Capital Trust Wealth Management

CRD#150860
Investment Advisor Firm

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Overview

Capital Trust Wealth Management is an advisory firm headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona. The firm handles $25.0 million in assets under management throughout 50 accounts. The firm has a small team of one employee who is a financial advisor. Capital Trust Wealth Management does not act as a registered broker-dealer, signifying that the company cannot buy and sell securities for its own accounts as well as its customers' and instead must go through a broker-dealer company to do so. Securities are defined as exchangable fiscal assets like options, stocks and bonds.

Capital Trust Wealth Management administers all of the company's client assets in a discretionary manner. Discretionary management is a structure in which transaction decisions are made by a portfolio manager without requiring client consent. The investment advisory firm's typical account size is $500,000. $2,500,001 to $5,000,000 of its financial planning investments were in securities, with $2,500,001 to $5,000,000 placed in non-securities. The typical advisor at Capital Trust Wealth Management manages about 50 client accounts, making it about average in terms of personalization.

The firm's central office is located at 7047 E. Greenway Parkway, Suite 25, Scottsdale, Arizona 85254. Capital Trust Wealth Management is legally permitted to provide services to customers throughout 4 states, including Arizona, Illinois, Indiana and Michigan.

Assets Under Management

$25.0 million

Number of Advisors

1

Disclosures

No

Office Location

7047 E. Greenway Parkway, Suite 25
Scottsdale, AZ 85254

Capital Trust Wealth Management by the Numbers

Total Assets Under Management

$25.0 million

National Average: $3.3 billion
Total Number of Employees

1

National Average: 31
Total Number of Accounts

50

National Average: 1,935
Average Account Size

$500.0 thousand

National Average: $1.7 million

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Products and Services

Capital Trust Wealth Management provides a variety of services, which can include financial planning services, portfolio management for individuals and small businesses and portfolio management for pooled investment vehicles. In the prior financial year, the company provided 51-100 of its accounts with financial planning services. The company is engaged in selling products or offering services aside from investment advisory services to its customers.

Core Advisor Services

  • Offered by 44% of firms

    Financial Planning Services

    This is the process of planning for your financial future, including for events such as retirement, your child's college education or estate succession.

  • Offered by 61% of firms

    Portfolio Management

    This is the selection and management of an investment mix and portfolio strategy for individuals and small businesses.

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    Market Timing Services

    This is the practice of attempting to make short-term profits on investments by buying low and selling high.

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Fee Structure

Fees charged by financial advisors typically depend on the financial services offered. Fee types charged by Capital Trust Wealth Management may include any combination of the following fee types: asset-based or performance-based. The company does not participate in a wrap fee program, in which the firm offers a bundle of services for a single fee. It is able to withdraw the charges directly from client funds.

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  • Offered by 72% of firms

    Percentage of Assets

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    This fee, which is the most common fee type charged by advisors for portfolio management, is based on the amount of assets you have under management. Also referred to as an asset-based fee, this fee typically ranges from 0.50%-2.00% of AUM annually. You'll typically pay a lower rate the more assets you have under management.

  • Offered by 17% of firms

    Performance-based

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    Advisors only earn performance-based fees if a portfolio outperforms a defined benchmark. This fee may be calculated in a number of ways but most commonly is charged as a percentage of investment profits. Performance-based fees may incentivize advisors to make riskier decisions in order to generate higher returns.

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    Hourly

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    Like a lawyer, a financial advisor may charge you by the hour. This can be helpful if you are only looking for short-term or one-time advice. Rates typically range from $100-$300 per hour, depending on the complexity and level of services needed.

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    Commissions

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    Occasionally, advisors earn commissions from selling financial products, such as securities or insurance policies, or making certain referrals or transactions. Advisors who earn commissions may be incentivized to make certain recommendations to clients in order to make a commission. Fee-only advisors do not earn commissions, while fee-based advisors may.

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    Subscription

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    Firms generally charge this fee for educational materials provided, such as a monthly magazine. This can be useful if you want to learn about investing or financial management on your own.

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    Fixed

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    Fixed fees are a one-time, lump sum charged for a specific service, like the creation of a financial plan without subsequent implementation. This can be useful if you only need advice for one specific purpose, rather than a long-term advisor. Fixed fees usually range from $1,000 to $3,000.

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    Other

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    Firms can sometimes charge customers using non-traditional fee structures. See this firm's Form ADV for more details.

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Types of Clients

The company works with retail investors and high net worth investors. Out of its 50 customers, Capital Trust Wealth Management's biggest client by number of accounts is retail investors, although it also serves 16 high-net-worth individuals. A high-net-worth individual is defined by the SEC as an investor who has at least $750,000 under management or a net worth of more than $1.50 million or who is deemed a "qualified purchaser" (a standard met by having at least $5 million in investments). None of the firm's clients are non-U.S. persons.

  • High-Net-Worth Individuals* - 26.67%
  • Other Individuals - 73.33%
  • Corporations - 0%
  • Charitable Organizations - 0%

* The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) defines a high-net-worth individual as someone who has at least $750,000 under management.

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Disclosures

Capital Trust Wealth Management does not have any disclosures.

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Financial Advisors at Capital Trust Wealth Management

Thomas Brough
Scottsdale, AZ

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This content was compiled from the SEC and FINRA