Avantax Advisory Services

Investment Advisor
in Valencia, CA

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Nicole Downing is a financial advisor operating in Valencia, California with a total of 18 years of relevant experience. Downing is on the advisory team at Avantax Advisory Services. Over the course of their career, they have held roles at Avantax Investment Services, Inc, Downing Tax & Fin, Bisys Insurance Services, Avantax Advisory Services, Fitness Edge Enterprises LLC and Avantax Insurance Agency, LLC. Downing holds Series 63 and Series 65 licenses, designating them as both a securities agent and an investment advisor representative, and can serve investors in California. Avantax Advisory Services is a registered investment business operating out of Coppell, TX. The firm has offices in 1,514 locations and a total of 2,433 employees. It has $31 billion in assets under management across its 123,393 accounts, making it one of the largest investment advisory firms in the country by assets under management. Of its 123,393 accounts, just 6% are associated with high-net-worth investors who have greater than $1 million in assets available to invest. Avantax Advisory Services has a broad set of services, including financial planning services, portfolio management for individuals and small businesses, portfolio management for institutional clients, selection of other advisers, educational seminars and other services. Financial management fee schedules usually are based on the services offered. Fee types charged by Avantax Advisory Services may include asset-based, fixed and other fees.

Certifications and Registrations

Series 63, Series 65

Years Registered*

18 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, Other

Fee Structure

Percentage of Assets, Fixed Fees, Others

Office Location

28001 Smythe Drive #109
Valencia, CA 91355

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Avantax Advisory Services Brokerage Details

Total Assets Under Management


CA Average: $3,042,739,679
Total Number of Employees


CA Average: 49
Total Number of Accounts


CA Average: 2,315
Average Account Size


CA Average: $1,314,358

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
  • Other

Nicole Downing Work History

Nicole has been registered as a financial advisor for 18 years.*

2005 - Present (19 years)

Avantax Advisory Services

2003 - Present (21 years)

Avantax Investment Services, Inc

2003 - Present (21 years)

Avantax Insurance Agency, LLC

2001 - Present (23 years)

Downing Tax & Fin

2001 - Present (23 years)

Bisys Insurance Services

2010 - 2014 (4 years)

Fitness Edge Enterprises LLC

*The number of years registered in this profile is calculated by taking the year of an advisor's first active registration and subtracting it from the current year.


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