Taking care of your family and other people in your life
- Trust & Estate Services2
- Education Funding Strategies1
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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 strategy 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 strategies 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 strategy 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 strategies. 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 income management, education funding, retirement 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 other specialists, to help you pursue your goals.
We’re fully versed in the many issues that affect wealth management. No matter what your short- and long-term goals may be, we'll begin by getting to know you as we explore the following seven priorities together:
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 & 2019
Forbes “Best-in-State Wealth Advisors” 2018 & 2019
Financial Times –“Top 401 Retirement Plan Advisers” 2015-2019
Forbes/SHOOK “America’s Top Next-Generation Wealth Advisors” 2017 & 2018
Forbes “Top 250 Next-Generation Wealth Advisors” 2019.
Barron’s America’s Top 1,000 Financial Advisors:State-by-State 2018 & 2019
Forbes “Best-in-State Wealth Advisors” 2018 & 2019
Forbes “Best-in-State Wealth Advisors” 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.
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.
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Bank of America, N.A.
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We offer you access to the investing insights of Merrill, as well as banking, trust and fiduciary services from 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.
1Investment products are offered by Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated.
2Banking products are offered by Bank of America, N.A.
3Insurance and annuity products offered through Merrill Lynch Life Agency Inc.
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 strategy, our goal is to help you stay on track to achieve what's most important to you.
We'll meet with you periodically to review your goals and the progress you’ve made toward reaching them. We'll also discuss any adjustments needed to your financial strategy to help you stay on course.
Your life and goals change. We can help you keep track of these changes so they can be reflected in your financial strategy.
MyMerrill is your online and mobile destination for access to your financial information, secure communications, and a robust offering of tools and capabilities
It’s easy to seamlessly integrate your Merrill Wealth Management and Bank of America banking accounts online and through our mobile apps with a single click
You can manage account security with our customizable security capabilities such as Face ID/Touch ID, one time passcode and other security features
Your advisor is a click away through our Secure Inbox and texting application
Access to your complete financial life is available with Spending & Budgeting, integrating your Merrill and Bank of America activity into a powerful tool to track your expenses and income
There is no substitute for a one-on-one relationship with a Merrill Lynch financial advisor committed to your needs – a caring advisor who can leverage the investment insights of Merrill Lynch and access to the banking convenience of Bank of America to help clients face today’s financial and economic landscape. 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 strategy to pursue your goals.
We put you first, every day.
Getting to know you is our primary goal.
Drawing from our experience and the best thinking of Merrill, we will build a strategy 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.