Our Approach to Wealth Management

Experience, Intellectual Capital and Dedicated Personal Service to Help Meet Your Life Goals.

Empowering families to achieve and maintain financial independence is the fundamental principle that drives our practice. We focus on what is most important to you and provide the critical thinking, specialized skills and global resources to enable you to make more informed decisions about your finances. Our ultimate goal — through a comprehensive goals-based wealth management process — is to help bring clarity and focus on what matters most to you, so you can manage your wealth more effectively in today’s complex global market environment.

Our approach covers the full spectrum of customized strategies. We begin by determining your goals and outlining your financial portrait. I then help you build a plan tailored to your specific goals. Once implemented, we will periodically track your progress as you move through life, adjusting your plan when necessary.

Committed to helping you protect and grow your assets, we are focused on providing timely, unbiased advice and earning your confidence every day to make a real difference in your life.
Services Include
  • Wealth Management1
  • Alternative Investments2
  • Qualified Retirement Plans3
  • Corporate Retirement Plans4
  • Defined Contribution Plans5
  • Endowments and Foundations6
  • Estate Planning Strategies7
  • Institutional Services
  • Asset Management8
  • Qualified Plans
  • Retirement Planning9
  • Long Term Care Insurance10
  • Life Insurance11
  • 401(k) Rollovers
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Locations

  • Cleveland, OH
    200 Public Square
    Suite 2600
    Cleveland, OH 44114

    Direct: (216) 523-3124
    Toll-Free: (800) 362-1230
  • Beverly Hills, CA
    9665 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 600
    Beverly Hills, CA 90212

    Direct: (310) 285-4881
    Fax: (323) 282-3490
  • Pepper Pike, OH
    31099 Chagrin Blvd
    Suite 300
    Pepper Pike, OH 44124

Working With You

You work hard to build wealth in pursuit of a meaningful life for you and your family. As your Financial Advisor, we will work just as hard on your behalf, committing our experience, knowledge and skills to helping you achieve your specific goals. What’s more, we will support you and your strategy by accessing the resources and insight of one of the world’s largest financial firms.

Since 1935, Morgan Stanley has been guided by its founding principle: Do what is right for each client. The firm continuously leverages its intellectual capital and global reach to create and deliver targeted strategies for financially successful individuals like you.

What’s more, its open architecture platform and goals-based wealth management approach empowers us to recommend world-class products and services for your specific situation and goals, eliminating any conflict of interest issues that can be present when using only proprietary investment products.

    Location

    200 Public Square
    Ste 2600
    Cleveland, OH 44114
    US
    Toll-Free:
    (800) 362-1230(800) 362-1230
    9665 Wilshire Blvd.
    Suite 600
    Beverly Hills, CA 90212
    US
    Direct:
    (310) 285-4881(310) 285-4881
    31099 Chagrin Blvd.
    Suite 300
    Pepper Pike, OH 44124
    US

    Meet The Doll Wealth Management Group

    About Me

    David is the Principal Partner of The Doll Wealth Management Group and has been in the investment business for over 30 years. He has significant experience working with high net worth individuals, qualified plans and non-profits. He spent the early years of his career with Kidder Peabody and later with McDonald Investments. David's areas of focus are in investment strategy, portfolio management and relationship development.

    David earned his Bachelors Degree from Baldwin Wallace University in Ohio and is also a graduate of the Securities Industry Institute at the University of Pennsylvania's prestigious Wharton School. David is active in the community, serving on the boards of Northeast Ohio region of the American Red Cross, the Woodruff Foundation, Gordon Square Arts District and Cuyahoga Community College Foundation.

    David and his wife Karen reside in Hunting Valley, Ohio and have three children.
    Securities Agent: TX, OH, WA, VA, TN, SC, PA, NY, NV, NJ, NC, MI, ME, MD, KY, IN, IL, HI, FL, DC, CT, CO, CA; Managed Futures; General Securities Representative; BM/Supervisor; Investment Advisor Representative
    NMLS#: 1731302

    About Me

    David began his career with Bear Stearns and later with J.P. Morgan. After 11 years at JP Morgan he recently joined Morgan Stanley as a Senior Vice President. He has significant experience working with high net worth individuals and families. David's areas of focus are in portfolio management, investment strategy, lending, and relationship development. David earned his Bachelor's Degree from Pepperdine University in Malibu, CA. David and his wife Erin reside in Brentwood, CA.
    Securities Agent: TX, CA, WA, VA, UT, TN, SC, PA, OH, NY, NV, NJ, NC, MI, ME, MD, MA, KY, IN, IL, HI, FL, DC, CT, CO; General Securities Representative; Investment Advisor Representative
    NMLS#: 1138538

    About Me

    Michael began his career as an investment banking analyst for the Royal Bank of Scotland Group. From 2006 to 2008, he worked on the Equity Derivatives sales desk of BNP Paribas in both New York City and Tokyo. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, Michael was a Financial advisor at UBS for 6 years.

    A graduate of Columbia University where he earned his B.A. In Economics, he holds his series 7, 31, 63, and 66 securities licenses. Michael is a current board trustee for The Cleveland Foundry Rowing and Sailing Center. He also serves as Treasurer for the Columbia Alumni Association of Cleveland.

    Outside of his professional career, he enjoys spending time with his wife Jaclyn and their four children; Lucas, Jonathan, Michaela, and James. He is a supporter and alumnus of St. Ignatius High School in Cleveland.
    Securities Agent: OH, WA, VA, TX, TN, SC, PA, NY, NV, NJ, NC, MI, ME, MD, MA, KY, IN, IL, HI, FL, DE, DC, CT, CO, CA; Managed Futures; General Securities Representative; Investment Advisor Representative
    NMLS#: 1672138
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    • 401(k) Rollovers
    • IRA Plans
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    • Retirement Plan Participants
    • Annuities
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    2Alternative 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.

    3Tax laws are complex and subject to change. Morgan Stanley Smith Barney LLC (“Morgan Stanley”), its affiliates and Morgan Stanley Financial Advisors and Private Wealth Advisors do not provide tax or legal advice and are not “fiduciaries” (under ERISA, the Internal Revenue Code or otherwise) with respect to the services or activities described herein except as otherwise provided in writing by Morgan Stanley and/or as described at www.morganstanley.com/disclosures/dol . Individuals are encouraged to consult their tax and legal advisors (a) before establishing a retirement plan or account, and (b) regarding any potential tax, ERISA and related consequences of any investments made under such plan or account.

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    5Tax laws are complex and subject to change. Morgan Stanley Smith Barney LLC (“Morgan Stanley”), its affiliates and Morgan Stanley Financial Advisors and Private Wealth Advisors do not provide tax or legal advice and are not “fiduciaries” (under ERISA, the Internal Revenue Code or otherwise) with respect to the services or activities described herein except as otherwise provided in writing by Morgan Stanley and/or as described at www.morganstanley.com/disclosures/dol . Individuals are encouraged to consult their tax and legal advisors (a) before establishing a retirement plan or account, and (b) regarding any potential tax, ERISA and related consequences of any investments made under such plan or account.

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