Golden State Wealth Management Welcomes Wealth Manager Michael Araluce

IRVINE, Calif., May 1, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Golden State Wealth Management welcomes its newest wealth manager, Michael Araluce. With over 25 years of experience working with major banks and investment companies, Mr. Araluce is an accomplished wealth manager. Michael has been awarded an array of honors, some of which include; Bank of America Merrill Lynch “Presidents Round Table”, Genworth Financials “Presidents Chair” award, and Pacific Life “Advisor of the Year”.

Mr. Araluce specializes in helping high net worth individuals and businesses reach their financial goals using straightforward and concise investment and insurance strategies. Throughout his career, Michael has constructed stock, bond, and alternative investment strategies for multiple major firms.

“Michael’s attitude and approach to his business is a great addition to Golden State Wealth Management. His experience at major firms makes him a great addition to the Golden State team. The charity and sacrifice that Michael demonstrates in his ministry and volunteer work is echoed with his clients,” said Daniel Catone, Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Golden State Wealth Management.

In addition to being a proud father, Michael is a minister and oversees several outreach programs within his community. Michael enjoys all outdoor activities and on occasion a fine single malt scotch and a good cigar.

Michael Araluce looks forward to taking the next step in growing his practice with Golden State and is based in Irvine, California.

About Golden State Wealth Management

Golden State Wealth Management is a Hybrid Registered Investment Advisor dedicated to financial professionals and their clients. We believe in providing an infrastructure and support network that allows our affiliated advisors to focus on their clients and professional development. The firm promotes practice ownership, succession planning, flexibility in investing decisions, compliance oversight, dedicated transition support, and a low-cost investment platform that benefits both advisors and investors. Our partnership with LPL Financial, the nation’s largest independent broker/dealer,* provides comprehensive tools and research necessary in today’s complex markets.

With flagship office in Irvine, California and expanding offices across the country, Golden State Wealth Management is committed to creating a comfortable and luxurious atmosphere while supporting its affiliated members. Golden State offers three distinct levels of affiliation (Gold, Silver and Bronze), to meet the modern advisors unique needs. Our Gold affiliates enjoy a fully furnished, staffed, and luxurious turnkey office, complete with concierge service. Silver affiliation, for the on-the-go financial advisor, supports remote flexibility with access to Golden State’s amenities. Lastly, Bronze, structured for the most independent advisor, provides access to the RIA and personalized attention based on individual business needs wrapped in an ultra-competitive revenue package.

Golden State Wealth Management asks that our members be motivated, legal, ethical, and profitable.


*As reported in Financial Planning magazine, June 1996-2015, based on total revenue.

Michael Araluce is a Registered Representative with, and securities are offered through, LPL Financial. Member FINRA/SIPC. Investment advice offered through Golden State Wealth Management, a registered investment advisor and separate entity from LPL Financial.

Source: Golden State Wealth Management