Laura Pilz

Senior Vice President, Wealth Management Advisor

555 California St
San Francisco, CA 94104
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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.

As a Wealth Management Advisor with Merrill Lynch Wealth Management, Laura helps individuals, couples and families create wealth management strategies to achieve a secure financial future.

Her work with clients begins by considering their life goals: personal, professional and charitable. Laura helps her clients evaluate their financial resources and determine what it will take to have the lifestyle they want now and in the future. This discussion also incorporates issues of insurance, real estate financing, healthcare and long-term care, and trusts. This is the basis for a plan which guides the relationship.

With the wealth management strategy as a foundation, financial strategies are customized for each client that are designed to both build and preserve wealth. The process continues with regular updates of the financial strategies and evaluations of the portfolio strategy and progress toward goals.

Laura has a particular empathy for the challenges faced by single women and seniors. Recently divorced or widowed women may not have had the opportunity to be involved in financial management and want the support of a professional to help them make important financial decisions. Laura helps them gain the confidence they need to manage their financial affairs.

Through her charitable work with seniors, Laura has an understanding of the challenges seniors confront with both their finances and other life issues. She draws on this experience to help seniors and their families make wise choices for all generations.

Laura has worked in the financial services industry for 30 years and has a CFP® certification awarded by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. Her education includes: a BA in Economics from Chatham College and an MBA in Finance and Accounting from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She previously served on the Boards of the San Francisco Ladies Protection and Relief Society and The Maybeck Foundation.

*Merrill Life Agency's California License Number 0522776 

*Financing Services are through Bank of America, N.A. (NMLS#558667)

Helping women live their best financial lives
About Me

One of the reasons I chose to become a Merrill financial advisor was my passion for educating clients about investing. I want to help you understand planning for your wealth, as well as the challenges and possibilities presented by the markets, and the impact this greater understanding can have on your full financial life.

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Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. (CFP Board) owns the certification marks CFP®, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, and the CFP® (with plaque design) in the United States, which it authorizes use of by individuals who successfully complete CFP Board’s initial and ongoing certification requirements.
Laura Pilz is registered to do business in AZ, CA, CO, DC, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, MA, ME, MT, NC, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OR, PA, SC, TX, VA, WA, WV.