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Michael is a managing partner of Hart, Greiner & Associates within Merrill Lynch Wealth Management at the Ocala, FL office. His focus is on developing strategies and providing advice for individuals, their families and their businesses by understanding their short- and long-term financial objectives. He conducts regular reviews to track each client’s progress toward reaching their goals, while adapting strategies, if needed, as their life changes.
Michael's approach to investing is grounded in an understanding of you. It all begins with a conversation. He takes the time to get to know you -- your kids' names, how hard you worked to get where you are and how you define success. He'll work together with you to understand your investment personality, prioritize your goals and build a financial strategy that reflects your needs. He believes investors can benefit from our advice, access to the investment insights offered by Merrill, trust and fiduciary services from Bank of America Private Bank(formerly US Trust), and the banking convenience of Bank of America. When it comes to your success, there's only one financial strategy that really matters -- yours.
Michael obtained his Bachelor's degree in Economics from the University of Florida in 1991. He's advanced his education by obtaining the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification; a designation awarded by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. Further, he is a Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor designee, a registered service mark of the College for Financial Planning®.
A native of Ocala, Michael enjoys supporting the community and local organizations. He has served on the board of United Way of Marion County for the past 7 years, including a two year term as Board Chair. He currently resides in Ocala with his wife, Jamie, and their four children: Bryce, Garrett, Alex and Jillian.
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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.
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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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