The Northwest Capital Group

The Northwest Capital Group at Morgan Stanley is a comprehensive wealth management practice.  Our consultative approach seeks to understand your vision, preferences and unique circumstances before we formulate a wealth strategy that helps to achieve your goals and objectives.  We provide comprehensive personal investment and advisory strategies for successful individuals, families and foundations.

Through thoughtful dialogue and collaboration, we help clients develop a customized wealth management plan and can provide guidance on important financial decisions.  Our service encompasses all aspects of a client's financial life, including in-depth financial planning, customized portfolio construction and management, risk mitigation and wealth transfer strategies.  Our investment strategies are tailored to our client's goals, time frame and risk tolerance.  Conversations with our clients include listening to their hopes and concerns, while providing feedback on progress made toward achieving their goals. We can also draw on the experience of additional firm specialists in areas such as lending, trusts and insurance to maximize our effectiveness.

With over one hundred years combined experience in the financial services industry, Northwest Capital Group team members utilize our experience and investing knowledge to better serve our clients.
Services Include
  • Professional Portfolio Management1
  • Asset Management2
  • Financial Planning3
  • Retirement Planning4
  • Wealth Management5
  • Lending Products
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Location

500 108th Ave NE
Ste 1900
Bellevue, WA 98004
US
Direct:
(425) 453-5800(425) 453-5800
Toll-Free:
(855) 280-6587(855) 280-6587

Meet Northwest Capital Group

About Me

I have worked in the investment industry since 1990 and I received the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation in 1991.  I joined the Northwest Capital Group at Morgan Stanley in 2001.  As Senior Portfolio Management Director, I am responsible for discretionary management of individual and foundation client investment portfolios through Morgan Stanley's Portfolio Management program.  I also provide wealth planning advice to high net worth clients based on their goals and unique circumstances.

I have Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting.  My previous professional investment experience included management of an equity mutual fund in excess of $1 billion for Citigroup Asset Management (1998-1999); management of a high yield bond fund for Safeco Asset Management (1996-1997); industry research analysis covering technology, real estate and media for Safeco Asset Management (1992-1997).

I continue to support non-profit organizations providing hospice and homecare services to those suffering from cancer, and shelter to those facing challenging circumstances.  I also support organizations providing education to young people in a setting that encourages strong values and an awareness of our individual responsibilities to be good citizens in our communities.
Securities Agent: WA, WI, VT, VA, TX, TN, SD, SC, RI, PA, OR, OH, NY, NV, NM, NJ, NC, MT, MO, MI, MD, MA, KY, IN, IL, ID, HI, GA, FL, CO, CA, AZ, AK; Managed Futures; Transactional Futures/Commodities; General Securities Representative; Investment Advisor Representative
NMLS#: 1255756

About Me

I have been with Morgan Stanley Wealth Management since 2004.  As a Financial Planning Specialist with Northwest Capital Group I work with high net worth families and individuals to bring a holistic approach to clients financial goals, with an emphasis on prudent risk management and long term investments.  My financial planning experience adds an important dimension to our teams ongoing consultative approach to the wealth management process.

As an insurance and annuity licensed advisor, I offer 401(k) retirement plan reviews and insurance reviews for individual estate planning needs.  I have been recognized by Seattle Magazine as a Five Star Wealth Manager - Best in Client Satisfaction award for the years 2012-2017.

I earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Finance.  I grew up in Sammamish Washington and now live in Seattle with my wife Annie.  Outside of work we enjoy traveling, cooking and boating.  We support several local nonprofits.
Securities Agent: WA, TX, WI, VT, VA, TN, RI, PA, OR, OH, NY, NV, NM, NJ, NC, MT, MI, MD, MA, KY, IL, ID, HI, GA, FL, CO, CA, AZ, AK; General Securities Representative; Investment Advisor Representative
NMLS#: 1368448

About Me

I have worked in the investment industry since 1983 and have been a member of Northwest Capital Group for sixteen years, providing our clients with outstanding service and advice.  As a Financial Advisor, I work with clients to develop a comprehensive financial plan based on an in-depth understanding of each clients lifestyle, financial situation and goals and implement customized investment strategies tailored to each clients needs.  I believe in the importance of building long standing relationship and work closely with our clients other trusted advisors to deliver exceptional client service.

I have a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics.  For several years, I have been involved in non-profit organizations providing housing and support for those in need in our local community.
Securities Agent: WA, TX, WI, VT, VA, TN, RI, PA, OR, OH, NY, NV, NM, NJ, NC, MT, MI, MD, MA, KY, IL, ID, HI, GA, FL, CO, CA, AZ, AK; General Securities Representative; Investment Advisor Representative
NMLS#: 1404045

About Me

Since starting in the financial services industry in 1993, I have always had an unwavering goal to make the financial lives of my affluent clients easier.  As a Financial Advisor with the Northwest Capital Group, I can draw on the resources of an entire team to deliver unparalleled solutions related to custom credit, complex wealth management and banking.

I received a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science.  When not in the office, I enjoy skiing, biking, running, flying, sailing in the pristine waters of the Puget Sound, rowing for the Lake Sammamish Masters Rowing Club in Redmond Washington or volunteering for Junior Achievement in Washington.
Securities Agent: WA, WI, VT, VA, TX, TN, SC, RI, PA, OR, OH, NY, NV, NM, NJ, NC, MT, MI, MD, MA, KY, IL, ID, HI, GA, FL, CO, CA, AZ, AK; General Securities Representative; Investment Advisor Representative
NMLS#: 509814

About Me

I started my career in the financial services industry at Smith Barney in 2000 and I joined the Northwest Capital Group in 2003.  I provide administrative support for our clients and the team, including opening and maintaining accounts, fund transfers and equity trades.  The best part of my work is getting to know our clients and creating strong relationships.

I was born and raised in Portland, Oregon and received my Bachelor of Arts in Journalism.  Prior to working in financial services I was a paralegal for a southern California law firm for six years.  I enjoy time spent with family and friends.

About Me

With over twenty years of experience with Morgan Stanley and Smith Barney providing administrative support for financial advisors and their clients I have a deep level of experience to draw upon when assisting clients.   I help to onboard new clients, account modifications and updates as individuals move or experience life changes.  I assist in processing money movement such as wire transfers, establishing and utilizing bank account links and checks.  I enjoy getting to know each client and assisting them to reach their financial goals.

I am originally from Corvallis, Oregon. I received a Bachelor of Science in History.  I have worked in Bellevue since 1998 and joined the Northwest Capital Group in 2015.  I am an active member of the Eastside Audubon Society and I also volunteer at Zazu's House Parrott Sanctuary.

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