Chris Bafus
DBA Pillar Financial Group

Tel: (509) 241-3127
202 E. Spokane Falls Blvd.
Suite 304
Spokane, WA 99202
DBA Pillar Financial Group | Financial Advisor in Spokane ,WA

About DBA Pillar Financial Group

As Investment Advisor Representatives of Commonwealth Financial Network, our SEC registered investment advisor, we work with individual and small businesses who are seeking guidance and advice about all types of financial planning issues, including:

~Envisioning and realizing your definition of a successful retirement ~Choosing an investment strategy and identifying your risk tolerance ~Understanding which Social Security choices are best for you ~Saving, spending, and achieving your specific goals ~Education planning alternatives for yourself and your children ~Risk management and insurance for you or your business ~Planning for tax efficiency at any stage of life ~Charitable giving and wealth transfer, now and in the future

We appreciate your interest in Pillar Financial Group and look forward to working with you.

General Information

Firm Start Year:   2015
No.of Employees:   1
Insurance License#:   WA
States Licensed in:   WA,ID,MT,TX,OR
Number of Years with Current Firm:   5

Qualifications & Memberships

Insurance and Annuity Licenses:   Variable Life, Disability, Long Term Care, Variable Annuity, Life, Annuity

Firm Information

Firm's Number of Clients:   175

Compensation and Fees

Fee Structure:   Fee-Based
Compensation Methods:   Commissions, Flat Fee, Hourly


Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration - Finance  Washington State University - Pullman, WA


This communication strictly intended for individuals residing in the states of AZ, CA, CO, HI, ID, MT, OR, TX, WA. No offers may be made or accepted from any resident outside these states due to various state regulations and registration requirements regarding investment products and services. Investments are not FDIC- or NCUA- insured, are not guaranteed by a bank/financial institution, and are subject to risks, including possible loss of the principal invested. Chris Bafus and Keith Radmaker, DBA Pillar Financial Group, offers securities and advisory services through Commonwealth Financial Network, member FINRA, SIPC, a Registered Investment Adviser. Review our Terms of Use: https://www.commonwealth.com/termsofuse.html

Chris Bafus

Chris Bafus


Chris Bafus, DBA Pillar Financial Group is a Financial Planner. He is also a Managing Partner of Pillar Financial Group. Chris was born and raised in Washington state. Chris attended WSU from 1995-1999, receiving his BA with a major in Finance. Chris began working at MetLife in 2000 as a Financial Planner. After working for a few years as a planner, Chris stepped into the role as Manager at MetLife. After managing the MetLife office for 10 years Chris decided he wanted to go back into working one on one with clients. He stepped down as manager and stepped back into the role that he knew was his calling. Chris later started seeking for a firm that more closely matched his philosophy and passion for helping people reach their financial goals.

In 2015 Chris joined Commonwealth Financial Network® as an Investment Adviser Representative and opened his own independent office in Spokane, Pillar Financial Group. Chris has been married to his wife Allison for 18 years and have 3 children. Their oldest is a sophomore in high school. She plays soccer for the Varsity team and at the premier club level. Chris also has a set of twins that are 7th graders. They also play premier level soccer as well as other sports. Chris is very much involved in the community. He sits on the board for Rockwood Retirement Community where he serves on the finance committee and the Pension Committee. He also serves on the finance committee at his church.

My Team

Allison Bafus
Allison Bafus Client Relationship Manager
Allison, who is the Client Relationship Manager at Pillar Financial Group in Spokane, is also married to Chris. After earning her degree in Marketing and Business Management from Eastern Washington University in 2001, Allison got a job as a Marketing Specialist at a local company. In 2004, Allison and Chris welcomed their first child. Both her and Chris decided that it was best for their family for Allison to stay at home with their daughter. Their oldest was joined by a twin ...more

Keith Radmaker
Keith Radmaker DBA Pillar Financial Group, Financial Planner
Keith came to Pillar Financial Group in 2016 with extensive experience in financial planning, having worked for 8 years as the Financial Planning Director at MetLife. In that capacity, he worked with 50 planners, helping them to develop the best possible financial plans for their clients, and was juggling 8 to 15 plans at any given time. He started his financial services career at Bank of America, working there in merchant services for three years after he graduated from Eastern ...more

Office Hours

wiseradvisor-balck-li-img Mon. 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
wiseradvisor-balck-li-img Tue. 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Communities Served

Airway Heights Chattaroy
Cheney Clayton
Colbert Deer Park
Fairchild Air Force Base Fairfield
Greenacres Liberty Lake
Marshall Mead
Medical Lake Mica
Newman Lake Nine Mile Falls
Otis Orchards Post Falls
Reardan Rockford
Spangle Spokane
Valleyford Veradale
All of Eastern Washington and North Idaho

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