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Orange County Five Star award winner

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

Letitia Berbaum, AIF®

Wealth Advisor
Optivest Wealth Management
24901 Dana Point Dr., Ste 230
Dana Point, CA 92629
Office: 949-363-8686
Cell: 949-212-1852
Letitia@optivestinc.com
https://www.optivestinc.com/

Professional Approach

Letitia Berbaum is dedicated to providing quality investment and strategic planning solutions to her clientele. Passionate about helping clients navigate the intricacies of investing, she specializes in wealth management, wealth transfer strategies, and strategic planning for business owners who desire an exit plan. Often referred to as the “voice of reason,” Letitia enjoys educating clients on the tools and resources that can be implemented to work toward a rewarding outcome and long-term benefits. She finds great purpose and fulfillment in her chosen career; being able to empower others with essential insight for making educated decisions that directly impact her clients’ futures and helping work towards their goals is priceless.

At Optivest, our mission is simple: to guide our clients to a more secure and prosperous financial future. With deep-rooted experience and disciplined vision, we’ll provide the expertise you need to turn the success you’ve earned into the peace of mind you deserve.

 

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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.
The Five Star Wealth Manager award, administered by Crescendo Business Services, LLC (dba Five Star Professional), is based on 10 objective criteria. Eligibility criteria – required: 1. Credentialed as a registered investment adviser or a registered investment adviser representative; 2. Actively licensed as a registered investment adviser 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 Five Star Professional, 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 Five Star Professional’s consumer complaint process. Unfavorable feedback may have been discovered through a check of complaints registered with a regulatory authority or complaints registered through Five Star Professional’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. Wealth managers do not pay a fee to be considered or placed on the final list of Five Star Wealth Managers. Award does not evaluate quality of services provided to clients. Once awarded, wealth managers may purchase additional profile ad space or promotional products. The Five Star 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 client’s 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 Five Star Professional 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 Five Star Professional in the future. For more information on the Five Star award and the research/selection methodology, go to fivestarprofessional.com. 2,320 Orange County area wealth managers were considered for the award; 152 (7 percent of candidates) were named 2020 Five Star Wealth Managers. 2019: 2,469 considered, 187 winners; 2018: 2,423 considered, 144 winners; 2017: 1,790 considered, 280 winners; 2016: 1,383 considered, 312 winners; 2015: 2010 considered, 351 winners; 2014: 3,489 considered, 302 winners; 2013: 2,293 considered, 415 winners; 2012: 1,760 considered, 255 winners.