Transamerica Financial Advisors, Inc

Investment Advisor
in New York, NY
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Desmond Scott is an advisor based in New York, New York. Currently a registered financial advisor with Transamerica Financial Advisors, Inc, they have accrued 17 years of work experience as a financial advisor. Scott holds Series 63 and Series 65 licenses, certifying the advisor as both a securities agent and an investment advisor representative. Scott can operate based out of New Jersey. Throughout their career, they have worked at Investment Advisors International, Inc, World Financial Group, Inc, World Group Securities, Inc, Alliance Plus, Inc, D. Scott And Assoicates, LLC, Aetna, Oxford Health Plans, Transamerica Financial Advisors, Inc and Emblem Health. Transamerica Financial Advisors, Inc is based out of New York, New York, and has 304 additional offices in the country. In total, Transamerica Financial Advisors, Inc manages $973 million in assets throughout 22,673 accounts and retains more than 1,274 people. The firm's total assets under management places it among the bigger firms in the United States. The firm manages 8,187 accounts on a discretionary basis, in which the advisor has the authority to make all investment decisions. Currently 2% of the advisory firm's customers are high-net-worth individuals, meaning they have greater than $1 million in capital. 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's fees may include asset-based, fixed and commission-based fees.

Certifications and Registrations

Series 63, Series 65

Years of Experience

17 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

116 West 23Rd Street Suite 500
New York, NY 10011

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Transamerica Financial Advisors, Inc Brokerage Details

Total Assets Under Management


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


NY Average: 62
Total Number of Accounts


NY Average: 2,474
Average Account Size


NY 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

Desmond Scott Work History

Desmond has 17 years of experience.

2014 - Present (5 years)

I.S. 289 Parent Teachers Association

2012 - Present (7 years)

Transamerica Financial Advisors, Inc

2012 - Present (7 years)

Emblem Health

2010 - Present (9 years)


2010 - Present (9 years)

Oxford Health Plans

2009 - Present (10 years)

D. Scott And Assoicates, LLC

2007 - Present (12 years)

Alliance Plus, Inc

2001 - Present (18 years)

World Financial Group, Inc

2012 - 2012 (< 1 year)

Transamerica Financial Advisors, Inc

2008 - 2012 (4 years)

Investment Advisors International, Inc

2002 - 2012 (10 years)

World Group Securities, Inc


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