Kent Pearce

Kent Pearce

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Kent Pearce has been with Merrill Lynch Wealth Management for the entirety of his 25 years career. He leads one of Merrill’s most distinguished Wealth Management groups, and has been recognized numerous times for his performance through multiple awards and distinctions. Kent was the recipient of Merrill’s prestigious David Brady Award in 2018, and has been frequently quoted by Forbes, Barron’s, and Financial Times. He presently serves as a member of the CEO Club of Baltimore, the Living Classrooms Foundation Board of Directors, and the McDaniel College President’s Advisory Council Board.

Professional Experience

Academic History

  • Forbes America's Top 250 Wealth Advisors, 2018-2020
  • Forbes Best-in-State Wealth Advisors - Maryland, 2020
  • Barron's America's Top 100 Advisors, 2020
  • Barron's Top 1,200 Advisors, 2012- 2o2o
  • Financial Times Top 400 Financial Advisors, 2007-2020
  • Series 63 and Series 65 licenses

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