Michael Harris, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER" Certificant
TriVant Custom Portfolio Group, LLC

Tel: 619-286-3930
600 West Broadway, Suite 225
San Diego, CA 92101
TriVant Custom Portfolio Group, LLC | Financial Advisor in San Diego ,CA

About TriVant Custom Portfolio Group, LLC

We are long-term investors that have a record of providing a good return and good service to our clients.

We are transparent in how we serve our clients. We make understandable investments in publicly- traded assets. We never tie your money up in illiquid assets, annuities or private equity. You always have access to your money when you need it.

Our clients have security in knowing their assets are held at Charles Schwab where they can review their accounts at any time. Our statements clearly show your investments, their values and your performance.

By operating transparently, we give our clients peace-of-mind showing them that we invest in a straight-forward manner and that we are advising in their best interest.

General Information

Firm Start Year:   2003
No.of Employees:   2-4
States Licensed in:   All

Qualifications & Memberships

Financial Organization Memberships:   CFA Institute, CFA Society of San Diego


Registered Investment Advisor:   Yes
Registered Representative:   Yes
Investment Advisor Representative:   Yes
I am an acknowledged fiduciary:   Yes
Compliance Disclosures in Last 5 years:   I have a clean record
Criminal Disclosures in Last 5 years:   I have a clean record

Compensation and Fees

Fee Structure:   Fee Only

Board Positions

Organization:  Home of Guiding Hands  El Cajon, CA
Position :  Treasurer
Duration :  2010-Currently holding


Bachelor of Arts - Political Science  UCLA - Los Angeles, CA
1980- 1985

MBA - Business  San Diego State University - San Diego
1995- 1998


  • Do you have a customer satisfaction or refund policy? We act as a fiduciary for our clients.
  • What services do you provide? What are your specialties? We specialize in long-term investment portfolios for individual clients and non-profits organizations.
  • What is your experience? How many clients do you currently manage? We have 100 clients approximately.
  • What financial institution(s) do you represent? We are an independent registered investment advisor (RIA). Our clients' assets are custodied at the Institutional Division of Charles Schwab.
  • What is your approach to financial planning? We are a fee-based Registered Investment Advisor. We do not sell annuities or other high-commission products.
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Michael Harris

Michael Harris


Michael has almost two decades of experience in the area of investment management. Prior to joining TriVant, Michael worked as a trader, research analyst and portfolio manager at two Southern California-based high net worth investment firms.

Michael has been a San Diego resident for his entire life. He earned his undergraduate degree from the University of California, Los Angeles and his MBA from San Diego State University. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation and is a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of San Diego. Michael lives in La Mesa with his wife, Cindi, and their two children.

Michael is very active in the San Diego community. He is currently serving on the Home of Guiding Hands Board of Directors, as the Treasurer. He previously served on the board of directors for Sports 4 Exceptional Athletes and as a governing board member of Helix Charter High School.

My Team

John Barber John Barber CFA

John brings two decades of financial expertise to the TriVant team. He joined TD Waterhouse as an institutional fixed income trader, and soon progressed to responsibilities as a commodity broker and subsequently a Manager in the Trading Department. At Fisher Investments, Inc., a $50 billion money manager, he was a senior Investment Counselor regarded as a specialist in customized portfolios. His expertise regarding risk and hedging strategies was often sought and implemented by ...more

Dan Laimon Dan Laimon MBA

Dan has more than 25 years of experience in the finance industry. His career began at Citizens Trust Bank ( Vancouver, BC, Canada ) as the Marketing Manager of the Foreign Exchange Department. He later founded and managed a mid-sized investor relations firm for several years. Subsequently he joined Dundee Securities Corporation, a Toronto-based national financial services firm, as a Research Associate and later moved to the Investment Banking team. At Fisher Investments, Inc., he started as a se ...more

Office Hours

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Communities Served


Awards & Recognitions

HGH Board Member of the Year

Board member of the year recognizes an individual for making a positive contribution to Home of Guiding Hands, an organization that provides care and housing for people with physical or mental challenges.