Neil Newsham
Senior Vice President, Wealth Management Advisor
NMLS #579309
1401 Manatee Avenue West
Bradenton, FL 34205
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Neil Newsham joined Merrill in 1986.  With over 35 years of experience he is responsible for client meetings, working with clients on goal setting. Neil works with clients through the entire wealth management process updating and measuring the accomplishment of goals. He is responsible for working with Foundations, Endowments and Non for Profits, offering access to Merrill Investment Policy Statement services as well as keeping Board Fiduciary responsibilities to a minimum. 

Additionally Neil holds the following professional designation: Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor, CRPC. Neil is a graduate of Northern Illinois University with degrees in Economics and Business Management.

He resides in Lakewood Ranch, Bradenton Florida with his wife Lambi. They have 3 grown children Lynsey, Kahler & Reilly.
Neil follow's the deep-seated Merrill tradition of participating in the communities we serve. This drives his interest in spending time volunteering with organizations in his community

Forbes "Best-in-State Wealth Advisors", 2019-2021
(Published annually Jan – April. Rankings based on data as of June 30 of prior year.)
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Neil Newsham is registered to do business in AZ, CA, CT, DC, DE, FL, IL, MD, MI, MO, NC, NE, NJ, NY, PA, TX, VA, WI.