Gerald
Ferguson

Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Inc

CRD#7140890
Investment Advisor
in Hickory, NC

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About this Advisor

Gerald Ferguson is a financial advisor working in Hickory, North Carolina, who has been in the financial industry for 11 years. Ferguson works at Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Inc. Throughout their career, Ferguson has worked at Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Inc, Prime Benefits, Carrabbas Italian Grill, Mcdonalds, Unc Charlotte, Manpower and Bank Of America, N.A. Ferguson maintains a Series 66 license, which qualifies them as both a securities agent and an investment advisor representative, and is registered to serve investors in North Carolina. Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Inc is a registered investment company operating in Hickory, North Carolina. The investment advisory business has offices in 3,270 locations and a total of 36,383 people on staff. It has $962 billion in assets across its 2,529,169 customer accounts, placing it among the largest investment advisory firms in the country by assets under management. The firm serves 4,927 charitable organizations. Of its 2,529,169 client accounts, just 7% belong to high-net-worth individuals who have more than $1 million in investable assets. The firm offers a diverse set of services, including 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. Fees for financial advisory services usually vary depending on which services the firm provides the client. However, fees billed by Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Inc most likely include any blend of asset-based, fixed and commission-based fees.

Certifications and Registrations

Series 66

Years of Experience

11 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

205 2Nd St Nw
Hickory, NC 28601

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Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Inc Brokerage Details

Total Assets Under Management

$962,052,205,321

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

36,383

NC Average: 88
Total Number of Accounts

2,529,169

NC Average: 3,892
Average Account Size

$380,383

NC 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

Gerald Ferguson Work History

Gerald has 11 years of experience.

2019 - Present (2 years)

Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Inc

2019 - Present (2 years)

Bank Of America, N.A

2015 - Present (6 years)

Prime Benefits

2013 - 2014 (1 year)

Carrabbas Italian Grill

2012 - 2012 (< 1 year)

Manpower

2011 - 2013 (2 years)

Mcdonalds

2009 - 2014 (5 years)

Unc Charlotte

Disclosures

Gerald Ferguson has disclosures.

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This content was compiled from the SEC and FINRA.

Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. (CFP Board) owns the certification marks CFP® and CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ in the United States, which it authorizes use of by individuals who successfully complete CFP Board’s initial and ongoing certification requirements.

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