Synergy Financial Management, LLC

Tel: (206) 228-9671
701 5th Avenue
Suite 3520
Seattle, WA 98104


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

About Synergy Financial Management, LLC

Synergy Financial Management, LLC (SFM) is a financial planning and
Registered Investment Advisory firm headquartered in Seattle, 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

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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:   Individual Investors , Businesses , Non-Profit Organizations
Foreign Languages Serviced:   Spanish (some)


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

Qualifications & Memberships

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

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:   I am a fee-only financial professional
Minimum Portfolio Size for New Managed Accounts:   $200,000
Compensation Methods:   Flat Fee , Based on Assets , Hourly
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

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.

Communities Served

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

Office Hours

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wiseradvisor-balck-li-img Tue. 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
wiseradvisor-balck-li-img Wed. 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
wiseradvisor-balck-li-img Thu. 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
wiseradvisor-balck-li-img Fri. 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM