Wayland Morin

Merrill Lynch Wealth Management

1020 Boston Post Road
Darien, CT 06820
(203) 662-5519
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Our group advises families across generations on the accumulation, preservation and transfer of wealth.We work with uncommonly prosperous families to help simplify their financial lives so they can focus on what is most important to them.
Wayland Morin
Merrill Lynch Wealth Management

We understand the accumulation and preservation of wealth presents different challenges - and opportunities - for each client. Whether a family, family enterprise, non-profit organization or foundation, each has unique financial circumstances requiring individualized attention. We often work closely with clients’ other trusted advisors, including attorneys and accountants, to help achieve the client’s desired outcome.

Our mission is to simplify clients’ lives through the delivery of intelligent, harmonized advice and guidance. We believe this integrated management model, along with an underlying personal commitment, positions Davies Wayland & Associates as an essential resource to clients.

Wayland Morin
Forbes "Best-in-State Wealth Management Teams", 2023-2024
(Published annually in January. Rankings based on data as of March 31 of prior year.)
About Us

Families often have complex needs and may require close communication to manage life's challenges. We can work to engage your family in the financial decision-making process. Opportunities to educate the younger generation are important, and we often facilitate family wealth discussions that may be difficult to initiate on your own.

Meet Our Team
Patrick Wayland,


Senior Vice President, Wealth Management Advisor
Francois Morin,


First Vice President, Wealth Management Advisor
John Horner
Assistant Vice President, Senior Financial Advisor
J Byron Davies
First Vice President, Senior Consultant
Suzanne M Pfau
Officer, Registered Senior Wealth Management Client Associate
Additional Resources
The following specialists do not make securities recommendations. Please contact your Merrill Lynch Wealth Management Advisor if you have questions about how a specialist might be able to assist you.
Stephen Pavia
Wealth Management Banking Specialist
Jeffrey Wiedmann
Wealth Strategies Advisor
Bank of America, N.A.
About Merrill

Bringing fresh perspectives to your financial life

The financial decisions you make today can help determine the future you build for yourself and your family. Carving a clear path forward starts with connecting your life and finances. A Merrill advisor provides access to the investing insights of Merrill and banking capabilities of Bank of America to help you make informed decisions as you pursue your goals.

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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.
Investments & Wealth Institute™ (The Institute) is the owner of the certification marks CPWA® and Certified Private Wealth Advisor®. Use of CPWA®, and/or Certified Private Wealth Advisor® signifies that the user has successfully completed the Institute’s initial and ongoing credentialing requirements for wealth advisors.
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