Our Story and Services

The Hagy Group at Morgan Stanley is a multi-generational team dedicated to helping their clients achieve financial success.

The Hagy Group combines the wisdom of experience and the understanding of two generations. Steve Hagy has been in the financial industry for over 27 years, gaining experience and helping clients manage portfolios through several different market cycles. John Hagy, a millennial early in his career, knows first-hand the challenges of planning, setting goals and the financial concerns millennials face. Together they work to help a broad spectrum of clients reach their goals and achieve tangible results.

The Hagy Group is unique because their clients are able to establish a personal relationship with a Morgan Stanley Portfolio Management Director. With a portfolio manager empowered to implement portfolio investment decisions on your behalf, you have the satisfaction of knowing your account is being actively managed on a fully discretionary fee basis. Leveraging the global resources of Morgan Stanley, the Hagy Group is continuously working to ensure your portfolio stays on track.

Steve and John believe there are no substitutes for hard work and approach each day with enthusiasm for the unique opportunities and challenges presented by the capital markets. With a disciplined and transparent approach to managing your portfolio, each client relationship is treated with care, consideration and clear lines of communication.
Services Include
  • 401(k) Rollovers
  • Alternative Investments1
  • Cash Management2
  • Professional Portfolio Management3
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Financial Planning Tools

Our integrated platform ties goals to implementation, leveraging the intellectual capital and sophisticated institutional capabilities of Morgan Stanley.
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    Your wealth strategy doesn’t just consider your investment objectives. Rather, it is tailored to address the personal life goals you’ve identified and prioritized. Using our suite of tools — our LifeView® platform — we can create your personal roadmap to help achieve and protect your goals — a framework that makes the connection between your life goals and your financial resources, and provides a baseline for future discussions.


    LifeView helps us to:

    Analyze your current investments, and financial situation
    Review and prioritize your goals with you, such as Retirement, Education funding, Major purchases and philanthropic goals
    Protect your goals
    Develop wealth transfer strategies

A Focused Approach to Investments

Your Portfolio Manager works closely with you to understand your needs while maintaining the focus and discipline necessary to guide your portfolio in the most challenging market cycles. A disciplined four-step investment process underpins the program and helps to develop a long-term perspective about building and managing wealth.

The Portfolio Management program’s four-step process helps you develop a long-term perspective about your investments. Your Portfolio Manager will:


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    Meet The Hagy Group

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    Brittney Barnum

    Registered Associate

    About Me

    Steve Hagy is a Senior Vice President, Financial Advisor and Portfolio Management Director with Morgan Stanley Wealth Management. As a member of the Portfolio Management Group, he is part of a select group of Morgan Stanley Financial Advisors who provide fully discretionary portfolio management solutions for their clientele.
    Steve has access to the firm’s most advanced portfolio management and trading technology, which allows him to act quickly on investment decisions; a crucial factor in today’s fast paced markets. The portfolios he manages are highly diversified across various economic sectors and often include exposure to international developed and emerging markets. Leveraging the finest intellectual capital of Morgan Stanley, Steve’s portfolio management process exhibits a high correlation with analysts top picks and is directionally consistent with the strategy, macro themes and sector preferences of the Morgan Stanley Global Investment Committee.
    Married for over 34 years, Steve and his wife Aileen have raised three wonderful children. In his spare time, Steve enjoys golf, fishing, backpacking, traveling and spending time with family, friends and his grandchildren. 

    Professional Details
    27 years of experience as a Portfolio Manager- Morgan Stanley, UBS and PaineWebber
    10 years in Physician Practice Management Industry
    Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration, University of Southern California
    Series 7 General Securities Representative
    Series 63 Uniform Securities Agent
    Series 65 Investment Advisor Representative
    Securities Agent: TX, CA, WA, VA, TN, SD, PA, NY, NV, NM, NJ, NC, MN, MI, MA, IL, ID, HI, GA, DE, DC, CO, AZ, AR; General Securities Representative; Investment Advisor Representative
    NMLS#: 1367413

    About Me

    John Hagy is a Financial Advisor at Morgan Stanley Wealth Management in Woodland Hills. Growing up around the financial services industry, it was natural for John to follow in his father‘s footsteps and become an Advisor. 
    John has seen firsthand how Financial Advisors positively impact individuals and families ability to reach their financial goals. He believes that each and every person deserves good advice that adapts to their financial situation and life stage. John particularly enjoys working with professional athletes and real estate agents having personal ties to both. He has a unique insight to financial planning and utilizes the Goals Planning System, which is proprietary to Morgan Stanley. The Portfolio Management Group Platform is used to implement investment solutions which John believes best serves his clients portfolio management objectives. 
    John graduated from Chapman University with a degree in Political Science with a minor in History.  He is involved in his local community and has previously served the Centennial Guild, a foundation close to his heart, which aids Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.  John is an avid sports fan and enjoys backpacking, snowboarding and Racing Cars.
    Professional Details
    Chapman University, Political Science with a Minor in History
    Series 7- General Securities Registered Representative
    Series 66 Uniform Combined Securities Representative
    Serves Centennial Guild in support of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
    Securities Agent: CA, WA, VA, TX, TN, SD, PA, NY, NV, NM, NJ, NC, MN, MI, MA, IL, ID, HI, GA, DE, DC, CO, AZ, AR; General Securities Representative; Investment Advisor Representative
    NMLS#: 1809641

    About Me

    Brittney works closely with The Hagy Group and their clients to ensure the successful completion of all transactions, paperwork, communications and operational details.Before joining Morgan Stanley, Brittney spent more than 9 years in private banking with JPMorgan Chase, working with wealthy individuals and small businesses.Brittney is a graduate of California Lutheran University, and also attended the University of California, Santa Barbara.A native of Seattle, Brittney lives in Camarillo with her husband, son and daughter. 
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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.
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    • IRA Plans
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