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. Our aim is to address complexity proactively versus reactively and to help simplify a family's finances 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.

About Us

You live in a world that's constantly changing. Markets can fluctuate frequently. Potential investment opportunities can arise daily. Regulations are enacted or amended. That's why understanding you and your situation is the best place to start helping you plan your financial future: where you are today, where you want to be tomorrow, and what you want to accomplish along the way. By understanding you and your priorities, we can more effectively provide you with the experience and resources needed to help you build a personalized plan that is rooted in the unique complexities of your life.

Meet Our Team
Patrick Wayland,


Senior Vice President, Senior Financial Advisor
Francois Morin,


First Vice President, Senior Financial Advisor
J Byron Davies
First Vice President, Senior Consultant
John Horner
Assistant Vice President, Senior Financial Advisor
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.
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.
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