Janet + Wan - Financial Advisor in Pleasanton, CA

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Janet Wan

Sierra Pacific Financial Advisors

7077 Koll Center Parkway
Suite 120
Pleasanton, CA 94566

About Janet Wan

Sierra Pacific Financial Advisors, LLC (SPFA) is an independent, SEC- Registered Investment Advisory (RIA) firm with offices in Pleasanton, Cupertino and Oakland, California. We are fee-only financial advisors with over 110 years of experience helping clients navigate the complexities of managing their finances. We offer financial planning, investment and corporate retirement planning for individuals, families and corporate clients.

At SPFA, we take time to listen carefully and identify your life goals, needs and priorities. We then develop a comprehensive financial plan that helps you address your important objectives for retirement, college planning, investment, tax minimization, equity reward strategies, wealth transfer, and other financial objectives. We provide recommendations for plan implementation, continuously work with our clients to identify gaps in the plan as their lives evolve. We demonstrate our distinct expertise in the following areas:

" Retirement Distribution Planning with Tax Optimization Strategies for Pre-and-Post Retirees " Tax-aware Strategies of Diversifying Concentrated Stock Positions for Corporate Executives " Core-and-Satellite Investment Strategy for High-Net-Worth Individuals " Tax-advantaged Corporate Retirement Planning for Business Owners and Doctors with Private Practices

Serving as fiduciaries, SPFA provides unbiased financial advice with a singular focus on serving clients best interests. Our mission is clear: guide clients to live the life of their dreams through prudent planning and management of their financial resources.

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General Information

Firm Start Year
  • 2005
No. of Employees
  • 5-9
  • 4537792
Firm CRD#
  • 131738
Name of Custodial Firm
  • TD Ameritrade/Charles Schwab
States Licensed in
  • CA
Work Experience
  • Starting out as a financial analyst, Janet discovered early on that she preferred personal finance over a Wall Street career. After more than 25 years of working in financial planning and wealth management services, Janet is still passionate about building personal relationships with clients and helping them achieve their definition of success. She measures her own success by her clients ability to accomplish their financial goals.
Work with the following types of clients
  • Businesses, Individual Investors, Non-Profit Organizations
Foreign Languages Serviced
  • English, Mandarin


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

Qualifications & Membership

Certifications, Accreditations & Designations
  • CFP®, CPFA
Securities Licenses
  • Series 65

Firm Information

Assets Managed by Firm
  • over $100m

Compensation and Fees

Fee Structure
  • Fee-Only
Minimum Portfolio Size for New Managed Accounts
  • $1,000,000
Compensation Methods
  • Based on Assets, Flat Fee


Bachelors of Science - Finance and International Business
  • University of Maryland Robert H. Smith School of Business
    1992 - 1996

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