Clarity Capital Advisors, LLC

CRD#282405
Investment Advisor Firm

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Overview

Clarity Capital Advisors, LLC is a financial advisor firm headquartered in Irvine, California. The firm oversees $72.1 million in assets under management throughout 96 customer accounts. The company has a small group of two employees, all of whom are financial advisors. Clarity Capital Advisors, LLC is not a registered broker-dealer, signifying that the firm is not able to buy and sell securities for its customers' and own accounts and instead is required to go through a broker-dealer company to do so. Securities are exchangable financial investments like options, bonds and equities.

Clarity Capital Advisors, LLC administers most of the firm's accounts in a discretionary manner. Discretionary management signifies that transaction judgments for the client's account are made by an investment advisor without requiring client authorization. It also manages three non-discretionary accounts with a total of $21.4 million in assets under management. The company's average account size is $751,042. The average financial advisor at Clarity Capital Advisors, LLC oversees about 48 client accounts, making it about average in terms of personalization.

Clarity Capital Advisors, LLC's headquarters is at 100 Spectrum Center Drive, Irvine, California 92618. The company is registered to serve investors throughout a few states, including California, Nebraska and Texas.

Assets Under Management

$72.1 million

Number of Advisors

2

Disclosures

No

Office Location

100 Spectrum Center Drive
Irvine, CA 92618

Clarity Capital Advisors, LLC by the Numbers

Total Assets Under Management

$72.1 million

National Average: $3.7 billion
Total Number of Employees

2

National Average: 29
Total Number of Accounts

96

National Average: 2,073
Average Account Size

$751.0 thousand

National Average: $1.8 million

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Fee Structure

Fees charged by financial advisors largely are based on which services are offered. Fees billed by the firm typically consist of the following fee structures: fixed. Wrap fee programs, or the practice of bundling services for a single fee, are not provided by Clarity Capital Advisors, LLC. Clarity Capital Advisors, LLC has the ability to withdraw its fees directly from client funds.

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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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    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.

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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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    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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    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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    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

Clarity Capital Advisors, LLC caters to retail investors, high net worth investors and pension plans. Out of its 96 clients, Clarity Capital Advisors, LLC's biggest client group is high net worth investors, although it also manages money for 19 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 at least $1.50 million or who is considered a "qualified purchaser" (a standard met by having at least $5 million in investments). None of its accounts are non-U.S. persons.

  • High-Net-Worth Individuals* - 63.33%
  • Other Individuals - 16.67%
  • Corporations - 20%
  • 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

Clarity Capital Advisors, LLC does not have any disclosures.

Please visit its Form ADV for more details.

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Financial Advisors at Clarity Capital Advisors, LLC

Cheri Franklin
Irvine, CA
Jay Franklin
Irvine, CA

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