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Dan Goldie Financial Services, LLC
2409 Park Boulevard
Palo Alto, CA 94306
(650) 566-1111
“Helping Clients Make Smart Decisions Since 1991”
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Dirk Gilliard
Name:  Dirk Gilliard
Phone Number:  (650) 566-1111
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About Dan Goldie Financial Services, LLC

With offices in San Jose and Palo Alto, DGFS is listed as one of Barron's Magazine and The Financial Times top wealth advisors in the U.S. DGFS is an independent financial advisor, financial planner, and investment advisor managing approximately $845 million for individuals and families. As a Registered Investment Adviser, we have a legal fiduciary obligation to our clients.

We work hard to help simplify our clients' financial lives, optimize their investments, and organize their personal financial planning. We work closely with our clients using a consultative process to help them grow and protect their wealth, and achieve their most important financial goals with cost-efficiency and reliability.

Our mission is to be the trusted advisor for all aspects of our clients' financial lives. To do this, we take the time to develop a detailed understanding of each client's individual circumstances, goals, and objectives. We help our clients make smart financial and investment decisions, and gain confidence in having a secure financial future.

As a fully independent financial advisor, we work exclusively for the benefit of our clients. As a registered investment advisor, we have a legal fiduciary obligation to act in each client's best interests. We care deeply about helping our investors achieve their goals and objectives, and endeavor to provide them with the highest-quality service and guidance.

We look forward to discussing with you how we can become your family's trusted financial advocate.

General Information

Gender:    Male
CRD#:    2132341
Firm CRD#:    149887
SEC File#:    801-70030
Name of Broker/Dealer:    n/a
Name of Custodial Firm:    Charles Schwab, Fidelity, TD Ameritrade
States Licensed in:    Not Applicable
States Willing to do Business in:    Alameda,Alviso,Atherton,Belmont,Ben Lomond,Boulder Creek,Brisbane,Brookdale,Burlingame,Campbell,Castro Valley,Cupertino,Davenport,Dublin,Felton,Fremont,Half Moon Bay,Hayward,La Honda,Loma Mar,Los Altos,Los Gatos,Menlo Park,Millbrae,Milpitas,Montara,Moss Beach,Mountain View,Newark,Oakland,Pacifica,Pescadero,Pleasanton,Portola Valley,Redwood City,San Bruno,San Carlos,San Gregorio,San Jose,San Leandro,San Lorenzo,San Mateo,Santa Clara,Saratoga,Scotts Valley,South San Francisco,Sunnyvale,Sunol,Union City,All
Years of Experience in Financial Services:    27
Number of Years with Current Firm:    7
Work Experience:    Over 25 years of financial services industry experience working as a financial advisor for individuals and families.
I work with the following types of clients:    Individual Investors, High Net Worth Families


Academic Background
UC Berkeley 1990


Investment Types:    Mutual Funds, Bonds, Stocks, Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs), Socially Responsible Investments (SRI)
I can meet clients in the following ways:    Via phone, Via email, At your home, At my office, At your office

Qualifications & Memberships

Financial Organization Memberships:    Financial Planning Association (FPA), Paladin Registry

Firm Information

Firm's Number of Clients:    333
Firm's Number of Planning Clients:    0
Firm's Number of Managed Clients:    333
Assets Managed by Firm:    $845,000,000
Advisor's Number of Clients:    70
Advisor's Number of Managed Clients:    70
Advisor's Number of Planning Clients:    70
Assets Managed by Advisor:    $65,000,000


Registered Investment Advisor:    Yes
Investment Advisor Representative:    Yes
I am an acknowledged fiduciary:    Yes
Compliance Disclosures in Last 5 years:    I have a clean record
Criminal Disclosures in Last 5 years:    I have a clean record

Compensation and Fees

Fee Structure:    I am a fee-only financial professional
Minimum Portfolio Size for New Managed Accounts:    $500,000
Compensation Methods:    Based on Assets
Prepared By: Dirk Gilliard

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