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Financial Advisors in Merrillville, Indiana
Financial Advisor Office Location Phone Number
Wesley Kotys, CFP®, AAMS®
Kotys Wealth Professionals
175 Lincolnway, Suite D,
Valparaiso, IN  46383
(219) 465-6924
Erik Johnson
Edelman Financial Engines, LLC
15625 South LaGrange Road,
Orland Park, IL  60462
(708) 364-9200
Matthew Personette
Edelman Financial Engines, LLC
3021 Butterfield Road Suite 202,
Oak Brook, IL  60523
(630) 368-1818
Gary Fusz
Edelman Financial Engines, LLC
2700 Patriot Blvd.,
Glenview, IL  60026
(847) 724-0438
Steve Czech
Edelman Financial Engines, LLC
840 Willow Rd Suite P,
Northbrook, IL  60062
(847) 498-3636

Information on Qualified Financial Advisors in Merrillville

Qualifications CRD# 4051934
Series 66

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


Office Location 175 Lincolnway, Suite D,
Valparaiso,
IN 
46383
Phone Number (219) 4656924

Wesley Kotys is a Valparaiso, IN Fee-Only Financial Planner serving Northwest Indiana and all surrounding areas. Kotys Wealth Professionals specializes in providing objective financial planning to help clients build, manage, grow, and protect their assets through life's transitions. Wesley Kotys is a NAPFA-Registered Financial Advisor and a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER? Professional. As Founder and President of Kotys Wealth Professionals, Wesley (Wes) Kotys brings nearly 20 years of financial planning and investment management experience to the firm. Also acting as Senior Wealth Advisor, Wes is intricately involved in our day-to-day business, managing investment models and conducting research utilizing our highly disciplined rules-based process. Prior to launching The Kotys Group in 2007, Wes spent nearly a decade with major broker-dealers, such as Prudential Financial and Edward Jones. At Edward Jones, he had one of the fastest growing offices in the country. A second generation financial adviser, Wes was also in the top 10% of all financial advisors associated with LPL from 2012-2013. As an accomplished speaker and financial educator, Wes has received national and regional awards as a financial advisor. He is also very involved in the community and believes strongly in giving back. Wes attended Purdue University from 1996-1999 and graduated from Indiana Wesleyan University with a bachelor?s degree in Business Administration. He believes strongly in continuing education and has earned the following certifications and accreditations: CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER? (CFP®) Accredited Asset Management Specialist (AAMS®) Series 66 Uniform Securities Agent/Registered Investment Advisor Life and Health Insurance

About Kotys Wealth Professionals

At Kotys Wealth Professionals everything we do is focused on you and your goals. Our first order of business is taking the time to get to know you – what you want for yourself and your family, your appetite for risk, your plans for the future. With that foundation set, we then educate you, guide you and provide you with financial strategies that will help you accomplish your goals. We see money as a tool to help you realize your dreams and reach a higher purpose with your wealth. We invite you to contact us at 219-465-6924 for a no-cost initial meeting where you can experience how Kotys Wealth Professionals work as a Registered Investment Advisor.



Qualifications CRD# 4756990
FirmCRD# 104510
Series 7, 66

Compensation/Fee Fee Based Only - No Commissions


Office Location 15625 South LaGrange Road,
Orland Park,
IL 
60462
Phone Number (708) 3649200

Joined Edelman Financial Engines in 2011. Began his career in the financial services industry in 2004. Successfully completed the Series 7 and 66 examination(s) administered by FINRA. Earned the Chartered Mutual Fund CounselorSM (CMFC®) and Chartered Retirement Planning CounselorSM (CRPC®) certification(s). Bachelor's degree in Political Science from Loyola University Chicago. Served as Secretary for the Kiwanis Club of Lombard. Married to Jen. Erik enjoys reading, traveling, spending time with friends and family, and attending sporting events.

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# 6067320
FirmCRD# 104510
Series 65

Compensation/Fee Fee Based Only - No Commissions


Office Location 3021 Butterfield Road Suite 202,
Oak Brook,
IL 
60523
Phone Number (630) 3681818

Joined Edelman Financial Engines in 2015. Began his career in the financial services industry in 2012. Successfully completed the Series 7 and 66 examination(s) administered by FINRA. Earned the Chartered Retirement Planning CounselorSM (CRPC®) certification(s). Bachelor's degree in Communications from Northern Illinois University. Matthew is married and has four children. He enjoys spending time with his family, healthy eating (most of the time), exercising and reading.

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# 1274095
FirmCRD# 104510
Series 7, 8, 63, 65

Compensation/Fee Fee Based Only - No Commissions


Office Location 2700 Patriot Blvd.,
Suite 120,
Glenview,
IL 
60026
Phone Number (847) 7240438

Joined Edelman Financial Engines in 2018 Began his career in the financial services industry in 1986. Successfully completed the Series 7, 8, 63 and 65 examination(s) administered by FINRA. Earned the Registered Financial Consultant (RFC®) certification. Bachelor's degree in Marketing from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

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# 4329976
FirmCRD# 104510
Series 3, 7, 66

Compensation/Fee Fee Based Only - No Commissions


Office Location 840 Willow Rd Suite P,
Northbrook,
IL 
60062
Phone Number (847) 4983636

Joined Edelman Financial Engines in 2004. Began his career in the financial services industry in 1989. Successfully completed the Series 3, 7, and 66 examination(s) administered by FINRA. Earned the Chartered Mutual Fund CounselorSM (CMFC®) certification(s). Former Commodity-Futures floor trader at Chicago Board of Trade/MACE. Studied Business Administration at Western Illinois University. Married to Nunzia. They have two adult children.

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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