Baldwin Investment Management, LLC

CRD#108922
Investment Advisor Firm

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Overview

Baldwin Investment Management, LLC is a financial advisory firm located in Conshohocken, Pennsylvania. The firm manages $702.6 million in assets under management across 953 client accounts, placing it among the bigger financial advisory firms in the country by assets under management (AUM). It has a small group of eight employees, all of whom are financial advisors. Baldwin Investment Management, LLC does not act as a registered broker-dealer, meaning the firm cannot buy and sell securities for its accounts and those of its clients and instead must go through a broker-dealer company to do so. Securities are exchangable financial assets such as equities, options and bonds.

Baldwin Investment Management, LLC oversees some of the firm's client assets in a discretionary manner. Discretionary management signifies that an investment advisor makes transaction decisions for the client's account without requiring the customer's authorization. It also administers 772 non-discretionary accounts totaling $309.0 million in assets under management. The company supervises about $737,201 in assets for each client account. The average advisor at Baldwin Investment Management, LLC manages around 119 client accounts.

Baldwin Investment Management, LLC's central office is at 100 Four Falls Corporate Center, Conshohocken, Pennsylvania 19428. The firm is registered to serve investors across 5 states, including Delaware, Florida, New York, Pennsylvania and Texas.

Assets Under Management

$702.6 million

Number of Advisors

8

Disclosures

No

Office Location

100 Four Falls Corporate Center
Conshohocken, PA 19428

Baldwin Investment Management, LLC by the Numbers

Total Assets Under Management

$702.6 million

National Average: $3.3 billion
Total Number of Employees

8

National Average: 31
Total Number of Accounts

953

National Average: 1,935
Average Account Size

$737.2 thousand

National Average: $1.7 million

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Products and Services

Financial services offered by Baldwin Investment Management, LLC can include financial planning services and portfolio management for individuals and small businesses. In the past financial year, the firm provided 1-10 of its customers with financial planning services. The firm does not sell products or offer services other than investment advisory services to its investment advisory clients.

Core Advisor Services

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    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.

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    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.

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Fee Structure

Fees charged by financial advisors usually vary depending on which services the firm provides the client. However, fees billed by Baldwin Investment Management, LLC typically consist of the following fee structures: asset-based. The firm does not participate in a wrap fee program, in which the firm offers a bundle of services for a single 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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    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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    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

The firm provides services to retail investors, high net worth investors, charitable organizations and other. Out of its 953 customers, Baldwin Investment Management, LLC's biggest client by number of accounts is high net worth investors, but it also caters to 143 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 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 customers reside abroad.

  • High-Net-Worth Individuals* - 51.62%
  • Other Individuals - 43.68%
  • Corporations - 2.17%
  • Charitable Organizations - 2.53%

* 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

Baldwin Investment Management, LLC does not have any disclosures.

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Financial Advisors at Baldwin Investment Management, LLC

Gary Hess
Conshohocken, PA

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This content was compiled from the SEC and FINRA