Bruce Munster

Bruce Munster

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Bruce Munster is Managing Director and Principal of The Munster Freeman Group, an advisory practice within Merrill Private Wealth Management. He and his team advise clients on their private wealth management concerns related to mergers and acquisitions in a variety of industries, including aerospace & defense, technology, specialty finance, consumer products, business services, and real estate. Munster is a veteran broker and private wealth advisor. Since starting his career in the financial services industry in 1999, he has garnered numerous recognitions from industry publications as a financial advisor. He has earned a solid reputation and trust in the wealth management industry with his diligence, ingenuity, shrewd finance acumen, and personalized approach. He is also active in community and philanthropic activities with several charitable institutions in Bellevue, Washington.

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  • His clients trust him to address their personal wealth management concerns related to M&A transactions.

  • At Morgan Stanley, he led his ten-member team in managing $1.2 billion in assets and generating $5.8 million in annual revenue.

  • He started his career in 1999 with Paine Webber, now UBS.  

  • He has been featured in various publications such as the Wall Street Journal, Fox Business, InvestmentNews, Los Angeles Business,Journal, Los Angeles Times, and more.