Melissa GerckensMelissa Gerckens, CFP®, CDFA®
Wealth Advisor

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As a Wealth Advisor at the New Jersey Tri-State Office, Mel partners with Beacon Pointe’s investment and financial planning teams to deliver the firm’s clients a personalized wealth management experience. Mel strives to help her clients meet their personal financial goals by aligning their life and wealth through customized integration of portfolio management and comprehensive financial planning. Mel is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®), Certified Divorce Financial Analyst (CDFA®), holds her NY Life and NJ Life and Accident & Health licenses, and is a member of the New Jersey Pride Chamber of Commerce. She earned a B.S. in Business Administration from the Sigmund Weis School of Business at Susquehanna University. She currently resides in Cranford, New Jersey with her wife, their two sons, and Shiba Inu. She enjoys hiking, cooking, and taking trips to her family’s lake house in the Pocono Mountains.


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