John Hancock Investment Management, LLC

CRD#105790
Investment Advisor Firm

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Overview

John Hancock Investment Management, LLC operates as a financial advisory company headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. It administers $183.4 billion in total assets throughout 756 client accounts, making it one of the largest financial advisory firms in the country by assets under management (AUM). It has a large group of 376 employees, forty-six of whom are financial advisors. John Hancock Investment Management, LLC does not act as a registered broker-dealer, meaning the firm is not able to buy and sell securities for its own accounts as well as its clients' and instead has to go through a broker-dealer company to do so. Securities are exchangable financial assets such as stocks, bonds and options.

John Hancock Investment Management, LLC manages most of its client assets on a discretionary basis. Discretionary management signifies that an investment advisor has the discretion to make transaction decisions without requiring the client's authorization. It also oversees six non-discretionary accounts with a total of $594.0 million in assets. The investment advisory firm's average account size is $242.1 million. An average advisor at John Hancock Investment Management, LLC oversees around 16 client accounts, placing it among the more personalized firms in the country.

The firm's central office is at 200 Berkeley St., Boston, Massachusetts 02116-5022. John Hancock Investment Management, LLC is permitted to provide services to investors throughout 51 U.S. states and territories.

Assets Under Management

$183.4 billion

Number of Advisors

46

Disclosures

No

Office Location

200 Berkeley St.
Boston, MA 02116-5022

John Hancock Investment Management, LLC by the Numbers

Total Assets Under Management

$183.4 billion

National Average: $3.3 billion
Total Number of Employees

376

National Average: 31
Total Number of Accounts

756

National Average: 1,935
Average Account Size

$242.7 million

National Average: $1.7 million

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Fee Structure

A financial advisor's fees largely vary depending on which services the firm provides the client. Fee types charged by John Hancock Investment Management, LLC typically consist of the following fee types: asset-based. The company participates in a wrap fee program, in which the firm offers a bundle of services for a comprehensive fee.

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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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    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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    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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Types of Clients

It works with retail investors, investment companies and pooled investment vehicles. Out of its 756 clients, John Hancock Investment Management, LLC's largest client is retail investors. Just 1% of the firm's clients are represented by people from outside of the U.S.

  • High-Net-Worth Individuals* - 0%
  • Other Individuals - 78.31%
  • Corporations - 21.69%
  • 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

John Hancock Investment Management, LLC does not have any disclosures.

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Financial Advisors at John Hancock Investment Management, LLC

Isaac Sham
Boston, MA
Brad Begin
Boston, MA
William Breen
Boston, MA
Kelcy Koenig
Tempe, AZ
Daniel Fixler
Boston, MA
Antonia Corrales
Boston, MA
Anthony Piazza
Boston, MA
Andrew Sullivan
Boston, MA
Jordan Zeledon
Boston, MA

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