Kestra Advisory Services, LLC

Investment Advisor
in Charlotte, NC
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Charles Dobson is a certified financial planner and chartered financial analyst operating out of Charlotte, North Carolina, who has 18 years of professional experience. Dobson currently works for Kestra Advisory Services, LLC. The advisor has gained experience at Park Avenue Securities, LLC, Guardian Life Insurance Company, Park Avenue Securities, Cobent Global, Hewitt Financial Services LLC, Aon Hewitt Financial Advisors LLC, 3A Financial Group LLC, Mercer and Mmc Securities Corp. Dobson maintains a Series 66 license, qualifying them as both a securities agent and an investment advisor representative, and can operate in North Carolina. Kestra Advisory Services, LLC is a financial advisory company headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina. The investment advisory business has offices in 513 locations and a total of 1,231 financial advisors. It administers $20 billion in assets under management across its 75,277 client accounts, placing it among the biggest financial advisory firms in the United States by assets under management. The firm provides services to 84 charitable organizations. Of its 75,277 customer accounts, just 12% are held by high-net-worth clients who have at least $1 million in assets. Kestra Advisory Services, LLC offers a number of services, such as financial planning services, portfolio management for individuals and small businesses, pension consulting services and selection of other advisers. Fees charged by financial advisors typically are based on which services the firm provides the client. However, fees charged by Kestra Advisory Services, LLC can be comprised of asset-based, hourly and fixed fees.

Certifications and Registrations

Series 66, Certified Financial Planner, Chartered Financial Analyst

Years of Experience

18 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

Fee Structure

Percentage of Assets, Hourly Charges, Fixed Fees



Office Location

1901 Roxborough Road Suite 300
Charlotte, NC 28211

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Kestra Advisory Services, LLC Brokerage Details

Total Assets Under Management


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


NC Average: 49
Total Number of Accounts


NC Average: 2,315
Average Account Size


NC Average: $1,314,358

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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

Charles Dobson Work History

Charles has 18 years of experience.

2014 - 2017 (3 years)


2014 - 2017 (3 years)

Mmc Securities Corp

2013 - 2014 (1 year)

3A Financial Group LLC

2011 - 2011 (< 1 year)

Park Avenue Securities

2011 - 2014 (3 years)

Hewitt Financial Services LLC

2011 - 2014 (3 years)

Aon Hewitt Financial Advisors LLC

2010 - 2010 (< 1 year)

Cobent Global

2000 - 2010 (10 years)

Park Avenue Securities, LLC

2000 - 2011 (11 years)

Guardian Life Insurance Company


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