Welcome

The Pacific Northwest group emphasizes a global and international approach toward investments.  We celebrate the diversity and strengths of different cultures around the world.  We are here to bridge the gap between what you have accomplished now with your future financial goals.With over 27 years of combined experience in the financial industry, we serve individuals across the globe to craft a financial strategy specific to your region and goals.  We look beyond traditional asset allocation and include strategies incorporating life insurance needs, college savings plans, estate planning, and goal based wealth management through financial planning.
Services Include
  • Asset Management1
  • Business Planning2
  • Financial Planning3
  • Retirement Planning4
  • Trust Services5
  • Cash Management6
  • Fixed Income7
  • Life Insurance8
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Location

601 Union Street
Suite 2900
Seattle, WA 98101
US
Direct:
(206) 224-4163(206) 224-4163
Toll-Free:
(800) 733-4873(800) 733-4873

Meet Pacific Northwest Group

About Me

Originally from Taiwan, Sue entered the financial industry with Citibank before moving to the US with her husband and children. Picking up where she left off, Sue continued work as a financial advisor with Prudential and Merrill Lynch before joining Morgan Stanley in 2010.

Sue Hou has served clients in Taiwan, Hong Kong, China, Canada and The United States for over 25 years, utilizing her international experience in the financial industry as a mutual fund market manager, investment consultant and financial advisor. As a result, she has a keen understanding of the complexities of overseas investing and her clients’ need for asset diversification and fixed income generation. In order to identify the best strategies for seeking to build and preserve her clients’ wealth, Sue strongly believes in working closely with her clients and gaining a thorough understanding of their needs and concerns not just as an initial step but as a continual process.

Sue lives in Seattle with her husband and two children. Away from work, she enjoys traveling, cooking and nature. She is fluent in Mandarin Chinese, Taiwanese, and English.
Securities Agent: WA, PA, OR, FL, CT, CA; General Securities Representative; Investment Advisor Representative
NMLS#: 1465505

About Me

James contributes to Morgan Stanley as a partner to the Pacific Northwest Group. James began his career in the financial industry at age 19 and has worked as a Consulting Group Analyst, a Digital Advisor Associate, and Wealth Advisor Associate at Morgan Stanley. He was also involved in the University of Washington Finance Committee, University of Washington Economics Research, Wells Fargo, and a technology start-up business while completing his degree.
 
Within Morgan Stanley, James is among one of the few Mandarin and Cantonese- speaking advisors with extensive cross-border wealth management knowledge. His mission is to create customized financial planning, portfolio and investment management, and an array of investments and business governance, all with the strong foundation of one of the largest financial institutions in the world. Client satisfaction is James’ primary goal. 
 
James graduated from the University of Washington Seattle with degrees in Economics and Mathematics. He is now serving on the Community Action Board at University of Washington School of Medicine. In his leisure, James likes to keep up on the latest developments with various technology start-ups in Seattle.  
Securities Agent: WA, WI, VA, TX, RI, PA, OR, OH, NY, NM, NJ, MN, MD, MA, LA, IL, ID, HI, GA, FL, DC, CT, CO, CA, AZ, AK; General Securities Representative; Investment Advisor Representative
NMLS#: 1851279

About Me

A native of central Ohio, Anthony has been with Morgan Stanley since March 2012. Before moving to Seattle, he previously had roles with corporate stock plans and operations within the firm.

Anthony enjoys exploring the Pacific Northwest and spending time with his husband Daniel and dog Mason.

Anthony can be reached at (206) 224-4154 or via email at anthony.rosato@ms.com

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

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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
Investing in Artificial Intelligence and Automation

Investing in Artificial Intelligence and Automation

AI is an exciting growth area, but the investing opportunities are not always obvious. Here’s how to integrate this theme into your portfolio.

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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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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