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John D Olson 

John  Olson
Wealth Management Advisor
Managing Director-Wealth Management
Merrill Lynch
560 lexington avenue
Floor No. 02
new york, NY  10022 

Phone(212) 303-4010
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(212) 303-4010   Wealth Management Advisor  
(212) 303-4013   Analyst - Bus Development  
(212) 303-4017   Registered Client Associate  
(212) 303-4041   Registered Client Associate  
(212) 303-4043   Client Associate  
(212) 303-4015   Financial Advisor Trainee  

Professional Profile

John holds the title of Managing Director-Wealth Management. He has been with the firm since 1980 and recently served as Chairman of the Merrill Lynch Advisory Council to Management, which helps formulate policy for the firm. After graduating from Ithaca College with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting, John spent four years at a Big Four accounting firm in their New York office where he worked in both the Audit and Tax Departments. John's focus at Merrill Lynch is on wealth management services and asset management for high net worth individuals. Using the firm's considerable resources, John works with his clients in all areas of Wealth Management. John is a frequent lecturer on these subjects and has been featured in several national business publications. He was named to Barron's Top 100 Financial Advisors in 2014*.

* Source: Barron's magazine, April 19, 2014, America's Top 100 Financial Advisors list. Advisors considered for the "America's Top 100 Financial Advisors list" ranking have a minimum of seven years financial services experience and have been employed at their current firm for at least one year. Quantitative and qualitative measures used to determine the Advisor rankings include: client assets, return on assets, client satisfaction/retention, compliance records, and community involvement, among others. Barron's does not receive compensation from Advisors, participating firms and their affiliates, or the media in exchange for rankings. Barron's is a trademark of Dow Jones & Company, Inc. All rights reserved.

John does not provide tax advice in his current role at Merrill Lynch.



Ray Powers has been working with Merrill Lynch since 1997, after graduating from St. John's University. Ray holds his Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor(sm), CRPC® designation and primarily focuses on the planning needs for high net worth clients via asset allocation strategies and liability management. Ray works extensively on option strategies for clients on hedging concentrated positions as well as income producing option trading. He is currently a founding board member for the North Shore Chapter of UNICO, a Third Degree Knight with the Knights of Columbus and actively involved with the American Legion for Veteran's affairs. Ray currently resides on Long Island with his wife Tania and two children, Alexa and Anthony.

Dalia Bubbico is a fully Registered Client Associate with The Olson Group. Before joining Merrill Lynch, Dalia worked at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney and Fidelity Investments. A graduate of Ramapo College of New Jersey, she earned her Bachelor's degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance. Dalia's focus is on servicing our clients and providing operational support to the team.

Ashley Rush is a fully Registered Client Associate with The Olson Group. She began wokring in the financial services industry in 2009. She completed her education at The College of New Jersey in Ewing, NJ with a Bachelors degree in Communication.

Matthew Austin is a Client Associate with The Olson Group. Prior to joining the group, he worked within Merrill Lynch as a Client Associate for other advisors as well as assisting Management at Merrill Lynch's Manhattan East Complex. Matthew is a graduate of The Girard School of Business at Merrimack College in North Andover, Massachusetts with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. His main focus is servicing our client's administration needs as well as providing support to the team.

Kyle Olson joined the Olson group in June of 2014 as Financial Advisor trainee. She graduated from Skidmore College in May 2014 with both a BS in Business Management and a BA in Government.

*Asset allocation does not ensure a product or protect against loss in declining markets.
**Chartered Retirement Planning CounselorSM and CRPC® are registered service marks of the College for Financial Planning.


John Olson is registered to do business in:AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, IL, KY, MA, MD, ME, MI, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OR, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, VA, VT, WI

For questions regarding registration information please contact your Financial Advisor.
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