James
Guenst

Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Inc

CRD#1083768
Investment Advisor
in New York, NY
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About this Advisor

James Guenst is a financial advisor whose office is in New York, New York. Currently an advisor with Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Inc, they have gathered a notable 36 years of experience as a registered advisor. Guenst has Series 63 and Series 65 licenses, designating them as both a securities agent and an investment advisor representative. Guenst is able to operate based out of Pennsylvania. Over the course of their career, Guenst has held roles at Bank Of America, N.A and Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Inc. Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Inc is headquartered in New York, New York, and has 2,958 additional brick-and-mortar locations across the country. Overall, Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Inc manages $820 billion in assets across 2,272,151 client accounts and retains more than 40,146 people. The amount of assets the firm manages makes it one of the biggest investment advisory firms in the United States. The firm manages 755,507 accounts on a discretionary basis, meaning the advisor has the authority to make all investment decisions. Currently 3% of the advisory firm's customers are high-net-worth individuals, meaning they have over $1 million in investable assets. Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Inc provides financial planning services, portfolio management for individuals and small businesses, portfolio management for pooled investment vehicles, portfolio management for institutional clients, pension consulting services, selection of other advisers and other services. The firm may charge clients asset-based, fixed and commission-based fees.

Certifications and Registrations

Series 63, Series 65

Years of Experience

36 years

Services Offered

Financial planning services, Portfolio management for individuals and/or small businesses, Portfolio management for pooled investment vehicles, Portfolio management for businesses or institutional clients, Pension consulting services, Selection of other advisers, Other

Fee Structure

Percentage of Assets, Fixed Fees, Commissions

Disclosures

Yes

Office Location

One Bryant Park
New York, NY 10036

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Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Inc Brokerage Details

Total Assets Under Management

$819,825,501,997

NY Average: $7,464,549,021
Total Number of Employees

40,146

NY Average: 88
Total Number of Accounts

2,272,151

NY Average: 3,892
Average Account Size

$360,815

NY Average: $1,917,921

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Investment Advisory Services

  • Financial planning services
  • Portfolio management for individuals and/or small businesses
  • Portfolio management for pooled investment vehicles
  • Portfolio management for businesses or institutional clients
  • Pension consulting services
  • Selection of other advisers
  • Other

James Guenst Work History

James has 36 years of experience.

2011 - Present (8 years)

Bank Of America,N.A

1982 - Present (37 years)

Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Inc

Disclosures

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