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The Mercer Rowland Ryan Group of Merrill Lynch is a highly capable, deeply experienced wealth management team based in Kentucky. Our group offers a wide range of financial services to high-net-worth families, nonprofit organizations and corporate and small business retirement plans.
Expect outstanding service. Everyone on our team is committed to providing you with an exceptional client experience. You'll find our service is individually tailored to your needs. We offer the full talents of a sizable, future-focused team that can give you the time and attention you deserve.
Expect open dialogue. We want you to think of us as a true guide on your financial journey. We offer clients candid communication about the potential opportunities we see. You can expect clear recommendations, fresh thinking, and regular account reviews.
Expect a different perspective on wealth management. Because our team has regularly worked with a sophisticated clientele, we thoroughly understand the various facets of their wealth—how it's earned, preserved, and passed on. We look beyond numbers to help you understand what your goals are and why they are important to you. Then seek suitable ways to pursue them.
This is a team that starts every client relationship with a commitment to service and understanding. We then leverage all our talents to maximize the client experience.
WHO WE ARE
The Mercer Rowland Ryan Group brings together the talents of highly seasoned, well-trained financial advisors. Our team members have many years of experience helping affluent families, businesses, and nonprofits pursue their financial goals. The Group offers you one-stop access to the investment insights of Merrill Lynch and the banking convenience of Bank of America.
WHAT WE DO
Our team offers a high level of sophisticated financial advice and guidance. It's the kind of help clients require as they find themselves with more complex investment needs. Our recommendations typically consist of several integrated strategies driven by your objectives. These strategies can help address managing risk, wealth and capital preservation, liquidity needs, time horizon, investment growth, and credit and lending through Bank of America, and anticipate changes in markets and your outlook.
WHAT WE BELIEVE
The Mercer Rowland Ryan Group believes in strong relationships, and we're proud that clients remain with us across generations. You will find that we're committed to being accessible to you at your convenience—especially when you need us most. Also, we welcome every interaction with clients as an opportunity to listen and learn because we view open communication as an integral part of our relationship with you. We also believe in complete transparency—we want you to know both the pricing and liquidity of the investments we recommend and services that we offer.
We offer financial strategies and services based on a thorough understanding of your resources and goals. We chart the structure of your assets and financial outlook to see where you can make adjustments. These strategies are designed to help you understand and evaluate the potential for gain and to uncover hidden risks before they have a significant impact. Our team helps guide you in integrating and implementing your strategic choices in ways that make sense—now, and in the years to come.
FAMILY WEALTH MANAGEMENT
We understand that your wealth may be spread across many different assets and that your income may come from different sources. We offer clearly defined, ongoing processes designed to keep pace with your outlook and changing financial priorities. We consider everything from household and domestic expenses to your income and liabilities, current investments, business or property ownership, and legacy needs.
FOUNDATIONS AND ENDOWMENTS
The Mercer Rowland Ryan Group works with some of the region's leading endowments and foundations. The team can provide access to the full range of Merrill Lynch investing and Bank of America banking resources on their behalf, enabling the team to access the full range of custodial services and investing management. By using Merrill Lynch's open investment platform, we can take a strategic approach to asset administration with these clients, while applying our knowledge and experience to help them make choices appropriate to their organization's goals. Also, we use sophisticated performance measurements and analytics to help illustrate the risks and returns of investments across all asset classes. In addition, you get access to easy-to-use online reporting tools designed especially for institutional investors.
QUALIFIED RETIREMENT PLANS
The Mercer Rowland Ryan Group offers access to a full suite of retirement plan services for corporate and institutional clients. We can help streamline your plan administration and help you deliver a more robust benefit to your employees. By accessing the vast resources of Merrill Lynch, we offer investment communication and education.
The Mercer Rowland Ryan Group offers you services designed to help make every aspect of your financial life easier. With the resources of a global financial services powerhouse, our team can help you create greater efficiency and control in these key areas:
OUTLOOK—Creating a road map to your goals through advice and guidance designed for your individual situation
CASH FLOW and EXPENSE MANAGEMENT—Handling day-to-day financial tasks quickly and efficiently
RETIREMENT and INCOME—Showing you smart ways to structure income and assets to help create the kind of retirement you want and deserve
ACCESS TO BANK OF AMERICA CREDIT and LENDING—Offering strategies for daily cash management and access to credit and lending through access to a Wealth Management Lending Officer (*The Wealth Management Lending Officer does not offer investment advice, nor make recommendations on investment products.)
INVESTMENTS—In conjunction with your outside tax advisors, preparing customized, tax-minimizing approaches matched to your investment, risk and liquidity management style and your timetable
TRUSTS and WEALTH TRANSFER—Focusing on strategies designed to help ease wealth transition while minimizing the impact of taxes, including various forms of trusts, tailored to you and your family situation
TRACKING and BENCHMARKING—Monitoring your investments through the Client Review Center, allowing us to perform real-time reviews of your progress toward your goals
Supported by the global resources of Merrill Lynch, 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 Financial Advisor if you have questions about how a specialist might be able to assist you.
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We along with your tax professional can help you understand how it might affect your investment strategy
We offer you access to the investing insights of Merrill Lynch, trust and fiduciary services from U.S. Trust, 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.
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 give you peace of mind* that you're on track to help 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 destination for access to your financial information, secure communications, and a robust offering of tools and capabilities.
*Peace of mind is an aspirational state of mind that clients hope to achieve. There are no guaranteed results following completion of the Goals-Based Wealth Management process because markets can fluctuate and investments can lose value. Advisors work with clients to help them understand how the goals based wealth management process can help to address their concerns, financial situation and priorities.
Helping you reach your goals starts with getting to know you personally. Through understanding what matters most to you, we can help you create a financial strategy that reflects your personality. Only then can we offer an approach that is built around your life priorities and the ongoing advice you need to help you manage fluctuations in the market and changes in your life. Let’s work together to help you achieve your goals.
As Merrill Lynch financial 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.
Learn more about the dedicated one-on-one relationship you can have with a Merrill Lynch financial advisor.
Getting to know you is our primary goal.
Drawing from our experience and the best thinking of Merrill Lynch, 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.