Commonwealth Financial Network

Investment Advisor
in Framingham, MA

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About this Advisor

Joelle Spear is a certified financial planner based out of Framingham, Massachusetts, with a total of 12 years of professional experience. Spear works at Commonwealth Financial Network. Throughout their career, Spear has worked at Canby Financial Advisors, Coldwell Banker, Globoforce Inc and Commonwealth Financial Network. Spear has Series 66 and Series 63 licenses, certifying them as a securities broker, and is able to operate in Massachusetts. Commonwealth Financial Network is a financial advisory firm that has its headquarters in Framingham, Massachusetts. The company has offices in 1,275 locations and a total of 4,000 financial advisors. It administers $162 billion in assets between its 540,172 customer accounts, making it one of the biggest financial advisory firms in the country by assets under management. The firm serves 432 charities and foundations. Of its 540,172 client accounts, just 10% are associated with high-net-worth investors who have greater than $1 million in assets available to invest. Commonwealth Financial Network provides a wide range of services, such as financial planning services, portfolio management for individuals and small businesses, portfolio management for institutional clients, pension consulting services, selection of other advisers, publication of newsletters and educational seminars. Fees for financial advice are based on which services the firm provides the client. Fee types billed by Commonwealth Financial Network likely consist of asset-based, hourly, fixed and commission-based fees.

Certifications and Registrations


Years of Experience

12 years

Services Offered

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

Fee Structure

Percentage of Assets, Hourly Charges, Fixed Fees, Commissions



Office Location

161 Worcester Road Suite 408
Framingham, MA 01701

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Commonwealth Financial Network Brokerage Details

Total Assets Under Management


MA Average: $16,012,751,954
Total Number of Employees


MA Average: 118
Total Number of Accounts


MA Average: 4,567
Average Account Size


MA Average: $3,506,186

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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
  • Pension consulting services
  • Selection of other advisers
  • Publication of periodicals or newsletters
  • Educational seminars/workshops

Joelle Spear Work History

Joelle has 12 years of experience.

2014 - Present (8 years)

Canby Financial Advisors

2014 - Present (8 years)

Commonwealth Financial Network

2013 - 2014 (1 year)

Globoforce Inc

2010 - 2013 (3 years)

Coldwell Banker


Joelle Spear has no disclosures.

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