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- Trust & Estate Services2
- Education Funding Strategies1
Michael has worked in financial services since 1998 and joined Merrill Lynch in 2012. He brings a distinctive skillset and a breadth of knowledge and experience to navigating clients' complex financial circumstances.
Michael is a qualified Portfolio Manager who, in addition to providing traditional advice and guidance, can help clients pursue their objectives by building and managing his own personalized or defined strategies, which may incorporate individual stocks and bonds, Merrill Lynch model portfolios and third-party investment strategies. When servicing clients through the firm's Investment Advisory Program, a Portfolio Manager may manage his strategies on a discretionary basis. He manages a global balanced portfolio employing a disciplined, rules-based strategy designed to both grow and preserve client assets. He also has extensive experience in lending and regularly assists clients in obtaining non-purpose credit facilities, as well as home financing and lines of credit through Bank of America N.A..
Michael has a planning based approach to investing. His goal is to be a resource to clients, to thoughtfully address their wealth management needs and to provide customized strategies to assist them in achieving their financial objectives. He can help managing a transition in your life, such as the sale of an asset, divestiture of a business, retirement, inheritance or other major life event.
Clients include individuals and families, corporate pension and retirement plans, family offices, endowments and family foundations. Although he does not provide tax or legal advice, he generally works closely with clients' tax advisors and attorneys to help coordinate their financial affairs.
I follow the deep-seated Merrill Lynch tradition of participating in the communities we serve. This drives my interest in spending time volunteering with organizations in our community.
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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.
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*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, I can help you create a financial strategy that reflects your personality. Only then can I 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.
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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.