David Parsekian
First Vice President, Wealth Management Advisor
115 West Century Rd
Paramus, NJ 07652
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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.

David Parsekian
Prior to joining Merrill in 2012, David enjoyed a career consulting and advising clients on their residential lending needs. Previously, he spent several years in equity research at Solomon Smith Barney and Thomas Weisel Partners. Today, he draws on this background to offer a broad range of services designed to help successful entrepreneurs, individuals and families grow, preserve, and transfer their wealth for the next generation.

Long before he formulates any specific strategies, David spends a considerable amount of time asking questions and deeply listening to clients’ needs, aspirations, and issues in their financial lives. His mission is to learn everything he can about their unique stories and utilize their input to help create customized strategies that reflect their goals and aspirations. 

In addition to offering investment advice and guidance, David works with a multidimensional team of specialists to aid him in addressing clients’ unique situations with respect to retirement income planning services; wealth transfer; and trust and estate planning services. He can also provide access to Bank of America’s banking, credit, and lending services.

David earned a B.S. in Finance from Northeastern University in Massachusetts and an M.B.A. from Fordham University in New York City. He holds the Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor, CRPCTM designation.

David and his wife have three children and reside in Ridgewood. In addition to volunteering with Ridgewood Jamboree, an organization providing needs-based scholarships to college-bound Ridgewood High School seniors, David is a past Board of Adjustment member for the Village of Ridgewood and has donated his time as a Little League Baseball coach. A lifelong skier and an avid golfer, he also enjoys Peloton bike riding.
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

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.

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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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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.
David P Parsekian is registered to do business in AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, FL, GA, IL, MA, MD, NC, NH, NJ, NV, NY, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA.
Investments & Wealth Institute™ (The Institute) is the owner of the certification marks CIMA® and Certified Investment Management Analyst®. Use of CIMA®, and/or Certified Investment Management Analyst® signifies that the user has successfully completed the Institute’s initial and ongoing credentialing requirements for investment management professionals.