Brighton Ruckno & Associates

Merrill Lynch Wealth Management

21 Hatton Place
Hilton Head Island, SC 29926
(843) 341-9504
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Whatever your personal goals may be, we will work together with you, one-on-one, to develop a personalized financial strategy designed to help you pursue your long-term goals.
Brighton Ruckno & Associates
Merrill Lynch Wealth Management
Welcome

Our 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. We help you design and implement a personalized plan intended to help you and your family pursue financial goals while helping manage investment risk. Our approach is to focus on potential solutions that can help turn goals into reality.

About Us
Philosophy

We believe the best financial approach is the one that helps you pursue your goals. That's why, from the start, we talk about your aspirations and encourage you to ask questions about issues that matter most to you. Calculating how to manage future health care expenses? College on the horizon? Considering the sale of a business or purchase of a home? Preparing to pass your wealth to future generations? It all starts with a plan intended to help you manage, grow, and preserve your wealth today, while also considering the impact it can have for years to come. With access to the investment insights of Merrill and banking solutions from Bank of America, We will work with you to develop an approach designed to help address your financial needs.

Thursday, July 18th 2024| 12:00pm
Allspring Global Investments: 2024 Investment Outlook

Please join us for an informative Lunch event at 12pm on Thursday July 18th. Nicholas Venditti is a senior portfolio manager and head of the Municipal Fixed Income team at Allspring Global Investments. Nick will be discussing the Top 5 Risks and Top 5 Opportunities in their 2024 Investment Outlook.

Meet Our Team
John Brighton,

AAMS™, CPFA™

Senior Vice President, Senior Financial Advisor
843.341.9518
David Ruckno,

CPFA™

Senior Vice President, Senior Financial Advisor
843.341.9526
Matthew Kennett,

CRPC™

Financial Advisor
843.341.9504
Teresa McCarty,

CRPC™

Assistant Vice President, Business Manager
843.341.9514
Ryan Berry
Registered Wealth Management Client Associate
843.341.9515
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.
Adam J. Ward
Retirement Specialist
Bank of America, N.A.
Kristen Rodgers
Wealth Management Banking Specialist
Merrill
About Merrill

Bringing fresh perspectives to your financial life

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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Accredited Asset Management Specialist™, AAMS™, and the AAMS™ logo are certification marks or registered certification marks of The College for Financial Planning Institutes Corp. in the United States.
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.