Joel Summerlin

Senior Vice President, Senior Financial Advisor

101 E Kennedy Blvd
Tampa, FL 33602
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Understanding your life priorities is an important part of the relationship with you. It’s not just about markets and returns, it’s about what matters most to you.  I can collaborate to help create a personalized plan designed around you, your family, your goals and your aspirations.

Joel Summerlin
Senior Vice President  
Senior Financial Advisor
Portfolio Advisor

Joel Summerlin is a Senior Financial Advisor, Senior Vice President and Portfolio Advisor, who joined Merrill Lynch Wealth Management in Tampa, Florida in 1992. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Alabama. Joel began in the financial services industry as a Financial Advisor in 1992.
With more than 30 years of experience, Joel is a qualified Portfolio Advisor who, in addition to providing traditional advice and guidance, can help clients pursue their investment objectives by recommending individual, or any combination of, Merrill or approved third-party investment managers’ strategies, funds or portfolios.

Joel is committed to providing premier service and access to extensive resources to assist clients in reaching their personal and financial goals. He helps bring clarity to investment opportunities and ever-changing market conditions that can impact portfolio returns. Through this approach, clients can benefit from advice and recommendations along with a solid relationship that helps them better understand the strategies available to them.

Debbie Summerlin -
Assistant Vice President
Wealth Management Associate

Debbie joined Merrill Lynch Wealth Management in early 1990 as an Operations Specialist with our New York office. She transferred to Tampa in late 1991 to continue her career as an Assistant Vice President, Wealth Management Associate. Debbie works on our team to coordinate all office administrative tasks and to help clients resolve administrative issues.
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

As your Merrill advisor, I offer advice and guidance based on your goals and priorities -- for yourself and your family. Our approach to financial planning places you -- not the market -- at the center of our focus. I can help you understand the pros and cons of every potential decision, and help you maintain discipline so you can pursue your most important goals. As your needs or market conditions change, I will continue to collaborate with you and help you organize your financial life so that we can agree upon adjustments to your plan, as needed.

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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Joel Summerlin is registered to do business in AK, AL, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MS, MT, NC, NJ, NV, NY, OH, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI, WV.