Phil Taxman
Senior Vice President, Wealth Management Advisor
7676 Forsyth Blvd
Clayton, MO 63105
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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.

Philip Taxman joined Merrill Lynch Wealth Management in 1991.  Philip assists a select group of affluent clients in strategic planning.  Together with specialists within the different areas of Global Wealth Management, Philip offers clients a diverse range of services, including sophisticated retirement planning and a full complement of wealth preservation and transfer services.  Philip was named by Forbes Magazine as being chosen to their published list of Forbes "Best-In-State Wealth Advisors" for 2022.  He previously received this same Award 2021, and 2018 (Published annually Jan – April. Rankings based on data as of June 30
of prior year).

Phil enjoys spending time traveling to interesting places with his wife Maria and two grown daughters.  He is an active supporter of Opera Theatre Company of St. Louis, The fabulous Saint Louis Zoo, and the National Children's Cancer Society.  Phil is nationally recognized as an expert of Jaguar motor vehicles of which he is a collector, restorer, and vintage race car driver.   In his free time he enjoys cycling, competitive volleyball, traveling to far away places and racing his vintage Jaguar XKE sports car and great road courses across North America.

*Source: The Forbes “Best-in-State Wealth Advisors” list, published annually Jan - April. Rankings based on data as of June 30 of prior year.

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Forbes' "America's Top State-by-State Advisors", 2018
(Published on February 15, 2018. Rankings based on data as of June 30, 2017.)
Forbes "Best-in-State Wealth Advisors", 2018, 2021-2024
(Published annually Jan – April. Rankings based on data as of June 30 of prior year.)
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Philip Taxman is registered to do business in CA, CO, CT, DC, FL, HI, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MT, NC, NE, NV, NY, OH, OR, SC, TN, TX, VA, VT, WA, WI.