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Yardley

YARDLEY, PA

Merrill Lynch Wealth Management Branch Office

Through our branch’s experience and leadership, we welcome working with individuals, families, business owners, executives and institutions—in rising, declining and turbulent markets—and we believe we are well-positioned to help you address your wealth management challenges and opportunities.

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Branch Office Profile

About Us

The financial advisors at our Branch can offer financial strategies that come from years of combined wealth management knowledge and experience. We also stress that our role goes beyond wealth management. Employing the broad resources of Merrill, our financial advisors can assist with retirement planning, guidance on concentrated stock positions, traditional investments and estate planning services, while working with your other professionals, such as estate and tax attorneys.

Culture

Our Branch’s financial advisors are committed to client service and satisfaction. We begin every relationship by having clients identify their personal and professional goals, including those related to lifestyle and multi-generational issues. With that information, combined with our ability to draw on industry analysts and specialists, financial advisors have the tools to fully understand each client’s current financial situation and can help them create financial strategies designed to meet their long-term objectives.

Community 

Through our volunteerism and charitable outreach, our Branch helps support the economic, social and cultural life of the places in which we live and work. In virtually every Merrill location across the country, employees are involved in fundraising activities meant to benefit their many neighborhoods and causes. And as a local Branch office, we feel it is important for us to “give back” and help maintain vibrant, healthy communities and non-profit organizations.

 

Client Commitment

As a Merrill Lynch Wealth Management client, you have access to the knowledge and experience of industry skilled financial advisors who are supported by the intellectual capital of Merrill, a goals-based wealth management platform, and the technological resources of a leading global financial services firm. Our advisors strive to fully understand your personal and business needs, and those of your family and future generations. We will put your interests first to help you pursue your financial and life goals.

Advisors at This Location

Our deeply committed financial advisors call upon Merrill's tools and resources to help clients pursue personal and professional financial goals, as they also help them prepare for financial and lifestyle challenges that may lie ahead.

The SM Group

Wealth Management Group

Siva Veerapandy,

CFA

Senior Vice President

Wealth Management Advisor

Charles C. Gould Jr.,

CPFA,

CRPC,

CFP

Vice President

Wealth Management Advisor

Div Telwala

Senior Vice President

Senior Financial Advisor

Bernard L Hirsh,

CRPC

Assistant Vice President

Senior Financial Advisor

David J. Felker

First Vice President

Senior Financial Advisor

Glenn Fels,

CPFA,

CFP,

CRPC

Senior Vice President

Senior Financial Advisor

Eric Trimble

Vice President

Senior Financial Advisor

Fred Sciascia,

CPFA,

CRPC

First Vice President

Wealth Management Advisor

Wilford H Lawrence,

CPFA,

CFP,

CRPC

Vice President

Senior Financial Advisor

Steven Walker,

CPFA,

CRPC,

CFP

First Vice President

Wealth Management Advisor

Beth Fizell-Jenkins,

CPWA,

CDFA

Assistant Vice President

Wealth Management Advisor

Neil R Mckeon,

CRPC

Senior Vice President

Senior Resident Director - Wealth Management Advisor

Thomas O. Maher Jr.,

CRPC

First Vice President

Wealth Management Advisor

Your Office Management Team

We are happy to help serve you.

Carol Nevins| MLWM Market Executive| Managing Director

Carol L. Nevins is a Managing Director, Market Executive responsible for the Greater Philadelphia Market, which consist of 5 offices in Pennsylvania; Philadelphia, Yardley, Jenkintown, Doylestown, and Media.

A native of Rockville, Maryland, she attended the University of Maryland. She and her husband Michael have a daughter who is a sophomore at the University of Maryland and a 20 year old son with Autism who attends the King’s Daughter’s School in Columbia Tennessee.

Neil McKeon| Senior Resident Director - Wealth Management Advisor| Senior Vice President

Neil McKeon is the Resident Director of the Yardley, PA Branch, and performs a dual function as financial advisor and team leader. Neil works closely with the Market Executive and concentrates on building the office and culture—including sourcing and hiring, staff development, and taking an active role in the community; leading the client experience standard—which includes coaching advisors and setting a client-centric tone and vision for the office; and leading risk and compliance activities— such as helping to ensure communication and coordination with the local Office Management Team.

Kali Hale| Registered RD Assistant

Kali Hale is a Registered Resident Director's Assistant working alongside Neil McKeon. Kali began her career with Merrill Lynch Wealth Management in 2007. Kali is the first point of contact for her client base and focuses her time on providing support to them through all phases of the client’s relationship with their Financial Advisor. Kali and her husband, Bryan, reside in Levittown, PA with their two children.

Charles Gentile| Client Relationship Manager| Vice President

Charles Gentile is the Client Relationship Manager working with Carol Nevins, Market Executive for the Greater Philadelphia Market. He joined the firm in 2005. Prior to joining the Greater Philadelphia Market in February of 2019, Charles was the Client Relationship Manager of the Princeton Market from 2015 through 2019 and the Associate Client Relationship Manager for the Philadelphia Market from 2014 through 2015. In previous roles, he was responsible for operations management, project management and team management for multiple business units in Merrill’s corporate office in Pennington, NJ from 2005 through 2014. Charles holds Series 7, Series 66, Series 9, Series 10 and Series 24 FINRA registrations. He is a life-long resident of the area and resides in Newtown, PA with his wife Nichole and his son Max.

Vincent Giordano

Vincent joined Merrill Lynch Wealth Management in August of 2015. Prior to working at Merrill, Vincent worked at Spring Mountain Capital in Princeton, New Jersey. Vincent received his B.A. in English and American Literature from New York University. His education in this field turned into his hobby and he is currently writing several short stories and novels. In addition to the personal writings, Vincent belongs to several writing groups in Princeton.

Let’s Have a Conversation

Helping you reach your goals starts with getting to know you personally. Through understanding what matters most to you, we can help you create a financial strategy that reflects your personality. Only then can we offer an approach that is built around your life priorities and the ongoing advice you need to help you manage fluctuations in the market and changes in your life. Let’s work together to help you achieve your goals.

Careers

No matter where your career may currently be, if you have the mindset and motivation of a Merrill Lynch Wealth Management Advisor, you should consider the opportunity to become one yourself.

Work Culture

Our culture is dedicated to providing continuing professional training, mentoring and technology for new and experienced advisors.

Rewarding Career

We help you support the financial aspects of a client’s life, focused on providing individually customized investment strategies and wealth management advice, products and services.

Access to Resources

Our size and scope offers access to a wide range of technology, intellectual capital and marketing resources designed to help build your business and enhance client relationships.

Grow & Learn

Merrill Lynch has been training financial advisors since 1946, offering advisors the critical skills and knowledge they need to assist individuals in pursuing their unique financial goals.

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