The Payne & Mencias Group
Wealth Management

510 E. 96th Street, Suite 500
Indianapolis, IN 46240
Eric Payne: 317.706.3160
Ron Mencias: 317.706.3161
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  • Welcome
  • Our Philosophy
  • Your Wealth Strategy
  • Exceptional Service
  • Get to Know Us

Our Approach to Relationships

A collaborative relationship based on trust and transparency is the goal of our customized advice and guidance and strategies

The Payne & Mencias Group is a wealth management practice that goes beyond conventional strategies. With 141 years of collective experience, we serve affluent and emerging affluent clients across the country.

Our desire is to provide advice and guidance to help you navigate through life's financial hurdles and pursue your lifelong dreams. Helping you manage your investments is unquestionably our core business, but the way we practice wealth management is designed to help ease your path toward your financial goals.

Strategies to Fit Your Personal and Family Needs

We believe that as a client you can benefit from an individualized portfolio designed for your goals, lifestyle, performance expectations and tolerance for risk. We work to understand your financial goals, then we help you develop corresponding investment strategies. We can provide you access through Bank of America, N.A. to specialists who can help you to develop liability strategies.

The centerpiece of these strategies is the set of strict guidelines we establish together for the ongoing management of your portfolio. This disciplined, diversified approach is customized for clients who want to maintain and enhance their lifestyle.

We aim to work with you for the long term, providing recommendations and financial advice and guidance that can help you move toward your objectives. That same dedication to your needs will be in place not just for you but also future generations of your family.

Supporting Your Wealth Management Strategy

The Payne & Mencias Group can support your wealth management strategy and investment portfolio in several ways:

  • We monitor your portfolio holdings and stay abreast of announcements, news and developments that can affect your investment positions.
  • We maintain stringent buy-and-sell disciplines and work to minimize emotions that can affect the timing of portfolio decisions.
  • We strive to help you maintain your income in retirement through investment vehicles that are designed to minimize concerns of outliving assets.
  • Provide access to Bank of America, N.A. and work with specialists to strategically manage your liabilities, including home financing, lines of credit and business financing.
  • We can work with your tax and legal professionals to help arrange tax minimization strategies and the transfer of wealth between generations.

We Offer Specific, Customized Strategies

We focus on the following areas that can add value to your family's wealth management strategies:

  • Fixed-income portfolios are designed using individual bonds—both taxable and tax minimization. Our process for selecting fixed-income investments is aimed at helping to provide an income stream while limiting total investment cost.
  • Various strategies—including alternative investments, if suitable—can be used where appropriate to help reduce risk in your portfolio.
  • Participating in a broad range of the capital markets, including syndicate new issues.
  • Executive complexities, including restricted stock, concentrated stock positions, Rule 10b 5-1 plans, incentive and nonqualified stock options and other Rule 144 issues.
  • Tax minimization college planning for children and grandchildren with Free Application for Student Aid (FAFSA)–friendly and flexible investing methods.
  • Access to Bank of America N.A. specialists who can help clients with convenient and securitized loan management that aims to provide the borrowing power you seek for personal and business financing at competitive rates.

Get to Know Us

Members of our advisory team come from various professional and educational backgrounds, meshing to provide diverse ideas and information. Our varied backgrounds give us valuable perspective that we use on your behalf. Each of our client associates is highly skilled, well trained and experienced. They have been repeatedly recognized by Merrill Lynch with national client service awards.

Financial Advisors and Investment Associates

View Eric Payne's Profile
Eric Payne, CFP®
Managing Director–Wealth Management
Wealth Management Advisor
Portfolio Manager
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View Ron Mencias's Profile
Ron Mencias, CFP®, CIMA®
Managing Director–Wealth Management
Wealth Management Advisor
Portfolio Manager
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View David L. Morgan's Profile
David L. Morgan, CRPC®
Vice President
Investment Associate
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View Kenneth L. Sendelweck's Profile
Kenneth L. Sendelweck
Vice President
Financial Advisor
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View Barry C. Hamdorf's Profile
Barry C. Hamdorf
Assistant Vice President
Investment Associate
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View Marc W. Pyatt's Profile
Marc W. Pyatt
Financial Advisor
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View Lou R. Jenkins's Profile
Lou R. Jenkins
Vice President
Investment Associate
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View Zane Brown's Profile
Zane Brown
Vice President
Investment Associate
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Client Associates and Financial Analysts

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Debbie Barbour
Registered Senior Client Associate
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View Julie A. Renzi's Profile
Julie A. Renzi
Registered Senior Client Associate
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View Andy Floyd's Profile
Andy Floyd
Registered Financial Analyst
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View Vanessa Breen's Profile
Vanessa Breen
Registered Senior Client Associate
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View Michelle Fulkerson's Profile
Michelle Fulkerson
Registered Senior Client Associate
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Eric Payne is registered to do business in:AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI, WV, WY

Ron Mencias is registered to do business in:AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, VA, VT, WA, WI, WY

Kenneth Sendelweck is registered to do business in:FL, IN, NC, NY, WI

Marc Pyatt is registered to do business in:FL, IN, MI, NJ, NY

For questions regarding registration information please contact your Financial Advisor.
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