About Message

As a Corporate Retirement Director, We can provide guidance and information to help you meet your fiduciary responsibilities. We know you’re busy managing your business and that you may not have the experience or the time to do what is necessary to make the right decisions. We have the tools and knowledge to help you make informed investment decisions as well as address your other plan responsibilities. You can feel confident knowing that we are committed to putting our resources and experience to work for your organization’s retirement plan.
Services Include
  • 401(k) Rollovers
  • Asset Management1
  • Corporate Cash Management
  • Corporate Pension Funds
  • Corporate Retirement Plans2
  • Defined Contribution Plans3
  • Endowments and Foundations4
  • Executive Financial Services5
  • Financial Planning6
  • Retirement Planning7
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Chris Dubie was named to Forbes Magazine's List of America's Best-in-State Wealth Advisors in 2018. From 2015-2017 he made Financial Times Top Advisors for 401k ranking and in 2017 he was named as one of Barron's Top 1,200 advisors . Chris was also named

  • Annie Strout was named to the National Association of Plan Advisors Top Women Advisors "Rising Star" in 2018.
  • Julie has also been named as one of the top 100 retirement plan advisors by PLANADVISOR magazine in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014. The National Association of Plan Advisors named Julie as one of the top financial advisors under the age of 40 in 2014-20
  • Chris Dubie was named to Forbes Magazine's List of America's Best-in-State Wealth Advisors in 2018. From 2015-2017 he made Financial Times Top Advisors for 401k ranking and in 2017 he was named as one of Barron's Top 1,200 advisors . Chris was also named

Experience

Our experienced team of retirement professionals can help translate your organization's retirement plan goals and objectives into actionable strategies and solutions.  We believe that working as a team not only provides you with access to a broad array of solutions, but also helps to ensure that you benefit from the highest levels of service.  While we bring complementary skills and perspectives to our clients, we also share a commitment to responding to  your retirement plan needs promptly, professionally and thoroughly.  Our goal is to earn your confidence not only through the quality of retirement plan solutions we present to you, but also the excellence with which we deliver them.

    Working With You

    We are dedicated to making your retirement plan a success and to helping you meet your fiduciary responsibilities.  We are able to provide the following services to your plan: evaluation, investment services, plan management, plan participation, plan benchmarks, and other services.  We would appreciate the opportunity to work with you to develop a strategy that is appropriate for your plan.

      Community Involvement

      Chris and Julie are actively involved in events and fundraisers through the community health center of Burlington.  Julie is on the executive leadership team for the Burlington Go Red for Women event with the American Heart Association.  Julie spoke at the 2016 event and will be co-chair for the 2017 event.

        Location

        105 West View Rd
        5th Fl
        Colchester, VT 05446
        US
        Direct:
        (802) 658-2424(802) 658-2424
        Toll-Free:
        (800) 446-0193(800) 446-0193

        Meet The Dubie Group

        About Me

        Julie is a Financial Advisor, Financial Planning Specialist, Chartered Retirement Plan Specialist (CRPS®), and a B.S. in business administration from Saint Michael's College. Julie joined Morgan Stanley in 2007 afterworking locally with NEB Resources in Shelburne, Vermont.  Julie provides support for companies on 401(k) administration and education, and works primarily in the area of helping to mitigate fiduciary liability.  Julie is also responsible for retirement plan benchmarking studies.
        Securities Agent: VT, WI, VI, SC, PA, NY, NH, NC, MN, ME, MD, MA, FL, DE, CA; General Securities Representative; Investment Advisor Representative
        NMLS#: 1383176

        About Me

        Christopher is a Senior Vice President, Financial Advisor, Financial Planning Specialist, Corporate Client Group Director and Chartered Retirement Plan Specialist (CRPS®).  Chris has been working on corporate retirement planning since he joined Morgan Stanley in 1997.  He focuses on assisting plan sponsers with their corporate retirement plans and corporate executives with their financial planning and investment management needs.
        Securities Agent: AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, ID, IL, KY, MA, ME, MI, NC, NH, NY, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA, VI, VT; Investment Advisor Representative; BM/Supervisor; General Securities Representative; Managed Futures
        NMLS#: 176126

        About Me

        Annie Strout is a Financial Advisor and Financial Planning Specialist with a Bachelor's degree from the University of Vermont. Annie was a Division I athlete for the Women's Lacrosse Team and also graduated as a John Dewey Honors College Scholar. Annie joined Morgan Stanley after working as a financial services professional in the insurance industry where she focused on developing and implementing strategies that most effectively created, protected, and distributed her client's assets in alignment with their objectives. Annie provides support in retirement plan pricing, administration, and reporting. Annie also enjoys working with participants and providing support around participant education. Annie's clients include businesses and business owners, retirees, pre-retirees, young professionals, families, foundations and non-profits. Annie focuses on working with clients to create holistic financial plans and tailored investment strategies to help them reach their goals.
        Securities Agent: VT, WI, VI, TX, SC, PA, NY, NH, NC, MN, ME, MA, KY, GA, FL, DE, DC, CA; General Securities Representative; Investment Advisor Representative
        NMLS#: 1297879

        About Me

        Julie is a Senior Registered Associate.  Julie has been working with Morgan Stanley since 1996.  She is responsible for the coordination of day-to-day communication and general plan level assistance.  She works closely with plan sponsers, participants and vendors.  She is also responsible for the coordination with their third-party administrators and outside auditors who work for our clients.  As a registered associate, Julie is an added resource in answering questions for participants who call into our team.

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