Investment Advisory Services, Financial Planning, Wealth Management and Retirement Plan Services in Carlsbad, CA

Beacon Pointe is a Carlsbad based wealth advisor and is one of the largest Registered Investment Advisor firms (RIAs) in the nation working with institutions, defined contribution plans, individuals and families. Our team of investment advisors and financial planners in Carlsbad focuses on full service financial planning and research driven investments.

Our fiduciary responsibility to clients and our holistic allWEALTH® approach addresses all aspects of your financial well-being including but not limited to wealth and retirement planning, estate and tax strategy planning, insurance reviews and risk assessments, charitable giving and education planning, values-based (SRI/ESG) investing, life transition support for divorcées and widows, financial planning for business owners and multi-generational family wealth and legacy planning.

We look forward to connecting with you virtually or at our Carlsbad office to see how best we can assist you with your investment portfolio and financial planning needs.

Contact Information

info@beaconpointe.com
(760) 476-1560

Meet the Carlsbad Financial Advisor Team

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Charlie Duncan, CFP®, AIF®, ChFC®

Partner, Managing Director

Charlie Duncan is a Partner and the Managing Director of the Carlsbad, CA office of Beacon Pointe Advisors. After graduating from the University of San Diego with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, he worked for the Principal Financial Group for 13 years assisting families and small businesses with their financial planning needs. In 1999 he decided to become independent and formed Duncan Investment Advisors (dba Duncan Financial) which he ran for 23 years before merging with Beacon Pointe. During the 35 years he has spent in the financial services industry Charlie and his firm have helped over 1,000 families and individuals meet their financial goals by achieving financial independence and smoothly transitioning into retirement.  He is a specialist in the areas of investment management and retirement planning, and Charlie holds the Certified Financial Planner™ (CFP®), Accredited Investment Fiduciary and Chartered Financial Consultant designations. As the dad of a son who has autism, Charlie is actively involved with several charities, including HALO (Helping Autism Through Learning Outreach) and the University of San Diego Athletic Department. His eldest daughter lives and works in New York City while his youngest daughter just graduated from college and lives and works in Los Angeles. Charlie and his very patient wife of 30 years live with their son in Encinitas. He tries to read a book every two weeks and when he isn’t working on completing his private pilot certification Charlie can be found golfing, traveling, or spending time with his family.

Jeffrey Mantoani

Director of Operations

Jeffrey (Jeff) serves as the for the Beacon Pointe Carlsbad office and is responsible for managing the operational and financial functions of the office. With two decades of experience in the financial services industry, Jeff has held various roles as a director and vice president of customer service for a major broker/dealer before transitioning to the role of Director of Operations and Compliance at Duncan Financial Advisors (which merged with Beacon Pointe in 2022). Jeff is originally from the Bay Area, and an avid fan of Bay Area sports. He currently resides in Point Loma with his wife and son. Outside of work, Jeff enjoys the outdoors, cooking, golfing, and spending time with his family.

 

 

Jennifer Mintle

Client Service Associate

Jennifer is a member of the Beacon Pointe Client Service Department and is responsible for partnering with the firm’s investment and wealth management teams to provide an elevated service experience for clients. Her duties include account administration, processing new and existing account paperwork, money transfers, and communicating with clients to provide the highest levels of service. With over 18 years of experience in customer and client-facing roles in the luxury hotel and administrative industry, Jennifer has a passion for assisting clients, with all their needs. Outside of the office, Jennifer enjoys golfing, reading and spending time with friends and family.

Noah Babin

Wealth Advisor

Noah Babin is a Wealth Advisor in Beacon Pointe’s Carlsbad office and is responsible for partnering with Beacon Pointe’s investment and financial planning teams to provide customized solutions for clients with a personalized wealth management experience. Prior to joining Beacon Pointe, Noah spent ten years managing private capital for his family and was the Founder and Principal at MODL Investments LLC. He earned his B.A. in Finance from The University of Notre Dame in South Bend, IN and relocated to San Diego in 2010. In his free time, Noah enjoys coaching youth hockey in San Diego and spending time at the beach with his wife and daughters.

Paul Duncan, CFS

Partner, Senior Wealth Advisor

Paul Duncan is a Senior Wealth Advisor within the Beacon Pointe Carlsbad office With three decades of experience in the financial services industry, Paul leverages his immense knowledge and innovative approach to help people to prepare for retirement to achieve their long-term investment objectives. Paul began his career as Branch President for a regional banking firm before joining forces with his brother, Charlie Duncan, at Duncan Financial Advisors (which merged with Beacon Pointe in 2022). Paul earned his bachelor’s degree in Economics from UC San Diego and holds the Certified Fund Specialist (CFS) designation. In addition to his role as an advisor, Paul spearheads many charitable endeavors including working with the United Way, and he actively gives both his time and money to the Ronald McDonald House, which helps provide families who need a “home away from home” while their children receive treatment at Children’s Hospital. Paul lives in San Diego with his wife, Jenna and their two sons. In his spare time he loves to surf, scuba dive, and he tries to play golf. He is also an avid Chargers fan.

 

Meet the Carlsbad Financial Advisor Team

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Charlie Duncan, CFP®, AIF®, ChFC®

Partner, Managing Director

Charlie Duncan is a Partner and the Managing Director of the Carlsbad, CA office of Beacon Pointe Advisors. After graduating from the University of San Diego with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, he worked for the Principal Financial Group for 13 years assisting families and small businesses with their financial planning needs. In 1999 he decided to become independent and formed Duncan Investment Advisors (dba Duncan Financial) which he ran for 23 years before merging with Beacon Pointe. During the 35 years he has spent in the financial services industry Charlie and his firm have helped over 1,000 families and individuals meet their financial goals by achieving financial independence and smoothly transitioning into retirement.  He is a specialist in the areas of investment management and retirement planning, and Charlie holds the Certified Financial Planner™ (CFP®), Accredited Investment Fiduciary and Chartered Financial Consultant designations. As the dad of a son who has autism, Charlie is actively involved with several charities, including HALO (Helping Autism Through Learning Outreach) and the University of San Diego Athletic Department. His eldest daughter lives and works in New York City while his youngest daughter just graduated from college and lives and works in Los Angeles. Charlie and his very patient wife of 30 years live with their son in Encinitas. He tries to read a book every two weeks and when he isn’t working on completing his private pilot certification Charlie can be found golfing, traveling, or spending time with his family.

Jeffrey Mantoani

Director of Operations

Jeffrey (Jeff) serves as the for the Beacon Pointe Carlsbad office and is responsible for managing the operational and financial functions of the office. With two decades of experience in the financial services industry, Jeff has held various roles as a director and vice president of customer service for a major broker/dealer before transitioning to the role of Director of Operations and Compliance at Duncan Financial Advisors (which merged with Beacon Pointe in 2022). Jeff is originally from the Bay Area, and an avid fan of Bay Area sports. He currently resides in Point Loma with his wife and son. Outside of work, Jeff enjoys the outdoors, cooking, golfing, and spending time with his family.

 

 

Jennifer Mintle

Client Service Associate

Jennifer is a member of the Beacon Pointe Client Service Department and is responsible for partnering with the firm’s investment and wealth management teams to provide an elevated service experience for clients. Her duties include account administration, processing new and existing account paperwork, money transfers, and communicating with clients to provide the highest levels of service. With over 18 years of experience in customer and client-facing roles in the luxury hotel and administrative industry, Jennifer has a passion for assisting clients, with all their needs. Outside of the office, Jennifer enjoys golfing, reading and spending time with friends and family.

Noah Babin

Wealth Advisor

Noah Babin is a Wealth Advisor in Beacon Pointe’s Carlsbad office and is responsible for partnering with Beacon Pointe’s investment and financial planning teams to provide customized solutions for clients with a personalized wealth management experience. Prior to joining Beacon Pointe, Noah spent ten years managing private capital for his family and was the Founder and Principal at MODL Investments LLC. He earned his B.A. in Finance from The University of Notre Dame in South Bend, IN and relocated to San Diego in 2010. In his free time, Noah enjoys coaching youth hockey in San Diego and spending time at the beach with his wife and daughters.

Paul Duncan, CFS

Partner, Senior Wealth Advisor

Paul Duncan is a Senior Wealth Advisor within the Beacon Pointe Carlsbad office With three decades of experience in the financial services industry, Paul leverages his immense knowledge and innovative approach to help people to prepare for retirement to achieve their long-term investment objectives. Paul began his career as Branch President for a regional banking firm before joining forces with his brother, Charlie Duncan, at Duncan Financial Advisors (which merged with Beacon Pointe in 2022). Paul earned his bachelor’s degree in Economics from UC San Diego and holds the Certified Fund Specialist (CFS) designation. In addition to his role as an advisor, Paul spearheads many charitable endeavors including working with the United Way, and he actively gives both his time and money to the Ronald McDonald House, which helps provide families who need a “home away from home” while their children receive treatment at Children’s Hospital. Paul lives in San Diego with his wife, Jenna and their two sons. In his spare time he loves to surf, scuba dive, and he tries to play golf. He is also an avid Chargers fan.

 

Meet the Carlsbad Financial Advisor Team

Filter By

Charlie Duncan, CFP®, AIF®, ChFC®

Partner, Managing Director

Charlie Duncan is a Partner and the Managing Director of the Carlsbad, CA office of Beacon Pointe Advisors. After graduating from the University of San Diego with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, he worked for the Principal Financial Group for 13 years assisting families and small businesses with their financial planning needs. In 1999 he decided to become independent and formed Duncan Investment Advisors (dba Duncan Financial) which he ran for 23 years before merging with Beacon Pointe. During the 35 years he has spent in the financial services industry Charlie and his firm have helped over 1,000 families and individuals meet their financial goals by achieving financial independence and smoothly transitioning into retirement.  He is a specialist in the areas of investment management and retirement planning, and Charlie holds the Certified Financial Planner™ (CFP®), Accredited Investment Fiduciary and Chartered Financial Consultant designations. As the dad of a son who has autism, Charlie is actively involved with several charities, including HALO (Helping Autism Through Learning Outreach) and the University of San Diego Athletic Department. His eldest daughter lives and works in New York City while his youngest daughter just graduated from college and lives and works in Los Angeles. Charlie and his very patient wife of 30 years live with their son in Encinitas. He tries to read a book every two weeks and when he isn’t working on completing his private pilot certification Charlie can be found golfing, traveling, or spending time with his family.

Jeffrey Mantoani

Director of Operations

Jeffrey (Jeff) serves as the for the Beacon Pointe Carlsbad office and is responsible for managing the operational and financial functions of the office. With two decades of experience in the financial services industry, Jeff has held various roles as a director and vice president of customer service for a major broker/dealer before transitioning to the role of Director of Operations and Compliance at Duncan Financial Advisors (which merged with Beacon Pointe in 2022). Jeff is originally from the Bay Area, and an avid fan of Bay Area sports. He currently resides in Point Loma with his wife and son. Outside of work, Jeff enjoys the outdoors, cooking, golfing, and spending time with his family.

 

 

Jennifer Mintle

Client Service Associate

Jennifer is a member of the Beacon Pointe Client Service Department and is responsible for partnering with the firm’s investment and wealth management teams to provide an elevated service experience for clients. Her duties include account administration, processing new and existing account paperwork, money transfers, and communicating with clients to provide the highest levels of service. With over 18 years of experience in customer and client-facing roles in the luxury hotel and administrative industry, Jennifer has a passion for assisting clients, with all their needs. Outside of the office, Jennifer enjoys golfing, reading and spending time with friends and family.

Noah Babin

Wealth Advisor

Noah Babin is a Wealth Advisor in Beacon Pointe’s Carlsbad office and is responsible for partnering with Beacon Pointe’s investment and financial planning teams to provide customized solutions for clients with a personalized wealth management experience. Prior to joining Beacon Pointe, Noah spent ten years managing private capital for his family and was the Founder and Principal at MODL Investments LLC. He earned his B.A. in Finance from The University of Notre Dame in South Bend, IN and relocated to San Diego in 2010. In his free time, Noah enjoys coaching youth hockey in San Diego and spending time at the beach with his wife and daughters.

Paul Duncan, CFS

Partner, Senior Wealth Advisor

Paul Duncan is a Senior Wealth Advisor within the Beacon Pointe Carlsbad office With three decades of experience in the financial services industry, Paul leverages his immense knowledge and innovative approach to help people to prepare for retirement to achieve their long-term investment objectives. Paul began his career as Branch President for a regional banking firm before joining forces with his brother, Charlie Duncan, at Duncan Financial Advisors (which merged with Beacon Pointe in 2022). Paul earned his bachelor’s degree in Economics from UC San Diego and holds the Certified Fund Specialist (CFS) designation. In addition to his role as an advisor, Paul spearheads many charitable endeavors including working with the United Way, and he actively gives both his time and money to the Ronald McDonald House, which helps provide families who need a “home away from home” while their children receive treatment at Children’s Hospital. Paul lives in San Diego with his wife, Jenna and their two sons. In his spare time he loves to surf, scuba dive, and he tries to play golf. He is also an avid Chargers fan.

 

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