The Abbott Blades Group

Merrill Lynch Wealth Management

901 E Byrd St
Richmond, VA 23219
(804) 780-1470
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The Abbott Blades Group believes that good relationships are built through teamwork and involvement, delivered through our advisors, wealth management client associates and access to the global investment capabilities of Merrill and the banking convenience of Bank of America. We want to be your primary source for financial advice and guidance. And we want you to value the dedication and diligence offered to you at each step of the financial planning process.
The Abbott Blades Group
Merrill Lynch Wealth Management
Welcome

Experience matters, and we believe we have the kind of experience that can bring you a valuable life perspective. Merrill’s wealth management planning is customized to help you address your unique concerns and goals, one-by-one. A disciplined planning process is followed to better understand how you think and feel about investing. That helps us assess the financial resources necessary to pursue each specific goal, such as retirement income planning, education funding and wealth transfer. Knowing the right questions to ask, the team offers access to a global network of research and specialists, and we can help create a framework designed to optimize your short- and long-range goals.

About Us
Philosophy

No two people are alike. Consequently, there is no single approach to wealth management that is appropriate for everyone. What matters most to you is what matters most to us. Once we get to know you, your priorities, your goals, risk tolerance, time horizons, liquidity needs and what you want to accomplish over time, only then can the team help you position yourself to identify and address financial challenges and potential opportunities. To that end, we thoughtfully employ our experience and resources to help guide you as you pursue your goals.

Meet Our Team
Christopher Abbott
First Vice President, Senior Financial Advisor
804.225.6801
Charles Blades
Vice President, Senior Financial Advisor
804.225.6802
Michele S Craighead
Wealth Management Client Associate
804.780.1470
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.
Michael J Walthall
Wealth Management Banking Specialist
Merrill
Neil W Phelan
Senior Wealth Management Lending Officer
Bank of America, N.A.
NMLS #108774
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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