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Finding the Top Financial Advisor in Providence, Rhode Island
Last Updated - 23-Nov-2022

Providence has 7 WiserAdvisor vetted Financial Planners and Advisors for you to choose from and 82 non-vetted advisors in your local area. These financial advisors in Providence, Rhode Island have an average of 20 years of experience.

NOTE: The list of financial advisors in Providence, Rhode Island 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 Providence, Rhode Island.

Qualified Financial Advisors in Providence, Rhode Island
Financial Advisor Experience AUM Minimum Assets Fee Structure
Ronald Newton
CFP®
EDELMAN FINANCIAL ENGINES, LLC
1485 South County Trail,,
Suite 101,
East Greenwich, RI 02818
37 Not Specified Not Specified Fee-Based
Bob Andreola
CFP®, Certificate in Blockchain and Digital Assets
EDELMAN FINANCIAL ENGINES, LLC
16 Chestnut St.,
Suite 220,
Foxboro, MA 02035
26 Not Specified Not Specified Fee-Based
John Finn
Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC®), CLU®, ChFC®
FINN AND MEEHAN WEALTH MANAGEMENT
850 Aquidneck Ave,
Ste A4,
Middletown, RI 02842
30 $200,000,000 250000 Fee-Based
Mike Meuse
CFP®
EDELMAN FINANCIAL ENGINES, LLC
57 Wells Ave.,
Suite 31,
Newton, MA 02459
4 Not Specified Not Specified Fee-Based
Michael MacLean
CFP®
MERCANTILE PRIVATE WEALTH MANAGEMENT
255 Park Ave,
STE 1000,
Worcester, MA 01609
14 Not Specified Not Specified Fee-Based
Bill Coke
THE WILLIAM R. COKE GROUP
50 Rowes Wharf, 4th Floor,
Boston, MA 02110
Not Disclosed Not Specified Not Specified Fee-Based
Jared Rubin
CFP®, Certificate in Blockchain and Digital Assets
EDELMAN FINANCIAL ENGINES, LLC
25 Burlington Mall Road,
Suite 405,
Burlington, MA 01803
12 Not Specified Not Specified Fee-Based

Information on Qualified Financial Advisors in Providence

Qualifications CRD# 1276178
Firm CRD# 104510
Series 66

Compensation/Fee Fee-Based


Office Location 1485 South County Trail,,
Suite 101,
East Greenwich,
RI
02818
Phone Number 401-262-4986

Throughout my career I have worked with many clients and recognize the benefits that they can derive from working with a trusted and knowledgeable financial advisor. I strive to make each interaction informative and enjoyable and appreciate the opportunity to work with my clients to help them achieve their financial objectives. In my free time, I enjoy spending time with my family, skiing, golfing, boating, hiking and working out.

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# 1924032
Firm CRD# 104510
Series 66

Compensation/Fee Fee-Based


Office Location 16 Chestnut St.,
Suite 220,
Foxboro,
MA
02035
Phone Number 508-203-4075

Since 1992, I've been helping my clients achieve an ever-increasing degree of financial independence. As a financial planner, I get to experience a great degree of personal and professional satisfaction assisting people in their pursuit of their financial goals. My free time is filled being with family and friends, hiking, skiing, exercising, and riding my motorcycle.

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# 1505858
Firm CRD# 6413
Series 6, 7, 22, 24, 63, 65

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


Office Location 850 Aquidneck Ave,
Ste A4,
Middletown,
RI
02842
Phone Number 401-848-4579

Since 1986, John has helped people plan for their retirement goals. After spending eleven years developing his practice at Connecticut Mutual Life Insurance Company, he later built a financial services operation at Braman and White, where he pioneered the integration of this department with BankNewport. John became affiliated with LPL Financial in 1997. While providing objective and independent advice, John adheres to a methodical, rigorous process that seeks to deliver the highest degree of economic predictability. He works diligently with his clients to seek to improve the overall quality of their lives, both in the financial world and beyond it. Working alongside Sharon Meehan, they make it their mission to help clients feel confident knowing their financial house is in order. Above all, John believes they have one primary purpose: to build relationships with clients based on our core values of integrity, honesty, and perseverance. To continually fulfill that commitment, he has integrated a capable support staff with the technology, resources, and expertise of LPL Financial.

About Finn and Meehan Wealth Management

At Finn & Meehan Wealth Management, LLC, we strive to deliver a truly personal planning experience. We believe that effective wealth management encourages clarity, not confusion. By simplifying the complexities often associated with financial planning, we inspire clients to pursue their most valued goals. In working towards their financial and lifetime objectives, our clients can achieve renewed confidence. With this newfound confidence in their financial strategies, they can address their concerns about their financial future and return their focus to the things they enjoy most. Through all chapters of life, we strive to provide the financial guidance needed to seek your enhanced quality of life. We build relationships on our core values of honesty, integrity, and perseverance. Genuine connection and chemistry are key to success, and we work strive to create a truly comfortable environment for clients to enjoy. By uniting the capacity of a major brokerage firm with the personal touch of a boutique practice, we can build disciplined financial plans tailored to your unique goals. While large enough to access leading resources and relationships across the industry, our firm remains intimate enough so we can truly know our clients and continue developing lasting relationships.

Advisory Services Provided:

Financial Advice & Consulting


Qualifications CRD# 6542457
Firm CRD# 104510
Series 65

Compensation/Fee Fee-Based


Office Location 57 Wells Ave.,
Suite 31,
Newton,
MA
02459
Phone Number 617-556-2372

As a financial planner, I partner with families and individuals to help ensure they make well-informed financial decisions. Together, we identify strategies and build a financial plan to help them meet their unique needs so they can spend more time on the things that are most important to them and their families. When not working, my wife and I enjoy walking our French bulldog, golfing, barbecuing with friends and family and relaxing in Wells, Maine, and Deerfield Beach, Florida.

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# 5457640
Firm CRD# 5457640
Series 7, 66

Compensation/Fee Fee-Based, Commissions, Based on Assets


Office Location 255 Park Ave,
STE 1000,
Worcester,
MA
01609
Phone Number 774-239-1862

As a seasoned Certified Financial Planner® with over 13 years of industry experience, Mike brings objective insight to help his clients effectively address their most important financial priorities. He provides customized advice and investment strategies to affluent individuals, multi-generational families, and small business owners in Massachusetts and across the country. His holistic approach to financial management includes a thorough planning process and personalized strategies for his clients. Mike is a graduate of UMASS-Dartmouth, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Finance. Prior to forming Mercantile Private Wealth Management, Mike was a Vice President of Investments at Morgan Stanley. Mike has been recognized by Forbes as a Next-Gen Best-In-State Wealth Advisor in 2019. He is actively involved in the community, serving on the Board of Directors for Canines for Disabled Kids, as well as coaching youth Baseball.

About Mercantile Private Wealth Management

Mercantile Private Wealth Management was founded with a determination to provide informed, unbiased, and customized advice to help clients reach their goals. We believe forging long-term relationships that serve you well is at the heart of everything we do.

Advisory Services Provided:

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


Qualifications CRD# 1526771
Firm CRD# 79
Series 7, 66

Compensation/Fee Fee-Based


Office Location 50 Rowes Wharf, 4th Floor,
Boston,
MA
02110
Phone Number 617-654-2849

Bill Coke is a Managing Director and Wealth Advisor with J.P. Morgan Wealth Management. With over 30 years of financial services and industry experience, Bill focuses on asset allocation, portfolio management and planning for his clients, who include high-net-worth individuals, corporate executives, foundations, endowments and institutions. He works with his clients to build and customize diverse strategies suited to their specific risk tolerance and consistent with their short- and long-term goals, using a range of asset classes that include fixed income, equities, foreign investments, real estate, commodities and alternatives. Bill also has significant experience in serving middle-market pension plans, money managers, hedge funds and private equity firms, as well as assisting select corporate executives with executing public company control and restricted stock transactions, allowing them to monetize their illiquid holdings. Bill enjoys the challenges inherent in volatile markets and endeavors to translate this passion to the benefit of his clients, backed by a solid organization with leading research and thought leadership, including J.P. Morgan's vast array of institutional money management services. These internal and third-party managers are subject to extensive evaluations, interviews and in-depth questionnaires in order to provide Bill and his team with the tools they need to help his clients meet their financial needs. Prior to joining J.P. Morgan in 1991, Bill worked at Shearson Lehman/American Express and General Reinsurance, where he was responsible for evaluating and underwriting commercial property and casualty risks of Fortune 500 companies. A New England native, Bill grew up in the town of Harvard, Massachusetts, graduating from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst with a B.A. in Business and Finance. As an active alumnus, Bill is a Founding Board Governor of the UMass Club in Boston. Being a strong proponent of education in his community, Bill has also served on the Parents Council of the Brooks School in North Andover, and has served two terms on the Board of Trustees at Lawrence Academy in Groton. In his free time, Bill enjoys skiing, running, sailing and spending time with his wife and their two sons at their home in Topsfield, Massachusetts.

About The William R. Coke Group

Mission With over 30 years of experience in the industry, we focus on delivering comprehensive, tailored investment plans designed to meet our clients goals. We deliver world-class research and trading, and support our individual clients by building diversified strategies using a range of asset classes.

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, Legal Advice and Services, Estate Planning & Trusts, Insurance Products & Annuities


Qualifications CRD# 5228974
Firm CRD# 104510
Series 66

Compensation/Fee Fee-Based


Office Location 25 Burlington Mall Road,
Suite 405,
Burlington,
MA
01803
Phone Number 339-234-5600

I became a financial planner over a decade ago because I enjoy helping my clients in achieving peace of mind and pursuing their life dreams through financial planning. In my time away from work, I enjoy hiking in the mountains with my wife and two daughters. I also like keeping my mind sharp and building new skills. Currently, I'm learning to play guitar.

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.


Top Financial Advisor Firms in Providence, Rhode Island (Ranked by AUM)

Firm Name AUM No. of Clients Fee Structure
PARSONS CAPITAL MANAGEMENT INC
10 Weybosset Street, Ste 1000,
Providence, RI 2903
$1,859,565,019 1690 A percentage of AUM
Fixed fees
REX CAPITAL ADVISORS, LLC
50 Park Row West , Suite 113,
Providence, RI 2903
$1,252,646,454 872 A percentage of AUM
Fixed fees
Other (ANNUAL/MONTHLY FIXED CONSULTING FEE)
ENDURANCE WEALTH MANAGEMENT, INC.
101 Dyer Street 4th Floor,
Providence, RI 02903-7104
$1,203,964,021 766 A percentage of AUM
Other (1 NON-DISCRETIONARY ACCOUNT)
NEW ENGLAND INVESTMENT CONSULTANTS, LTD.
790 North Main Street,
Providence, RI 2904
$1,014,384,154 647 A percentage of AUM
Hourly charges
Fixed fees
STRATEGICPOINT INVESTMENT ADVISORS LLC
294 West Exchange Street,
Providence, RI 02903-1004
$751,788,800 1937 A percentage of AUM
Hourly charges
NEWMAN DIGNAN & SHEERAR, INC
56 Exchange Terrace , Suite 200,
Providence, RI 2903
$606,286,541 1119 A percentage of AUM
Hourly charges
Fixed fees
Other (RETIREMENT PLAN CONSULTING -PERCENTAGE OF PLAN ASSETS)
COMPTON CAPITAL MANAGEMENT INC
155 Westminster Street , Suite 1100,
Providence, RI 2903
$500,080,991 482 A percentage of AUM
Fixed fees
SK WEALTH MANAGEMENT, LLC
50 Holden St,
Providence, RI 02908-5757
$433,145,184 1009 A percentage of AUM
Hourly charges
Fixed fees
BARRETT & COMPANY
42 Weybosset Street,
Providence, RI 02903-2855
$369,284,849 493 A percentage of AUM
LINCOLN CAPITAL CORPORATION
40 Westminster Street , Suite 202,
Providence, RI 2903
$344,604,919 770 A percentage of AUM
Fixed fees
BROWN, LISLE/CUMMINGS, INC
One Turks Head Place , Suite 800,
Providence, RI 2903
$263,932,400 142 A percentage of AUM
Fixed fees
NAPATREE CAPITAL LLC
275 Promenade Street , Suite 122,
Providence, RI 2908
$162,707,200 264 A percentage of AUM
Hourly charges
Fixed fees
SHEELEY & PARTNERS WEALTH MANAGEMENT, LLC
100 Westminster St. , Suite 1202,
Providence, RI 2903
$126,015,288 238 A percentage of AUM
Hourly charges
Fixed fees
RANSOM ADVISORY
326 Taber Ave,
Providence, RI 2906
$122,367,787 97 A percentage of AUM
MARSTONE LLC
171 Chestnut Street , Suite 200,
Providence, RI 2903
$3,141,093 123 A percentage of AUM

    List of Additional Advisors in Providence, Rhode Island*

    * Additional advisors listing is provided in partnership with Yext

    Financial Advisor Office Location Phone Number
    Oliver Brady & Associates
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    1 Citizens Plz, Ste 610, Providence, RI  02903 401-824-2523
    Brendan M. McIsaac
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    1 Financial Plaza 19th, Fl, Providence, RI  02903 401-276-5915
    Morgan Stanley Financial Advisors
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    One Financial Plaza, 19th Floor, Providence, RI  02903 401-863-8400
    Roger Lapierre
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    1 Citizens Plz, Ste 610, Providence, RI  02903 401-824-2528
    Frank Salvatore
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    1 Citizens Plz, Ste 610, Providence, RI  02903 401-824-2524
    Ted Trafton
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    1 Citizens Plz, Ste 610, Providence, RI  02903 401-824-2540
    Oliver Brady
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    1 Citizens Plz, Ste 610, Providence, RI  02903 401-824-2523
    John F Poulton
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    1 Citizens Plz, Ste 610, Providence, RI  02903 401-824-2558
    George Buchholz
    Inquire with George
    1 Citizens Plz, Ste 610, Providence, RI  02903 401-824-2536
    Gene Lonergan
    Inquire with Gene
    1 Citizens Plz, Ste 610, Providence, RI  02903 401-824-2529
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