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Finding the Top Financial Advisor in Livermore, California
Last Updated - 11-Aug-2022

Livermore has 13 WiserAdvisor vetted Financial Planners and Advisors for you to choose from and 4 non-vetted advisors in your local area. These financial advisors in Livermore, California have an average of 19 years of experience.

NOTE: The list of financial advisors in Livermore, California 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 Livermore, California.

Qualified Financial Advisors in Livermore, California
Financial Advisor Experience AUM Minimum Assets Fee Structure
Janet Wan
CFP®, CPFA
SIERRA PACIFIC FINANCIAL ADVISORS
7077 Koll Center Parkway,
Suite 120,
Pleasanton, CA 94566
Not Disclosed Not Specified Not Specified Fee-Only
Ken Sakamoto
CRPC®
EDELMAN FINANCIAL ENGINES, LLC
4301 Hacienda Drive, Suite 100,
Pleasanton, CA 94588
41 Not Specified Not Specified Fee-Based
David Bobrowsky
CFP®, ChFC®, Chartered SRI Counselor
GATEWAY FINANCIAL ADVISORS, INC.
1261 Locust St.,
Suite #60,
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
21 Not Specified Not Specified Fee-Based
Ken Sakamoto
CRPC®
EDELMAN FINANCIAL ENGINES, LLC
2175 North California Boulevard,
Suite 800,
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
16 Not Specified Not Specified Fee-Based
Eddie Lee
EDELMAN FINANCIAL ENGINES, LLC
3945 Freedom Circle, Suite 950,
Santa Clara, CA 95054
16 Not Specified Not Specified Fee-Based
Andrew Kessler
CFP®
ALLWORTH FINANCIAL
1550 The Alameda, Suite 125,
San Jose, CA 95126
Not Disclosed Not Specified Not Specified Fee-Based
Value Monitoring Inc.
VALUE MONITORING INC.
250 Oak Grove Ave,
2nd Floor Suite A,
Menlo Park, CA 94025
17 $100,000,000 100,000 Fee-Only
Personal Capital
PERSONAL CAPITAL
3 Lagoon Drive,
Suite 200,
Redwood City, CA 94065
250 Montgomery Street,
San Francisco, CA 94104
250 Montgomery Street,
San Francisco, CA 94104
11 $22,400,000,000 $100,000 Fee-Based
Allegra Swan
CFP®
ALLWORTH FINANCIAL
644 North Santa Cruz Ave Suite 4,
Los Gatos, CA 95030
Not Disclosed Not Specified Not Specified Fee-Based
David Roggenkamp
ChFC®
COMMONWEALTH FINANCIAL NETWORK
700 Larkspur Landing Circle, Suite 199,
Larkspur, CA 94939
31 Not Specified Not Specified Fee-Based
Cynthia Leal
Certificate in Blockchain and Digital Assets, CRPC®
EDELMAN FINANCIAL ENGINES, LLC
3950 Civic Center Drive,,
Suite 315,
San Rafael, CA 94903
17 Not Specified Not Specified Fee-Based

Information on Qualified Financial Advisors in Livermore

Qualifications CRD# 4537792
Firm CRD# 131738
Series 65

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


Office Location 7077 Koll Center Parkway,
Suite 120,
Pleasanton,
CA
94566
Phone Number 925-223-8868

Janet is the founder and the president of Sierra Pacific Financial Advisors, LLC (SPFA), an independent fee-only Register Investment Advisory (RIA) that focuses on financial planning, wealth management and corporate retirement planning. Janet oversees operations, client relations, business development and strategic planning for SPFA. She leads the investment committee at SPFA to define comprehensive planning strategies and sophisticated investment solutions for clients. She is also responsible for advanced employer retirement planning for small-to-mid size companies.

About Sierra Pacific Financial Advisors

Sierra Pacific Financial Advisors, LLC (SPFA) is an independent, SEC- Registered Investment Advisory (RIA) firm with offices in Pleasanton, Cupertino and Oakland, California. We are fee-only financial advisors with over 110 years of experience helping clients navigate the complexities of managing their finances. We offer financial planning, investment and corporate retirement planning for individuals, families and corporate clients. At SPFA, we take time to listen carefully and identify your life goals, needs and priorities. We then develop a comprehensive financial plan that helps you address your important objectives for retirement, college planning, investment, tax minimization, equity reward strategies, wealth transfer, and other financial objectives. We provide recommendations for plan implementation, continuously work with our clients to identify gaps in the plan as their lives evolve. We demonstrate our distinct expertise in the following areas: " Retirement Distribution Planning with Tax Optimization Strategies for Pre-and-Post Retirees " Tax-aware Strategies of Diversifying Concentrated Stock Positions for Corporate Executives " Core-and-Satellite Investment Strategy for High-Net-Worth Individuals " Tax-advantaged Corporate Retirement Planning for Business Owners and Doctors with Private Practices Serving as fiduciaries, SPFA provides unbiased financial advice with a singular focus on serving clients best interests. Our mission is clear: guide clients to live the life of their dreams through prudent planning and management of their financial resources.


Qualifications CRD# 1095790
Firm CRD# 104510
Series 65

Compensation/Fee Fee-Based


Office Location 4301 Hacienda Drive, Suite 100,
Pleasanton,
CA
94588
Phone Number 925-660-4720

I work with my clients in crafting a roadmap that helps them create, grow, protect and distribute their wealth in a tax-advantaged manner so they can achieve their financial goals. As a fiduciary, I provide my clients with unconflicted advice and strategies that are in their best interests. And as their lives change, my responsibility is to look at their situations, goals, and futures and help them take the necessary steps so they and their families have a greater sense of security and peace of mind. I grew up in Hawaii in a blue-collar family, and like most people, they lacked financial literacy. My purpose and passion are to help my clients avoid some of the common mistakes that my parents made in planning.

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# 4261724
Firm CRD# 39543
Series 7, 66

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


Office Location 1261 Locust St.,
Suite #60,
Walnut Creek,
CA
94596
Phone Number 925-322-0799

David has been directly advising clients as a financial planner for 21 years. David joined Gateway Financial Advisors, Inc. and became affiliated with Cambridge Investment Research, Inc. as a Registered Representative and Investment Advisor Representative in 2014 in order to be able to offer completely independent advice to his clients. David has been a Certified Financial Planner" practitioner since 2004. He earned the Chartered Life Underwriter® designation in 2005 and the Chartered Financial Consultant® designation in 2010, both through the American College of Bryn Mawr, PA. Recently, David completed additional training in 2020 to become a Chartered Socially Responsible Investing Counselor (CSRIC") to better serve the needs of my clients desiring to incorporate their values in their portfolios with sustainable, responsible, and impact investments.David is a member of the Financial Planning Association and the Northern California Planned Giving Council. David is a graduate of UCLA with a B.A. in Political Science, and also holds a M.A. and M.Phil. in Politics from NYU, where he pursued and published doctoral research on the causes and impact of the social investing movement.

About Gateway Financial Advisors, Inc.

David specializes in helping successful professionals review their current tax and investment situations to plan for retirement and help efficiently transfer their assets to their children, grandchildren and charitable beneficiaries. Helping others get the unbiased information they need to make sense of their options, designing a roadmap that reflects the specific concerns he hears from his clients, and supporting them to make tough but educated decisions to help gain control over their financial lives has been David's mission since he began his career in financial planning in 2000. As a Certified Financial Planner (TM) professional, David develops comprehensive financial planning strategies to help address client goals, and then help clients implement those strategies, often in coordination with clients' other professional advisors. To learn more about David's fee based financial planning process, call to set up a complimentary initial consultation.

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, Estate Planning & Trusts, Insurance Products & Annuities


Qualifications CRD# 1095790
Firm CRD# 104510
Series 65

Compensation/Fee Fee-Based


Office Location 2175 North California Boulevard,
Suite 800,
Walnut Creek,
CA
94596
Phone Number 925-660-4720

I work with my clients in crafting a roadmap that helps them create, grow, protect and distribute their wealth in a tax-advantaged manner so they can achieve their financial goals. As a fiduciary, I provide my clients with unconflicted advice and strategies that are in their best interests. And as their lives change, my responsibility is to look at their situations, goals, and futures and help them take the necessary steps so they and their families have a greater sense of security and peace of mind. I grew up in Hawaii in a blue-collar family, and like most people, they lacked financial literacy. My purpose and passion are to help my clients avoid some of the common mistakes that my parents made in planning.

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# 6711825
Firm CRD# 104510
Series 66

Compensation/Fee Fee-Based


Office Location 3945 Freedom Circle, Suite 950,
Santa Clara,
CA
95054
Phone Number 408-565-8572

As a financial planner, I have the privilege of helping individuals and families achieve their personal and financial goals. By addressing your concerns and understanding what is most important to you, I will develop a comprehensive financial plan to help guide you through every stage of life. Outside of work, my wife, Kathy, and I spend a lot of time cooking, working out, and searching for our next dog to adopt (Boston terrier or Saint Bernard or both).

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# 6211526
Firm CRD# 111167

Compensation/Fee Fee-Based


Office Location 1550 The Alameda, Suite 125,
San Jose,
CA
95126
Phone Number 888-242-6766

Andrew Kessler is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional, who pursued a career in financial planning as a result of his passion for helping others. He aspires to share his knowledge, create plans for the future and ease financial anxieties for all the clients he serves. Andrew is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts, and proud to be part of the Allworth Financial team. He lives in the East Bay with his wife Whitney and foster dogs.

About Allworth Financial

Based out of Sacramento, California, Allworth Financial is an independent financial advisory firm that specializes in retirement planning, investment advising, and 401(k) management with a direct approach to financial planning. Allworth delivers long- and short-term investment planning solutions and advice to help clients achieve their goals and plan strategically for retirement. The firm, which was founded in 1993, has grown to serve more than 12,000 clients and manages over $10 billion in client assets.

Advisory Services Provided:

Retirement Planning, Tax Advice and Services, Estate Planning & Trusts


Qualifications Firm CRD# 106056

Compensation/Fee Fee-Only


Office Location 250 Oak Grove Ave,
2nd Floor Suite A,
Menlo Park,
CA
94025
Phone Number 650-451-3410

Value Monitoring Inc (VMI) is a family run financial planning and investment management firm. Dave and Mark Levenson are the company's owners and principal financial advisors. VMI was started by their father in the 80's, and they have worked together as a family since the early 2000s. Over the years, VMI has developed a broad range of financial products and strategies for use in investment portfolio construction, tax planning, and retirement and estate plan designs. Dave is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™. Mark has a series 7 and is licensed to sell insurance, though VMI only consults on insurance products, we do not sell them. VMI works closely with clients to generate customized financial plans and to help find or create the right investment vehicles, insurance products, and other financial tools to fulfill those plans. At VMI we are not money managers who do financial planning, we are financial planners who manage money. Figuring out how to make our clients' lives better, smoother, and easier is at the center of everything we do.

About Value Monitoring Inc.

Deep Relationships built on mutual trust and respect are key to success. Those who work with us will tell you that we are responsive as well as proactive, and that we communicate honestly. Our team is passionate and thorough in how we assess our clients' financial goals.

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, Investment Advice & Management, Tax Advice and Services, Estate Planning & Trusts, Insurance Products & Annuities


Qualifications Firm CRD# 155172

Compensation/Fee Fee-Based


Office Location 3 Lagoon Drive,
Suite 200,
Redwood City,
CA
94065
Phone Number 650-556-1310

Office Location 250 Montgomery Street,
Suite 700,
San Francisco,CA 94104
Phone Number 855-855-8005

Office Location 250 Montgomery Street,
Suite 700,
San Francisco,CA 94104
Phone Number 650-556-1310

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Advisory Services Provided:

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Qualifications CRD# 5910316
Firm CRD# 111167

Compensation/Fee Fee-Based


Office Location 644 North Santa Cruz Ave Suite 4,
Los Gatos,
CA
95030
Phone Number 888-242-6766

Allegra Swan, CFP®, is an advisor in Allworth’s Los Gatos office. Raised in nearby Saratoga, California, Allegra is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional who graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara. Allegra’s primary role involves developing, implementing, and reviewing clients’ financial plans and investment strategies. In her spare time, Allegra enjoys mountain biking and hiking, and has long served as a mentor with Big Brothers and Big Sisters of America for the Santa Cruz County chapter.

About Allworth Financial

Based out of Sacramento, California, Allworth Financial is an independent financial advisory firm that specializes in retirement planning, investment advising, and 401(k) management with a direct approach to financial planning. Allworth delivers long- and short-term investment planning solutions and advice to help clients achieve their goals and plan strategically for retirement. The firm, which was founded in 1993, has grown to serve more than 12,000 clients and manages over $10 billion in client assets.

Advisory Services Provided:

Retirement Planning, Tax Advice and Services, Estate Planning & Trusts


Qualifications CRD# 1934091
Firm CRD# 8032
Series 7, 63

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


Office Location 700 Larkspur Landing Circle, Suite 199,
Larkspur,
CA
94939
Phone Number 415-785-4540

David Roggenkamp has been in the investment advisory business for 31 years. His practice is focused on investment management for individuals and small businesses, including retirement plans. David also provides fee-based consulting guidance on retirement plan investments, education, fiduciary obligations for various types of trusts and qualified plans. He holds FINRA Series 7, 63 securities registrations through Commonwealth Financial Network® and is a certified Chartered Financial Consultant (ChfC). David was appointed Chartered Financial Consultant® (ChFC®) in 2000 from the American College in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. The ChFC certification is a nationally recognized accreditation, demonstrating proficiency eight key areas of practice: investment analysis, capital markets, retirement planning, financial planning, investment risk management and succession planning for business owners and professionals, income tax law, and estate planning. The certification is a recognized standard for investment proficiency and fiduciary ethics in financial planning.David is involved in on-going education to affirm his ChFC certification as well as broker/dealer and regulatory agency education requirements. His immediate prior affiliations include: John Hancock Inc., Transamerica Investment Advisors Inc. David is a 1987 graduate of Kenyon College. David works and lives in Marin County, California, and has resided with his family in the San Francisco Bay area since 1988. References furnished upon request.

About Commonwealth Financial Network

Commonwealth wants you to succeed! Working with us will help you achieve financial independence. Together, we'll implement and monitor a comprehensive process for managing assets and can advise you on most other aspects of your financial life. We typically establish lifelong client relationships. Client references furnished upon request. https://www.davidroggenkamp.com/


Qualifications CRD# 4816123
Firm CRD# 104510
Series 66

Compensation/Fee Fee-Based


Office Location 3950 Civic Center Drive,,
Suite 315,
San Rafael,
CA
94903
Phone Number 415-941-4905

I've been a financial planner since 2005, and in that time, I've helped countless clients think through their lifelong goals and enable them to follow a smart and well-developed plan to achieve their financial milestones. Outside of work, I'm either spending time with my family, walking my dogs, hiking, traveling, watching movies, reading a book, gardening, or working on a DIY project at home.

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 Livermore, California (Ranked by AUM)

Firm Name AUM No. of Clients Fee Structure
Altamont Wealth Management, Inc.
486 South K Street,
Livermore, CA 94550-4515
$182,568,174 151 A percentage of AUM
Hourly charges
Fixed fees
Orrell Capital Management
2600 Kitty Hawk Road , Suite 119,
Livermore, CA 94551
$77,500,000 2 A percentage of AUM

    List of Additional Advisors in Livermore, California*

    * Additional advisors listing is provided in partnership with Yext

    Financial Advisor Office Location Phone Number
    BNJA Insurance and Financial Services
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    183 Contractors Street, Livermore, CA  94551 925-800-1007
    Allstate Personal Financial Representative: Ryan De La Torre
    Inquire with Allstate
    1713 Second St, Livermore, CA  94550 925-858-8828
    Edward Jones
    Inquire with Edward
    1762 First Street, Livermore, CA  94550 925-455-4264
    Edward Jones
    Inquire with Edward
    2300 First Street, Suite 232, Livermore, CA  94550 925-373-0652
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