Ellis Investment Partners, LLC

CRD#157669
Investment Advisor Firm

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Overview

Ellis Investment Partners, LLC is an advisory firm located in Berwyn, Pennsylvania. The company has $694.1 million in total assets over 1,859 customer accounts, placing it among the larger firms in the country by assets under management (AUM). Ellis Investment Partners, LLC has a small team, including 18 financial advisors. Ellis Investment Partners, LLC is not a registered broker-dealer, signifying that the firm 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 tradable fiscal assets like options, equities and bonds.

Ellis Investment Partners, LLC manages most of the company's accounts on a discretionary basis. Discretionary management means that a portfolio manager has the discretion to make transaction choices for the client's account without requiring the customer's approval. The firm also administers 72 non-discretionary accounts totaling $47.8 million in AUM. Ellis Investment Partners, LLC administers an average of $373,382 in assets for each customer account. The average financial advisor at Ellis Investment Partners, LLC administers about 103 client accounts.

The firm's main office is located at 920 Cassatt Road, Berwyn, Pennsylvania 19312. The company is registered to serve investors across 11 U.S. states and territories.

Assets Under Management

$694.1 million

Number of Advisors

18

Disclosures

No

Office Location

920 Cassatt Road
Berwyn, PA 19312

Ellis Investment Partners, LLC by the Numbers

Total Assets Under Management

$694.1 million

National Average: $8.6 billion
Total Number of Employees

23

National Average: 64
Total Number of Accounts

1,859

National Average: 375,227
Average Account Size

$373.4 thousand

National Average: $23.0 thousand
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Products and Services

Ellis Investment Partners, LLC provides a variety of services, which can include financial planning services, portfolio management for individuals and small businesses, portfolio management for institutional clients, selection of other advisers and other services. In the prior financial year, the company provided 1-10 of its accounts with financial planning services. Ellis Investment Partners, LLC is not engaged in selling products or offering services aside from investment advisory services to its investment advisory clients.

Core Advisor Services

  • Offered by 31% 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 46% 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.

Other Services

  • Offered by 20% of firms

    Selection of Other Advisors

    This is the firm's assistance with choosing other advisors to work with who may have different specialties.

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    Publication of Periodicals

    This is the publication of various financial education materials.

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    Educational Seminars/Workshops

    This is the hosting of seminars or workshops to educate investors on financial concepts.

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Fee Structure

Financial management fees vary depending on which services are provided. Fee types billed by Ellis Investment Partners, LLC likely include some blend of the following fee types: asset-based, hourly or fixed. Wrap fee programs, or the practice of bundling services for a single fee, are not offered by the firm.

Available

  • Offered by 69% 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 21% of firms

    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.

  • Offered by 32% of firms

    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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    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

Ellis Investment Partners, LLC does business with a number of different investors. The company provides services to retail investors, high net worth investors, pension plans, charitable organizations, state or municipal government entities, corporations and other. Out of its 1,859 customers, Ellis Investment Partners, LLC's largest client is retail investors, although it also caters to 224 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 deemed a "qualified purchaser" (a standard met by having at least $5 million in investments). None of the firm's clients are represented by people from outside of the U.S.

  • High-Net-Worth Individuals* - 29.43%
  • Other Individuals - 65.83%
  • Corporations - 3.94%
  • Charitable Organizations - 0.79%

* 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

Ellis Investment Partners, LLC does not have any disclosures.

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Financial Advisors at Ellis Investment Partners, LLC

Ross Muldoon
Berwyn, PA
Jennifer Garrett
Berwyn, PA
David Sun
Berwyn, PA
Michael Newman
Berwyn, PA
Robin Sun
Westminster, CA
Daniel Kelley
Berwyn, PA
Jonathan Smith
Berwyn, PA
Andrew Schaffer
Berwyn, PA
Michelle Siano
Berwyn, PA

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