Christopher Coffing

Senior Vice President, Senior Financial Advisor
NMLS #638822

999 Waterside Drive
Norfolk, VA 23510
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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.

Christopher Coffing is a Senior Vice President, Senior Financial Advisor and Portfolio Manager with Merrill Lynch Wealth Management. As a Senior Financial Advisor in the Norfolk, Virginia office since 1984, he focuses on creating customized wealth management strategies, the equity markets, and money management. Christopher is a qualified Portfolio Manager who, in addition to providing traditional advice and guidance, can help clients pursue their objectives by building and managing his own personalized or defined strategies, which may incorporate individual stocks and bonds, Merrill model portfolios, and third-party investment strategies. When servicing clients through the firm's Investment Advisory Program, a Portfolio Manager may manage his strategies on a discretionary basis. Having access to an array of specialists, he also focuses on providing overall financial solutions for high net worth investors, including individuals and families, based on each client's risk tolerance, time horizon, liquidity needs and overall investment goals.

Christopher holds two degrees, a Bachelor of Science from Xavier University in Cincinnati, OH and a Master of Science from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, VA. He maintains Series 7,63, and 65 FINRA registrations, and his Life and Health license. Additionally, he has completed business curriculums in management, finance, accounting and economics including a training program at the prestigious Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and executive education at the Graduate School of Business at the University of Chicago and Harvard University.

As a family man, Christopher and his wife Julie have two sons, both of whom have graduated from the University of Virginia. As of 2016 Christopher is enjoying spending time with his two grandchildren. He is an active member of the community through his involvement in the Norfolk Yacht & Country Club, as well as, the Chairperson of the Strategic Planning Committee for the Virginia Opera.

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.

Meet Our Professional Staff
Thomas F Fullman
Registered Wealth Management Client Associate
Tamatha "Tammy" Childress
Wealth Management Client Associate
Theresa P Hammock
Officer, Registered Senior Wealth Management Client Associate
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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.
Neil W Phelan
Senior Wealth Management Lending Officer
Bank of America, N.A.
NMLS #108774
Jewonda Jenkins
Wealth Management Banking Specialist
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Christopher Coffing is registered to do business in AL, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, MA, MD, MI, MO, NC, NJ, NY, OK, PA, PR, SC, SD, UT, VA, WA, WY.