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We make a real impact in the lives of our clients by guiding them through major life events and helping them preserve and pass on their wealth. Our customized approach focuses on thoughtful financial planning and wealth management that looks beyond your investments and encompasses all aspects of your financial life.

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James Fredrick Palumbo, CEPA and CRPC

Senior Vice President–Wealth Management

Financial Advisor

James helps clients create and manage wealth. He has held regulatory, senior management and investment positions at the NASD/NASDAQ, Sallie Mae, Connie Lee, New York Life and Ryan Labs. A Financial Advisor since 1995, he has directed the creation of institutional investments, a fixed income fund and he managed real estate development and financing projects from 2001 through 2009. James is a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of Washington DC. He holds an MBA in Finance from Washington University in St. Louis (Olin) and a BA in Economics from Lake Forest College. James is a volunteer for educational, health and community organizations.

Registered States:
  • AZ
  • CA
  • CO
  • CT
  • DC
  • FL
  • GA
  • IL
  • IN
  • MA
  • MD
  • MO
  • NC
  • NM
  • NY
  • OH
  • PA
  • SC
  • VA


  • M.B.A. Finance, Washington University in St. Louis


  • Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor
  • Portfolio Manager
  • Certified Exit Planning Advisor
1800 Tysons Blvd
5th Floor, Suite 550
Mclean, VA 22102
  • (703) 734-8496

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