Zach Klippel

Senior Vice President, Financial Advisor
NMLS #541484

2049 Century Park East
Los Angeles, CA 90067
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Whatever your personal goals may be, I will work together with you, one-on-one, to develop a personalized financial strategy designed to help you pursue your long-term goals.

Zach Klippel is a Senior Vice President and Senior Financial Advisor with Merrill in Beverly Hills, California. Zach provides one-on-one guidance, detailed strategy, and reliable service to high-net-worth individuals and families, helping them deploy their wealth more efficiently. He has significant depth catering to the needs of professionals—particularly attorneys—helping them streamline the intersection of their personal and professional finances.

Zach strives to provide clients with a precious commodity: more time. By overseeing the day-to-day management of their wealth, he looks to support clients in regaining time for their families, careers, or other passions. A veteran Financial Advisor, he is well versed in multiple aspects of wealth management, from portfolio design and retirement strategy to cash-flow analysis, trust and estate planning services, and higher-education savings. Zach also provides clients with access to banking services and residential lending through Bank of America.

Having advised a number of attorneys, Zach offers a refined understanding of their professional lifecycle—from Associate to Partner at Law Firms—and looks to connect clients to the ideas and best practices that can have a meaningful impact on their long-term success. He also offers tailored advice to other wealth builders, including executives, business owners, and entrepreneurs, helping them weigh the opportunities at their disposal and pursue informed decisions. A strong relationship builder, Zach is honored that referrals constitute the primary source of his new relationships.

Zach has worked in wealth management and banking since 1999. Prior to joining Merrill, he was a Private Banker and Senior Vice President with Citi Private Bank's Law Firm Group in Beverly Hills. He earned his International Business Diploma from Langara College in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Originally from L.A., Zach spent some of his formative years in the U.K., France, and Canada. Proud to be back in his home city, he has served as a volunteer, board member, and treasurer for Strikers F.C., a youth travel soccer club. He has also served as a referee for AYSO, the American Youth Soccer Organization.

Zach and his wife live in the Westchester neighborhood of L.A. with their two children and their rescue dog. In his free time, Zach enjoys biking, traveling, sailing, and reading. He has a penchant for vintage Italian scooters and enjoys spending time outside, appreciating the beauties of the natural world.


About Me

My mission, first and foremost, is to understand you and what matters most to you. Armed with that information I can ask thoughtful questions -- listening carefully, then understanding in detail where your wealth stands today and where you'd like it to be tomorrow. I help you design and implement a personalized plan intended to help you and your family pursue financial goals while helping manage investment risk. My approach is to focus on potential solutions that can help turn goals into reality.

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Zachariah Klippel is registered to do business in AZ, CA, CT, DC, FL, ID, MD, NC, NJ, NV, NY.