Michael + Macauley - Financial Advisor in Los Angeles, CA

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Michael Macauley

Signature Estate & Investment Advisors (SEIA)

2121 Avenue of the Stars, Suite 1600
Los Angeles, CA 90067

About Michael Macauley

Our firm is a Registered Investment Advisor, established 1995. SEIA - Signature Estate & Investment Advisors: we are an independent firm based in Los Angeles, with about 175 people. We work as Fiduciaries and manage approximately $16 billion in client assets. We have offices in Century City, Pasadena, Redondo Beach, Newport Beach, Houston and in Virginia.

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General Information

Firm Start Year
  • 1995
No. of Employees
  • 2-4
  • 5714328
Firm CRD#
  • 108163
Insurance License#
  • CA 0G73288
Name of Custodial Firm
  • Charles Schwab, Fidelity Investments
States Licensed in
  • CA
Years of Experience in Financial Services
  • 22
Number of Years with Current Firm
  • 8
Work Experience
  • Signature Estate & Investment Advisors (SEIA) - 2015 to present - Financial Advisor

    Northwestern Mutual - Los Angeles: 2009-2015 - Financial Advisor

    Julius Baer Investment Management, Los Angeles/NY: 2006-2009 - Associate Vice President, Institutional Investments

    Wilshire Associates, Santa Monica: 2001-2006 - Consulting Associate
Work with the following types of clients
  • Non-Profit Organizations, Businesses, Individual Investors
Foreign Languages Serviced
  • Spanish, German, Czech, Slovak
Advisory Services Provided
  • Investment Advice & Management, Estate Planning & Trusts, Financial Planning, Portfolio Management, Retirement Planning, 401K Rollovers, Wealth Management, Money Management, Risk Management, Education Funding and Planning, Financial Planning for Individuals, Financial Planning for Businesses, Insurance Products & Annuities


Registered Investment Advisor
  • Yes
Registered 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
  • CFP®, CFA®
Securities Licenses
  • Series 63, Series 7
Insurance and Annuity Licenses
  • Disability, Long Term Care, Variable Annuity, Life, Health, Annuity

Firm Information

Assets Managed by Firm
  • 16 billion
Advisor's Number of Clients
  • 95
Assets Managed by Advisor
  • $250,000,000

Compensation and Fees

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


MBA - Finance & Entrepreneurship
  • Loyola Marymount University
    2000 - 2002

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