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Frode Teigen
Financial Advisor
800 E Colorado Blvd
Pasadena, CA 91101
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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.

Frode Teigen is a Financial Advisor with the Ma Teigen Group at Merrill. Frode helps to advance client objectives through his strong analytical skills, his penchant for data analysis, and his facility with team operations. He serves as a reliable presence, committed to advancing each client’s interests through steady effort and precise execution.

Within the team, Frode is adept in designing customized wealth management plans and communicating key insights from his analysis. He gathers relevant data, models possible scenarios, clarifies client priorities, and identifies action items. By assembling a cohesive framework for each client’s wealth, Frode believes that clients can better visualize their financial futures, allowing them to remedy possible gaps and sustain long-term momentum.

Frode also devotes significant time to investment analysis and research. He is accustomed to evaluating competing investment options to discern which products better align with client needs. Frode is also gratified to help clients weigh their unique investment parameters—from risk thresholds and time horizons to tax sensitivity and liquidity needs. Consultative by nature, he listens attentively so that he can guide clients in forging a more direct path to their objectives.

An accomplished team leader, Frode also contributes to the Ma Teigen Group by overseeing operations, allowing team members to focus on sustained interaction with clients. He appreciates the value of detailed service and cultivates a high-touch culture that strives to make clients’ lives easier and simpler.

Frode joined Merrill in 2021. Previously, he worked for decades in the information technology sector. During this period, he also had success as a venture capital investor for tech start-ups. He earned his Master of Science degree (M.Sc.) from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology.

Married with two children, Frode enjoys exploring the local trails around Pasadena, California, with his family and their beloved dog, Kiki.

Forbes "Best-in-State Wealth Management Teams", 2024
(Published on January 12, 2024. Rankings based on data as of March 31, 2023.)
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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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Frode Teigen is registered to do business in CA, CO, DE, FL, HI, IL, MA, MI, NC, NE, NV, NY, OR, TX, VA, WA, WY.