Michael Fleischer

Executive Director, Financial Advisor, Senior Investment Management Consultant, Financial Planning Specialist

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Michael Fleischer

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Michael Fleischer is a Financial Advisor, Executive Director, Financial Planning Specialist and founder of The Fleischer Group at Morgan Stanley. He concentrates on retirement income planning. Michael graduated with honors from Michigan State University and began his financial career in 1998 at Paine Webber. A year and a half later, he earned a position with Morgan Stanley, where he has remained since. With over nineteen years of experience as a Financial Advisor, Michael brings a comprehensive level of experience to his position. He is passionate about helping clients—he listens to their concerns and truly cares about their financial success. As of May 1st, 2017 he manages more than $300 million of clients’ hard-earned assets. Michael lives in Birmingham with his wife Tiffany and their three kids.

When we meet with clients approaching retirement, their first question often times is: “Do I have enough?” They want to know if they can keep their lifestyle in retirement.

Whatever retirement scenario you envision, getting there requires guidance and insight. At The Fleischer Group at Morgan Stanley, we can help guide you every step of the way by providing a comprehensive analysis of your current financial situation, including current assets, Social Security, pensions, and 401(k)s. With your goals as our guide, we will create a financial plan and an investment portfolio that aims to provide the income stream you need to help meet your desired objectives.

We are proud of the lasting bonds we have formed with our clients, and we are honored by the trust they have placed in us. Transitioning to retirement is challenging but also exhilarating, as you begin to explore the new possibilities it presents. We want to be your Financial Advisors and help you navigate this transition as well as continue to be a resource for you during your retirement.

We welcome the opportunity to work with you to help create a retirement plan centered on the dreams you have for your family now and for many, many years to come.

Securities Agent: AL, AZ, CA, FL, GA, IL, LA, MA, MD, MI, MN, MO, MT, NC, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, PA, SC, SD, TN, VA, WI; General Securities Representative; Investment Advisor Representative; Managed Futures


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Services Include

  • Wealth Consulting
  • Asset Management
  • Estate Planning Strategies
  • Financial Planning
  • Fixed Income
  • Philanthropic Services
  • Retirement Planning

Client Service Team

Client Service Team

Stacey DeRidder

Portfolio Associate, Financial Planning Associate


Stacey DeRidder is a Senior Registered Associate for Morgan Stanley. Her responsibilities include being the liaison for clients and managing all day-to-day operational needs at the Fleischer Group at Morgan Stanley.

With over twenty years of experience, Stacey knows how to aid in the functioning of a top-level wealth management group. Her superior client service and interpersonal skills make her invaluable to the Morgan Stanley team. In addition, she has earned her Series 7 and 63 licenses.

In her free time, Stacey enjoys reading and spending time with her husband Bob and two young children Hayden and Ava.

Barbara Van Der Maas

Senior Client Service Associate


Barb VanDerMaas is a Client Service Associate for Morgan Stanley. She is responsible for handling client service operations, providing quality assistance to clients and staff, and assisting in the management of business needs.
Barb knows how to provide exceptional service to clients and the staff as a whole. Her years of experience and knowledge of the wealth management industry provide her with the necessary skills to build close client relationships while striving to exceed client service expectations. Barb has been a proud member of the team for over 10 years.
In her free time, Barb enjoys traveling, cooking and spending time with her husband Hans, and kids Jessica, age 15 and son Connor, age 13.

Cheri Watson

Wealth Management Associate


Cheri Watson is a Wealth Management Associate for Morgan Stanley.  Her responsibilities include meeting and assisting clients in obtaining their retirement goals.  Cheri comes to the Fleischer Group after having spent the last 8 years working as an Advisor at JP Morgan Securities and Private Client Banker at Chase Bank.  Cheri has earned her Series 7, 63, 66, Life Insurance, Variable Annuity, and Accidental Health licenses.
Cheri has two very active boys at home, ages 16 and 10, and they love to watch and play football, basketball, baseball and hockey together.
Morgan Stanley Smith Barney LLC offers insurance products in conjunction with its licensed insurance agency affiliates.

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Experience

Experience

1999 - Present: Morgan Stanley*
Senior Vice President
Senior Investment Management Consultant
Financial Planning Specialist
Financial Advisor
Troy, MI

1998 - 1999: Paine Webber

Awards

Awards

  • 2009-2015 Detroit Hour Magazine One of the top scoring Wealth Managers in the Detroit Metropolitan Area
  • Master's Council 2009-2013
  • President's Council 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2014, 2015, 2016
  • Chairman's Council 2004
  • Blue Chip Council 2003

Location

Location

  • 101 West Big Beaver Road
  • Suite 1200
  • Troy, MI 48084


    Retirement

    Working with you to understand your life goals and develop a truly personalized wealth strategy.  Today and for the years to come.

    • 401(k) Rollovers
    • IRA Plans
    • Retirement income strategies
    • Annuities

    Insights and Outcomes

    Thought Leadership from our Morgan Stanley ARC specialists for our ultra high net worth clients, which contains thought-provoking articles, authored by some of the Advanced Resources Center’s leading experts.

    Investing

    Working closely with you to guide your wealth and investments through the most challenging market cycles.

    • Asset management
    • Traditional investments
    • Alternative Investments
    • Impact Investing

    Family

    Creating customized financial strategies for the challenges that today's families face.

    • Estate Planning
    • 529 Plans / Education Planning
    • Long Term Care Insurance
    • Trust Services and Accounting

    Ready to start a conversation? Contact Michael Fleischer today.

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