Gryphon Advisors, LLC

CRD#160185
Investment Advisor Firm

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Overview

Gryphon Advisors, LLC operates as an advisory firm located in San Francisco, California. The firm has $9.1 billion in total assets over 17 client accounts, placing it among the largest investment advisory firms in the country by assets under management (AUM). The company has a large team, including 43 financial advisors. Gryphon Advisors, LLC does not act as a registered broker-dealer, signifying that the advisor is not able to buy and sell securities for its own accounts as well as its clients' and instead is required to go through a broker-dealer company to do so. Securities are exchangable fiscal assets like stocks, options and bonds.

Gryphon Advisors, LLC manages all of the firm's accounts on a discretionary basis. Discretionary management signifies that a portfolio manager has the discretion to make buy and sell decisions for the client's account without needing the customer's consent. The company's typical account size is $533.3 million. The average advisor at Gryphon Advisors, LLC administers fewer than one client account, placing it among the most personalized advisor firms in the country.

The company's headquarters is at One Maritime Plaza, San Francisco, California 94111. The company is permitted to provide services to investors in the state of California.

Assets Under Management

$9.1 billion

Number of Advisors

43

Disclosures

No

Office Location

One Maritime Plaza
San Francisco, CA 94111

Gryphon Advisors, LLC by the Numbers

Total Assets Under Management

$9.1 billion

National Average: $9.0 billion
Total Number of Employees

120

National Average: 71,771
Total Number of Accounts

17

National Average: 4,329
Average Account Size

$533.3 million

National Average: $2.1 million

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Fee Structure

A financial advisor's fees largely depend on the services offered. However, fees charged by the firm can consist of some combination of the following fee structures: asset-based or performance-based. Wrap fee programs, or the practice of bundling services for a single fee, are not provided by the firm.

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  • Offered by 70% 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 26% 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.

  • Find one of the 1% of firms that offer this fee type

    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.

  • Find one of the 0% of firms that offer this fee type

    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.

  • Find one of the 33% of firms that offer this fee type

    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.

  • Find one of the 10% of firms that offer this fee type

    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

It provides services to pooled investment vehicles. Out of its 17 customers, Gryphon Advisors, LLC's biggest client by number of accounts is pooled investment vehicles. None of the company's clients are from outside of the U.S.

  • High-Net-Worth Individuals* - 0%
  • Other Individuals - 0%
  • Corporations - 100%
  • 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

Gryphon Advisors, LLC does not have any disclosures.

Please visit its Form ADV for more details.

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