Sean Flaherty
Senior Vice President, Wealth Management Advisor
2504 Highway 35 North
Manasquan, NJ 08736
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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.

Sean Flaherty,
Senior Vice President
Wealth Management Advisor

Sean has been with Merrill Lynch Wealth Management since 1994. He is dedicated to providing clients with the finest individually tailored approach to investing and risk management. Sean assists a select group of affluent clients in investment management, tax minimization strategies and estate planning issues as well as wealth preservation.

Drawing on his experience and Merrill's global resources, Sean develops personalized, strategic recommendations to address the complex needs of clients with substantial wealth. Together with specialists in different areas of experience, Sean offers clients a wide range of services including: portfolio management; stock option analysis and sophisticated retirement planning; hedging and monetization of concentrated equity positions; life insurance analysis and funding; plus an array of wealth preservation and transfer services.

Using proprietary analysis, historical data, and BofA's global objective research, Sean creates customized strategies that are designed to help meet clients expectations and long-term goals. His goal is to help minimize downside risk so that clients can enjoy consistent returns without the kind of volatility that can sometimes make investing an anxious experience.

Sean works closely with clients' other family advisors, including attorneys and accountants, to focus on the client's total wealth management needs.|Mr. Flaherty is one of the first graduates from the "Merrill Financial Advisor's Program" at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. Within his community, Mr. Flaherty is involved with numerous charities.

Gina Kletter is a Registered Wealth Management Client Associate that started with Merrill in June of 2022.  She is a point of contact to assist with all security or monetary transactions between your accounts and assists clients with customer service regarding any questions you have about your financial accounts.   

Gina joined the team in June 2022 after 25 years in the industry at several other major firms.  Gina is very experienced in the brokerage business and dedicated to working closely with our clients.


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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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Sean Flaherty is registered to do business in CA, CT, FL, GA, MA, ME, MI, NC, NH, NJ, NY, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA.