Investment Advisor
in Los Angeles, CA
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Chad Bates is a certified financial planner based in Los Angeles, California, with 15 years in the industry. Bates is currently employed by Seia. Bates has gained experience at Signature Estate & Investment Advisors, LLC, Signator Investors Inc and Royal Alliance Associates, Inc. Bates has a Series 66 license, qualifying them as both a securities agent and an investment advisor representative, and can work in California. Seia is a registered investment business based out of Los Angeles, California. The investment advisory business has offices in six locations and a total of 85 financial advisors. It administers $6 billion in assets among its 10,210 accounts, placing it among the biggest investment advisory firms in the nation by assets under management. The firm advises 19 charitable organizations. Of its 10,210 customer accounts, 23% are held by high-net-worth clients who have at least $1 million in investable assets. The advisory firm offers a number of services, such as financial planning services, portfolio management for individuals and small businesses, portfolio management for institutional clients, selection of other advisers and educational seminars. A financial advisor's fee schedules typically vary depending on which service is offered. Fee types billed by Seia most likely include asset-based, hourly and fixed fees.

Certifications and Registrations

Series 66, Certified Financial Planner

Years of Experience

15 years

Services Offered

Financial planning services, Portfolio management for individuals and/or small businesses, Portfolio management for businesses or institutional clients, Selection of other advisers, Educational seminars/workshops

Fee Structure

Percentage of Assets, Hourly Charges, Fixed Fees



Office Location

2121 Avenue Of The Stars Suite 1600
Los Angeles, CA 90067

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Seia Brokerage Details

Total Assets Under Management


CA Average: $7,578,581,321
Total Number of Employees


CA Average: 43
Total Number of Accounts


CA Average: 3,727
Average Account Size


CA Average: $2,033,427

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Investment Advisory Services

  • Financial planning services
  • Portfolio management for individuals and/or small businesses
  • Portfolio management for businesses or institutional clients
  • Selection of other advisers
  • Educational seminars/workshops

Chad Bates Work History

Chad has 15 years of experience.

2018 - Present (1 year)

Royal Alliance Associates, Inc

2003 - Present (16 years)

Signature Estate & Investment Advisors, LLC

2003 - Present (16 years)

Signator Investors Inc


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