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Cetera Advisor Networks LLC

Cetera Advisor Networks LLC is a nationally recognized broker/dealer firm. They are an industry leader with a client-centered philosophy that encourages long-term relationships. They provide regulatory / compliance oversight, guidance and training to us, your financial professionals. Cetera Advisor Networks LLC also provides us with access to unbiased research, and to a full array of the most innovative investment products and world class money managers in the industry. Cetera Advisor Networks LLC is a member of the Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC), and the Financial Industry Regulatory Agency (FINRA).

Charles Schwab

The Charles Schwab Corporation based in San Francisco, California, is a company founded as a traditional brokerage house, and is one of the world's largest discount brokers today. The company serves some 7.7 million individual and institutional clients, with $1.42 trillion in assets (as of January, 2010), from some 300 offices in the U.S. Clients can also access its services via telephone, wireless device and the Internet. Charles Schwab executes and clears all securities transactions for Gemmer Asset Management, LLC.

Gemmer Asset Management

Gemmer Asset Management, LLC has been providing high quality, unbiased investment management services to San Francisco Bay Area Financial Planning firms since 1992. Gemmer’s offices are located in downtown Walnut Creek, CA. Their technical analysis, investment research, asset allocation modeling and security selection expertise is only available to experienced Wealth Management firms and their clients. Their professional services are not available directly to investors.

Pershing, LLC

Pershing LLC is a well-established leader in the industry, and one of the largest New York Stock Exchange securities clearing firms. Pershing provides us with access to securities listed on all major exchanges, including the New York Stock Exchange, the American Stock Exchange, most regional exchanges, and the over-the-counter market. Pershing executes and clears all exchange and over-the-counter securities transactions as agent for, and on the instruction of, Cetera Advisor Networks LLC.

CFP® Board of Standards

The mission of Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. (CFP® Board) is to benefit the public by granting the CFP® certification and upholding it as the recognized standard of excellence for personal financial planning.

The CFP® Board is a non-profit organization which fosters professional standards through its setting and enforcement of the education, examination, experience, ethics and other requirements for CFP® certification. CFP® Board awards individuals who successfully complete initial and ongoing certification requirements the right to use of certification marks CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and CFP®.

Financial Planning Association

The Financial Planning Association® (FPA®) is the leadership and advocacy organization connecting those who provide, support and benefit from professional financial planning. FPA® demonstrates and supports a professional commitment to education and a client-centered financial planning process.

Based in Denver, Colo., FPA® has 96 chapters throughout the country representing more than 25,000 members involved in all facets of providing financial planning services. Working in alliance with academic leaders, legislative and regulatory bodies, financial services firms and consumer interest organizations, FPA® is the community that fosters the value of financial planning and advances the financial planning profession

Professional Resources Available Upon Request

We are happy to provide professional referrals to:

  • Accountants
  • Estate Planning Attorneys
  • Mortgage Brokers
  • Business Planning Attorneys
  • Real Estate Professionals
  • Property and Casualty Insurance Professionals