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The Berkheimer Group

OUR MISSION STATEMENT

Dedicated personal service and comprehensive family wealth planning to serve you and your family's unique goals.

Our Story and Services

The Berkheimer Group Story


The Berkheimer Group at Morgan Stanley is a tightly knit team with a common purpose:
 We are here to help our clients protect, enhance and transfer their wealth within the context of their greater life goals. We are excited to come to work each day, largely due to the wonderful families we serve. With over 100 years of combined experience in financial services, our eight-member team provides comprehensive wealth management and premium client service to distinguished individuals and small institutions.

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Services Include

  • Professional Portfolio Management
  • Financial Planning
  • Retirement Planning
  • Cash Management
  • Lending Products
  • Annuities
  • Life Insurance
  • Long Term Care Insurance
  • Corporate Retirement Plans
  • Wealth Management
  • Planning for Education Funding
  • Qualified Retirement Plans


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Working With You

Working With You

We know how hard our clients work for their money and why. They do it to build a meaningful life for themselves, their family, and their community. That’s why we have created a pledge to our clients, to demonstrate our thinking and our promise.

Our pledge to you:

  • We will seek to speak plainly and help you make sense of even the most complex financial concepts. 
  • We are deeply committed to our clients and make ourselves available 24/7. 
  • All three senior financial advisor partners have advanced designations that mandate we follow a code of ethics and professional standards. We promise to uphold these commitments at all times. 

At The Berkheimer Group at Morgan Stanley, we embody these values and are committed to helping our clients with almost every aspect of their financial lives. We strive to do this with genuine compassion and unwavering respect.

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Awards

Awards & Recognition


Forbes Best-In-State Wealth Advisors

Betsy Pakenas has been recognized in Forbes Magazine as one of the top wealth advisors in Maryland for 2018


Working Mother and SHOOK Research’s Top Wealth Adviser Moms

Betsy Pakenas has been recognized in Working Mother magazine as one of the top wealth advisor moms in the country for 2017


Forbes America's Top Next-Gen Wealth Advisors

Derek McGee has been recognized in Forbes as one of the top next generation wealth advisors in the country for 2017


Forbes America's Top Women Wealth Advisors 

Betsy Pakenas has been recognized in Forbes as one of the top women wealth advisors in the country for 2017


Financial Times Top 400 Financial Advisors in America

Betsy Pakenas has been recognized in Financial Times as one of the top financial advisors in the country for 2015-2016


Location

Location

  • 30 W Patrick Street 7th Fl
  • Frederick, MD 21701


    Meet The Berkheimer Group

    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

    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

    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

    Philanthropy

    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

    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.

    Ready to start a conversation? Contact The Berkheimer Group today.

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