Taking care of your family and other people in your life
- Trust & Estate Planning Services4
- Education Funding1
Managing significant wealth is a considerable responsibility— especially because the stakes are high for your family and your future. Sometimes the demands of this task can make it difficult to concentrate on what matters most to you: pursuing personal and family aspirations, exploring new opportunities, and living the life you have always envisioned. When families reach a certain level of wealth and complexity, traditional advisory services may no longer be sufficient.
With a passion for life and obsession with excellence I see myself as a guardian of tradition helping families design what their futures look like to them. My team and I focus on helping highly successful families manage the full spectrum of their financial affairs through tailored multi-generational strategies and cutting-edge resources from Merrill. Money management, retirement planning, estate planning services, insurance, tax minimization strategies, business planning succession—we will bring together all of these elements into a cohesive and integrated wealth management plan that will help you enhance and preserve your wealth while enjoying the lifestyle it affords.
Albert Abdo III,CRPC®
Senior Financial Advisor – Senior Portfolio Advisor
Albert is a Chartered Retirement Planning CounselorSM designee* who joined Merrill Lynch Wealth Management in 2014. He is also a specially qualified Senior Portfolio Advisor who, in addition to providing traditional advice and guidance, can draw from his experience to help clients pursue their objectives by building and managing custom investment strategies, selecting from a wide range of Merrill model portfolios and third-party investment strategies. When servicing clients through the Firm’s Investment Advisory Program, a Senior Portfolio Advisor may manage those strategies on a discretionary basis
Graduate of Florida Gulf Coast University
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.
Florida Gulf Coast University
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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.
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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.
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.