Commonwealth Financial Network

Investment Advisor
in Waltham, MA

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About this Advisor

Mark Richard is an advisor based in Waltham, Massachusetts. Currently an advisor with Commonwealth Financial Network, Richard has 10 years of professional experience in the financial advisory industry. Richard holds a Series 66 license, certifying the advisor as both a securities agent and an investment advisor representative. Richard is registered to act as an advisor in Massachusetts. Their career trajectory has included roles at Jhfn Sii, Robert Half Inc, The Mergis Group, Decision Resources Inc and Commonwealth Financial Network. Commonwealth Financial Network is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts, and operates out of 1,090 other brick-and-mortar locations throughout the country. As a company, Commonwealth Financial Network manages $111 billion in assets throughout 436,517 client accounts and employs more than 3,400 people. The level of assets currently under the firm's management places it among the biggest financial advisory firms in the country. The firm manages 426,927 accounts on a discretionary basis, in which the advisor makes investment decisions at their discretion. Currently 4% of the advisor firm's investors are high-net-worth individuals, meaning they have more than $1 million in capital. Commonwealth Financial Network offers 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. The firm's fees may include asset-based, hourly, fixed and commission-based fees.

Certifications and Registrations

Series 66

Years of Experience

10 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

29 Sawyer Road
Waltham, MA 02453-3483

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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

Mark Richard Work History

Mark has 10 years of experience.

2018 - Present (4 years)

Commonwealth Financial Network

2012 - 2018 (6 years)

Jhfn Sii

2012 - 2012 (< 1 year)

Robert Half Inc

2011 - 2012 (1 year)

The Mergis Group

2010 - 2011 (1 year)

Decision Resources Inc


Mark Richard has no disclosures.

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Christopher Puzio
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George Watson
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Amy Kitson
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The content in this profile was updated on 08/06/2020, using data compiled from the SEC and FINRA.

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