The Wellington Group

OUR MISSION STATEMENT

Helping you manage your financial life so you can enjoy the lifestyle you've earned for yourself and your family

Our Story and Services

Our Story and Services


Your financial success reflects your hard work and your focus. As your wealth has increased, so has its complexity and the time required to manage it. Working with an experienced professional team who capitalizes on the depth and breadth of the capabilities of one of the world’s leading wealth management firms can free you to focus on the areas of your life that truly bring you joy and purpose.

Helping You Navigate the Chapters of Your Financial Life

As a group with more than 85 combined years of financial services, financial planning and active investment management experience, we work closely with business owners, fiduciary trust clients, affluent families, and retirees to help them navigate the chapters of their financial lives. Whether your priority is growing, enjoying, protecting or sharing your wealth, We help you develop a comprehensive, personalized wealth strategy based on a financial plan which best aligns your resources with your goals.

Developing a Customized Roadmap

Our goal is to help you develop and implement a roadmap that takes you from where you are to where you want to go in the most effective manner with the highest probability of success.  To do this, We follow a disciplined process that begins with listening and learning who you are and what is important to you. By developing a deep understanding of your personal and professional aspirations and your financial situation, we are able to tailor your wealth management plan to your goals and recommend strategies that help you live the life you want and leave the legacy you envision.

Life is about change, and as you move through the stages of your life, your goals and priorities may evolve. We will be here every step of the way, providing the guidance you need to make educated, confident decisions, so you spend less time thinking about your finances and more time enjoying your life.  As our motto states, "You manage your life, We'll manage your finances!"

Services Include

  • Divorce Financial Analysis
  • Wealth Management
  • Financial Planning
  • Professional Portfolio Management
  • Estate Planning Strategies
  • Business Planning
  • Business Succession Planning
  • Fixed Income
  • Life Insurance
  • Long Term Care Insurance
  • Trust Accounts
  • Retirement Planning
  • 401(k) Rollovers
  • Annuities
  • Cash Management
  • Municipal Bonds


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Working With You

Working With You

Our relationship—and your financial future—begins with an in-depth conversation about you—your background, your family, your aspirations and, most importantly, your vision of the future. Truly understanding who you are and where you want to go is fundamental to the process of developing a wealth management strategy that lays out a clear path to your goals.
 
 Our disciplined four-step consulting process is designed to help empower you to achieve and maintain the lifestyle you want for yourself and your family:

Step 1: Detailed Discovery
We spend a great deal of time talking about what is important to you and what you hope to accomplish with your wealth. Learning everything we can about your professional, personal and financial situation enables us to develop a financial plan—a comprehensive evaluation designed to align your resources with your short- and long-term goals.

Step 2: Strategy Development
Based on your financial plan, we help you develop a personalized roadmap that addresses your unique wealth management needs, from your investment strategy and asset allocation to your everyday finances, risk management and retirement planning needs.

Step 3: Strategy Implementation
We implement the strategy we have agreed upon, coordinating the resources required to bring the elements of your plan to life. In working with us, you also have access to a network of highly-credentialed professionals who specialize in investment management, trust and estate administration, private banking and lending, and insurance, to address your wealth needs.

Step 4: Ongoing Review and Monitoring
We monitor your portfolio on a daily basis. If there is need for a change, we make it quickly and efficiently. We also monitor your overall progress toward your goals. As life changes or priorities evolve, we adjust your plan as necessary to help ensure your strategy stays on track. In the meantime, we encourage you to enjoy your life, and let us take care of your finances.

Important information about your relationship with your Financial Advisor and Morgan Stanley Smith Barney LLC when using a Financial Planning tool.   When your Financial Advisor prepares a Financial Plan, they will be acting in an investment advisory capacity with respect to the delivery of your Financial Plan. To understand the differences between brokerage and advisory relationships, you should consult your Financial Advisor, or review our “Understanding Your Brokerage and Investment Advisory Relationships”  brochure available at http://www.morganstanley.com/ourcommitment/.

You have sole responsibility for making all investment decisions with respect to the implementation of a Financial Plan. You may implement the Financial Plan at Morgan Stanley or at another firm. If you engage or have engaged Morgan Stanley, it will act as your broker, unless you ask it, in writing, to act as your investment adviser on any particular account.

Our Clients

Clients

Our clients are affluent families, typically successful business owners, corporate executives, and retirees who are concerned with tax strategies and creating a legacy for their family, while also planning for retirement as they continue to focus on their philanthropic endeavors. They appreciate the value of having an experienced professional on their side as they navigate the various chapters of their financial lives. Each stage of their financial success comes with a new set of challenges, and they want to work closely with an advisory group who has the skills, knowledge and resources to guide them every step of the way.

Over the years, many of our client relationships have evolved into close friendships. We feel privileged to have been invited into our clients’ lives, and to have the opportunity to celebrate important personal and professional milestones with them and their families. These long-term relationships are the foundation of our practice and the cornerstone of our success.

Community Involvement

Community Involvement

The Wellington Group has been a very active member of the Southwest Florida community for many years.  Our philanthropic support has extended to a long list of very worthwhile causes including:

The Parkinson Association of Southwest Florida
The Conservancy of Southwest Florida
The Junior Diabetes Research Foundation JDRF
The Cancer Alliance of Naples
The United Arts Counsel
The Shelter for Abused Women and Children
The Humane Society of Naples
The David Lawrence Center
The Freedom Waters Foundation
The Women's Foundation of Southwest Florida
The Collier Child Care Resources CCCR
The Make A Wish foundation
Youth Haven
The Naples Players
The Collier County Lacrosse Association
The Guadalupe Center
The American Red Cross Hurricane Relief Fund

Location

Location

  • 8889 Pelican Bay Blvd Ste 300
  • Naples, FL 34108


    Events

    Events

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    The Wellington Group was proud to sponsor the Star Gala benefiting the Foundation for the Developmentally Disabled.

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    The Wellington Group was proud to sponsor the Kind Mariner's Ball at the Naples Sailing and Yacht Club benefiting the Freedom Waters Foundation!

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    The Wellington Group is proud to sponsor JDRF 2018 Hope Gala.
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    The Wellington Group Sponsors the Naples Business 100 event for the Collier Child Care Resources!

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    The Wellington Group proudly sponsored the 2018 CMGA event to support PAWS assistance dogs for veterans suffering from PTSD.  This was the same group that supplied the dogs to MSD high school to welcome the students back earlier this year.

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    Meet The Wellington Group

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    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

    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

    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

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

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