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Finding the Top Financial Advisor in Pasadena, California
Last Updated - 10-May-2022

Pasadena has 9 WiserAdvisor vetted Financial Planners and Advisors for you to choose from and 132 non-vetted advisors in your local area. These financial advisors in Pasadena , California have an average of 17 years of experience.

NOTE: The list of financial advisors in Pasadena , California mentioned below do not include all the advisors in our network due to their compliance listing restrictions. More vetted advisors may be available when you use our free match service to compare financial advisors near you in Pasadena , California .

Qualified Financial Advisors in Pasadena, California
Financial Advisor Experience AUM Minimum Assets Fee Structure
Sasha Shteyn
CFP®
EDELMAN FINANCIAL ENGINES, LLC
225 South Lake Avenue,
Pasadena, CA 91101
20 Not Specified Not Specified Fee-Based
Personal Capital
PERSONAL CAPITAL ADVISORS CORPORATION
---,
Los Angeles, CA 90012
11 $15,000,000,000 $100,000 Fee-Based
Paul Taghibagi
CFP®
SIGNATURE ESTATE & INVESTMENT ADVISORS, LLC
2121 Avenue of the Stars,
Los Angeles, CA 90067
29 $583,000,000 $500,000 Fee-Based
Corey Fast
CFP®
EDELMAN FINANCIAL ENGINES, LLC
2400 E. Katella Ave.,
Anaheim, CA 92806
14 Not Specified Not Specified Fee-Based
Rick Martinez
CFP®
RDM FINANCIAL
1425 W Foothill Blvd.,
Upland, CA 91786
11 Not Specified $100,000 Fee-Based
Lance Blount
CFP®
EDELMAN FINANCIAL ENGINES, LLC
600 Anton Blvd,
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
19 Not Specified Not Specified Fee-Based
Michael Jensen
CFP®
FALCON WEALTH PLANNING, INC.
2030 Main St,
Irvine, CA 92614
10 $75,000,000 $250,000 Fee-Only
Simon Reeves
TIDEROCK FINANCIAL
9900 Research Drive,
Irvine, CA 92618
25 Not Specified $500,000 Fee-Based
James Peters
Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC®)
CENTAURUS FINANCIAL
18662 Macarthur Blvd,
Irvine, CA 92612
21 20,000,000 25,000 Fee-Based

Information on Qualified Financial Advisors in Pasadena

Qualifications CRD# 4453802
FirmCRD# 104510
Series 65

Compensation/Fee Fee-Based


Office Location 225 South Lake Avenue,
Suite 1185,
Pasadena,
CA
91101
Phone Number 626-768-2972

As a financial planning professional, I recognize that my role is not only that of an advisor, but also a coach, confidante and friend. My goal is to improve my clients' financial well-being and help them to achieve quality of life now and in retirement by tailoring meaningful solutions to their unique situations. Outside of work, I enjoy spending time with my husband, son and daughter. We love to travel, explore new places, read, learn, stay active and spend time outdoors.

About Edelman Financial Engines, LLC

Since 1986, Edelman Financial Engines has been committed to always acting in the best interest of our clients. We were founded on the belief that all American investors - not just the wealthy - deserve access to personalized, comprehensive financial planning and investment advice. Today, we are America's top independent financial planning and investment advisory firm, recognized by Barron's,1 awarded September 2021 based on data within a 12-month period. Compensation paid for use and distribution of rating. We have 145+ offices across the country and are entrusted by more than 1.3 million clients to manage more than $291 billion in assets.2 Our unique approach to serving clients combines our advanced methodology and proprietary technology with the attention of a dedicated personal financial planner. Every client's situation and goals are unique, and the powerful fusion of high-tech and high-touch allows Edelman Financial Engines to deliver the personal plan and financial confidence that everyone deserves. 1The 2021 Top 100 Independent Advisory Firm Ranking issued by Barron's is qualitative and quantitative, including assets managed, revenue generated, regulatory record, staffing levels and diversity, technology spending and succession planning. Firms elect to participate but do not pay to be included in the ranking. Compensation is paid for use and distribution of rating. Investor experience and returns are not considered. 2Data as of Dec. 31, 2021.


Qualifications FirmCRD# 155172

Compensation/Fee Fee-Based


Office Location ---,
Los Angeles,
CA
90012
Phone Number 650-556-1310

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Advisory Services Provided:

Portfolio Management, Wealth Management


Qualifications CRD# 2075689
FirmCRD# 468
Series 6, 7, 22, 24, 63

Compensation/Fee Fee-Based


Office Location 2121 Avenue of the Stars,
Suite 1600,
Los Angeles,
CA
90067
Phone Number 310-712-2323

Paul Taghibagi, CFP®, AIF® is a Founding Partner with SEIA. He is one of the four founding partners, who share over two decades of teamwork together. He is a Partner with Signature Comprehensive Insurance Services, LLC (SCIS). Paul has been in the securities industry since 1990. He is a member of the Financial Planning Association of Los Angeles and also serves on the Investment Committee for SEIA. Paul resides in Santa Monica, California. He enjoys sports, traveling and spending time in the local community with his family and friends. Paul received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Economics with honors from the University of California, Santa Barbara. He received his CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER certification in 1993, after completing the CFP® professional education program through the College of Financial Planning. Paul also has earned the Accredited Investment Fiduciary® (AIF®) professional designation conferred by Fiduciary360, receiving formal training in investment fiduciary responsibility. He is a licensed insurance agent (CA Ins. License #0798553).

About Signature Estate & Investment Advisors, LLC

Welcome to Signature Estate & Investment Advisors, LLC. Signature Estate & Investment Advisors, LLC (SEIA®) is a Registered Investment Advisory firm offering Investment Management and Financial Planning Services tailored to meet the unique needs of affluent individuals, institutions, and corporations. SEIA's reputation is earned on a daily basis, in each client relationship and professional affiliation we maintain. Accordingly, these values shape our firm: SEIA mandates extensive and comprehensive requirements for all advisors in the areas of accredited degrees, professional designations, licensing, and ethics requirements. Continuous enhanced education and experience enable our Certified Financial Planners (CFP®) and Chartered Financial Analysts (CFA®) to design individually tailored strategies and provide relationship-based financial advice meeting both the short and long term goals of each client. Confidential, unbiased, high quality financial advice is the core of our wealth management strategies.


Qualifications CRD# 4866465
FirmCRD# 104510
Series 65

Compensation/Fee Fee-Based


Office Location 2400 E. Katella Ave.,
Suite 410,
Anaheim,
CA
92806
Phone Number 714-841-0982

Joined Edelman Financial Engines in 2015. Began his career in the financial services industry in 2005. Successfully completed the Series 6, 7, 63, 65 and 66 examination(s) administered by FINRA. Earned the Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) certification(s). Bachelor of Science in Technology, Bowling Green State University.

About Edelman Financial Engines, LLC

Since 1986, Edelman Financial Engines has been committed to always acting in the best interest of our clients. We were founded on the belief that all American investors - not just the wealthy - deserve access to personalized, comprehensive financial planning and investment advice. Today, we are America's top independent financial planning and investment advisory firm, recognized by Barron's,1 awarded September 2021 based on data within a 12-month period. Compensation paid for use and distribution of rating. We have 145+ offices across the country and are entrusted by more than 1.3 million clients to manage more than $291 billion in assets.2 Our unique approach to serving clients combines our advanced methodology and proprietary technology with the attention of a dedicated personal financial planner. Every client's situation and goals are unique, and the powerful fusion of high-tech and high-touch allows Edelman Financial Engines to deliver the personal plan and financial confidence that everyone deserves. 1The 2021 Top 100 Independent Advisory Firm Ranking issued by Barron's is qualitative and quantitative, including assets managed, revenue generated, regulatory record, staffing levels and diversity, technology spending and succession planning. Firms elect to participate but do not pay to be included in the ranking. Compensation is paid for use and distribution of rating. Investor experience and returns are not considered. 2Data as of Dec. 31, 2021.


Qualifications CRD# 6524415
FirmCRD# 310341
Series 7, 63, 65

Compensation/Fee Fee-Based, Commissions, Flat Fee


Office Location 1425 W Foothill Blvd.,
Suite 125,
Upland,
CA
91786
Phone Number 909-261-2749

Rick Martinez CFP® is a Passionate and highly experienced Retirement Wealth & Tax Strategist. His goal is always to help his pre-retirees and retirees experience financial peace of mind. Rick works closely with a collaborative team of CPA's, Estate Attorney's, and other Certified Financial Planners with RDM Financial Group. Using the powerful approach of The "Retirement Wealth Maximizer System", He has been able to help his retirees enjoy a comfortable retirement where they are positioned to never run out of money and are also able to leave tax-efficient and tax-free money to their kids, grandkids, and other love ones. Because Rick is passionate about his career, he continues to seek higher education through the University of California, Irvine, and has attained the designation of CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER. He maintains qualifying state licensing, quality strategic coaching from other experts in the industry, and ongoing training on new laws affecting taxes and retirement investments. Rick is a life-long Californian. He is happily married to his wife Gracie of 25 years and is the proud father of two wonderful daughters Sarah and Chelsee. Rick enjoys family weekend trips to the river and walking his dog's Candy and Max.

About RDM Financial

We understand how important it is for you to be able to trust your Financial and Tax planning team - particularly in the wake of recent, highly publicized corporate failures and investment management misdeeds. Regardless of the direction the stock market and interest rates take in the future, it's important to have a trusted advisory team you can count on to give you the news straight and look after your best interests.

Advisory Services Provided:

Financial Planning, Portfolio Management, Retirement Planning, 401K Rollovers, Wealth Management, Money Management, Financial Advice & Consulting, Financial Planning for Individuals, Financial Planning for Businesses, Investment Advice & Management, Insurance Products & Annuities


Qualifications CRD# 4625718
FirmCRD# 104510
Series 66

Compensation/Fee Fee-Based


Office Location 600 Anton Blvd,
Suite 1750,
Costa Mesa,
CA
92626
Phone Number 657-212-3060

With a lifelong curiosity about financial markets and a love of people, being a financial planner has been the perfect calling for me. I get satisfaction from helping my clients achieve their life dreams and create financial security. In my free time, I'm constantly on the go, spending time with family, exploring the outdoors, enjoying live music and cooking.

About Edelman Financial Engines, LLC

Since 1986, Edelman Financial Engines has been committed to always acting in the best interest of our clients. We were founded on the belief that all American investors - not just the wealthy - deserve access to personalized, comprehensive financial planning and investment advice. Today, we are America's top independent financial planning and investment advisory firm, recognized by Barron's,1 awarded September 2021 based on data within a 12-month period. Compensation paid for use and distribution of rating. We have 145+ offices across the country and are entrusted by more than 1.3 million clients to manage more than $291 billion in assets.2 Our unique approach to serving clients combines our advanced methodology and proprietary technology with the attention of a dedicated personal financial planner. Every client's situation and goals are unique, and the powerful fusion of high-tech and high-touch allows Edelman Financial Engines to deliver the personal plan and financial confidence that everyone deserves. 1The 2021 Top 100 Independent Advisory Firm Ranking issued by Barron's is qualitative and quantitative, including assets managed, revenue generated, regulatory record, staffing levels and diversity, technology spending and succession planning. Firms elect to participate but do not pay to be included in the ranking. Compensation is paid for use and distribution of rating. Investor experience and returns are not considered. 2Data as of Dec. 31, 2021.


Qualifications CRD# 5848722
FirmCRD# 174092
Series 7, 66

Compensation/Fee Fee-Only, Based on Assets, Flat Fee


Office Location 2030 Main St,
13th Floor,
Irvine,
CA
92614
Phone Number 855-963-2526

Michael Jensen has been helping individuals and families meet their financial goals for 10 years. He is the Managing Director of Falcon Wealth Planning where he works directly with clients and leads the team in Falcon's Irvine offices. Michael aligns his clients' life and wealth by helping them navigate all critical financial events to make informed financial decisions to live the life they want. As a CFP®, he aims to take the mystery out of retirement by answering questions with a direct, personalized approach. Prior to joining Falcon Wealth Planning, Michael served as a Wealth Advisor for a national financial planning firm. He began working as an advisor for Merrill Lynch after graduating from the University of Southern California (USC) Marshall School of Business. Michael takes on pro bono financial planning engagements aimed to help people who are behind on retirement savings or burdened by debt to improve their quality of life and put them on a path towards financial independence. Outside of work he is an avid sports fan, enjoys playing golf and spending time with friends and family. Michael lives in Laguna Niguel, California with his wife Brooke and goldendoodle Kaia.

About Falcon Wealth Planning, Inc.

Raise Your Expectations Falcon Wealth Planning specializes in providing objective financial planning to help clients build, manage, grow, and protect their assets through life's transitions. Falcon Wealth is a NAPFA-Registered Financial Firm and are CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER Professionals who help clients across the country. ABOUT FALCON WEALTH Most people do not know what to do with their money. They don't want to make risky decisions, pay high fees, or invest in products that are not tax beneficial. The financial planning industry doesn't make it easy. It is fraught with distrust and far too often clients are sold products and services by brokers trying to land a sale. Falcon Wealth Planning is different. WE DON'T TRY TO SELL YOU ANYTHING OR CHARGE HIDDEN FEES. TRUST. TRANSPARENCY. These values are integral to providing comprehensive services to help you achieve your goals. They are values we live by here at Falcon Wealth Planning. With more than 30 years of experience, we dedicate our services to prepare creative solutions tailored specifically to you.

Advisory Services Provided:

Financial Planning, Portfolio Management, Retirement Planning, 401K Rollovers, Wealth Management, Money Management, Risk Management, Education Funding and Planning, Financial Advice & Consulting, Financial Planning for Individuals, Financial Planning for Businesses, Investment Advice & Management, Tax Advice and Services, Estate Planning & Trusts


Qualifications CRD# 2835991
FirmCRD# 155622
Series 65

Compensation/Fee Fee-Based, Based on Assets, Flat Fee, Hourly


Office Location 9900 Research Drive,
Irvine,
CA
92618
Phone Number 877-433-3665

Simon brings 20 years of investment experience to his role as Founder and Chief Executive Officer of TideRock Financial. He specializes in advising wealthy families and high-net worth individuals to help them achieve their long-term investment goals, including estate and heritage planning. As a former Wall Street trader, Simon utilizes his unique investment insight to create globally diversified, tax-efficient portfolios based on solid academic research and an in-depth analysis of economic, political, and social developments around the world. His clients include current and former professionals at the top of their respective fields, including CEOs, entrepreneurs, hedge fund managers, and attorneys. Simon currently serves on the Board of Directors of Saddleback Memorial Foundation. As a member of the Board's Investment Committee, he helps one of Orange County's leading non-profit hospital systems to invest its substantial portfolio and further its mission. Prior to becoming an independent wealth manager, Simon was the Founder and President of his own options trading company on the floor of the American Stock Exchange in New York. There he generated significant profits utilizing risk-averse trading strategies, eventually expanding his company to include traders on the floors of the American Stock Exchange, Chicago Board of Trade and Philadelphia Stock Exchange. Born and raised in New York City, Simon holds a B.A. degree from the University of Michigan with an emphasis on global economics.

About TideRock Financial

TideRock Financial is an independent investment firm providing comprehensive wealth management services to high-net-worth individuals and families, as well as investment management for qualified company 401(k) plans.
Our mission is to give our clients the kind of financial peace of mind that can only come with a strong long-term plan and a trusted advisor. We help our clients find ways to minimize the time they spend on financial and tax matters so they can focus on the things that matter most in their lives.
TideRock Financial is differentiated from other investment advisory firms in its fee-based approach that puts its clients' interests in the forefront of every investment decision. We act as your fiduciary, which means we do not receive any incentives to invest in one financial product or fund over another. Our investment strategy is founded on more than 20 years of trading and investment experience. By accessing institutional-level funds and alternative investment vehicles that are not available to the general public, TideRock Financial creates highly-customized portfolios that are designed to minimize risk and maximize cash flow.

Advisory Services Provided:

Portfolio Management, 401K Rollovers, Wealth Management, Estate Planning & Trusts


Qualifications CRD# 2665577
FirmCRD# 30833
Series 6, 7, 63

Compensation/Fee Fee-Based, Based on Assets, Flat Fee, Hourly


Office Location 18662 Macarthur Blvd,
Suite 200,
Irvine,
CA
92612
Phone Number 949-631-3840

About Centaurus Financial

We help our clients accomplish their financial goals. We customize our clients investments and financial plans to to help them meet their individual needs. The real benefit of using our firm is that our clients feel their financial dreams will be accomplished and that we are there to provide service as their needs change.


Top Financial Advisor Firms in Pasadena, California
Firm Name AUM No. of Clients Fee Structure
Flaherty & Crumrine Incorporated
301 E Colorado Blvd , Suite 800,
Pasadena, CA 91101-1911
$4,862,553,227 18 A percentage of AUM
First Quadrant, Llc
800 East Colorado Blvd , Suite 900,
Pasadena, CA 91101
$10,509,181,000 31 A percentage of AUM
Performance Based
Capital Research & Consulting Llc
15 S. Raymond Avenue , Suite 200,
Pasadena, CA 91105
$6,440,522,381 72 Fixed fees
Other (ASSET BASED FEES)
Osher Van De Voorde Investment Management
125 North Raymond Avenue , Suite 309,
Pasadena, CA 91103
$548,340,619 396 A percentage of AUM
Fixed fees
Arroyo Investment Group, Llc
15 S. Raymond Avenue , Suite 200,
Pasadena, CA 91105
$247,677,077 869 A percentage of AUM
Shuster Advisory Group, Llc
225 S. Lake Ave. , Suite 600,
Pasadena, CA 91101
$4,418,962,771 421 A percentage of AUM
Fixed fees
First Wilshire Securities Management, Inc.
1214 East Green Street , Suite 104,
Pasadena, CA 91106-3171
$359,077,070 271 A percentage of AUM
Performance Based
Ascend Financial Consultants, Inc.
790 E Colorado Blvd , Ste 200,
Pasadena, CA 91101
$144,713,615 387 A percentage of AUM
Hourly charges
Fixed fees
Other (REVENUE SHARING. FINANCIAL INSTITUTION CONSULTING SERVICES)
Felicitas Global Partners, Llc
65 North Raymond Avenue , Suite 315,
Pasadena, CA 91103
$658,846,110 10 A percentage of AUM
Fixed fees
Performance Based
Favor Wealth Advisors, Llc
100 E. Corson Street , Suite 310,
Pasadena, CA 91103
$3,148,328 16 A percentage of AUM
Hourly charges
Fixed fees
Kobo Retirement Strategies
225 S Lake Avenue , Ste 600,
Pasadena, CA 91101
$0 0 A percentage of AUM
Subscription fees
Fixed fees
Guinness Atkinson Asset Management, Inc.
251 South Lake Ave, Suite 800,
Pasadena, CA 91101
$363,357,419 11 A percentage of AUM
Cobey Jacobson & Gordon Inc
30 North Raymond Avenue , Suite 712,
Pasadena, CA 91103
$99,409,150 13 A percentage of AUM
Performance Based
Retirement Wellness Group
123 South Marengo Ave. , Suite 200,
Pasadena, CA 91101
$167,578,778 49 A percentage of AUM
Fixed fees
Robert L. Bender, Inc. Dba Robert Bender & Associates
199 S. Los Robles Avenue , Suite 530,
Pasadena, CA 91101
$331,293,927 345 A percentage of AUM

    List of Additional Advisors in Pasadena, California*

    * Additional advisors listing is provided in partnership with Yext

    Financial Advisor Office Location Phone Number
    Al Perrine
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    55 South Lake Ave, Ste 700, Pasadena, CA  91101 626-405-9346
    Amit R Patel
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    221 E Walnut St, Ste 226, Pasadena, CA  91101 626-795-1267
    Arrowhead Wealth Advisors
    Inquire with Arrowhead
    70 South Lake Avenue, Suite 700, Pasadena, CA  91101 626-529-2362
    Albie Vollero
    Inquire with Albie
    55 South Lake Ave, Ste 700, Pasadena, CA  91101 626-584-3431
    Alan Whitman
    Inquire with Alan
    55 South Lake Ave, Ste 700, Pasadena, CA  91101 626-405-9313
    Amy Yu
    Inquire with Amy
    55 South Lake Ave, Ste 700, Pasadena, CA  91101 626-304-2428
    Andrea Atanay
    Inquire with Andrea
    55 South Lake Ave, Ste 700, Pasadena, CA  91101 626-683-4641
    Brandi Young Zimmerman
    Inquire with Brandi
    55 South Lake Ave, Ste 700, Pasadena, CA  91101 626-405-9359
    Anny Shen
    Inquire with Anny
    55 South Lake Ave, Ste 700, Pasadena, CA  91101 626-304-2488
    AWM Capital
    Inquire with AWM
    123 S. Marengo Avenue, Suite 200, Pasadena, CA  91101 323-940-1339
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