Derek Johnson
Managing Director, Senior Financial Advisor
NMLS #632799
560 South Winchester Blvd
San Jose, CA 95128
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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.

Derek R. Johnson is a Managing Director, Senior Financial Advisor in the San Jose California Merrill Lynch Wealth Management office. Derek adheres to a disciplined process that delivers a consistent yet customized wealth management experience. Before any financial decisions are made, he considers your whole life, taking the time to fully understand who you are and what matters most to you as an individual and as a business professional. With this intimate knowledge about what you value most, Derek is able to help you establish objectives, develop an appropriate strategy and recommend solutions based upon client's risk tolerance, time horizon, liquidity needs, overall investment goals and the costs associated with the recommendation. Derek then draws upon the breadth and depth of Total Merrill to connect all the pieces of your financial life.

Derek can conduct regular reviews with you to help you track your progress toward reaching your goals and keep your strategies consistent with any changes that may take place in your life and/or business. Derek has been a Financial Advisor for 26 years, joining Merrill in 1996. He is a graduate of San Jose State University with a degree in Finance. Derek has also earned the designation of Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor, CRPC®. Derek enjoys spending time with friends and family.
I follow the deep-seated Merrill tradition of participating in the communities we serve. This drives my interest in spending time volunteering with organizations in our community.

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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Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor™, CRPC™, and the CRPC™ logo are certification marks or registered certification marks of The College for Financial Planning Institutes Corp. in the United States.
Derek Johnson is registered to do business in AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, MA, MI, MO, NC, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, WA, WI.