Pacificor, LLC

CRD#120454
Investment Advisor Firm

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Overview

Pacificor, LLC is an advisory firm headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona. The firm administers $32.3 million in assets under management across five client accounts. It has a small team of two employees, all of whom are financial advisors. Pacificor, LLC is not a registered broker-dealer, meaning the advisor is not able to buy and sell securities for its customers' and own accounts and instead is required to go through a broker-dealer firm to do so. Securities are defined as tradable fiscal investments such as options, bonds and equities.

Pacificor, LLC manages four of its accounts in a discretionary manner. Discretionary management means that an investment advisor makes transaction decisions for the client's account without requiring client consent. It also administers one non-discretionary accounts totaling $11.1 million in AUM. The investment advisory firm administers roughly $6.5 million for each account. The average advisor at Pacificor, LLC oversees around three client accounts, placing it among the most individualized firms in the country.

Pacificor, LLC's central office is at 8787 E Pinnacle Peak Road, Scottsdale, Arizona 85255. It is permitted to serve customers in the state of Arizona.

Assets Under Management

$32.3 million

Number of Advisors

2

Disclosures

No

Office Location

8787 E Pinnacle Peak Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85255

Pacificor, LLC by the Numbers

Total Assets Under Management

$32.3 million

National Average: $3.3 billion
Total Number of Employees

2

National Average: 31
Total Number of Accounts

5

National Average: 1,935
Average Account Size

$6.5 million

National Average: $1.7 million

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Fee Structure

Fees for financial advisory services are based on the type of financial services offered. However, fee types charged by the company can consist of the following fee types: asset-based or performance-based. Wrap fee programs, or the practice of bundling services for a single fee, are not offered by the firm. Pacificor, LLC has the ability to withdraw its expenses 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 firm provides services to high net worth investors and pooled investment vehicles. Out of its five accounts, Pacificor, LLC's largest client group is pooled investment vehicles, though it also manages money for one high-net-worth individuals. The SEC defines a high-net-worth individual as someone 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). Around 40% of the company's clients are from outside of the U.S.

  • High-Net-Worth Individuals* - 20%
  • Other Individuals - 0%
  • Corporations - 80%
  • 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

Pacificor, LLC does not have any disclosures.

Please visit its Form ADV for more details.

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Financial Advisors at Pacificor, LLC

Andrew Mitchell
Scottsdale, AZ

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This content was compiled from the SEC and FINRA