Tony + Montanari - Financial Advisor in Charlotte, NC

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Tony Montanari

ACM Wealth Management

1927 S. Tryon Street
Suite 205
Charlotte, NC 28203

About Tony Montanari

As a fee-based independent advisor, ACM Wealth Management creates unbiased, customized investment strategies to help build, protect and transfer client's wealth. We take a comprehensive and customized approach to your financial situation. Understanding what is most important to you, we then develop a clear long term plan that considers your needs, your goals, and your priorities. After the initial plan is developed we take an active role in your pursuit of these goals.

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General Information

Firm Start Year
  • 2009
No. of Employees
  • 5-9
  • 3089483
Firm CRD#
  • 10740
Name of Broker/Dealer
  • Prospera Financial Services
Name of Custodial Firm
  • First Clearing & Pershing
States Licensed in
  • NC, SC, IL, MA, NY, NJ, CT, CA, FL, MN, NM, IN
Years of Experience in Financial Services
  • 24
Number of Years with Current Firm
  • 12
Work Experience
  • Tony started in the business in 1998. He was trained and worked for two large, national Wall Street Firms. In 2009, Tony started ACM Wealth Management so he could become an independent financial advisor and represent the best interests of his clients and not a large corporation.
Work with the following types of clients
  • Non-Profit Organizations, Businesses, Individual Investors
Advisory Services Provided
  • Investment Advice & Management, Financial Advice & Consulting, Insurance Products & Annuities, Financial Planning, Portfolio Management, Retirement Planning, 401K Rollovers, Wealth Management, Money Management, Risk Management, Financial Planning for Individuals, Education Funding and Planning


Registered Investment Advisor
  • Yes
Registered Representative
  • Yes
Investment Advisor Representative
  • Yes
Acknowledged fiduciary
  • Yes
Compliance Disclosures in Last 5 years
  • I have a clean record
Criminal Disclosures in Last 5 years
  • I have a clean record

Qualifications & Membership

Certifications, Accreditations & Designations
  • CIMA®
Securities Licenses
  • Series 7, Series 31, Series 63, Series 65
Insurance and Annuity Licenses
  • Variable Life, Long Term Care, Variable Annuity, Life, Annuity, Disability
Financial Organization Memberships
  • Investments & Wealth Institute
Non-Financial Organization Memberships
  • UNC Alumni Association, The RAMS Club, Verdict Ridge Country Club, Birkdale Basketball League

Firm Information

Advisor's Number of Clients
  • 90
Advisor's Number of Managed Clients
  • 90
Advisor's Number of Planning Clients
  • 90
Assets Managed by Advisor
  • $120,000,000

Compensation and Fees

Fee Structure
  • Fee-Based
Minimum Portfolio Size for New Managed Accounts
  • $500,000
Compensation Methods
  • Flat Fee, Commissions, Hourly, Based on Assets


Bachelor of Arts -
  • University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
    1996 - 1998

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Securities and advisory services offered through Prospera Financial Services, Inc. Member FINRA/SIPC. Securities Products are not FDIC insured, are not bank guaranteed, and may lose value.