Taking care of your family and other people in your life
- Trust & Estate Planning Services4
- Education Funding1
Michael has been a Wealth Management Advisor with Merrill for 29 years. His focus is on developing strategies and making recommendations for high-net-worth families, their businesses, and organizations to help them meet their short- and long-term financial goals.
Michael’s planning based approach to wealth management is consultative and committed to excellence. First, he takes the time to listen to and review client financial situations, preferences and goals. Second, he offers recommendations for asset allocations designed to accurately reflect each client’s growth and income expectations. And third, he follows up with discussions covering a wide range of opportunities, including investments, retirement concerns, business continuity and transition planning, estate planning services and philanthropic goals.
Michael graduated from the University of Michigan in 1986, with a B.A. in psychology and concentration in business. He is an active leader in the community. Some of his outside activities include serving as a Trustee on the Grosse Pointe Farms Foundation, announcing Grosse Pointe South High School Girls Varsity Soccer games and being a past president of the Detroit Athletic Club. Michael and his wife, Tamra, live in Grosse Pointe, Michigan, with their two daughters.
*Asset allocation does not ensure profit or protect against loss in declining markets.
*Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor and CRPC® are registered service marks of the College for Financial Planning.
University Liggett School
University of Michigan
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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.
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.
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