Synergy Financial Management, LLC

Tel: (206) 228-9671
13231 SE 36th St
Suite 215
Bellevue, WA 98006


Synergy Financial Management, LLC | Financial Advisor in Bellevue ,WA

About Synergy Financial Management, LLC

Synergy Financial Management, LLC (SFM) is a financial planning and Registered Investment Advisory firm headquartered in Bellevue, WA. The firm specializes in providing fee-based comprehensive financial planning services and investment advice to individuals and businesses. Since Synergy Financial Management, LLC is a fee-based advisor; potential conflicts of interest regarding compensation are removed.

General Information

Firm Start Year:   1990
No.of Employees:   5-9
Name of Custodial Firm:   Charles Schwab, TIAA-CREF, Accessor, TD Ameritrade
States Licensed in:   All states
Number of Years with Current Firm:   15
I work with the following types of clients:   Non-Profit Organizations, Businesses, Individual Investors
Foreign Languages Serviced:   Spanish (some)


Investment Types:   Real Estate, Options & Futures, Mutual Funds, Bonds, Stocks, Annuities, Insurance, Mortgages & Real Estate, Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs), Alternative Investments, Socially Responsible Investments (SRI)
I can meet clients in the following ways:   Via phone, At my office, Via email, At your office, At your home

Qualifications & Memberships

Insurance and Annuity Licenses:   Disability, Annuity, Health, Life, HMO, Long Term Care
Financial Organization Memberships:   CCIM Association, Society of Financial Services Professionals, Financial Planning Association (FPA), Paladin Registry

Firm Information

Firm's Number of Clients:   150
Firm's Number of Planning Clients:   100
Firm's Number of Managed Clients:   150
Assets Managed by Firm:   $125,000,000
Advisor's Number of Clients:   150
Advisor's Number of Managed Clients:   150
Advisor's Number of Planning Clients:   100
Assets Managed by Advisor:   $125,000,000


Registered Investment Advisor:   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
Minimum Portfolio Size for New Managed Accounts:   $200,000
Compensation Methods:   Flat Fee, Hourly, Based on Assets
Fee % Based on Assets:   .5 to 1.0%
Additional Details on Charges:   Our fees are on a scale, based upon the size of the account.


Finance  Seattle Pacific University

Masters in Financial Services  The American College


  • Do you have a customer satisfaction or refund policy? Yes, we do not have any exit fees if a client is unhappy, and would like to leave us. We only bill quarterly, and will refund any unearned premiums if the client leaves prior to the end of that quarter.
  • What are your qualifications? What is your education background? CFP®, CLU, ChFC, MSFS, CCIM, CWPP, CFA
  • What is your approach to financial planning? Holistic Wealth Management
  • What services do you offer? Comprehensive Financial Planning and Investment Wealth Management are our two main services, but other services can include real estate and business consulting.
  • How many clients do you currently manage? 150
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Joseph M. Maas, CFA, AVA, CM&AA, CFP®, ChFC, CLU®, MSFS, CCIM, CWPP has over 19 years of experience serving the financial needs of private wealth clients, businesses and trusts. Joe's expertise leads the Synergetic Finance Company's Financial Management, Business Valuation and Consulting, and Mergers and Acquisitions processes along with the firm's core financial foundation strategies.

Before founding The Synergetic Finance Companies, Joe founded and operated a securities broker/dealer and an insurance company. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Finance, a Master of Science in Financial Services, and has studied finance abroad in Japan, Hong Kong, China and Thailand. To complement his studies, Joe has earned the professional designations of Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), Accredited Valuation Analyst (AVA), CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER (CFP®), Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC), Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM), Certified Wealth Protection Planner (CWPP), and Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU®).

Additionally, Joe is a current expert in his field by serving as a member of the CFA Institute, the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts, the CCIM Institute, the Seattle Estate Planning Council, The Asset Protection Society, The Wealth Preservation Institute, The Society of Financial Services Professional's Estate Planning Section and their Business and Compensation Section. Joe is also a member of the Financial Planning Association, The American Finance Association, The Rental Housing Association of Puget Sound, The Northwest Multiple Listing Service, The Commercial Brokers Association and has participated as a guest lecturer for the Elder Law Section of the Washington State Bar Association.

Office Hours

wiseradvisor-balck-li-img Mon. 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
wiseradvisor-balck-li-img Tue. 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
wiseradvisor-balck-li-img Wed. 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
wiseradvisor-balck-li-img Thu. 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
wiseradvisor-balck-li-img Fri. 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Communities Served

Auburn Bainbridge Island
Bellevue Black Diamond
Bothell Bremerton
Carnation Edmonds
Everett Federal Way
Gig Harbor Hobart
Indianola Issaquah
Kenmore Kent
Keyport Kingston
Kirkland Lynnwood
Manchester Maple Valley
Medina Milton
Mountlake Terrace Mukilteo
Olalla Pacific
Port Orchard Ravensdale
Redmond Renton
Seattle Snohomish
Suquamish Tacoma
Vashon Woodinville
Mercer Island