We are a Boutique Investment Firm
We put our clients above all else. What is important to you is important to us. We provide tailored services to each and every client because we are a smaller firm dedicated to building lasting relationships with all of our clients.
When it comes to your investments, we access your account on regular basis and are in tune with your money and financial picture. We often communicate with our clients on a weekly basis to explain what is happening in the stock market and how it is affecting their portfolio. This constant communication allows our clients to learn why certain strategies and portfolio management practices are better suited to their investment objectives.
What We Do
We are experts at investment management, We are active portfolio managers purchasing individual stocks, index ETFs, option and fixed income securities to increase client returns and decrease portfolio risk. We implement an active portfolio management strategy, which seizes opportunity with the power of quick decision making, rather than the passive complacency of other investment strategies.
To serve the client interests above everything else. We are held to a higher standard called “Fiduciary”, which means we put client interests ahead of our own. It is the highest legal and ethical standard under US law, meaning we are legally bound to look out for your best interests.
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How are we different from other finance professionals?
Fiduciary ~ To serve the client interests above everything else. We are held to a higher standard called “Fiduciary”, which means we put client interests ahead of our own. It is the highest legal and ethical standard under US law, meaning we are legally bound to look out for your best interests.
Other investment professionals and brokers are held to a lessor standard called “suitability”, which means as long as the professional has a product they can sell you, they do not need to look for the lowest cost or best investment product for you. Professionals held to a suitability standard aren’t looking out for your best interest, they are looking out for their bottom line.
We follow a fee based model, meaning we never accept commission and we always look for the strategy or investment that is in our clients best interest. The fee-only model aligns our interests with client interests because when you make portfolio profits, our flat fee increases proportionally. Your portfolio performance and financial success is our top priority and you can rest assured we are always looking out for you.
Best Custodial Service For Our Clients
We have an established relationship with Interactive Brokers where we maintain a professional advisor account. When you join our firm, the first step is to open an Interactive Brokers Brokerage Account with our specialized link. Your account is then linked to our independent professional advisor account; whereby, we gain access through our professional advisor account to enact our specialized management strategies in your brokerage account.
Interactive Brokers allows you to pay fees directly from your brokerage account, allowing for convenience and transparency knowing what you are being charged for Portfolio Management. Interactive Brokers grants our clients privileges to trade products all over the world, 24 hours a day, with access to 120 stock markets and 23 different currencies. They were ranked #1 online brokerage service by Barrons, beating out Fidelity and TD Ameritrade. They beat competitors on fees charged, service provided and ease of use.
Mr. Quintilone is the Owner and Portfolio Manager. He holds the Series 65 Uniform Investment Adviser license and provides fee only services for clients. Mr. Quintilone manages client portfolios on a daily basis and provides financial advise for the firms clients.
Mr. Clay provides financial advising services for the firms clients and has expertise is in alternative and real estate investments. He holds the Series 65 Uniform Investment Adviser license permiting him to provide For-Fee Portfolio Management Services for clients.
If I already have an investment account, can you manage it?
While we believe our management services work best with Interactive Brokers, we do work with other custodial brokerage services to enact our portfolio management services.
What Are The Steps To Become A New Client?
Please visit our client experience page to learn more
Are there any additional fees for your services?
We charge an asset management fee of 1%. For example, if you have a brokerage account with $100,000 value for the entire year; your annual investment management fee would be $1,000.
why do you have an account minimum?
While we would like to work with more clients, our services are tailored towards more sophisticated investors and work best with large sums of money. We reserve the right to work with clients that have less the $100,000 in assets, on a case by case basis.
Do You offer any discounts on your services?
We charge 1% for all accounts with a balance less than $2,000,000. If you maintain an account with more than $2,000,000; we charge a reduced rate of 0.75%. We reserve the right to offer a reduced management fee on a case by case basis, depending on the management strategy and client risk tolerance.