Christopher Burke
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Senior Vice President, Wealth Management Advisor
110 N Wacker Dr
Chicago, IL 60606
312.269.5010
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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.
Profile

The Burke group believes that good client relationships are built through teamwork and client involvement, delivered through our advisors, client associates and access to the global resources of Merrill. Our goal is to be your primary source for financial advice and guidance. We want you to value the dedication and diligence we provide at each step of the wealth management process.

Christopher Burke is a CFP® professional, Wealth Management Advisor, and Senior Vice President at Merrill. Chris concentrates on developing financial strategies for high net worth individuals and business owners. Chris Burke is a qualified Portfolio Manager who, in addition to providing traditional advice and guidance, can help clients pursue their objectives by managing on a discretionary basis his own personalized or defined strategies, which may incorporate individual stocks and bonds, model portfolios, and third-party investment strategies.
 

Advisory Services:

  • Financial Strategies
  • Stocks and Bonds Analysis
  • Retirement Income Planning
  • Portfolio Risk Management
  • Capital Markets Research
  • Option Overlay Strategies
  • Personal Wealth Management
  • Access to Personal and Business Banking


Our years of experience through multiple market fluctuations have helped us understand that we can help you pursue your goals by being consistent in our approach. We'll work with you to build a portfolio strategy that helps you pursue your goals - no matter the financial environment. We'll take into account your objectives, time horizon and liquidity needs and, perhaps most important, your sensitivity to risk and investment personality. We believe it's important that you seek the advice and guidance of an experienced financial advisor who can thoughtfully analyze your situation, identify strategies that address your needs, and clearly communicate them to you. We want to work with you to develop your wealth management strategy for the future.


Named to the 2023 Forbes “Best-in-State Wealth Advisors” list  
    Published on April 4, 2023. Rankings based on data as of June 30, 2022.*



*Options involve risk and are not suitable for all investors. Before engaging in the purchase or sale of options, investors should understand the nature of and extent of their rights and obligations and be aware of the risks involved in investing with options. Prior to buying or selling an option, clients must receive the options disclosure document Characteristics and Risks of Standardized Options. This document is available by contacting your Merrill Financial Advisor.

*Banking products are provided by Bank of America, N.A. and affiliated banks, Members FDIC and wholly owned subsidiaries of Bank of America Corporation.

*2023 Forbes “Best-in-State Wealth Advisors” list. Opinions provided by SHOOK® Research, LLC and is based on in-person, virtual and telephone due-diligence meetings that measure best practices, client retention, industry experience, credentials, compliance records, firm nominations, assets under management and Firm-generated revenue (investment performance is not a criterion). SHOOK’s rankings are available for client evaluation only, are not indicative of future performance and do not represent any one client’s experience and available for investor help in evaluating the right financial advisor. Compensation was not received from anyone for the study. Past performance does not guarantee future results. Details available at the SHOOK Research website. SHOOK is a registered trademark of SHOOK Research, LLC.


Outside of the office, I enjoy spending time with my wife and two sons. I enjoy being an active member of my community, as well as coaching little league baseball.

Recognition
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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About Me
Welcome

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.

Meet Our Professional Staff
Gordon Kaye,

AWMA™, CRPC™

Registered Wealth Management Client Associate
312.696.2097
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.
Arroll Krumpelman
Wealth Management Banking Specialist
Merrill
About Merrill

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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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Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. (CFP Board) owns the certification marks CFP®, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, and the CFP® (with plaque design) in the United States, which it authorizes use of by individuals who successfully complete CFP Board’s initial and ongoing certification requirements.
Christopher P Burke is registered to do business in AZ, CA, CO, DC, FL, GA, IL, IN, KY, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MT, NC, NV, NY, OH, PA, SC, TN, TX, UT, VT, WA, WI.