Paul Bechly

CFA, CFP, CIMA, CLU, MSFS, First Vice President, Financial Advisor, Family Wealth Advisor

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Paul Bechly


Experience, intellectual capital and dedicated personal service to help you meet your life goals

My Story and Services


Paul Bechly, First Vice President and Family Wealth Advisor, joined the Wilmington, Delaware office of Morgan Stanley in 1993.

As a Certified Financial Planner® practitioner, Paul assists affluent individuals and their families in developing long-term financial plans.

Paul is a Chartered Financial Analyst®, and as an active member of the CFA Institute has been awarded their Twenty Year Certificate of Achievement.

As a Certified Treasury Professional®, Paul serves the cash management, qualified plan, and other investment management needs of business organizations. He also is a Governance Fellow with the National Association of Corporate Directors, and serves on their Delaware Advisory Board.

Paul is an active member of the Estate Planning Council of Delaware, and the National Association of Estate Planning Councils.

A graduate of Leadership Delaware, Paul volunteers service to several professional, nonprofit, and community organizations.

Services Include

  • Cash Management
  • Certificates of Deposit
  • Endowments and Foundations
  • Executive Benefit Services
  • Financial Planning
  • Foreign Exchange
  • Institutional Services
  • Lending Products
  • Long Term Care Insurance
  • Municipal Bonds
  • Professional Portfolio Management
  • Retirement Planning
  • Trust Accounts
  • Wealth Consulting
  • Wealth Management
  • 401(k) Rollovers
  • 529 Plans

Securities Agent: AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, MD, ME, NC, NJ, NY, OH, OR, PA, SC, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI, WV; General Securities Representative; Investment Advisor Representative; Transactional Futures/Commodities; Managed Futures

NMLS#: 1373065

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Client Service Team

Client Service Team

Christy Paskevich

Senior Registered Associate

Christy has been in the financial industry since 2001 starting as a receptionist with Smith Barney, working through the merger with Morgan Stanley. Since that time, Christy has served in various roles in her tenure with the company including Sales Associate and Complex Risk Officer, with the most recent role serving as Complex Service Manager to the Delaware offices. She holds Series 3,7,9,10,63, and 66 licenses.

Christy is focused on the comfort and ease of our clients. She very much enjoys establishing personal relationships and meeting new clients who will also become part of our group.

Away from the office, Christy enjoys Thoroughbred racing and she and her husband have past and present ownership's in partnerships. She also enjoys reading, swimming and horseback riding. She lives in Wilmington with her husband Steve, and dog Jake.



  • Wilmington University, Doctor of Business Administration
  • The American College, Master of Science in Financial Services
  • Cornell University, Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering



  • 4001 Kennett Pike, Suite 216
  • Greenville, DE 19807


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

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


    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

    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


    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

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