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Eric and his team are proud to offer personalized family wealth management services to an exclusive clientele of affluent individuals and families. Among those that have turned to the team over the past decade – and remain with them today – are physicians, attorneys, entrepreneurs, corporate executives, retirees and small business owners.
The group’s client-centric philosophy drives its high degree of personal service. In fact, they bring each client focused attention, the most appropriate best-of-breed strategies, along with regular follow up that measures performance, accounts for new circumstances and allows for timely adjustments.
With access to the vast resources of Merrill, the group crafts strategies that are supported by specialists in dozens of areas and an exceptional selection of products. Eric and the team are ardent believers in fully understanding the big picture surrounding each client’s financial life. Accordingly, they are happy to collaborate with their clients’ attorneys and accountants in developing advice-focused plans that directly answer short-and long-term client needs. In every case, Eric strives to minimize risk, preserve capital and preserve each client’s wealth during periods of market volatility.
As an example of the diverse areas in which the team work, they provide many of their small business owner clients with: asset and liability management, income and asset preservation, generational transfers to help clients achieve their goals of creating and growing wealth, as well as planning and managing the transfer of wealth to establish lasting legacies in the most tax-efficient manner.
Eric is dedicated to the foundation upon which long-term relationships are built: honesty and integrity. By consistently delivering helpful advice and constructive plans with the utmost objectivity, they’ve become trusted contributors to their clients’ achievements – through market cycles and generation
|Eric S. Sidor, CRPC®
Senior Financial Advisor
Eric has earned the designation of Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor. His extensive knowledge enables him to concentrate on providing estate and retirement income planning strategies. Adhering to a planning-based approach for individuals and families facing issues beyond investments, he coordinates with their tax and legal advisors to provide a integrated and consolidated wealth management plan. Eric is fully credentialed and licensed in life, health and long-term care insurance.
After six years spent at another firm, Eric joined Merrill Lynch Wealth Management as a Financial Advisor in 2004. He earned a B.S. in Finance and International Business from The University of Tampa. Eric is a member of the University of Tampa's Board of Fellows and an avid fisherman who lives in St. Petersburg with his wife, Natalie, daughter, Vivianna, and son, Sebastian.
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