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Leila Mathur Peck has been a financial advisor with Morgan Stanley for over 25 years. She received her BS from the University of Maryland College of Journalism, with a specialty in Science and Technical Communication. The training she received provided a foundation for research, analysis, synthesizing and applying technical concepts to client’s investment portfolios. She is responsible and accountable for managing over $100 million of client’s assets as of January 31, 2019.

Throughout her career, Leila has provided personal attention and caring she devotes to the families with whom she works. She is now working with the adult children and grandchildren of her first clients, guiding them through their own financial planning and designing their financial path toward the future.

“When you and I work together, I am focused on what is important to you and how you can achieve it. I am interested in your family, your goals and how your financial plan can impact achievement of those goals. When life’s surprises happen, I’m there for my clients, helping them adjust their financial plan with the new reality of their lives. I focus on common sense, easy to understand and down to earth advice. I don’t get caught up in financial jargon. Among the things my clients like about how I work with them is that I’m always accessible to help.”

Recently, Leila has been helping certain clients put their money where their values are using the firm's Investing With Impact Approach. This aims to generate market rate financial returns while demonstrating postive Environmental or Social Impact.

Leila is active with clean energy and sustainable impact groups, Women In Technology, sailing, art and charity groups. She is a voracious reader, having been in the same book club for the last 15 years. She also enjoys exercising, gardening, and more. She lives in N. Arlington with her 2 college-aged children. Her oldest daughter has successfully launched and is working on the W. Coast.


The returns on a portfolio consisting primarily of Environmental, Social and Governance (“ESG”) aware investments may be lower or higher than a portfolio that is more diversified or where decisions are based solely on investment considerations. Because ESG criteria exclude some investments, investors may not be able to take advantage of the same opportunities or market trends as investors that do not use such criteria.
Services Include
  • Wealth Consulting
  • Executive Financial Services1
  • Asset Management2
  • 401(k) Rollovers
  • Qualified Retirement Plans3
  • Annuities4
  • Retirement Planning5
  • Financial Planning6
  • Municipal Bonds7
  • Philanthropic Services
  • Planning for Education Funding8
  • Sustainable Investing9
  • Trust Accounts10
  • Wealth Management11
  • 529 Plans12
  • Cash Management13
  • Divorce Financial Analysis14
  • Exchange Traded Funds15
  • Long Term Care Insurance16
Securities Agent: VA, TX, MD, WA, SC, PA, NY, NJ, NH, NC, MO, IL, FL, DC, CO, CA, AZ; Managed Futures; Transactional Futures/Commodities; General Securities Representative; Investment Advisor Representative
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Education

  • B.S. Journalism; Specialty in Scientific and Technical Communication; University of Maryland, College Park
  • Series 7 General Securities License, Registered Representative 1985
  • Series 3, Commodities Broker License
  • Series 63, Uniform State Exam
  • Life Accident Health Insurance and Variable Annuity License
  • Series 65, Registered Investment Advisor

Investing With Imapct

Creating Economic, Social and Environmental Value

"To galvanize the necessary capital to have real impact, sustainable investing can't be limited to investors willing to accept unattractive returns in order to create social good.  Getting to scale requires investment products that seek attractive returns while benefiting society. This is the philosophy behind our Investing with Impact Platform."

                                                                                  JAMES P. GORMAN
                                                        Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Morgan Stanley

Morgan Stanley launched an approach to investing in 2012 called Investing with Impact.  Investing with Impact aims to generate market-rate financial returns while demonstrating positive environmental and/or social impact.

    Client Service Team

    • Donna Turner - Senior Client Service Associate
      Email: donna.turner@morganstanley.com   
      Phone: 703-556-8131

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    1650 Tysons Blvd
    Suite 1000
    McLean, VA 22102
    US
    Direct:
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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