Taking care of your family and other people in your life
- Trust & Estate Planning Services4
- Education Funding1
Since our founding in 1982, members of our team have been helping a broad spectrum of clients at various stages in their lives navigate the complexities of their wealth. With more than 125 years of collective experience, each member of our five-person, multigenerational team stands ready to help you make informed financial decisions.
Going beyond portfolio management, we offer wide-ranging strategies that can give you greater freedom to pursue the things in life you most enjoy. Whatever your goals may be, we can help you determine strategies designed to help you achieve them.
We are proud of our ability to maintain close, constructive relationships with people throughout Illinois and other parts of the country. With extensive backgrounds in administration and operations, our team members all share a dedication to enhancing your financial decision making though quality service and advice.
Merrill is proud of our advisors who’ve received recognition from financial industry publications or directly from Bank of America Corporation. We believe they are setting the standard for exemplary client service.
Barron’s 2017 “America’s Top 1,200 Financial Advisors: State-by-State”
Barron’s America’s Top 1,200 Financial Advisors in 2008 and 2009.
Forbes “Best-in-State Wealth Advisors” in 2018, 2020, and 2021.
Forbes’ “America’s Top Wealth Advisors” in in 2016 and 2017.
Barron’s Top 1,200 Financial Advisors in 2016, 2017, 2018, 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.
Merrill Personal Wealth Analysis™ can help us build and document a personalized plan, centered on your goals and focused on what you want to achieve.
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 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.