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Delaware Five Star award winner


Nicholas Frake

Vice President, Financial Advisor
WSFS Wealth Investments
1712 Foulk Rd
Wilmington, DE 19803
Office: 302-235-7612

Professional Approach

Nick follows a client-centric philosophy, to serve as a true partner in your financial journey, offering products or portfolio changes that are in your best interest.  He will work closely with you to understand your values and goals for the long-term, as well as your concerns today.  Nick can help you add discipline, knowledge, and objectivity to your decision making process.  It is easy to fall into the habit of choosing based on emotion, and it is vital to have a partner by your side to help you make informed decisions and encourage you to stay on course.  Nick’s goal is to develop a long term relationship with his clients and help take the worry out of their financial plan.


This award was issued on 11/01/2023 by Five Star Professional (FSP) for the time period 02/13/2023 through 08/31/2023. Fee paid for use of marketing materials. Self-completed questionnaire was used for rating. This rating is not related to the quality of the investment advice and based solely on the disclosed criteria. 522 Delaware-area wealth managers were considered for the award; 55 (11% of candidates) were named 2023 Five Star Wealth Managers. The following prior year statistics use this format: YEAR: # Considered, # Winners, % of candidates, Issued Date, Research Period. 2022: 509, 60, 12%, 11/01/22, 02/21/22 - 08/19/21; 2021: 523, 57, 11%, 11/01/21, 01/18/21 - 09/03/21; 2020: 521, 51, 10%, 11/01/20, 02/10/20 - 09/11/20; 2019: 507, 59, 12%, 11/01/19, 12/6/18 - 07/19/19; 2018: 485, 66, 14%, 11/01/18, 10/19/17 - 07/11/18; 2017: 393, 73, 19%, 07/01/17, 10/19/16 - 05/04/17; 2016: 359, 145, 40%, 06/01/16, 11/30/15 - 05/05/16; 2015: 555, 186, 34%, 07/01/15, 11/30/14 - 05/05/15; 2014: 615, 188, 31%, 07/01/14, 11/30/13 - 05/05/14; 2013: 831, 202, 24%, 07/01/13, 11/30/12 - 05/05/13; 2012: 608, 193, 32%, 07/01/12, 11/30/11 - 05/05/12.
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The financial advisors of WSFS Wealth Investments offer securities and advisory services through Commonwealth Financial Network®, member /, a Registered Investment Adviser. WSFS Bank and WSFS Wealth Investments are not registered broker-dealer or Registered Investment Adviser. WSFS Bank and Commonwealth are separate and unaffiliated entities. Fixed Insurance products and services are offered through CES Insurance Agency.


Investments are not insured by the FDIC and are not deposits or other obligations of, or guaranteed by, any depository institution.  Funds are subject to investment risks, including possible loss of principal investment.


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*Winners appearing on this page do not pay a fee to be considered or to win the Five Star Award. Professionals with a digital profile have paid a promotional fee.
Wealth managers do not pay a fee to be considered or placed on the final list of Five Star Wealth Managers. The award is based on 10 objective criteria. Eligibility criteria-required: 1. Credentialed as a registered investment adviser (RIA) or a registered investment adviser representative; 2. Actively licensed as a RIA or as a principal of a registered investment adviser firm for a minimum of 5 years; 3. Favorable regulatory and complaint history review (As defined by FSP, the wealth manager has not; A. Been subject to a regulatory action that resulted in a license being suspended or revoked, or payment of a fine; B. Had more than a total of three settled or pending complaints filed against them and/or a total of five settled, pending, dismissed or denied complaints with any regulatory authority or FSP's consumer complaint process. Unfavorable feedback may have been discovered through a check of complaints registered with a regulatory authority or complaints registered through FSP's consumer complaint process; feedback may not be representative of any one client's experience; C. Individually contributed to a financial settlement of a customer complaint; D. Filed for personal bankruptcy within the past 11 years; E. Been terminated from a financial services firm within the past 11 years; F. Been convicted of a felony); 4. Fulfilled their firm review based on internal standards; 5. Accepting new clients. Evaluation criteria-considered: 6. One-year client retention rate; 7. Five-year client retention rate; 8. Non-institutional discretionary and/or non-discretionary client assets administered; 9. Number of client households served; 10. Education and professional designations. FSP does not evaluate quality of services provided to clients. The award is not indicative of the wealth manager's future performance . Wealth Managers may or may not use discretion in their practice and therefore may not manage their clients' assets. The inclusion of a wealth manager on the Five Star Wealth Manager list should not be construed as an endorsement of the wealth manager by FSP or this publication. Working with a Five Star Wealth Manager or any wealth manager is no guarantee as to future investment success, nor is there any guarantee that the selected wealth managers will be awarded this accomplishment by FSP in the future. Visit