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Paladin Research Report For:

Tony Montanari

ACM Wealth Management

Tony Montanari, a financial fiduciary has been a Paladin Registry member since 2013. Tony holds the Certified Investment Management Analyst certifications and has over 20 years of experience. Tony provides financial services to clients in the Charlotte, North Carolina area.

I. Snapshot

A. Registry Member
  • Since 2013
B. Years of Experience
  • 20
C. College Degrees
  • UNC Chapel Hill - Bachelor of Arts
D. Certifications
  • CIMA®
E. Financial Fiduciary
  • Yes
F. Business Philosophy
  • Read Business Philosophy

    Your financial goals are our highest priority. As your dedicated independent advisor, we create unbiased, customized financial strategies to help you build, protect and transfer your wealth. Understanding what is most important to you, we will develop a clear long term plan that considers your needs, your goals, and your priorities. After the initial plan is developed we monitor your progress and take an active role in your pursuit of these goals.

G. Asset Requirement
  • $500,000

II. Contact Information

A. Key Contact
  • Tony Montanari
B. Main Location
  • 1927 S. Tryon Street
    Suite 205
    Charlotte, North Carolina, 28203
C. Additional Locations
  • Asheville, North Carolina
D. Telephone
  • 877.707.5429

III. Internet

A. Visit Website
B. Social Connections

IV. Firm(s)

A. Name of Firm
  • ACM Wealth Management
B. Relationship to Firm
  • Independent Contractor
C. Name of RIA
  • Prospera Financial Services, Inc
D. Name of Broker/Dealer
  • Prospera Financial Services, Inc
E. Name(s) of Custodian(s)
  • First Clearing Corporation
  • Pershing

V. Credentials

A. Years of Financial Experience
  • 20 Years
B. College, Degrees, Years
  • UNC Chapel Hill - Bachelor of Arts
D. Financial Industry Associations (Active Memberships)
  • Investments & Wealth Institute
  • Financial Services Institute

VI. Registration, Licensing,
Compliance

A. RIA/IAR Registration
  • IAR
B. Type of RIA Registration
  • SEC
C. Industry Licenses
  • Securities License(s)
  • Insurance License(s)
D. Registration & License Numbers
  • CRD: 3089483
  • IARD: None
  • Insurance: 2259873
E. State Licences
  • Financial Advice, Services for Fees: See List
    • California
    • Colorado
    • Connecticut
    • Florida
    • Illinois
    • Massachusetts
    • New Jersey
    • New York
    • North Carolina
    • Ohio
    • South Carolina
  • Investment Products for Commission: See List
    • California
    • Colorado
    • Connecticut
    • Florida
    • Georgia
    • Illinois
    • Massachusetts
    • Minnesota
    • New Jersey
    • New York
    • North Carolina
    • Ohio
    • South Carolina
  • Insurance Products for Commission: North Carolina
F. Compliance Record (Investment)
  • No Disclosures
G. Compliance Record (Insurance)
  • No Disclosures
H. Criminal Disclosure(s)
  • None
I. Additional Disclosure(s)
  • Named a 5 STAR Wealth Manager for Best in Client Satisfaction by Charlotte Magazine in 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, & 2010.... View More
    Named a 5 STAR Wealth Manager for Best in Client Satisfaction by Charlotte Magazine in 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, & 2010. Named to the 2018 list of Top Wealth Management Firms in Charlotte by the Charlotte Business Journal. Securities and Advisory Services offered through Prospera Financial Services, Inc. Member FINRA/SIPC
J. View our ADV(s)
  • Available Upon Request
K. Links
L. Comments
  • Tax and legal advice and services are provided by affiliated professionals.

VII. Business Data & Practices

A. Business Philosophy
  • Read Business Philosophy

    Your financial goals are our highest priority. As your dedicated independent advisor, we create unbiased, customized financial strategies to help you build, protect and transfer your wealth. Understanding what is most important to you, we will develop a clear long term plan that considers your needs, your goals, and your priorities. After the initial plan is developed we monitor your progress and take an active role in your pursuit of these goals.

B. Minimum Asset Requirement
  • $500,000
C. Number of Current Clients
  • 95
D. Assets (Management, Advisement)
  • $98,000,000
E. Methods of Compensation
  • Hourly Fee
  • Fixed Fee
  • Asset-Based Fee
  • Commissions (Investment Products)
  • Commissions (Insurance Products)
F. Methods of Communication
  • Face-to-Face Meetings
  • Telephone
  • Email
  • Skype/Voice
  • Skype/Video-Voice
G. Types of Reports (Frequency)
  • Performance (Quarterly)
  • Brokerage Statement (Monthly)
  • Market Environment (Monthly)
  • Newsletters (Monthly)
H. Second Language(s)
  • None
I. Value Statement
  • View Value Statement
    Tony Montanari prides himself on the boutique nature of his firm. To Tony, boutique means high touch, high service for a select group of clients. He is very careful with who he chooses to work with because he knows he can't be all things to many, but he can be all things to a select few. This type of approach leads to lasting relationships and excellent client service . It is important that Tony and the client have similar goals and expectations for the relationship to be a successful one.

VIII. Clients & Services

A. Types of Clients
  • Individuals & Couples (Working)
  • Individuals & Couples (Retired)
  • Business Pension Plans
  • Business (Taxable)
B. Types of Financial Services
  • Planning Advice & Services
  • Investment Advice & Services
  • Insurance Products
C. Discretionary Asset Management
  • Discretionary and Non-Discretionary
D. Limited Engagement Services
  • Planning Only
  • Financial Plan Reviews
  • Investment Portfolio Reviews

IX. Certification

Advisor Name
  • Tony Montanari
Most Recent Update:
  • Sep 4, 2020

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