Our Story and Services

Our team offers a rare breadth of talent, and a wide range of skills. As of September 30, 2018, we manage approximately $3 billion in assets, 1,200 partnerships with other advisors, and are comprised of fourteen Financial Advisors and twelve support members located throughout the country.

Whether you are seeking Portfolio Management, Institutional Investing, Estate and Retirement Planning strategies, Business Planning, or you require an International Client Advisor, we offer the guidance you seek. Our robust team includes a variety of disciplines, including a Family Wealth Director. This elite designation held by less than 3% of Morgan Stanley Financial Advisors qualifies us to address the unique concerns of high net worth families.

With over one hundred combined years of experience in the financial services industry, The Pelican Bay Group offers you a rare depth and breadth of talent. We pride ourselves on the comprehensive services we offer, backed by the global resources of Morgan Stanley.
Services Include
  • Wealth Management1
  • 401(k) Rollovers
  • Asset Management2
  • Corporate Retirement Plans3
  • Corporate Trust Services
  • Endowments and Foundations4
  • Institutional Services
  • Professional Portfolio Management5
  • Qualified Retirement Plans6
  • Retirement Planning7
  • Sustainable Investing8
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Our Experience

For a combined total of over 100 years, we’ve provided clients, institutions, and advisors with financial solutions that have helped preserve and grow wealth. With a highly credentialed and dedicated team of professionals, we are known for providing objective consulting and strategic advice in the following areas:

Portfolio Management
Institutional Investing
Estate and Retirement Planning Strategies
Family Director Offering
International Client Advisor
Business Planning
Lending Solutions
Financial Planning

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    Our Clients

    We provide premium wealth management to individuals, advisors, and institutional clients. We are proud to serve clients from around the country and around the world. The relationships we develop are personal. In fact, many of our clients have been with us for over a decade, and we are now privileged to work with their sons and daughters.

    Our method is the same for all of our clients: we work closely with them to help articulate their goals and aspirations for themselves, their loved ones, and their businesses. Then we thoughtfully create a wealth management strategy based on their objectives being mindful of risk mitigation, tax issues, and changing economic conditions. We regularly review portfolios with our clients to make sure that their plans are on track towards their goals.

      Working With You

      Whatever your objectives, whether they are lofty or grounded, short-term or long-term—our aim is to help make your goals a reality. We help individuals, families, advisors and institutional clients strategize, manage, and implement intelligent financial solutions.

      With some of the top minds and capabilities in the industry, we tailor wealth management plans to align with your wishes, your style, and your specific needs. After all, your goals are unique, how we achieve them should be too.

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      The Pelican Bay Group Pittsford
      1250 Pittsford Victor Road
      Building 200, Suite 350
      Pittsford, NY 14534
      Phone: 800-736-4608

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      The Pelican Bay Group Denver
      1550 Market St., Suite 600
      Denver CO 80202
      Phone: 888-477-3002

      The Pelican Bay Group Wyoming
      135 N Main St.
      Sheridan, WY 82801
      Phone: 888-891-7423

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      The Pelican Bay Group Boca Raton
      1801 North Military Trail, Suite 300
      Boca Raton, FL 33431
      Phone: 800-321-1034

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      The Pelican Bay Group New York City
      522 Fifth Avenue, 11th Floor
      New York, NY 10036
      Phone: 212-603-6158

        Location

        1250 Pittsford Victor Road
        Building 200, Suite 350
        Pittsford, NY 14534
        US
        Direct:
        (585) 383-9270(585) 383-9270
        Toll-Free:
        (800) 736-4608(800) 736-4608
        1550 Market Street
        Suite 600
        Denver, CO 80202
        US
        Direct:
        (888) 477-3002(888) 477-3002
        1801 North Military Trail
        Suite 300
        Boca Raton, FL 33431
        US
        Direct:
        (800) 321-1034(800) 321-1034
        522 Fifth Avenue
        11th Floor
        New York, NY 10036
        US
        Direct:
        (212) 603-6158(212) 603-6158
        135 N Main St
        Sheridan, WY 82801
        US
        Direct:
        (888) 891-7423(888) 891-7423

        Meet The Pelican Bay Group

        About Me

        Founder of the Pelican Bay Group at Morgan Stanley and Senior Portfolio Management Director at Morgan Stanley’s Portfolio Management Group, Tony and his colleagues oversee the investment management of over $3 billion for individual and institutional clients, as of June 30, 2018. This includes $1.4 billion in covered call writing strategies, also for individual and institutional clients.

        Mr. Gallea has received numerous industry awards and recognition, and has appeared on CNBC, CNN, Bloomberg Television, National Public Radio, USA Network and AP Radio Network. He has been interviewed by The Wall Street Journal and was the subject of a full-page interview in The New York Times. A founding board member of the Portfolio Management Institute, he was its first President.

        Tony also is an accomplished author in the investment field with four books to his credit: The Lump Sum Handbook; Contrarian Investing; The Lump Sum Advisor, and Bulls Make Money, Bears Make Money, Pigs Get Slaughtered.

        A native of Rochester, New York he now resides in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida and Hendersonville, North Carolina with his wife Barbara. A graduate of the University of Rochester (BA) and Colorado State University (MBA), he is a life member of American Mensa and served as an adjunct professor at St John Fisher’s Bittner School of Business. In addition, Mr. Gallea serves as an arbitrator for FINRA, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, in its Dispute Resolution Program.

        In his spare time, Mr. Gallea is a competitive chess player and an avid golfer. A supporting member of the Cato Institute, as well as the Ludwig von Mises Institute, Mr. Gallea has been with Morgan Stanley since 1980.
        Securities Agent: TX, OK, NC, FL, WY, WV, WI, WA, VT, VA, UT, TN, SD, SC, RI, PA, OR, OH, NY, NV, NM, NJ, NH, NE, ND, MT, MS, MO, MN, MI, ME, MD, MA, LA, KY, KS, IN, IL, ID, IA, HI, GA, DE, DC, CT, CO, CA, AZ, AR, AL, AK; General Securities Representative; Investment Advisor Representative
        NMLS#: 1331964

        About Me

        Throughout her more than 20 year career, Jennifer has advised institutions on asset allocation and investment manager selection, traded fixed income securities, managed a branch office and helped dozens of high net worth clients create and implement comprehensive wealth management strategies.

        Jennifer began her financial services career while still in college at the University of Pittsburgh. Several years later, she was managing the Pittsford, NY branch of a Morgan Stanley predecessor firm. Today, she interacts with a wide variety of Pelican Bay Group clients, including foundations, endowments, banks, trust companies and high net worth families. 

        Jennifer also works closely with other Morgan Stanley Financial Advisors who seek out The Pelican Bay Group for our investment management capabilities. She takes pride in the fact that we now maintain strategic relationships with more than 500 Financial Advisors. 

        A frequent speaker at financial services industry conferences, Jennifer serves as Co-Chairperson of the Morgan Stanley Consulting Group Wealth Advisory Group. She is a former co-chair of the Morgan Stanley Directors’ Advisory Group and an active member of the firm’s Impact Investing Committee, as well as the Portfolio Management Institute and the Economics Club of New York.

        In addition to the BA in Economics she earned at Pitt. Jennifer received an MBA from University of Massachusetts and Certified Investment Management Analyst® certification from The Wharton School at The University of Pennsylvania. She resides in New York and is the proud mother of a newly adopted son.
        Securities Agent: OK, WY, WV, WI, WA, VT, VA, UT, TX, TN, SD, SC, RI, PR, PA, OR, OH, NY, NV, NM, NJ, NH, NE, ND, NC, MT, MS, MO, MN, MI, ME, MD, MA, LA, KY, KS, IN, IL, ID, IA, HI, GA, FL, DE, DC, CT, CO, CA, AZ, AR, AL, AK; Managed Futures; Transactional Futures/Commodities; General Securities Representative; BM/Supervisor; Investment Advisor Representative
        NMLS#: 1282404

        About Me

        Richard DiMarzo’s practice at Morgan Stanley focuses on asset management, financial planning for High-Net-Worth Individuals, as well as, High-Net-Worth Multi-Generational Families. Richard began his career in 1986 and has been with Morgan Stanley for 33 years.

        Richard was recently designated a Dedicated Equity Plan Specialist. With this designation Richard will be expanding his focus to individuals at both private and public companies whom have exercised stock options and are building their financial future.

        Richard is the former Chairperson of Judy’s Fund: Hope for Cancer Survivors. The fund was established in 2012 as a tribute to Judy, his late wife, who passed away from cancer in 2009. The fund’s dual purpose was to raise funds for the Judy DiMarzo Cancer Survivorship Program at the Wilmot Cancer Institute which addresses the physical, emotional, social, spiritual and financial issues as a patient makes a transition from treatment to care. The fund also sought to create awareness for survivorship and the growing number of cancer survivors. The fund worked to establish the Warrior Walk now in its seventh year. The Warrior Walk Celebrating Life Beyond Cancer has become an annual signature event for the Wilmot Cancer Institute run solely under their direction.

        Richard is also the former Chairperson of the Board of the James P. Wilmot Cancer Institute. He is also a former member of the George Eastman Circle and was a founding member of the Willow Society.

        Richard is the former Chairman of the Board of Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School, served as Chair of the Board’s Institutional Advancement and Finance committees, as well as, the prior Chair of Institutional Advancement and Property and Finance.

        Richard was awarded the 2015 Community Leadership award by Morgan Stanley.

        Richard is a prior board member of PMI (Portfolio Management Institute) and a former 10 year associate member of PAMIC (Pennsylvania Association of Mutual Insurance Companies) where he actively wrote for the PAMIC Pulse, a monthly publication for Pennsylvania Mutual Insurance companies.

        His two sons, Josh and Brian, both work in the financial service industry.

        He is a graduate of Colgate University in Hamilton, New York where he earned his degree in Philosophy and Religion with a concentration in Ethics. He has also received his designation as Certified Portfolio Manager® from Columbia University.
        Securities Agent: TX, FL, WY, WV, WI, WA, VT, VA, UT, TN, SD, SC, RI, PA, OR, OK, OH, NY, NV, NM, NJ, NH, NE, ND, NC, MT, MS, MO, MN, MI, ME, MD, MA, LA, KY, KS, IN, IL, ID, IA, HI, GA, DE, DC, CT, CO, CA, AZ, AR, AL, AK; Managed Futures; Transactional Futures/Commodities; General Securities Representative; Investment Advisor Representative
        NMLS#: 1268429

        About Me

        As a Financial Planning Specialist within the Pelican Bay Group at Morgan Stanley’s Pittsford, New York office, Paul works primarily with fiduciaries, high-net-worth individuals, highly affluent families and small-to-medium size businesses.

        Mr. Hanrahan began his career in the Financial Services Industry in 1994 with Prudential Securities in Rochester, NY as a Financial Advisor. His career with Prudential Securities culminated as a Branch Manager, providing leadership to a 40-person office. At that time, Paul was one of the youngest Branch Managers in the firm’s history.

        Paul currently serves on the National Advisory Council working with Morgan Stanley firm leadership on issues affecting our financial advisors. He has also served on the National Marketing Council as well as a Regional Advisory Council serving the central United States.

        Paul is a graduate of Siena College, where he played on the hockey team for four years. Active in his community, Paul gives back through his involvement with the James P. Wilmot Cancer Institute. He has served on the board of not only that organization, but its affiliate, the Judy DiMarzo Survivorship Clinic.

        Paul resides in Brighton, NY with his wife and four children.
        Securities Agent: WY, WV, WI, WA, VT, VA, UT, TX, TN, SD, SC, RI, PA, OR, OK, OH, NY, NV, NM, NJ, NH, NE, ND, NC, MT, MS, MO, MN, MI, ME, MD, MA, LA, KY, KS, IN, IL, ID, IA, HI, GA, FL, DE, DC, CT, CO, CA, AZ, AR, AL, AK; Managed Futures; Transactional Futures/Commodities; General Securities Representative; BM/Supervisor
        NMLS#: 1270090

        About Me

        Stephen works with Pelican Bay Group clients in a number of critical capacities: He manages our U.S. and International Opportunities Portfolios. As an International Client Advisor, he serves the complex needs of non-U.S. Investors for the team. In addition, Stephen provides advice on wealth transfer, liabilities management, and business succession planning for high net worth individuals, their attorneys, accountants, and other advisors.
        Stephen is a graduate of Indiana University with a BA in Finance. He is one of a limited number of Morgan Stanley Financial Advisors to receive the International Client Advisor designation. Stephen is a Family Wealth Director, which as of August 2018, is a designation is held by fewer than 4% of Morgan Stanley Financial Advisors. Stephen has earned a number of industry accolades. In 2015, he was the recipient of the Bill Eager award from The Portfolio Management Institute, where he served as both President and Board Member. He also completed a rigorous course of study at Columbia University that earned him the designation of Certified Portfolio Manager®. Stephen was named one of Forbes’ Best-in-State Wealth Advisors in 2018 and 2019.
        Stephen volunteers with Habitat for Humanity and is an active supporter of that organization. He and his wife have two grown children and reside in Denver Colorado and Maui Hawaii.



        The Bill Eager award, as selected by the Board of Directors of the Portfolio Management Institute (PMI), is PMI’s highest honor. To receive the reward, the recipient must be a person: Who is dedicated and committed to the client, always striving to improve their knowledge and skill set, with a passion for the markets, willing to share their knowledge and expertise, committed to hard work and persistence, dedicated to helping partners and employees achieve full potential, who enjoys determined and competitive people, who is dedicated to their community through volunteerism, who is considered good natured, benevolent and committed to family. The Bill Eager award is bestowed annually to only one member of the Portfolio Management Institute among all its members. Currently there are 300 members of PMI.

        Source: Portfolio Management Institute (“PMI”), (2015). The award is not based upon objective qualitative and quantitative criteria. The award is only given to Morgan Stanley Smith Barney LLC (“Morgan Stanley”) Financial Advisors by PMI which is an organization comprised exclusively of Morgan Stanley Financial Advisors. The award may not be representative of any one client’s experience nor is it indicative of the Financial Advisor’s future performance. Neither Morgan Stanley nor its Financial Advisors or Private Wealth Advisors pay a fee to PMI in exchange for the award.
        Securities Agent: TX, OK, HI, CO, WY, WV, WI, WA, VT, VA, UT, TN, SD, SC, RI, PA, OR, OH, NY, NV, NM, NJ, NH, NE, ND, NC, MT, MS, MO, MN, MI, ME, MD, MA, LA, KY, KS, IN, IL, ID, IA, GA, FL, DE, DC, CT, CA, AZ, AR, AL, AK; Managed Futures; Transactional Futures/Commodities; General Securities Representative; BM/Supervisor; Investment Advisor Representative
        NMLS#: 1262135

        About Me

        Mark joined Morgan Stanley in 2009 and became a member of the Pelican Bay Group in 2017. He has held the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ designation for over 25 years and takes pride in developing financial plans to assist clients that have concerns regarding retirement and estate planning. Many long-term clients are reaching retirement age and are now benefiting from the planning done years ago that has allowed them to reach their goals and objectives.

        Mark is also a Portfolio Management Director at Morgan Stanley. This designation along with over 30 years of experience has proven to be helpful in providing objective investment guidance for his clients. Recognizing that there is no silver bullet or one size fits all solution, Mark’s focus is on understanding each client’s unique vision, goals and preferences and aligning advice and portfolio structure in a custom-tailored manner to help his clients achieve financial comfort.

        After a 15 year career in retail, Mark decided that his attention to detail and numbers may be a perfect fit to embark on a career as a financial advisor and took the necessary steps to obtain his securities licenses. He began his new career on October 19th, 1987.

        Mark practices yoga on a regular basis and focuses on good nutrition. He is a RYT® 200 Registered Yoga Teacher and promotes a healthy life style with many of his friends and clients that have similar interests.

        Mark lives in Boca Raton and has been a lifelong Palm Beach County resident. His son Justin and his family reside in Houston.
        Securities Agent: TX, FL, WY, WV, WI, WA, VT, VA, UT, TN, SD, SC, RI, PA, OR, OK, OH, NY, NV, NM, NJ, NH, NE, ND, NC, MT, MS, MO, MN, MI, ME, MD, MA, LA, KY, KS, IN, IL, ID, IA, HI, GA, DE, DC, CT, CO, CA, AZ, AR, AL, AK; General Securities Representative; Investment Advisor Representative
        NMLS#: 1279336

        About Me

        Jeff’s practice at Morgan Stanley strives to lead clients through life’s transitions and to bridge the gap between financial challenges and aspirations. He takes pride in working with clients on financial planning and wealth management strategies to support their financial & life goals. Jeff began his career at Morgan Stanley in 2012 and was asked to join The Pelican Bay Group in 2016.

        Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, Jeff was a Sr. Financial Analyst and Assistant Vice President at Citizens Bank. He supported the Retail Business in financial modeling, budgeting, forecasting, and financial planning. Jeff worked as an intern in 1998 & 1999 with the Pelican Bay Group.

        He earned a bachelor’s degree in economics at St. Lawrence University and Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Clarkson University School of Business. He has attained the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, Certified Divorce Financial Analyst™, Portfolio Manager, Dedicated Equity Plan Specialist, & Financial Planning Specialist designations. Jeff is also licensed in Life, Annuity, and Long Term Care Insurance.

        As an active member of the Financial Planning Association, he completed the University of California FPA Residency Program. In addition, Jeff is a member of the Institute for Divorce Financial Analysts and the Canandaigua, NY Rotary Club.

        Jeff was recently named to the Firm’s Pacesetter’s Club, a global recognition program for Financial Advisors who, within their first five years, demonstrate the highest professional standards and first class client service.
        Securities Agent: TX, NJ, WY, WV, WI, WA, VT, VA, UT, TN, SD, SC, RI, PA, OR, OK, OH, NY, NV, NM, NH, NE, ND, NC, MT, MS, MO, MN, MI, ME, MD, MA, LA, KY, KS, IN, IL, ID, IA, HI, GA, FL, DE, DC, CT, CO, CA, AZ, AR, AL, AK; Managed Futures; General Securities Representative; Investment Advisor Representative
        NMLS#: 1393563

        About Me

        Cindy Walker-Laroche’s practice at Morgan Stanley focuses on wealth creation, financial planning and customized portfolio construction. Her responsibilities include building portfolios in the fixed income bond market with a focus on municipal bond strategies. Secondly, to review and recommend institutional money managers that would support a wealth strategy in the equity markets with concentration on various asset classes. This serves as a compliment to the other team members and their expertise.

        Her prior background includes a BS in Education from State University of New York at Geneseo. She spent years in education at the university creating an environment for training upcoming teachers while writing programs for highly gifted children. After moving to Florida, she followed her training career as a corporate training and development advisor for many south Florida corporations before migrating to the financial services business in 1987.    

        Cindy began her investment advisor career with E.F. Hutton in 1987. As of this March, she has celebrated 30 years in the financial industry and Cindy has been with Morgan Stanley since 2003.

        Her passion in this business is to guide individuals through a goal based process to achieve their life long dreams. Cindy prides herself by being attentive to the needs of wealthy families and the transfer of wealth to children and grandchildren. This is the driving force for investment decisions. 

        Charitably inclined, Cindy has dedicated the last 15 years to serving as a consultant, donor and promoter to The Habilitation Center for the Handicapped in Boca Raton, Florida. The Hab Center is committed to providing vocational training, socialization skills, daily living skills, self-advocacy, and health and wellness to mentally challenged adults.  

        Cindy is a native of Niagara Falls, NY but has lived in South Florida for 40 years. She resides with her husband Ron and enjoys gardening, cooking and hanging out with her poodle-mix, Jakey.
        Securities Agent: TX, NJ, NC, FL, WY, WV, WI, WA, VT, VA, UT, TN, SD, SC, RI, PA, OR, OK, OH, NY, NV, NM, NH, NE, ND, MT, MS, MO, MN, MI, ME, MD, MA, LA, KY, KS, IN, IL, ID, IA, HI, GA, DE, DC, CT, CO, CA, AZ, AR, AL, AK; Managed Futures; Transactional Futures/Commodities; General Securities Representative; Investment Advisor Representative
        NMLS#: 1288390

        About Me

        With more than 25 years of financial services experience, Bill joined The Pelican Bay Group in 2016. He plays a key role in our financial planning efforts and provides our clients with the knowledgeable counsel they need to plan their estates, structure legal settlements, and help meet the often complex challenges that come with retirement. Bill is a Dedicated Equity Plan Specialist allowing him to service Institutional clients that are part of Morgan Stanley’s Reinvestment Network.

        A Rochester native, Bill developed a fascination with the stock market at an early age. After graduating from Rochester Institute of Technology with a BS in Business Administration, he joined a local bank where he specialized in trusts and investments, as well as working with corporate clients. Twelve years later, he followed his true passion and became a Financial Advisor.

        Throughout his career, Bill has supported a number of local organizations, having served as past Treasurer for GEVA Theater and the Rochester Eye and Human Parts Bank. He has also served on the financial committees at St. Thomas More Church and McQuaid Jesuit High School. Currently he sits on the board of the Monroe Community Hospital Foundation. His interests, outside of investing, include singing as a tenor in the St. Thomas More Church choir, numismatics, history, reading and golf. Bill and his wife, Maria, have two children and reside in Rochester, New York.
        Securities Agent: WY, WV, WI, WA, VT, VA, UT, TX, TN, SD, SC, RI, PA, OR, OK, OH, NY, NV, NM, NJ, NH, NE, ND, NC, MT, MS, MO, MN, MI, ME, MD, MA, LA, KY, KS, IN, IL, ID, IA, HI, GA, FL, DE, DC, CT, CO, CA, AZ, AR, AL, AK; Managed Futures; General Securities Representative

        About Me

        Before joining Morgan Stanley in 2016, Jeanine served as an Assistant Vice President at Citigroup in their Microfinance Department in Miami. There she worked on highly visible projects with city and county governments across the country to expand financial literacy by providing access to financial products and services to individuals.

        Prior to her role at Citi, she spent eight years in the entertainment industry in Hollywood. During that time she worked at the William Morris agency where she assisted in representing their A list clients in various commercial endorsement and other financial transactions. She also gained a grounding in foreign film sales, distribution and production.

        Jeanine is Series 7 and 66 Security Licensed and earned her BS in Business Administration from the University of Southern California. She is active in her community and serves as a mentor for Junior Achievement’s JA Fellows program. A California native, she has made her home in Florida and is bicultural and bilingual in Spanish.

        In January 2017, Jeanine joined the Pelican Bay Group, representing the Group from the Morgan Stanley office in Boca Raton.
        Securities Agent: TX, FL, WY, WV, WI, WA, VT, VI, VA, UT, TN, SD, SC, RI, PR, PA, OR, OK, OH, NY, NV, NM, NJ, NH, NE, ND, NC, MT, MS, MO, MN, MI, ME, MD, MA, LA, KY, KS, IN, IL, ID, IA, HI, GA, DE, DC, CT, CO, CA, AZ, AR, AL, AK; General Securities Representative; Investment Advisor Representative
        NMLS#: 1510952
        CA Insurance License #: 0L65861

        About Me

        Shelley brings a keen understanding of the entrepreneurial spirit to the clients she serves. Before joining Morgan Stanley in 2011, she spent fifteen years helping start-up and established businesses develop sound business and marketing plans, execute those plans effectively and raise money through investors, licensing fees and other strategies. With The Pelican Bay Group, Shelley works closely with business owners to help them prepare for mergers, acquisitions and other liquidity events. She also advises them on cash management, 401(k) plan management and other issues that contribute to their corporate success.
         
        For the past several years, Shelley has focused on the unique challenges faced by women entrepreneurs and executives. She created the Executive Women’s Network of Colorado that provides its growing membership with a greater understanding of the financial options available to them.
         
        Active in the Denver community where she has lived her entire life, Shelley helps nonprofits refine their investment and spending policies and manage cash and other assets in line with their missions. She has served on the Board of Directors for Peripheral Neuropathy Association of Denver and currently sits on the board for Colorado Public Broadcasting. In addition, she is a Rocky Mountain Micro Finance Coach and a supporter of Cocktails for a Cause, a women’s group committed to supporting worthy nonprofits in the Denver area.
         
        Shelley earned a BA in Economics from the University of Colorado and resides in Denver with her husband (a New Zealand native) and two children.
        Securities Agent: TX, CO, WY, WV, WI, WA, VT, VA, UT, TN, SD, SC, RI, PA, OR, OK, OH, NY, NV, NM, NJ, NH, NE, ND, NC, MT, MS, MO, MN, MI, ME, MD, MA, LA, KY, KS, IN, IL, ID, IA, HI, GA, FL, DE, DC, CT, CA, AZ, AR, AL, AK; Managed Futures; General Securities Representative; Investment Advisor Representative
        NMLS#: 1364387

        About Me

        Marcy has been in the financial services industry for 28 years. She began her career in 1991 in Billings, MT. All 28 years have been with Morgan Stanley and our predecessor firms. She worked in management for 10 years as an Operations Manager. In 2008, after completing her studies, she became a Financial Advisor.

        She is a First Vice President and has attained the designations: Financial Planning Specialist, Family Wealth Advisor, and Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor SM, (CRPC ®).

        Marcy is also a member of the Pelican Bay Group Wealth Management at Morgan Stanley. The Pelican Bay Group is a boutique team within a large global wealth management firm established in 1924. She works with the Pelican Bay Group advisors in Denver and Sheridan. Her time is split between Colorado and Wyoming. Her focus is in the areas of financial planning, investment management and client service with a focus on comprehensive wealth management.

        March has been married to her husband Sean for 18 years. They have three children, a daughter and twin sons, along with a black lab. They enjoy spending time with family and friends while enjoying their home, the outdoors and various sporting activities and events
        Securities Agent: TX, MT, CO, WY, WV, WI, WA, VT, VA, UT, TN, SD, SC, RI, PA, OR, OK, OH, NY, NV, NM, NJ, NH, NE, ND, NC, MS, MO, MN, MI, ME, MD, MA, LA, KY, KS, IN, IL, ID, IA, HI, GA, FL, DE, DC, CT, CA, AZ, AR, AL, AK; Managed Futures; Transactional Futures/Commodities; General Securities Representative; BM/Supervisor; Investment Advisor Representative
        NMLS#: 1282732

        About Me

        Doug Hockett recently joined the team after working closely with the Pelican Bay Group for over 10 years. Doug brings with him over 20 years of experience with the firm and its predecessors. Not only is Doug a Financial Advisor, he is also a sitting Branch Manager with the firm, holding that title since 2006.

        His passion for private family foundations, endowments, and other high-net worth clients is built and founded on trust and integrity. The goal is to simplify and bring clarity to the clients’ financial lives. He has earned the Morgan Stanley designation of Family Wealth Advisor, Dedicated Equity Plan Specialist, Retirement Planning Specialist and Senior Portfolio Manager. Doug concentrates on portfolio management, risk management, portfolio hedging strategies, monitoring of client investments/wealth management strategies, and new business development.

        Doug is a graduate of the University of Wyoming and continues to be very active not only in his community but his State. He recently graduated from the 2017 Leadership Wyoming program, and serves on several local non-profit boards. He is an avid golfer, hunter and outdoors enthusiast.
        Securities Agent: TX, WY, WV, WI, WA, VT, VA, UT, TN, SD, SC, RI, PR, PA, OR, OK, OH, NY, NV, NM, NJ, NH, NE, ND, NC, MT, MS, MO, MN, MI, ME, MD, MA, LA, KY, KS, IN, IL, ID, IA, HI, GA, FL, DE, DC, CT, CO, CA, AZ, AR, AL, AK; Managed Futures; General Securities Representative; BM/Supervisor; Investment Advisor Representative
        NMLS#: 1278987

        About Me

        Russell Smith is the Director of Business Strategy with the Pelican Bay Group at Morgan Stanley in Pittsford, New York. He joined the firm in 2005. He has a Masters of Business Administration degree from the Rochester Institute of Technology and is a holder of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.

        Mr. Smith provides investment management, analysis and trading support for the Portfolio Management platform. He is currently working on the group’s core option writing styles and works with Richard Dimarzo, Financial Advisor, on the management of the fixed income portfolios. Additionally, Mr. Smith is responsible for execution of the group’s block trading in the equity, options and fixed income markets.

        Mr. Smith interacts on a daily basis with his professional counterparts at banks, trust companies and investment management firms, serving the Group’s institutional clients. In this capacity, Mr. Smith is responsible for answering the daily investment needs of the Group’s client base.

        About Me

        Rebecca Michel began her career with the firm in 2010 and has completed the Series 3, 7 and Series 63 examinations. Becky has been in the financial services industry for 18 years. She is a graduate of Rochester Institute of Technology where she earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. She has also received her designation as Certified Portfolio Manager ® from Columbia University.

        Becky is responsible for overseeing all of the group’s administrative and operational activities. She independently helps to develop, communicate and implement procedures to best meet the logistical and administrative needs of clients and team members. Becky serves as a liaison between Financial Advisors, support staff and branch management, keeping all apprised of the status of projects and proactively communicating any follow up issues and next steps. Becky also coordinates and manages the support staff functions of the group.

        In her free time, Becky enjoys spending time with her husband and two sons. She competes in sprint triathlons, completed the 2012 Bank of America Chicago Marathon, the 2013 NYC Marathon and the 2017 & 2018 Marine Corps Marathons.

        About Me

        Tara Farrell is a Portfolio Management Associate for the Pelican Bay Group. She joined the firm in 1992. She has successfully completed the Series 7 and Series 63 examinations, and Morgan Stanley’s Consulting Group Correspondence Course. She is a graduate of Monroe Community College, where she earned her AS in Legal Studies and is also a New York State Notary Public.

        Tara is responsible for the Group’s use of Morgan Stanley’s Portfolio Management Lydia Trade system, where all Group-managed accounts are analyzed and traded.

        Tara and her Border Collie Dexter, competed in American Kennel Club (AKC) Agility Competitions for 7 years. In 2011, Tara and Dexter earned their 1st Master Agility Championship Title and Qualified for the 2012 AKC National Agility Championship Event in Reno, NV. Tara and Dexter have earned 3 Master Agility Championship Titles and 1 Preferred Master Agility Championship Title in their agility career. They competed in the 2014 AKC National Agility Championship Event in Harrisburg, PA.

        Today, Tara enjoys her adventurous lifestyle with her husband Scott and taking Dexter to several parks for long nature walks.

        About Me

        Jeanette joined Morgan Stanley and its predecessors in 1997 and has achieved her Series 7 and Series 66 licenses.  She is a Senior Registered Associate which reflects her ability to provide the proficient handling of all client administrative needs including trade executions while providing a high level of service to all clients.  Jeanette is committed to achieving continued professional development. She is constantly adding to her knowledge, depth and breadth of her experience within the financial industry.  Over the years Jeanette has become an expert in the firm’s operational systems for the benefit of our clients.  She is involved in new hire training on Morgan Stanley managed account platforms, within the Complex and was a member of the National Service Advisory Council.  Jeanette is also trained to assist with Consulting Group technical analysis. 
         
        Jeanette was born and raised in Denver, Colorado.  Her ties to Denver run deep with her large extended family.  She is a mother of 3 young children who keep her extremely busy in her personal time.  She is very involved in their education and extracurricular activities.  Jeanette and her husband Donavan, enjoy family time, traveling and exploring with their little ones. 

        About Me

        Jennifer joined Morgan Stanley as an intern in the Boulder, Colorado office in 2009.  After graduating, she ran their operations which included branch document processing, cashiering, and new accounts.  Relocating to Denver, Jennifer joined the Pelican Bay Group’s Denver office as a Client Service Associate.  She provides operational and administrative support to the clients of Financial Advisors, Stephen Stribling and Shelley Ford.  She nurtures both new and existing client relationships by utilizing hard work and creativity to tackle special situations. In addition, Jennifer assists the team in their financial education efforts by organizing and creating presentations for their clients and various organizations across the country.  

        Jennifer was born and raised in Fort Collins, Colorado.  She is a member of and was the treasurer for the Alpha Phi Gamma Sorority, Inc. chapter at Colorado State.  Jennifer also served as her sorority’s Multicultural Greek Council representative.  She has lived in Wales and attended Swansea University in Swansea, Wales.  She was a member of the Colorado State University Shotgun Sports Team and continues to shoot trap, skeet, and sporting clays in her free time.  Jennifer is the corresponding secretary for the Brighton Japanese American Association.  She volunteers for and participates in Alzheimer’s Association events throughout the year.  Jennifer enjoys spending time on the river fishing throughout Colorado, cooking, and traveling any chance she gets.

        About Me

        Lisa joined Morgan Stanley in 2012. Over the past 5 years, client interaction and client-related services have been her primary responsibility. Lisa continues to make the most of her administrative and marketing skills and develop her knowledge in regard to helping the advisor / client financial planning process.

        After graduation from college and before becoming a mother, Lisa utilized her degree in Journalism by working for a South Florida advertising firm. She was responsible for handling executive planning, media buys, and B2B advertising for major accounts. In 1989, Lisa transitioned to the radio industry, subsequently working for two of the market’s top radio stations as a sales and support executive.

        After meeting her Canadian-born husband, Lisa worked for a worldwide leader in electronic component distribution, where she was tasked with the multi-national responsibility of handling several major clients around the world, before moving back to South Florida in 1997.

        Lisa was born in Fort Lauderdale, but raised in Cincinnati, Ohio. She graduated from the University of South Carolina with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and moved to Boca Raton where she has lived for 25 years with the exception of three years in Canada.

        Lisa has been married for 23 years and has been a devoted mother raising her two sons, Matthew and Andrew. In her free time, she enjoys going to the beach, boating and exercising, but most of all she loves taking care of her family and her “four-legged” daughter, Lexie.

        About Me

        Keri joined Morgan Stanley in 2013 as a Registered Associate. She has successfully completed her Series 7, Series 6, Series 63, Series 66, Series 9, Series 10, NYS Life Accident and Health examinations and Morgan Stanley's Portfolio Associate certification program. Keri has been in the financial industry for 16 years.

        Keri and her family reside in Middlesex where she is a member of the Marcus Whitman Central School Board.

        About Me

        Lisa Goode joined the Pelican Bay Group in April 2018 as a Client Service Associate. She brings extensive financial industry experience, previously working at OakWood Financial Services and Citi Smith Barney. Lisa holds the FINRA Series 7 & 63 securities licenses and is a New York State Notary Public. She received a BS in Personal Finance from St. John Fisher College and an AS in Business Administration from Finger Lakes Community College.

        Born and raised in Naples, NY, Lisa prefers the country lifestyle and currently lives in Canandaigua with her two young children, Logan and Emma. Lisa seeks out the thrills of many outdoor activities including kayaking, four wheeling, camping, and snowmobiling and likes to challenge herself with various home improvement projects. Together with her children she enjoys taking care of their animals, spending time in the kitchen and tending to their gardens.

        About Me

        Rosalie first joined Morgan Stanley in 2017 as an intern during her senior year of college. After graduating from Barnard College of Columbia University in 2018 with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics, she transitioned into her current role with the Pelican Bay Group. She holds the FINRA Series 7 and 66 licenses.

        Rosalie is responsible for providing personalized and attentive service to help support the team in realizing clients’ financial goals. She runs investment proposals and goals-based financial plans, in addition to assisting with asset allocation, rebalancing, and trading. Rosalie works hard to anticipate client needs and strives to make the client experience as seamless as possible.

        The daughter of two professional classical musicians (and former New Yorkers), Rosalie grew up in Southern Maryland and currently resides in New York City. She enjoys working out, spending time with family and friends, and traveling and exploring whenever possible.
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