we 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.
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.
We put you first, every day.
We get to know you and your family, your financial situation and what matters most to you.
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.
We will work to help you stay on track, regardless of what the markets are doing.