As the founder and Principal of CalBay Investments, Inc. (CBI), Mike has earned a reputation for delivering excellence as a financial services professional and as a leader within the bay area communities. He is an Executive Council* member with broker/dealer LPL Financial where his team ranked #9 in 2016 and #5 in 2017 and 2018 out of more than 16,000 independent financial advisors. Mike was named to Barron’s 2018 & 2019 "America's Top 1,200 Advisors: State-by-State" list, 3/12/18 & 3/11/19. ** (For information about my ranking, click here.) Additionally, in 2011 and 2012, he was ranked by NABCAP as one of the Top Wealth Advisors in the San Francisco Business Times. ***
A resident of the Diablo Valley, Mike has been a practicing financial planner since 1990. He has nurtured a culture at CBI focused on personal relationships. His goal is to guide each client toward making their retirement dreams a reality.
Mike enjoys golf and spending time with his wife, Wendy; daughter, Ava; stepdaughter, Rachel; and stepson, Mark. He is a graduate of Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, with a B.S. in Business Administration/Marketing.
Licenses, Registrations, and Certifications:
- CLU (Chartered Life Underwriter) - The American College
- ChFC (Chartered Financial Consultant) - The American College
- CFS (Certified Fund Specialist) - The Institute of Certified Fund Specialists
- Life/Health/Disability Licenses (CA Insurance Lic # 0792088)
- Securities Registrations held through LPL Financial: Series 6, 7, 24, 63, and 65.
- Financial Planning Association
- American Society of CLU and ChFC
- The Institute of Certified Fund Specialists
If Mike can be of any assistance to you, please do not hesitate to call him toll free at (800) 722-4829 or you can e-mail him at email@example.com.
*Award selection is based on qualitative and quantitative criteria designed to measure client satisfaction and retention as well as an advisor's business growth and profitability.
**Barron's “America’s Top 1,200 Financial Advisors: State-by-State” list is based on assets under management, revenue produced for the firm, regulatory record, quality of practice and philanthropic work.
***Award based on an evaluation of twenty different practice categories such as experience, credentials, assets under management, fee structure and philosophy among other factors.