My Story and Services

Morgan Stanley serves many of the world’s most sophisticated investors, and our firm is one of the nation’s leading firms to help clients with their personal wealth. As your Financial Advisor, I have experience with the unique challenges, styles and strategies that distinguish wealthy investors. I will work with you to help you preserve and grow your wealth, relying on the insights of seasoned investment professionals, a premier trading and execution platform and a full spectrum of investment choices.
Services Include
  • Access to Lending Services
  • Alternative Investments1
  • Annuities2
  • Art Advisory3
  • Asset Management4
  • Endowments and Foundations5
  • Estate Planning Strategies6
  • Financial Planning7
  • Fixed Income8
  • Municipal Bonds9
  • Philanthropic Services
  • Retirement Planning10
  • Socially Responsible Investing
  • Trust Services and Accounting
  • Wealth Management11
Securities Agent: AK, AL, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, KS, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MT, NC, NH, NJ, NM, NY, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI; Investment Advisor Representative; General Securities Representative; Transactional Futures/Commodities; Managed Futures
NMLS#: 175993
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Education and Licensing
  • Bachelor of Science - Business Administration, 1976Bucknell UniversityLewisburg, PA
  • Certified Financial Planner, 1984
  • Financial Planning Specialist Designation, 2003
  • Life and Health Insurance LicenseConnecticut, 1991New York, 1987California and New Hampshire, 2007
  • Master of Science - Financial Planning, 1997College for Financial PlanningDenver, CO
  • Senior Advisor, Private Wealth Management, 2005
  • Senior Investment Management Consultant, 2001
  • Series 65 - Investment Advisory Agent, 1992
Associations
  • Fairfield County Community Foundation, Board Member
  • Financial Planning Association, 1985Denver, CO
  • Greenwich Scholarship Association, Treasurer
  • Old Timers Athletic Association, Treasurer
  • Saint Clement Church, Finance Chairman
Honors and Recognition
  • Forbes Top 50 Financial Advisors in Connecticut 2018
  • Named one of The Top 25 Financial Advisors in Connecticut, 2006 - 2012R.J. Shook "Winner's Circle", 2006 - 2008
  • Barron's "Top 1,000 Financial Advisors" in the Nation, 2009, 2010, 2012

Client Service Team

  • Helaine DeVore

Location

4 Landmark Square
2nd Floor
Stamford, CT 06901
US
Direct:
(203) 356-0844(203) 356-0844
Toll Free:
(800) 233-2353(800) 233-2353
Fax:
(203) 967-7008(203) 967-7008
Investment and Market Perspectives

On the Markets

Retirement

Working with you to understand your life goals and develop a personalized wealth strategy. Today and for the years to come.
  • 401(k) Rollovers
  • IRA Plans
  • Retirement Income Strategies
  • Retirement Plan Participants
  • Annuities
The Simple Six-Step Retirement Checkup

The Simple Six-Step Retirement Checkup

Given market volatility in 2018, checking in on your retirement plan may be one of the wisest New Year’s resolutions you can make.

Investing

Working closely with you to guide your wealth and investments through the most challenging market cycles.
  • Asset Management
  • Wealth Planning
  • Traditional Investments
  • Alternative Investments
  • Impact Investing
Five Smart Strategies to Use a Bonus or Raise

Five Smart Strategies to Use a Bonus or Raise

Have extra money coming in? Here are ways to put your money to work for you now, so you can reap the rewards down the road.

Family

Creating customized financial strategies for the challenges that today's families face.
  • Estate Planning Strategies
  • 529 Plans / Education Savings Planning
  • Long Term Care Insurance
  • Special Needs Planning
  • Trust Services
Financial Transition: A Guide for Women

Financial Transition: A Guide for Women

Here's how to take control of your finances if a death or divorce leaves you holding the reins.

Business Planning

Helping you on key aspects of your business such as ownership, liquidity and developing opportunities.
  • Succession Planning
  • Business Planning
  • Retirement Plan Sponsors
  • Qualified Retirement Plans
  • Corporate Pension Funds
6 Keys to Building a Startup

6 Keys to Building a Startup

Entrepreneurs share ideas and learnings from the experience of starting a company.

Philanthropy

Making sure your philanthropic dollars are managed with the same high quality service as the rest of your wealth.
  • Endowments
  • Foundations
  • Donor Advised Funds
  • Impact Investing
A New Roadmap for Mission Alignment

A New Roadmap for Mission Alignment

Non-profits, foundations and endowments need to ensure that their sources of capital are in sync with their stated goals.

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Your Financial World. On the Go.

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With the Morgan Stanley Mobile App, you’ll have the freedom to manage your investments and instantly access a suite of personal cash management tools.
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Reserved | Living & Giving

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Our complimentary program for eligible clients provides you and your family with access to exclusive offers and discounts from premium travel, automotive, health and wellness, and retail brands as well as curated insights from Morgan Stanley.
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Morgan Stanley Online provides a comprehensive view of your assets and liabilities, projected income, breaking news, research and much more.
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1Alternative Investments are speculative and include a high degree of risk. An investor could lose all or a substantial amount of his/her investment. Alternative investments are suitable only for qualified, long-term investors who are willing to forgo liquidity and put capital at risk for an indefinite period of time.

2Annuities are offered in conjunction with Morgan Stanley Smith Barney LLC’s licensed insurance agency affiliates.

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7Morgan Stanley offers a wide array of brokerage and advisory services to its clients, each of which may create a different type of relationship with different obligations to you. Please consult with your Financial Advisor to understand these differences.

8Fixed Income investing entails credit risks and interest rate risks. When interest rates rise, bond prices generally fall.

9Income generated from an investment in a municipal bond is generally exempt from federal income taxes. Some income may be subject to state and local taxes and to the federal alternative minimum tax. Capital gains, if any, are subject to tax.

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