Avantax Advisory Services

Investment Advisor
in Pittsburgh, PA

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About this Advisor

Mark Etzel is a financial advisor operating out of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, who has been in the financial industry for 14 years. Etzel is an advisor for Avantax Advisory Services. Over the course of their career, Etzel has held roles at Ruby'S Dry Cleaners, Southminster Presbyterian Church, Duquesne University, Hd Vest Investment Services, Apple, Inc, Avantax Investment Services, Inc, Mad Mex Restaurant, Thomas B Etzel Pc and Avantax Advisory Services. Etzel holds Series 63 and Series 65 licenses, which qualify them as both a securities agent and an investment advisor representative, and can work in Pennsylvania. Avantax Advisory Services is a registered investment business based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The firm has offices in 1,710 locations and a total of 2,488 employees. It has $34 billion in assets across its 111,856 client accounts, making it one of the largest firms in the nation by assets under management. Of its 111,856 customer accounts, just 13% are held by high-net-worth individuals who have more than $1 million in investable assets. Avantax Advisory Services has a number of services, including financial planning services, portfolio management for individuals and small businesses, portfolio management for institutional clients, selection of other advisers, educational seminars and other services. Fees for financial management usually vary depending on which services the firm provides the client. Fees charged by Avantax Advisory Services most likely include some blend of asset-based, fixed and other fees.

Certifications and Registrations

Series 63, Series 65

Years of Experience

14 years

Services Offered

Financial planning services, Portfolio management for individuals and/or small businesses, Portfolio management for businesses or institutional clients, Selection of other advisers, Educational seminars/workshops, Other

Fee Structure

Percentage of Assets, Fixed Fees, Others



Office Location

Pittsburgh, PA

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Avantax Advisory Services Brokerage Details

Total Assets Under Management


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


PA Average: 49
Total Number of Accounts


PA Average: 2,315
Average Account Size


PA 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
  • Selection of other advisers
  • Educational seminars/workshops
  • Other

Mark Etzel Work History

Mark has 14 years of experience.

2021 - Present (2 years)

Avantax Advisory Services

2018 - Present (5 years)

Avantax Investment Services, Inc

2018 - Present (5 years)

Thomas B Etzel Pc

2016 - Present (7 years)

Apple, Inc

2015 - 2016 (1 year)

Hd Vest Investment Services

2015 - 2017 (2 years)

Mad Mex Restaurant

2014 - 2015 (1 year)

Ruby'S Dry Cleaners

2014 - 2015 (1 year)

Thomas B Etzel Pc

2013 - 2014 (1 year)

Southminster Presbyterian Church

2008 - 2013 (5 years)

Duquesne University


Mark Etzel has no disclosures.

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