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Financial Advisors in San Jose, California
Financial Advisor Office Location Phone Number
Ken Sakamoto
Edelman Financial Engines, LLC
1050 Enterprise Way, 3rd Floor,
Sunnyvale, CA  94089
(408) 970-0555
Dirk Gilliard
Dan Goldie Financial Services, LLC
2409 Park Boulevard,
Palo Alto, CA  94306
(650) 566-1111
Michael Richardson
Financial Engines Advisors, LLC
2100 Geng Road,
Palo Alto, CA  94303
(408) 970-0555
Mallory Dinis
Edelman Financial Engines, LLC
4301 Hacienda Drive, Suite 100,
Pleasanton, CA  94588
(925) 227-0555
Michael Richardson
Financial Engines Advisors, LLC
951 Mariners Island Blvd,
San Mateo, CA  94404
(408) 970-0555
Mark Palmer
Edelman Financial Engines, LLC
2175 North California Boulevard,
Walnut Creek, CA  94596
(925) 962-5823
Hutch E. Ashoo
Pillar Wealth Management
1255 Treat Boulevard, Suite 300,
Walnut Creek, CA  94597
(925) 407-0320
Pete Woodring
Cypress Partners
23 Ross Common 4B,
Ross, CA  94957
(415) 530-3995
Ken Sakamoto
Edelman Financial Engines, LLC
4040 Civic Center Drive,
San Rafael, CA  94903
(925) 227-0555

Information on Qualified Financial Advisors in San Jose

Qualifications CRD# 1095790
FirmCRD# 104510
Series 6, 7, 63, 65

Compensation/Fee Fee Based Only - No Commissions


Office Location 1050 Enterprise Way, 3rd Floor,
Sunnyvale,
CA 
94089
Phone Number (408) 9700555

Joined Edelman Financial Engines in 2013. Began his career in the financial services industry in 1979. Successfully completed the Series 7, 6, 63 and 65 examination(s) administered by FINRA. Earned the Chartered Retirement Planning CounselorSM (CRPC®) certification(s). Grew up in Hawaii and has Associate Degree from the University of Hawaii, LCC. Married to Jaclynn and they have a daughter, Erika age 15. Enjoys keeping fit by working out, watching sports, and going on vacations to Hawaii.

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 advisor, recognized by both InvestmentNews1 and Barron's2, with 180+ planner offices across the country and entrusted by more than 1.1 million clients to manage more than $200 billion in assets. 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. 1Ranking and status for 2017. For independence methodology and ranking, see InvestmentNews Center (http://data.investmentnews.com/ria/); 2The Top 40 Independent Advisory Firm Ranking issued by Barron's is qualitative and quantitative, including assets managed, the size and experience of teams, and the regulatory records of the advisers and firms. Firms elect to participate, but do not pay to be included in the ranking. Investor returns/experience are not considered. 2018 ranking refers to Edelman Financial Services (EFS), which combined its advisory business in its entirety with Financial Engines Advisors L.L.C. (FEA) in November 2018. For the same survey, FEA received a precombination ranking of twelfth.



Qualifications CRD# 2132341
FirmCRD# 149887

Compensation/Fee I am a fee-only financial professional, Based on Assets


Office Location 2409 Park Boulevard,
Palo Alto,
CA 
94306
Phone Number (650) 5661111

With a passion for helping people invest wisely, Dirk has dedicated himself to educating and advising individuals and families on the benefits of evidence-based asset class investing. Utilizing Dimensional Fund Advisors institutional based investment solutions, he builds custom risk-based portfolios to help his clients reach their goals. A graduate of the University of California at Berkeley, Dirk began his career in finance at the Pacific Coast Stock Exchange in San Francisco in 1991. For the next 14 years, Dirk developed his extensive investment knowledge and management expertise at SKBA Capital Management, Morgan Stanley, Emeritus Investment Management and Private Capital Management. In 2005, Dirk was introduced to Dimensional Fund Advisors (dfaus dot com) and their unique academic based approach to investing. Combining rigorous research, disciplined processes and time tested data, Dirk has utilized their no-load low-cost mutual funds to deliver an outstanding investment experience to each and every one of his clients. With the overwhelming success of his partner's book, The Investment Answer, and a shared investment philosophy and work ethic, Dirk joined Dan Goldie Financial Services in 2010; a firm consistently ranked as one of the top independent RIA's in the San Francisco Bay Area and one of the first to offer DFA Funds to their clients. Dirk devotes his spare time to his family, charitable causes and swimming with the Stanford Masters swim club.

About Dan Goldie Financial Services, LLC

With offices in San Jose and Palo Alto, DGFS is listed as one of Barron's Magazine and The Financial Times top wealth advisors in the U.S. DGFS is an independent financial advisor, financial planner, and investment advisor managing approximately $845 million for individuals and families. As a Registered Investment Adviser, we have a legal fiduciary obligation to our clients. We work hard to help simplify our clients' financial lives, optimize their investments, and organize their personal financial planning. We work closely with our clients using a consultative process to help them grow and protect their wealth, and achieve their most important financial goals with cost-efficiency and reliability. Our mission is to be the trusted advisor for all aspects of our clients' financial lives. To do this, we take the time to develop a detailed understanding of each client's individual circumstances, goals, and objectives. We help our clients make smart financial and investment decisions, and gain confidence in having a secure financial future. As a fully independent financial advisor, we work exclusively for the benefit of our clients. As a registered investment advisor, we have a legal fiduciary obligation to act in each client's best interests. We care deeply about helping our investors achieve their goals and objectives, and endeavor to provide them with the highest-quality service and guidance. We look forward to discussing with you how we can become your family's trusted financial advocate.



Qualifications CRD# 1003784
FirmCRD# 104510
Series 4, 6, 7, 12, 24, 53, 63, 65

Compensation/Fee I am a Fee-Based financial professional, Hourly


Office Location 2100 Geng Road,
Suite 210,
Palo Alto,
CA 
94303
Phone Number (408) 9700555

Joined Financial Engines in 2017. Began his career in the financial services industry in 1982. Successfully completed the Series 4, 6, 7, 12, 24, 53, 63, and 65 examination(s) administered by FINRA. Hometown is in Northeastern Pennsylvania, but has lived in San Jose for 10 years. Married to Lynne for 36 years. They have one child: Ian who is studying to be a strength and conditioning coach for professional or college sports teams. Michael enjoys weight training, taking care of his pets, and volunteering at the German Shepherd Rescue organization.

About Financial Engines Advisors, LLC

Financial Engines is America's largest investment advisor1. We help people achieve greater financial clarity by providing professional investment management, comprehensive financial planning and advice for everyday Americans. Financial Engines was co-founded in 1996 by a Nobel Prize- winning economist and we currently offer financial help to millions of people. Our unique approach, combined with powerful online services, dedicated advisors and personal attention both in and outside of the workplace, promotes greater financial wellness and helps more Americans get on track to meet their financial goals. 1For independence methodology and ranking, see InvestmentNews RIA Data Center. (http://data.investmentnews.com/ria).



Qualifications CRD# 5823103
FirmCRD# 104510
Series 6, 63, 65

Compensation/Fee Fee Based Only - No Commissions


Office Location 4301 Hacienda Drive, Suite 100,
Pleasanton,
CA 
94588
Phone Number (925) 2270555

Joined Edelman Financial Engines in 2011. Began her career in the financial services industry in 2010. Successfully completed the Series 6, 63, and 65 examination(s) administered by FINRA. Earned the Chartered Retirement Planning CounselorSM (CRPC®) certification(s). Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. Mallory enjoys staying active outdoors with her husband and their Labrador Retriever.

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 advisor, recognized by both InvestmentNews1 and Barron's2, with 180+ planner offices across the country and entrusted by more than 1.1 million clients to manage more than $200 billion in assets. 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. 1Ranking and status for 2017. For independence methodology and ranking, see InvestmentNews Center (http://data.investmentnews.com/ria/); 2The Top 40 Independent Advisory Firm Ranking issued by Barron's is qualitative and quantitative, including assets managed, the size and experience of teams, and the regulatory records of the advisers and firms. Firms elect to participate, but do not pay to be included in the ranking. Investor returns/experience are not considered. 2018 ranking refers to Edelman Financial Services (EFS), which combined its advisory business in its entirety with Financial Engines Advisors L.L.C. (FEA) in November 2018. For the same survey, FEA received a precombination ranking of twelfth.



Qualifications CRD# 1003784
FirmCRD# 104510
Series 4, 6, 7, 12, 24, 53, 63, 65

Compensation/Fee I am a Fee-Based financial professional, Hourly


Office Location 951 Mariners Island Blvd,
Suite 300,
San Mateo,
CA 
94404
Phone Number (408) 9700555

Joined Financial Engines in 2017. Began his career in the financial services industry in 1982. Successfully completed the Series 4, 6, 7, 12, 24, 53, 63, and 65 examination(s) administered by FINRA. Hometown is in Northeastern Pennsylvania, but has lived in San Jose for 10 years. Married to Lynne for 36 years. They have one child: Ian who is studying to be a strength and conditioning coach for professional or college sports teams. Michael enjoys weight training, taking care of his pets, and volunteering at the German Shepherd Rescue organization.

About Financial Engines Advisors, LLC

Financial Engines is America's largest investment advisor1. We help people achieve greater financial clarity by providing professional investment management, comprehensive financial planning and advice for everyday Americans. Financial Engines was co-founded in 1996 by a Nobel Prize- winning economist and we currently offer financial help to millions of people. Our unique approach, combined with powerful online services, dedicated advisors and personal attention both in and outside of the workplace, promotes greater financial wellness and helps more Americans get on track to meet their financial goals. 1For independence methodology and ranking, see InvestmentNews RIA Data Center. (http://data.investmentnews.com/ria).



Qualifications CRD# 2546710
FirmCRD# 104510
Series 7, 63, 65

Compensation/Fee Fee Based Only - No Commissions


Office Location 2175 North California Boulevard,
Suite 800,
Walnut Creek,
CA 
94596
Phone Number (925) 9625823

Joined Edelman Financial Engines in 2015. Began his career in the financial services industry in 2003. Earned the Registered Financial Consultant and Certified Financial Planner certification(s). Bachelor's degree in Politics and Economics from Claremont McKenna College, J.D from Georgetown University Law Center and a Masters.

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 advisor, recognized by both InvestmentNews1 and Barron's2, with 180+ planner offices across the country and entrusted by more than 1.1 million clients to manage more than $200 billion in assets. 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. 1Ranking and status for 2017. For independence methodology and ranking, see InvestmentNews Center (http://data.investmentnews.com/ria/); 2The Top 40 Independent Advisory Firm Ranking issued by Barron's is qualitative and quantitative, including assets managed, the size and experience of teams, and the regulatory records of the advisers and firms. Firms elect to participate, but do not pay to be included in the ranking. Investor returns/experience are not considered. 2018 ranking refers to Edelman Financial Services (EFS), which combined its advisory business in its entirety with Financial Engines Advisors L.L.C. (FEA) in November 2018. For the same survey, FEA received a precombination ranking of twelfth.



Qualifications CRD# 1741558
FirmCRD# 147837
Series 65

Compensation/Fee I am a fee-only financial professional, Based on Assets, Flat Fee


Office Location 1255 Treat Boulevard, Suite 300,
Walnut Creek,
CA 
94597
Phone Number (925) 4070320

Hutch Ashoo and Christopher G. Snyder are co-founders of Pillar Wealth Management, LLC, a 100% fee-based private wealth management firm in Walnut Creek, CA. The two have a combined 50+ years of wealth management experience. Their firm is focused on delivering customized wealth management advice to high-net worth individuals and families as well as privately held company owners. As their clients go-to advisor, Mr. Ashoo and Mr. Snyder provide a single financial solutions source for all of your financial needs. This includes the coordination of the efforts of other professionals on your team  your accountant, lawyers, insurance brokers and mergers and acquisitions advisors to develop a comprehensive strategy Mr. Ashoo and Mr. Snyder are the published authors of the books Beyond Wealth: Finding The Balance Between Wealth and Happiness; Exiting Strategies: The CEOs Seven Critical Steps To Cashing-Out of A Business, Managing and Preserving Wealth; as well as Intelligent Investing; Making Smart Investing Decisions In Todays Volatile Market. They are financial expert columnists in National journals and newspapers as well as legal and tax publications and are interviewed nationwide on radio regarding wealth management for the affluent. Mr. Ashoo and Mr. Snyder have lectured to thousands of individuals on private wealth management and business exiting strategies. Their services are provided to a limited number of clients and they only accept new clients when they have determined that they can add substantial value to the clients financial lives.

About Pillar Wealth Management

At Pillar Wealth Management, LLC., you'll discover a single source for all your family's financial needs, including investment management, tax, legal, insurance, risk, estate and charitable-giving advice. You want an advisor who cares about the changes in your life and helps you prepare for and protect your wealth through it all; someone who will work with other professionals ? attorneys, mergers and acquisitions experts, accountants and insurance advisors' on your behalf. You need someone to help you make sense of all the legal, tax, financial, insurance and investment information out there so you can make better-informed decisions. We coordinate the efforts of the other professionals on your team ? this alone may save you hundreds of thousands or millions of dollars. Not to mention countless hours that you could spend on causes near and dear to your heart, or with your loved ones.



Qualifications CRD# 424062B
FirmCRD# 148070
Series 65

Compensation/Fee I am a Fee-Only financial professional, Based on Assets


Office Location 23 Ross Common 4B,
PO Box 1428,
Ross,
CA 
94957
Phone Number (415) 5303995

Peter co-founded Cypress Partners because he knew there was a better way to help people make successful wealth management decisions. During his tenure with U.S. Trust company, he was exposed to product-driven sales approaches and valuable client-centric services. Inspired by the latter, he was set on building a new kind of organization, one devoted to client advocacy, and to comprehensive wealth planning. Peter takes great pride in offering objective and transparent solutions to individuals and families that need collaborative planning in managing the complexities of generational family wealth. Peter works closely with clients to coordinate all aspect of their financial strategy by acting as their family CFO. His goal is to give clients the comfort of knowing that the financial aspects of their lives are diligently managed by estate attorneys, CPAs, insurance specialists and other experts they can trust. Born into the business, Peter benefits from a lifetime of wealth planning knowledge learned from his father and co-founder,Doug Woodring, who has been consulting with successful families in the San Francisco Bay area for several decades. Working together, they bring multi-generational expertiseto their clients. As a successful entrepreneur, investor and relationship manager, Peter brings valuable insight and resources to a wide range of clients who appreciate the personal attention and the collaboration of planning professionals that the firm offers.

About Cypress Partners

Cypress Partners was founded to help you protect, grow and optimize what's most important to you. Our relationship is a partnership, and it's guided by your participation in our comprehensive planning process. It begins with a conversation about your dreams, objectives, values, concerns and personal and professional relationships. Gaining a thorough understanding of your life allows us to formulate not only a specific plan, but also a team of independent, expert advisors to achieve your goals. Our expertise is financial planning and portfolio construction and management, as well as acting as the conduit between you and your advisory team. Your team will generally include an estate, tax and insurance planner who we collaborate with to optimize your wealth and efficiently achieve your goals. Our 401(k) Consulting group is dedicated to improving retirement outcomes and reducing plan sponsor liability. We help our plan sponsor clients run their 401(k) plans for the benefit of their employees. We focus on transparency, reducing plan fees, prudent approach to investing, comprehensive retirement and income for life planning and a diligent fiduciary process. We are a father and son partnership with institutional power and a boutique client experience. Our business depends on the satisfaction of our clients, and personalized service tailored to meet your needs is our passion. Our planning process is dynamic, and we constantly monitor your progress and make necessary changes as life unfolds. We value honesty, transparency, hard work, family, friends, community, the environment and healthy lifestyles. Our typical client shares similar values.



Qualifications CRD# 1095790
FirmCRD# 104510
Series 6, 7, 63, 65

Compensation/Fee Fee Based Only - No Commissions


Office Location 4040 Civic Center Drive,
Suite 200,
San Rafael,
CA 
94903
Phone Number (925) 2270555

Joined Edelman Financial Engines in 2013. Began his career in the financial services industry in 1979. Successfully completed the Series 7, 6, 63 and 65 examination(s) administered by FINRA. Earned the Chartered Retirement Planning CounselorSM (CRPC®) certification(s). Grew up in Hawaii and has Associate Degree from the University of Hawaii, LCC. Married to Jaclynn and they have a daughter, Erika age 15. Enjoys keeping fit by working out, watching sports, and going on vacations to Hawaii.

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 advisor, recognized by both InvestmentNews1 and Barron's2, with 180+ planner offices across the country and entrusted by more than 1.1 million clients to manage more than $200 billion in assets. 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. 1Ranking and status for 2017. For independence methodology and ranking, see InvestmentNews Center (http://data.investmentnews.com/ria/); 2The Top 40 Independent Advisory Firm Ranking issued by Barron's is qualitative and quantitative, including assets managed, the size and experience of teams, and the regulatory records of the advisers and firms. Firms elect to participate, but do not pay to be included in the ranking. Investor returns/experience are not considered. 2018 ranking refers to Edelman Financial Services (EFS), which combined its advisory business in its entirety with Financial Engines Advisors L.L.C. (FEA) in November 2018. For the same survey, FEA received a precombination ranking of twelfth.



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