Commonwealth Financial Network

Investment Advisor
in Wilmington, NC

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About this Advisor

Melissa Phillippi is a certified financial planner who works out of Wilmington, North Carolina, with 11 years in the industry. Phillippi currently works for Commonwealth Financial Network. The advisor has gained experience at Raymond James Financial Services, Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc, James E. Moore Insurance Agency, Inc, Phillippi Consulting, Inc, Performance Culture and Commonwealth Financial Network. Phillippi holds a Series 66 license, qualifying them as both a securities agent and an investment advisor representative, and is approved to advise clients in North Carolina. Commonwealth Financial Network is a financial advisory company operating out of Wilmington, North Carolina. The firm has offices in 1,275 locations and a total of 4,000 advisors. It oversees $162 billion in assets under management between its 540,172 client accounts, making it one of the largest financial advisory firms in the country by assets under management. The firm advises 432 charities and foundations. Of its 540,172 customer accounts, just 10% are held by high-net-worth individuals who have more than $1 million in investable assets. The advisory firm offers a number of services, including 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. Financial advisory fees usually are based on which services the firm provides the client. Fees billed by Commonwealth Financial Network most likely consist of any combination of asset-based, hourly, fixed and commission-based fees.

Certifications and Registrations


Years of Experience

11 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

Wilmington, NC

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Commonwealth Financial Network Brokerage Details

Total Assets Under Management


NC Average: $16,012,751,954
Total Number of Employees


NC Average: 118
Total Number of Accounts


NC Average: 4,567
Average Account Size


NC 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

Melissa Phillippi Work History

Melissa has 11 years of experience.

2015 - Present (7 years)

Performance Culture

2015 - Present (7 years)

Commonwealth Financial Network

2012 - Present (10 years)

Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc

2012 - Present (10 years)

Phillippi Consulting, Inc

2012 - 2015 (3 years)

Raymond James Financial Services

2011 - 2012 (1 year)

James E. Moore Insurance Agency, Inc


Melissa Phillippi has no disclosures.

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