Dr. Fred Dopfel joins Private Ocean, becomes a member of Private Ocean,
SAN RAFAEL, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Dr. Frederick E. Dopfel has joined Marin County wealth management firm Private
Ocean as an owner. He will serve as co-chair of the firm's
investment committee with Dr. Frank Jones. The move further deepens
Private Ocean's ability to provide thoughtful financial planning and
sophisticated research to the firm's clients.
“Combining the vast experience and intellectual horsepower of Fred
Dopfel and Frank Jones is a huge win for our clients," said Private
Ocean chairman Richard Stone. "Rarely do individual investors get access
to this caliber of academic-based, institutional-grade discipline."
ABOUT DR. FRED DOPFEL
Dr. Dopfel has worked as an investment professional in the San Francisco
Bay Area for more than 30 years. In addition to his role as co-chair of
the investment committee at Private Ocean, he is also a professor in the
School of Business and Leadership at Dominican University of California.
Fred is a recognized authority in the asset management industry. He has
advised many of the world’s leading institutional investors on portfolio
issues and solutions throughout Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas.
Previously, he was managing director and head of client advisory at
BlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager. Fred's professional
experience includes: corporate finance and strategy consulting to
Fortune 500 companies; mergers & acquisitions for the financial services
industry; reinsurance and alternative risk financing; venture capital;
and, asset management advice for pensions, foundations, endowments,
sovereign wealth funds and individual investors.
Dr. Dopfel holds a Ph.D. in Engineering – Economic Systems and an MS in
Operations Research from Stanford University, and a BS in Mathematics
from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He has authored
numerous papers on total-portfolio investment issues and solutions.
ABOUT PRIVATE OCEAN
Private Ocean is a wealth management firm deliberately structured to
give clients the intimate experience of a small firm, while harnessing
the power, depth and discipline of a much larger one. The 23-person
Private Ocean team seamlessly integrates personal financial planning and
institutional-class investing. Private Ocean clients interact directly
with a tight-knit team of specialists led by recognized industry leaders
and pioneers in planning, investing, ethics and technology.
In 2013, Private Ocean was named Best Wealth Management firm by North
Bay Biz and one of the Best Places to Work by The North Bay Business
Journal. Chairman Richard Stone was honored with the Schwab IMPACT®
Leadership Award at the 2011 Schwab IMPACT® conference. Last year, CEO
Greg Friedman made Investment Advisor’s 25 Most Influential list. In
2011, Friedman received the Investment News Industry Influencer Award.
He received the Schwab IMPACT® Best in Tech Award in 2007.
Formed in 2009, Private Ocean (http://www.privateocean.com/)
combined two of the oldest privately-held wealth management firms in the
San Francisco Bay Area – Salient Wealth Management and Friedman &
Associates. Founded by Richard Stone and Greg Friedman, the firm has
over $850 million in assets under management. Private Ocean works with
senior executives, business owners and other affluent individuals with a
minimum of $2 million to invest.
Photos of Private Ocean executives are available on request. Email email@example.com
or call 415-526-2904.
Susan Dickson, 415-526-2900
Source: Private Ocean