Merrill Lynch leader named to Forbes South Florida list of best wealth advisors
Palm Beach State College alumna Fabiola Sardinha is a senior vice president and international wealth advisor who joined Merrill Lynch Wealth Management in 2003, after five years of working at Morgan Stanley.
Fluent in both English and Spanish, Sardinha has worked with top accounts internationally and domestically. She focuses on the creation of strategies for high-net-worth individuals and their families that are designed to help them pursue their short- and long-term financial goals, including retirement and estate planning services.
Dedicating herself to working closely with Palm Beach State, Sardinha serves as the investment advisor for the Board of the Foundation for PBSC. She also provides assistance to nonprofit organizations as they go through the very intricate process of setting up investment policies and specific objectives to each organization.
Sardinha’s approach to wealth management is consultative and objective with a commitment to excellence. She prides herself on her ability to listen to and interpret clients’ ideas about their financial situations, preferences and goals, and she uses the vast resources of Merrill Lynch to help them explore a wide range of possible solutions.
Sardinha holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance and Marketing from Florida Atlantic University. In 2023, she was named to the Forbes “Top Women Wealth Advisors Best-in-State” list. A native of Venezuela, Sardinha has resided in West Palm Beach since 1989.
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