About Me

Marisa Fezza Pollard began her career in the financial services industry in New York at the Bank of New York as part of its institutional soft dollar sales group. Next, she relocated to Boston as a Relationship Manager in Institutional Fixed Income at Loomis Sayles. In August 2003, she joined Smith Barney and moved to Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. in 2009 with Gretchen Wallace. Marisa and the team joined Morgan Stanley in May of 2017.

A New Jersey native, Marisa moved to Rhode Island to attend college, graduating from Johnson & Wales University with a Bachelor of Arts degree. Marisa holds the Certified Financial Planner™ designation by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. She lives in East Greenwich, RI with her husband, three children, and Boston Terrier.

She holds her General Securities License (Series 7), the Uniform Securities Agent State Law Exam (Series 63), and the Uniform Investment Advisor Law Exam (Series 65). She is licensed as an agent for Life, Health, and Variable Annuities.
Services Include
  • Corporate Retirement Plans1
  • 401(k) Rollovers
  • Alternative Investments2
  • Asset Management3
  • Estate Planning Strategies4
  • Financial Planning5
  • Fixed Income6
  • Lending Products
  • Life Insurance7
  • Long Term Care Insurance8
  • Planning for Education Funding9
  • Planning for Individuals with Special Needs10
  • Retirement Planning11
  • Trust Accounts12
  • Wealth Consulting
  • Wealth Management13
Securities Agent: TX, RI, WA, VA, PA, OR, OH, NY, NJ, NH, NE, NC, MO, ME, MD, MA, IL, FL, DE, CT, CO, CA, AZ; General Securities Representative; Investment Advisor Representative
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    Client Service Team

    • Holly Wood - Client Service Associate
      Holly supports Marisa and Gretchen in providing excellent service and coordinates administrative aspect for their team and clients.

      Holly began her career in the financial industry in 2015 when she joined Oppenheimer & Co as a Client Service Associate where she earned her Series 7 and Series 63 licenses. Holly joined the Weybosset Group in 2017. Prior to that, she worked as the Travel Operations Coordinator for Collette Travel.

      Holly holds a BA in Marketing and also Management from the University of South Carolina. During her undergraduate studies, Holly spent a semester studying at the University of Barcelona and she lived in Daegu, South Korea for over a year after graduating.

      She currently lives in Greenville, Rhode Island with her dog and fiancé. Away from the office, Holly enjoys a travelling and is a lifelong beekeeper.  

    Location

    1 Financial Plaza 19th
    Fl
    Providence, RI 02903
    US
    Direct:
    (401) 863-8456(401) 863-8456
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    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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    • Corporate Pension Funds
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