Transamerica Financial Advisors, Inc

Investment Advisor
in Bakersfield, CA

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David Nicholas is an advisor located in Bakersfield, California. Currently an advisor with Transamerica Financial Advisors, Inc, Nicholas has an impressive 32 years of work experience in the financial advisory industry. Nicholas holds Series 63 and Series 65 licenses, qualifying the advisor as both a securities agent and an investment advisor representative. Nicholas is able to work with investors in California. During their career, the advisor has held roles at World Group Securities, Inc, David K. Nicholas Cpa, World Financial Group, Inc, Investment Advisors International, Inc, Barnes Successor Trustes, Transamerica Financial Advisors, Inc, The Barnes Trust, Kern Leadership Alliance Services Inc, Debtmerica, Donald E. Barnes, Stockdale Greens Homeowners Association Inc, Mexicali, Inc and Rx.Golf LLC. Transamerica Financial Advisors, Inc is based out of Bakersfield, California, and has 320 other offices across the country. In aggregate, Transamerica Financial Advisors, Inc oversees $1 billion in assets throughout 54,800 client accounts and employs more than 1,266 people. The amount of assets the firm manages makes it one of the biggest financial advisory firms in the nation. The firm manages 840 accounts on a discretionary basis, in which the advisor makes investment decisions at their discretion. Currently 1% of the investment firm's investors are high-net-worth individuals, meaning they have more than $1 million in assets. Transamerica Financial Advisors, Inc offers portfolio management for individuals and small businesses, portfolio management for institutional clients, selection of other advisers and educational seminars. The firm may charge clients asset-based and commission-based fees.

Certifications and Registrations

Series 63, Series 65

Years of Experience

32 years

Services Offered

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, Commissions



Office Location

1830 Truxtun Avenue Suite 212
Bakersfield, CA 93301

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Transamerica Financial Advisors, Inc Brokerage Details

Total Assets Under Management


CA Average: $1,855,561,029
Total Number of Employees


CA Average: 62
Total Number of Accounts


CA Average: 2,474
Average Account Size


CA Average: $750,025

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Investment Advisory Services

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

David Nicholas Work History

David has 32 years of experience.

2016 - Present (5 years)

Stockdale Greens Homeowners Association Inc

2013 - Present (8 years)


2012 - Present (9 years)

Transamerica Financial Advisors, Inc

2012 - Present (9 years)

Kern Leadership Alliance Services Inc

2010 - Present (11 years)

World Financial Group, Inc

2003 - Present (18 years)

David K. Nicholas Cpa

2019 - 2019 (< 1 year)

Rx.Golf LLC

2017 - 2018 (1 year)

Mexicali, Inc

2016 - 2017 (1 year)

Donald E. Barnes

2011 - 2012 (1 year)

World Group Securities, Inc

2010 - 2012 (2 years)

Investment Advisors International, Inc

1988 - 2016 (28 years)

Barnes Successor Trustes

1988 - 2016 (28 years)

The Barnes Trust


David Nicholas has no disclosures.

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Financial Advisors at Transamerica Financial Advisors, Inc

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Amanda Ryba
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Tyler Chamberlain
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Sammy Battle
Cranford, NJ
Priyanka Singhal
Sugar Land, TX
John Belanger
Agoura Hills, CA
Yan Chen
Warren, NJ

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