The  Olson  Group

The Olson Group

Global Wealth Management

Floor No. 02, 
NY  10022

Directions to Branch
Phone: (212) 303-4010



(212) 303-4010 Wealth Management Advisor
(212) 303-4013
(212) 303-4017 Registered Client Associate
(212) 303-4041 Registered Client Associate
(212) 303-4043 Client Associate

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 for seventeen years in Global Wealth Management after graduating from St. John's University in 1997. 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 Registered Client Associate with The Olson Group. Before joining Merrill Lynch, Dalia worked at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney and Fidelity Investments. She holds her Series 7 and 66 securities licenses as well as a life and health insurance license. 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 joined The Olson Group in 2013. She has three years of experience in the financial services industry and is Series 7 and 66 licensed. She completed her education at The College of New Jersey in Ewing, NJ with a Bachelors degree in Communication.

Matthew Austin joined The Olson Group in 2010. He previously worked as a Client Associate for Merrill Lynch Financial 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.

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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