James Taylor
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Senior Vice President, Wealth Management Advisor
NMLS #557003

400 S Rampart Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89145
702.341.2070
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Profile
Jim has been with Merrill since 2006. Jim was recognized by Forbes Magazine in 2019, 2020, 2022 and 2023 as one of the “Best-in-State Wealth Advisors”(Published annually Jan – April. Rankings based on data as of June 30 of prior year) as well as “Best-in-State Wealth Management Teams” in 2023 and 2024 for the state of Nevada (Published annually in January. Rankings based on data as of March 31 of prior year). Prior to Joining Merrill, Jim specialized in financial planning and asset management for high net worth clients at UBS Financial Services and Northern Trust. His work with successful individuals and families helped them to focus on investment management, liability management, estate and philanthropic planning, retirement planning and tax minimization strategies. Jim received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business from Ferris State University. He holds an Executive Certificate in Financial Planning from the University of Nevada at Las Vegas and is a holder of the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER certification issued by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. In addition Jim also holds the CHARTERED RETIREMENT PLANNING COUNSELOR designation issued by The College for Financial Planning Institutes Corp. He also earned a certificate in Exit Planning from the Exit Planning Institute. He is the former President of the Nevada Chapter of the National Association of Stock Plan Professionals, Las Vegas Area Boy Scout Council Endowment Committee, UNLV Foundation Planned Giving Board of Advisors, and the Nevada Community Foundation Professional Advisory Council.

Jim and his wife, Debbie, have been married for 39 years and enjoy spending time with their 3 children and 5 grandchildren.




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*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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because client objectives and risk tolerance vary). SHOOK’s rankings are available for client evaluation only, are not indicative of future
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Recognition
Forbes "Best-in-State Wealth Advisors", 2019-2020, 2022-2024
(Published annually Jan – April. Rankings based on data as of June 30 of prior year.)
Forbes "Best-in-State Wealth Management Teams", 2023-2024
(Published annually in January. Rankings based on data as of March 31 of prior year.)
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Megan K Daly,

CFP®

Registered Senior Wealth Management Client Associate
702.341.2062
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Wealth Management Specialist
702.341.2031
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James Taylor is registered to do business in AZ, CA, CO, FL, HI, IL, KS, MI, MN, MO, NC, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, RI, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI.