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Aaron C. Montez, CFP®
Validus Financial Associates

Tel: 623-825-1020
8877 West Union Hills Drive Suite 540
Peoria, AZ 85382
Validus Financial Associates | Financial Advisor in Peoria ,AZ

About Aaron C. Montez

Aaron Montez, Senior Partner with Validus Financial Associates, chose to be a financial professional as his desired profession early in life. After graduating with a finance degree from Arizona State University, Aaron was able to grow a client base helping individuals and business owners with their financial, education and retirement planning, estate planning strategies, and business succession planning. As a benefit to his clients Aaron sought and received a Certificate in Retirement Planning from Wharton School and holds Series 7, 63, 65 and 24 registrations as well as Life and Health Licenses.

In 2003, Aaron was asked to join his firm's management team where he was eventually promoted to the Senior Vice President of the Southwest Branch. While in management, Aaron oversaw the hiring, training, development and mentoring of new advisors to the firm. This position not only allowed him to further develop his adeptness for leadership and communication but, more importantly, he also gained valuable experience working with complex client situations. He has earned the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANER practitioner certification and is a member of the local Financial Planning Association. His success in the financial industry has been recognized and has led to many prestigious awards since 2002.

Aaron and his wife Olivia have 5 children (Zachary, Dallin, Brigham, Keaton and Ella). Aaron's hobby IS his family so he spends any and all free time with them. He enjoys fishing, coaching his kids and supporting his wife and children in their various activities. Community service has always been a priority for Aaron. He is an active volunteer with the local BSA program and serves in several capacities with his church.

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About Validus Financial Associates

Validus Financial Associates provides you access to a highly experienced group of professionals who provide a collaborative approach to help you toward realizing your stated goals. We help you define your vision for the future and create a clear, concise course of action to optimize your potential for financial success. Additionally, as part of your financial plan we will factor in all aspects of your financial situation including how taxes, timing and other factors may affect your portfolio now and in the future.

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General Information

Name of Broker/Dealer:   LPL Financial
States Licensed in:   AZ
Number of Years with Current Firm:   8
Work with the following types of clients:   Individual Investors, Businesses
Advisory Services Provided:   Financial Planning, Retirement Planning, Investment Advice & Management, Financial Advice & Consulting, 401K Rollovers, Wealth Management, Education Funding and Planning, Estate Planning & Trusts, Portfolio Management, Financial Planning for Businesses, Financial Planning for Individuals


Investment Types:   Mutual Funds, Options & Futures, Alternative Investments, Commodities, Annuities, Stocks, Bonds
Can meet clients in the following ways:   Email, Video Conference, Phone, Our Office

Qualifications & Memberships

Insurance and Annuity Licenses:   Disability, Annuity, Health, Life, Variable Annuity, Long Term Care, Variable Life

Firm Information

Assets Managed by Advisor:   350,000,000

Compensation and Fees

Fee Structure:   Fee-Based
Minimum Portfolio Size for New Managed Accounts:   $100,000
Compensation Methods:   Based on Assets


Bachelor of Science  - Finance   ASU  - Tempe, AZ


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Office Hours

Mon. 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tue. 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wed. 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thu. 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Fri. 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Communities Served

Primarily greater Phoenix area. But we are licensed in 38 states.

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