Lido Advisors, LLC

CRD#269866
Investment Advisor Firm

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Overview

Lido Advisors, LLC operates as a financial advisor firm based in Los Angeles, California. The firm oversees $5.4 billion in assets under management over 6,260 accounts, placing it among the biggest firms in the nation by assets under management (AUM). It has an average-sized team of 83 employees, thirty-two of whom are financial advisors. Lido Advisors, LLC is not a registered broker-dealer, meaning the advisor cannot buy and sell securities for its accounts and those of its customers and instead is required to go through a broker-dealer company to do so. Securities are defined as exchangable fiscal investments like options, bonds and equities.

Lido Advisors, LLC oversees 6,085 of the company's accounts on a discretionary basis. Discretionary management means that a portfolio manager has the discretion to make transaction judgments without needing the client's authorization. It also administers 175 non-discretionary accounts totaling $390.0 million in assets under management. The advisory firm's typical account size is $863,187. An average advisor at Lido Advisors, LLC oversees about 196 client accounts.

Lido Advisors, LLC's central office is located at 1875 Century Park East, Los Angeles, California 90067. It is legally allowed to serve clients throughout 40 U.S. states and territories.

Assets Under Management

$5.4 billion

Number of Advisors

32

Disclosures

No

Office Location

1875 Century Park East
Los Angeles, CA 90067

Lido Advisors, LLC by the Numbers

Total Assets Under Management

$5.4 billion

National Average: $3.7 billion
Total Number of Employees

83

National Average: 29
Total Number of Accounts

6,260

National Average: 2,073
Average Account Size

$863.2 thousand

National Average: $1.8 million

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Products and Services

Lido Advisors, LLC offers a number of financial services, which can consist of financial planning services, portfolio management for individuals and small businesses, portfolio management for pooled investment vehicles, portfolio management for institutional clients and selection of other advisers. In the past financial year, Lido Advisors, LLC provided 26-50 of its accounts with financial planning services. The company is not involved in selling products or offering services other than investment advice to its investment advisory customers. The company also has a number of financial industry affiliations, including with a commodity pool advisor.

Core Advisor Services

  • Offered by 45% 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 62% 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 23% 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 typically depend on which services are provided. Fees billed by Lido Advisors, 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 company.

Available

  • Offered by 74% 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 35% 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 40% 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.

Unavailable

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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

It works with retail investors, high net worth investors and corporations. Out of its 6,260 accounts, Lido Advisors, LLC's biggest client by number of accounts is high net worth investors, but it also manages money for 1,859 high-net-worth individuals. The SEC defines a high-net-worth individual as a person who has at least $750,000 under management or a net worth of more than $1.50 million or who counts as a "qualified purchaser" (a standard met by having at least $5 million in investments). None of its clients reside abroad.

  • High-Net-Worth Individuals* - 91.4%
  • Other Individuals - 6.59%
  • Corporations - 2.02%
  • 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

Lido Advisors, LLC does not have any disclosures.

Please visit its Form ADV for more details.

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Financial Advisors at Lido Advisors, LLC

Paul Ryan
Los Angeles, CA
Alexander Kob
Los Angeles, CA
Jeffrey Garden
Los Angeles, CA
Ryan Hosegood
Los Angeles, CA
Brian Mills
Los Angeles, CA
Hanna Brandt
Los Angeles, CA
Michael Burke
Redding, CT
Jason Ozur
Los Angeles, CA
Jeffrey Westheimer
Los Angeles, CA

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This content was compiled from the SEC and FINRA