Rupesh Shah

Vice President, Financial Advisor, Portfolio Manager

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Rupesh Shah


My goals-based approach to wealth management emphasizes organization, definition and discipline.

My Story and Services


At Morgan Stanley I build trusted relationships by implementing
3 Principles of Wealth Management:

  • Simplicity
  • Communication
  • Disciplined Action

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Services Include

  • 401(k) Rollovers
  • 529 Plans
  • Estate Planning Strategies
  • Financial Planning
  • Lending Products
  • Long Term Care Insurance
  • Planning for Education Funding
  • Retirement Planning
  • Stock Option Plans
  • Stock Purchase Plans

Securities Agent: AZ, CA, CO, CT, FL, MA, MD, NC, NH, NJ, NV, OR, PA, TX, VA, WA; General Securities Representative; Investment Advisor Representative

NMLS#: 1261869
CA License#: California Insurance License # 0536761

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  • 2775 Sand Hill Road Suite 120
  • Menlo Park, CA 94025

    Our Clients


    Characteristics of my clients:

    1. Families looking for assistance with goals such as retirement and college planning

    2. Entrepreneurs that are looking for partner to manager their financial life

    3. Executives looking to discuss the stock plan compensation

    4. Clients looking for assistance with mortgages

    Working With You

    Working With You

    How I can assist you with your Financial Life

    1. Simplicity
         Daily life with work, family and friends can get complicated. Working together, our goals would be to set goals and discuss priorities

    2. Communication
        We are in communication about your life's goals and work toward them, whether it is college planning, paying off a mortgage or retirement

    3. Disciplined Action
         Life gets busy and priorities can get changed. My partnership with you provides clarity for your priorities



    Understanding the 2017 Tax Act: Changes to Corporate and Personal Taxes

    The Tax Act of 2017 contains significant changes in tax treatment for business enterprises and individuals. This presentation will provide an overview of the changes while addressing the most striking aspects that effect C corporations, Pass through business structures and individuals.

    April 24, 2018
    5:00 – 7:00PM

    Stanford Park Hotel
    100 El Camino Real

    Guest Speaker
    Abram Claude
    Columbia Threadneedle

    CRC # 2089163

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    The Convergence of Health Care and Financial Planning

    Join us for dinner and a conversation about:

    • How to integrate your future Medicare and Long Term Care expenses into your financial plan
    • Understand how Medicare works
    • Gain a greater understanding of what Long Term Care covers

    Please call us at (650) 926-7617 to reserve a seat at this complimentary seminar

    Mitchell Park Community Center – Adobe Room      
    3700 Middlefield Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94303

    Date / Time
    Tuesday April 25, 2017
    6:00 – 7:30


    Peter Stahl
    Bedrock Business Results, LLC

    Russell Clune
    Regional Marketing Director
    Lincoln – MoneyGuard

    Rupesh Shah, Wealth Advisor, Portfolio Manager
    CA Insurance License # OC04924

    2775 Sand Hill Road, Suite 120
    Menlo Park, CA 94025
    (650) 926-7617

    The guest speaker(s) is neither an employee nor affiliated with Morgan Stanley Wealth Management. Opinions expressed by the guest speaker(s) are solely their own and do not necessarily reflect those of Morgan Stanley.

    There will be no discussion of, or distribution of written materials relating to, specific products or investments at this presentation.Life insurance, disability income insurance, and long-term care insurance are offered through Morgan Stanley Smith Barney LLC's licensed insurance agency affiliates.Investments and services offered through Morgan Stanley Smith Barney LLC. Member SIPC.


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

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

    Business Planning

    Partnering with you on key aspects of your business such as ownership, liquidity and developing opportunities.

    • Succession Planning
    • Business Planning
    • Retirement Plan Sponsors
    • Corporate Pension Funds


    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


    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


    Making sure your philanthropic dollars are managed with the same best-in-class service as the rest of your wealth.

    • Endowments
    • Foundations
    • Donor Advised Funds
    • Impact Investing

    Ready to start a conversation? Contact Rupesh Shah today.

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