Floyd Schwartz offers value to his clients by providing integrity, knowledge, and experience, at the highest level. These are all important qualities that anyone who seeks a trusted advisor should absolutely require. He has has been in the business for 27 years and continues to help his clients navigate through many different types of economic climates and achieve their respective financial goals.
Mr. Schwartz has knowledge gained from experience and an extensive education in financial planning. Along with a business degree from San Diego State University, he has earned the most comprehensive respected designations available in the industry, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™(CFP®) and Chartered Financial Consultant®(ChFC®). He has met the stringent criteria and completed the necessary training required to earn the firm's Certified PIM® Portfolio Manager designation.
The CFP® designation is the recognized standard of excellence for competent and ethical personal financial planning. It is considered the most rigorous test and curriculum available in the industry.
The ChFC® designation has been a mark of excellence for almost thirty years and currently requires nine college-level courses. The ChFC® has the most extensive educational program required of any financial services credential. Required courses cover thorough education and application training on all aspects of financial planning, including income taxation, investments, and estate and retirement planning.
Only a select group of financial advisors have earned the Certified PIM® Portfolio Manager designation that is a reflection of experience, and concern for the needs of their clients.
Mr. Schwartz believes that any foundation must be built on trust. His integrity is uncompromised. He has had an immaculate regulatory record for his entire career. While developing a financial plan, he takes special care of his clients to help ensure that every possible detail is addressed. He has been honored as "Five Star Wealth Advisor" for 5 consecutive years by Orange Coast Magazine, and has been honored as "Five Star Wealth Advisor" by Los Angeles Magazine for 2 consecutive years. Only one percent of wealth advisors have achieved this honor for 5 years.*
Floyd "Buck" Schwartz has been happily married for 20 years. He has two sons, who have provided a great deal of fun and enjoyment living in Corona del Mar, California. They love spending time together as a family. The boys are very active in sports, and their dad has coached several teams along the way. Dad also enjoys being active, playing basketball, weight training, skiing, and body surfing.
Mr. Schwartz provides a comprehensive wealth management experience encompassing estate planning, business planning, and retirement planning. He provides a centralized coordination process among your professionals, including CPA's and estate attorneys. He refers to his service as being your personal/family "CFO". Utilizing his knowledge and experience of 27 years in the business, his firm offers customized wealth preservation and strategic investment management portfolios. His investment management philosophy makes use of proven investment management techniques adopted by the largest and most successful endowments in the world. His wealth management practice provides services to help people achieve financial independence and wealth preservation for generations. His knowledge encompasses all areas of wealth management including, investments, income and estate tax planning, insurance, and charitable gifting.
Mr. Schwartz understands the financial challenges facing people today. "Every person has different goals and objectives. Some people would like to leave a legacy, and others may need assistance to ensure that they may live the best life possible, without the risk of outliving their financial resources. We believe that our expertise and service is second to none in helping people and businesses achieve their respective goals."
Previous positions held:
Registered Principal/Wealth Management Specialist - Raymond James Financial (1999 - 2013)
Vice President/Financial Advisor - Merrill Lynch (1995-1999)
Financial Advisor- Paine Webber (1991-1995)
Financial Advisor- Shearson Lehman Brothers (1987-1991)
CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™- Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc
Chartered Financial Consultant® - The American College of Financial Services
PIM® Portfolio Manager - Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network
San Diego State University - B.S. Business Administration, Minor- Psychology
*Five Star Wealth Advisor Award based on advisor being credentialed as an investment advisory representative (IAR), a FINRA registered representative, a CPA or a licensed attorney, actively employed in the financial services industry for five years, favorable regulatory and complaint history review, fulfillment of firm review based on internal firm standards, and accepting new clients. Membership is based mainly on assets under management, education, credentials and fiscal year production. Re-qualification is required annually since prior membership is no assurance of future membership.