Estate Planning in San Jose, CA

Discover peace of mind through our estate planning services in San Jose, CA with Beacon Pointe Advisors. Our dedicated team tailors personalized strategies to safeguard your legacy, offering comprehensive reviews of your will and trust(s), and other essential estate planning documents.

We’re Local

50 W. San Fernando Street Suite 405 San Jose, CA 95113

Secure Your Financial Future
with Estate Planning Assistance

Protect and empower yourself and your loved ones by ensuring your estate plan is in place and up to date. Our experienced estate planning team at Beacon Pointe Advisors is dedicated to providing the assistance you require during pivotal moments, ensuring a secure and well-planned legacy for you and your loved ones.

Personalized Estate Planning Guidance Designed Just for You

Experience the advantage of personalized estate planning advice catered to your unique needs. Our team is committed to providing tailored guidance, ensuring your assets are safeguarded and your legacy is preserved according to your wishes.

Attain Estate Planning Freedom

Unlock financial independence through our estate planning services. Our dedicated team works with you to chart a course towards securing your financial freedom, allowing you to live life on your terms.

Maximize Your Estate
with Our San Jose Financial Planning Team

Ensure the security and optimization of your investments in coordination with your financial and estate plans with the help of our experience wealth advisory team in San Jose.

Help Reduce Your Tax Bill Through
Our Estate & Tax Strategy Planning

Navigating the complexities of taxes can be daunting. Our wealth advisory team is staffed with trained professionals well-versed in the intricacies of taxes. Talk tax strategy whenever you need it from Beacon Pointe Advisors, ensuring confidence and accuracy in your estate planning.

Women & Men Have Unique Estate Planning Needs

Estate and financial planning should take into account the unique considerations that individuals may face based on factors such as gender. Women, on average, tend to have longer lifespans than men. This longevity introduces specific challenges, such as increased healthcare costs and potential long-term care needs, making it essential to craft personalized estate plans that address these aspects and ensure financial security throughout the entirety of one’s life and Beacon Pointe is here to help you.

Your Success is Our Priority

As one of the leading registered investment advisory (RIA) firms in San Jose and throughout the United States, Beacon Pointe Advisors takes pride in our holistic allWEALTH® approach that centers on aligning your wealth with what matters most to you. Our clients appreciate our unwavering commitment to your well-being, ensuring that we care about you and your family, and strive for nothing but the best for you and your finances.

Find Your Financial Advisor in San Jose

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Gene Ka, CPWA®

Partner, Managing Director

Gene is a partner and the managing director of Beacon Pointe’s San Jose office. He  cares deeply about helping people and intentionally asks thought-provoking questions that allow him to truly listen to clients and their needs. A detailed strategist and a tireless implementer, Gene is a strong advocate for complete transparency when working with his clients. With over three decades experience in the financial industry, Gene has extensive knowledge of investments, financial planning, and asset management. Prior to joining Beacon Pointe, Gene was a Senior Financial Advisor with American Express before forming his own independent advisory firm Ka, Demmler & Associates, later renamed Wealth Design, LLC in 2000. Gene graduated from Purdue University and holds the Certified Private Wealth Advisor® (CPWA®) certification. Gene currently resides in Silver Creek, California with his wife, one of his three daughters and his mother.


Beacon Pointe Advisors, LLC is a Registered Investment Advisor. Certain representatives of Beacon Pointe Advisors, LLC are also Registered Representatives offering securities through APW Capital, Inc., Member FINRA/SIPC. 100 Enterprise Drive, Suite 504, Rockaway, NJ 07866 (800)637-3211.

Melissa Ochoa

Relationship Manager

Melissa is a relationship manager at Beacon Pointe and is responsible for partnering advisors to provide customized solutions that help clients meet their financial goals and have a personalized service experience. Among her duties are investment strategy implementation, portfolio performance reporting, asset allocation modeling and client servicing. Melissa graduated from San Jose State University with a bachelor’s degree in Business Management. She currently resides in downtown San Jose with her boyfriend and Siberian Husky. Outside of the office, Melissa is an avid concert goer and loves to spend her weekends going on road trips to discover small towns, hiking spots, and swimming holes.

Thu Ka

Office Management

Thu is the office manager for the Beacon Pointe San Jose office. In addition to office management duties, Thu is responsible for administrative operations, client servicing and staff training and development. Prior to joining Beacon Pointe, Thu worked as the Chief Compliance Officer for Wealth Design LLC. In her free time, Thu enjoys traveling, playing golf, and spending time with her family.

William (Billy) Roddy

Associate Wealth Advisor

William (Billy) is an Associate Wealth Advisor and is responsible for partnering with advisors to help clients meet their financial goals and ensure a personalized wealth management experience. Among his duties are investment strategy implementation, portfolio performance reporting, and asset allocation modeling. Prior to joining Beacon Pointe, Billy was a supply chain and finance manager in the automotive and automation industry. Billy earned his bachelor’s degree in Economics with a minor in Mandarin Chinese from Duke University. Outside of the office, Billy enjoys golfing, traveling, and reading eclectically.

Ensure You’re Covered with Our Estate Planning Services in San Jose, CA

Ready to build your estate plan? Refresh it? Together, we can ensure you and your family are protected with the necessary estate planning documents. Our team of financial advisors in San Jose looks forward to supporting you and your journey towards achieving your life and legacy goals.


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