Our team is led by Founder, Chief Executive Officer, Tom Moran, Senior PIM Portfolio Manager; ranked by Barron’s as the #1 Advisor in SW Florida for the past 10 years. In addition to three CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM Professionals, two Chartered Financial Analyst® charterholders, three Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree holders and a Certificate in Investment Performance Measurement (CIPM®) holder, our team includes 29 people dedicated specifically to serving existing clients.
We’re here with attentive, professional client service to answer your questions and make sure you’re informed every step of the way.
PRACTICE MANAGEMENT &
STRATEGY & RESEARCH
OUR PRACTICE & PHILOSOPHY
Moran Wealth Management was founded in March of 1990 by Thomas M. Moran, Founder, Chief Executive Officer, Senior PIM Portfolio Manager; and Earl Sistrunk, CFA®, Director of Trading. From the beginning, we have strived to add value to our clients’ portfolios by capitalizing on our investment experience and Wells Fargo Advisors’ strong institutional and retail presence on Wall Street. As a result, you not only receive personalized investment attention, but you also get access to all the services offered by Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network.
Through Moran Wealth, you will be investing with Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network, one of the nation’s largest retail brokerage businesses. Investors have been entrusting their money to Wells Fargo & Co. for over 100 years and continues today as we manage the assets of both individual and institutional clients worldwide.
Our Team Approach
By utilizing a comprehensive team approach, Moran Wealth Management provides investment management services to a select group of clients. We focus on serving successful individuals and their families, as well as providing specialized financial services for corporations, executives, fiduciaries, and non-profit organizations.
Moran Wealth takes a very disciplined and personal approach to managing your money. We use our combined team knowledge and experience in this discretionary relationship to help you achieve the long-term goals you’ve set for your portfolio. Tom being a Senior PIM Portfolio Manager, Moran Wealth Management is among a select few practices at Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network who are qualified to manage client portfolios on a discretionary basis.
Moran Wealth handles the full financial process, including working with family office groups to collaborate with our ultra-high-net-worth clients’ team of existing advisors, including attorneys, accountants, and real estate professionals. We offer a wide range of financial products and services to individuals as well as business owners, while providing sound financial information to help clarify your unique situation and aid you in making the most informed decisions possible. The majority of our financial services is exclusively fee-based, with the fee structure and details included in your proposal and agreed upon in advance.
- Investment Management
- Investment Planning
- Estate Planning & Asset Protection Strategies
- Direct Access to Dedicated Support
Our Current Assets Under Management
Moran Wealth Management is responsible for over $3 billion in assets as of June 30, 2020 for families and institutional clients, as a result of utilizing 35 different investment strategies. We focus on quantitative analysis and fundamental research in building diversified equity portfolios for clients, currently utilizing in excess of 50 variables from various research sources to develop customized investment portfolios for exclusive use by our clients
About Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network
For 19 years, Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network, the independent brokerage arm of Wells Fargo & Company has simplified independence by partnering with successful financial advisors and fostering a mutual passion for doing what’s right for clients. As of January 1, 2020, Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network has grown to operate nationwide with 1,320 owners and advisors in 602 practices administering over $125 billion in client assets. Investment products and services are offered through Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network, LLC Member SIPC, separate registered broker-dealer and non-bank affiliate of Wells Fargo & Company. www.wfafinet.com. Moran Wealth Management is a separate entity from Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network.
Fees for the PIM program include advisory services, performance measurement, transaction costs, custody services and trading. Fees are based on the assets in the account and are assessed quarterly. Fee-based accounts are not designed for excessively traded or inactive accounts, and may not be suitable for all investors. During periods of lower trading activity, your costs might be lower if our compensation was based on commissions. A minimum annual fee may apply for this program. Please carefully review the Wells Fargo Advisors advisory disclosure document for a description of our services and information on all fees and expenses. The minimum account size for this program is $50,000.
Moran Wealth Management is a full-service wealth advisory practice with a focus on outstanding, personalized client service. Our team can draw on a wide array of resources, products, and services to help individuals and businesses alike make sound investment decisions to achieve their financial goals.
Our investment philosophy center around always doing what we believe is right for our clients. We believe in long-term relationships and aim to earn your continued trust by providing individual attention and highly-personalized service throughout your entire relationship with our practice.
As a team of multidisciplinary professionals, our practice services a diverse clientele; we work with young families seeking to build generational wealth, and we also work with family offices to collaborate with established clients’ attorneys, accountants, trust and real estate professionals to integrate management of their investment portfolios with their current team. Our high-net-worth investors and corporate clients trust the Moran Wealth team to help them make sound investment decisions in an effort to achieve their short- and long-term financial goals to grow and protect their assets.
We provide comprehensive fee-based Investment Management, Investment Planning Strategies, Estate Planning & Asset Protection Strategies, Life Insurance Advisory.
INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT SERVICES
We take a holistic approach to investment management, overseeing the critical stages in the development of your plan: asset allocation, security selection, and monitoring. Taking into consideration your current financial situation, short- and long-term goals, and your risk tolerance, our investment management strategies utilize a broad range of products to meet your individual financial needs.
INVESTMENT PLANNING SERVICES
Our comprehensive investment planning services are customized to meet your current and future needs and support your financial goals throughout every season of life. By tracking your net worth and cash flow, we can monitor and adjust your current investment strategies, we aim to ensure your retirement strategy, including your risk management plan and tax reduction strategies, are aligned with your financial goals.
PORTFOLIO DEVELOPMENT & MANAGEMENT SERVICES
Moran Wealth Management currently uses more than 50 variables from 200 different research firms to develop customized investment portfolios for exclusive use by our clients. Portfolios are developed via a proprietary process that leverages our experience in diverse markets. Our Group uses a disciplined approach to pursue your objectives, it encompasses a variety of strategies including macro, international, equities, fixed income and market analysis.
STRATEGIES FOR PHILANTHROPIC GIVING
At Moran Wealth Management, we have built a community of trusted advisors that can help you explore your charitable inclinations. Whether you are just starting to consider charitable giving, or already have a history of philanthropy, we can help your ideas take shape. While we are not tax or legal advisors, we are happy to coordinate and explore the following options with your tax and/or legal advisors.
- Charitable Remainder Trust
- Charitable Gift Annuity
- Family Foundations
- Charitable Lead Trust
- Estate Planned Giving
- Donor Advised Funds
The strategies identified above are examples of potential options which could be explored and are not intended to represent any specific recommendation.
Investment products and services are offered through Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network, LLC (WFAFN). Moran Wealth Management is a separate entity from WFAFN. 1020-02021
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WHERE WE GIVE
At the core of our philosophy is the belief that responsible stewardship of wealth includes giving back to the community. At Moran Wealth Management, it is our privilege to support some incredible charities and non-profit organizations through both financial gifts and volunteer efforts.
Learn more about some of our beneficiaries and their missions below.
With the support of its patrons, Artis—Naples offers a unique range of programs — including music, film, dance, comedy, lectures and exhibitions featuring internationally acclaimed artists – that cultivates a broader appreciation for art in its many forms. Its Kimberly K. Querrey and Louis A. Simpson Cultural Campus includes two performance halls, Frances Pew Hayes Hall and Myra J. Daniels Pavilion, The Baker Museum, and the Stabile Education building, allowing it to remain the premier destination for the visual and performing arts in Southwest Florida.
Gulfshore Playhouse is committed to enriching Southwest Florida’s cultural landscape by producing the area’s only professional theatre and providing unique educational opportunities for students of all ages.
Naples Art believes art can change lives and improve communities. For over 65 years the award-winning Naples Art has been the center of arts and cultural in downtown Naples, a town square for the arts. They have been committed to developing tomorrow’s artists and arts leaders, ensuring artistic expression is accessible to everyone and enriching Southwest Florida through the visual arts. They provide the community with inspiration and opportunity, through production space and the amplification and exhibition of these creative voices to cultivate a lifelong appreciation of art. This well-respected non-profit organization is supported by generous community support, through memberships, donations and an array of unique fundraising events, allowing Naples Art to provide its free art educational programming offered throughout the community
Opera Naples has been in operation since 2006, when it debuted with a Viennese-style New Year’s ball. Since then, it has presented many well-known grand operas and modern works its very-own building – the Wang Opera Center – that was completed in 2017. Inside the center is the Judy and John Hushon Theatre where Opera Naples hosts its beloved chamber operas and concerts, young artists’ auditions, and performances. It also collaborates with other local artistic groups, such as Artis-Naples, TheatreZone, and the music department at various schools including Florida Gulf Coast University.
The United Arts Council of Collier County enriches lives and strengthens the community through the power of the arts. It provides outreach arts programs to at-risk students and senior citizens in Collier County; after-school education in arts and music for at-risk children; consolidated calendars for all area cultural activities; grants to area artists and arts groups; networking opportunities for arts organizations; cultural Assessment, planning, and advocacy; art/music instruction to Immokalee, East Naples, and Golden Gate schools; rural outreach; and technical assistance for artists.
The Laces of Love Charitable Foundation, Inc. is non-profit organization that has provided over 200,000 pairs of shoes to low-income and disadvantaged children in Southwest Florida since its inception in 2005. Led by a volunteer board of directors and with the help of hundreds of volunteers and supporters, Laces of Love is able to raise awareness through speaking engagements, Shoe Drives, and Shoe Parties, and help many needy children – one step at a time.
The Naples Children & Education Foundation, the founding organization of the Naples Winter Wine Festival, is improving the educational, emotional, and health outcomes of underprivileged and at-risk children. Through its annual grants and strategic initiatives, NCEF has impacted over 45 of the most effective nonprofits in the community, providing 275,000 children with the services and resources they need to excel. NCEF’s unique approach, which emphasizes collaboration between organizations and bridges public and private resources, has become a blueprint for how to transform a community, one issue at a time.
The Naples Winter Wine Festival, one of the world’s most prestigious charity wine auctions, offers a weekend of unforgettable memories. Guests enjoy world-class food and wine during intimate dinners in private homes and are invited to bid on once-in-a-lifetime travel and wine experiences during an electrifying live auction. Since its inaugural event in 2001, the NWWF has raised more than $191 million, making a profound difference in the lives of hundreds of thousands of children.
Youth Haven is Southwest Florida’s only emergency and residential shelter for boys and girls ages six to 18-years old who have been removed from their homes due to abuse, neglect, or abandonment. Youth Haven’s children are brutally traumatized and in crisis. Youth Haven is an immediate lifeline of safety, love, and compassion for innocent children in crisis and first step in a long journey back to trust, confidence, and joy. Youth Haven’s programs include The Counseling Center, The Emergency Shelter, and the Homeless Teen & Transitional Living Program.
The Bonita Springs Assistance Office is a nonprofit organization that provides short-term assistance to residents of Bonita Springs who have been affected by unexpected crisis, including the working poor, single households, the elderly, and people who are disabled. With a goal in mind to foster independence, participants are able to retain their dignity while learning how to provide proper solutions for their situation.
Founded in 1932, The Naples Woman’s Club’s 300 members are dedicated to enhancing the Naples community through volunteer service and philanthropic activities. The club meets monthly in season, October through April and hosts numerous educational and charitable events throughout the year. Annual outreach includes several academic scholarships; support of local educational facilities through reading programs, grants, and mentoring; financial assistance to various social service agencies in their programming efforts; and actively supporting the arts, conservation programming, health care awareness, and community issues.
Founded in 1919, Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens is a nationally-accredited, award-winning zoo and historic botanical garden that reaches over 350,000 guests each year. Their mission is to inspire people of all ages to respect, value and help conserve wildlife and our natural world. In addition to its plentiful exhibits, the zoo cares for rare plants and animals here and all around the world, including planting over half a million trees in Africa, Asia, and the Americas.
For over thirty years, St. Matthew’s House has provided innovative solutions to fight homelessness, hunger, substance abuse, and poverty in Southwest Florida. St. Matthew’s House is a 501(c)(3) which does not depend upon government funding, and its 100% donation model allows all operating expenses to be covered by unique social enterprises.
Ave Maria School of Law is fully-accredited, independent law school that was established in 1999 with a current student body of over 270 students and 1,200 alumni from all across the country – and the world. The school maintains an educational philosophy that emphasizes the moral foundations of the law with insights from the Catholic intellectual tradition and encourages a broader viewpoint of the law and its role in today’s society.
The College of the Holy Cross, also called Holy Cross, is a highly-selective, four-year, undergraduate, liberal arts institution that was founded in 1843 by the Society of Jesus (Jesuits) in Worcester, Massachusetts. One of New England’s oldest Catholic colleges and one of the oldest in the United States, Holy Cross is consistently ranked among the nation’s top educational institutions, most recently on Forbes magazine’s 2019 Top Colleges; 2019 Top Colleges – Private; and 2019 America’s Best Value Colleges.
Founded in 1997, Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) is a comprehensive institution of higher education with an enrollment of nearly 15,000 students that offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs of strategic significance to Southwest Florida and beyond. Its exceptional faculty and staff emphasize innovative, student-centered teaching and learning that cultivates community partnerships, values public service, encourages civic responsibility, and encourages habits of lifelong learning which prepares students for gainful employment and successful lives.
Founded in 1982, the Harvard Club of Naples is an educational and charitable organization whose purpose is to bring together various members of the Harvard community including graduates, students, and faculty who reside in Naples and South Lee County. One of the club’s main goals is to raise funds to provide financial support to students from Collier County interested in attending Harvard University, but in need of financial aid.
Since 1984 Literacy Volunteers of Collier County has served thousands, continuing to teach English as a second langaugae to families and individuals; both adults and children.They help meet the challenges of Collier County’s growing and diverse population to ensure that all people from various walks of life and countries deserve the chance to live productive, fulfilling lives with dignity. An accredited affiliate of ProLiteracy America, LVCC’s volunteer tutors work with students of all levels, changing lives for the better.
For over 60 years, ProLiteracy has been working across the globe to change lives and communities through the power of literacy. It supports 1,000 member programs in the U.S. and 32 countries worldwide; advocates for awareness, funding, and support to increase educational resources for adults who struggle with literacy; provides professional development to improve literacy programs; and creates and produces over 400 customized print and digital instructional tools for tutors and students.
Susan G. Komen Florida is the first responders to breast cancer, helping fuel research, advocate for patients, and support people facing breast cancer locally through a variety of direct patient-centered services and by collaborating with area providers to remove barriers and connect people to needed care across 64 of 67 counties throughout the state. The Komen Treatment Assistance Fund provides crucial assistance for qualifying cancer patients, including social worker assessment and financial assistance for medications, chemotherapy, elder and child care, transportation to treatment, equipment, and supplies.
For over 50 years, the Conservancy of Southwest Florida has been a leading environmental advocacy organization dedicated to protecting the water, land, wildlife, and future of Southwest Florida’s five-county area. To accomplish this lofty goal, the Conservancy uses the collaboration of four teams including science and research; policy and advocacy; environmental education; and wildlife rehabilitation.
Southwest Florida nonprofit David Lawrence Center is a national leader in providing world-class mental health and addiction recovery solutions for children, adolescents, and adults. The Center’s innovative, integrated treatment includes inpatient, outpatient, residential, and community-based services – a comprehensive system of care funded by community and government support.
Hope for Haiti, one of the most trusted organizations working to reduce poverty in Haiti for over 30 years, provides support and partnership for the Haitian people by working with community leaders in rural areas in five key program areas including education, healthcare, infrastructure, access to clean water, and economic opportunity.
Miracles in Action, based in Naples, Florida, enables Guatemalans living in extreme poverty to help themselves through maintainable ventures that develop education, nutrition, vocational skills, and create jobs. Miracles in Action finds under-served areas in rural Guatemala and supports projects that achieve long-term results, improve quality of life, and allow truly underprivileged people to help themselves. In addition, Miracles in Action supports 135 artisans beading jewelry and handicrafts from their homes to earn income to feed and educate their children; and they give them water filters, solar lamps, empowerment workshops, and much more. Store.MiraclesInAction.org
Rotary is a global network of 1.2 million neighbors, friends, leaders, and problem-solvers who have used their time and talents to solve real problems for over 110 years. It is dedicated to six areas of focus to form international connections, improve lives, and generate a better world to support its goodwill efforts and end polio forever.
Founded in 1972, Special Olympics Florida provides year-round sports training, competition, leadership, and health services to children and adults with intellectual disabilities, at no cost to the athletes or their caregivers, as a means to achieve physical fitness, self-esteem, socialization skills, and the life skills necessary to be productive, respected, and contributing members of their communities.
The Jewish Federation of Greater Naples is an umbrella organization that is dedicated to fostering relationships that bring together the nearly 10,000 Jewish individuals living in the Greater Naples area. We accomplish this by supporting a unique and comprehensive mix of cultural, educational, social, recreational, leisure and philanthropic groups and programs. Most importantly, the Federation strives to enrich the lives by building a strong sense of connection within the Jewish community. It aims to offer ongoing activities and events year-round, and purposefully incorporates the celebration of Jewish culture and traditions. For the more this Federation provides critical financial support for all Jewish organizations in the Greater Naples community, as well as many non-Jewish causes.
Unparalleled in the Jewish philanthropic world, Jewish National Fund-USA’s strategic vision has been, and always will be, to ensure a strong, secure, and prosperous future for the land and people of Israel. Everything they do — every project, initiative, and campaign they take on – is integral to their vision of building and connecting to Israel. They plant trees, build houses and parks, source water solutions, buy fire trucks, and improve the lives of people with special needs. They boost tourism, support Aliyah, promote Zionist education and engagement, build medical centers and trauma centers, fund agricultural and culinary research, and run an American semester abroad high school in Israel. They do all these things because each project, each program, each partnership, is consistent with their strategic vision – population growth in the north and south, connecting the next generation to Israel, infrastructure development, ecology, forestation, heritage preservation, and more — all for the land and people of Israel.
Chartered in 1882, the Knights of Columbus is a Catholic fraternal organization dedicated to endorsing and managing educational, charitable, religious, and social welfare works, providing mutual aid and assistance to ill and disadvantaged members and their families, and offering insurance products and annuities to help members and their families. The Knights of Columbus has grown from several members in one council to 1.9 million members throughout the United States and the world. Its charitable activities encompass a variety of local, national, and international projects including partnerships with the Special Olympics, the Global Wheelchair Mission, and Habitat for Humanity; its own Food for Families and Coats for Kids projects; and more.
Dating back to 1634, the Maryland Province of the Society of Jesus (or Jesuits), is part of a the largest male religious order in the Catholic Church with almost 17,000-plus priests and brothers worldwide. Known for their schools, universities, parishes, retreat centers, outreach programs and dedication toward social justice, the Jesuits work to spread the Gospel, help the marginalized, and educate men and women for others. The Maryland Province of Jesuits will be unifying in the summer of 2020 with the Northeast Province to form the USA East Jesuits—one of the largest Jesuit provinces in the world and the largest in the United States.
You want a financial advisor who not only understands your individual financial goals, but is someone you can talk to, who will be there for you with practical advice and professional assistance as your needs evolve. Moran Wealth Management provides you with just this kind of service—a combination of top-quality professionalism and the personal approach you deserve.
As a full-service wealth advisory practice, Moran Wealth has the experience and commitment needed to help you achieve your financial goals. We invite you to schedule a free consultation with a financial advisor to see how our services and a truly collaborative team approach can work for you.
Our Process: What to Expect
- Schedule your complimentary consultation with a financial advisor.
- Discuss current financial state and future goals with an advisor.
- We prepare a proposal based on the amount you wish to have us manage.
- Second meeting with your advisor to review the proposal, review the recommended portfolios that is designed to diversify risk with multiple strategies, and discuss fee rate.
- Once proposal is accepted, you will meet with your dedicated associate to attain all pertinent information to open and/or transfer assets to Wells Fargo Advisors from your existing investment firm.
- Your associate will communicate directly with you to complete the transfer process.
- Your associate can touch base with you to ensure you are satisfied and address any questions, concerns or changes.
- We offer meetings with your dedicated financial advisor to recap your investment performance, review any life changing events, and ensure your investment objective is aligned with your household allocation.
Moran Wealth Management is often featured in the news for philanthropic work throughout the Southwest Florida community, industry accolades and awards, and internal hires and promotions. Check back often to keep up with our company happenings.
IN THE NEWS
1Barron’s Top 1,000/1,200 Advisors, Top 100 Financial Advisors, and Top 100 Independent Advisors rankings are based on data provided by thousands of advisors. Factors included in the rankings were assets under management, revenue produced for the firm, regulatory record, length of service, quality of practice and client retention. To be named a Barron’s Hall of Fame Advisor the advisor has to have been named by Barron’s for the last ten years consecutively in any of their rankings. In Tom Moran’s case from 2010-2019 he was named to Barron’s Top 100 Financial Advisors ranking.
2Forbes: Best in State Wealth Advisor: Ranking algorithm based on industry experience, interviews, compliance records, assets under management, revenue and other criteria by SHOOK Research, LLC, which does not receive compensation from the advisors or their firms in exchange for placement on a ranking. Investment performance is not a criterion.
3Financial Times Top 400 Financial Advisors rankings are based on data provided by investment firms. Factors include assets under management, experience, industry certifications and compliance record. Investment performance and financial advisor production are not explicit components.
4The Wells Fargo Advisors Spirit Award was established to recognize a select group of Premier Advisors for their lifetime achievements – both personal and professional – and for epitomizing and reflecting Wells Fargo Advisors’ values. The Premier Advisor designation is held by a select group of Financial Advisors within Wells Fargo Advisors as measured by business production, completion of educational components and professionalism.
5The Forbes 2019 Top Next Gen Best-In-State Wealth Advisors list spotlights more than 1,485 advisors from across the country with team assets amounting to more than $1 trillion. Each advisor was nominated by their firm, then vetted and ranked by SHOOK Research based on an algorithm of qualitative and quantitative criteria, including in-person interviews, industry experience, compliance records, revenue produced, and assets under management.
6The Forbes America’s Top Wealth Advisors ranking algorithm is based on industry experience, interviews, compliance records, assets under management, revenue and other criteria by SHOOK Research, LLC, which does not receive compensation from the advisors or their firms in exchange for placement on a ranking. Investment performance is not a criterion.