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First Tech has been working with tech-focused employees for years

Let First Tech help you figure out how you can save for your future.

For more than 25 years, First Tech has served as a trusted financial partner to leading technology-oriented companies and their employees, like you. Our team includes the Financial Advisors at Addison Avenue Investment Services, First Tech’s investment division. These advisors have worked with many thousands of First Tech members to provide customized financial guidance.

When you work with the advisors at Addison Avenue, you’ll have access to all of that knowledge and expertise, enabling you to make informed decisions about your personal financial future.

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Schedule a complimentary, no-obligation consultation, and we’ll connect you with one of our Financial Advisors to discuss maximizing your company benefits.

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Understanding Retirement Packages

The advisors at Addison Avenue Investment Services have helped countless software engineers and other tech-focused employees throughout the years. We understand how to help maximize your long-term options from your first day of employment to your early days of retirement, and are experienced at navigating stock awards and the benefits of a deferred compensation plan. We’ll be here to answer questions for every phase of your life, including:

  • Contribution Matching
  • After-Tax Roth Conversion
  • Socially Responsible Investing (SRI)

 

Managing Your Financial Future

In addition to helping you plan for your retirement, the Financial Advisors at Addison Avenue Investment Services can assist you with:

  • Restricted Stock Units
  • SERPLUS
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Charitable Giving and Fundraising
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Visit Us, We’re Easy to Find

Our Financial Advisors are located near a host of tech-oriented campuses, delivering professional insights, advice, and one-on-one interactions. You can find them onsite at Microsoft West Campus Studios in Redmond, as well as our RidgePointe, Bellevue City Center, Sammamish and South Lake Union locations. Schedule an appointment or call one of the advisors below to talk about your financial future.

Meet the Financial Advisors at Addison Avenue

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Michael Cooney, CRPC®

Financial Advisor, RJFS
425.956.7147
michael_cooney@addisonavenue.com

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Kathy Wills

Investment Management Consultant
Financial Advisor, RJFS
425.956.7164
kathy_wills@addisonavenue.com

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Bryan Kulp

Financial Advisor, RJFS
425.881.4109
bryan_kulp@addisonavenue.com

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Kris West

Financial Advisor, RJFS
425.702.3148
kris_west@addisonavenue.com

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Alex Ward

Financial Advisor, RJFS
425.881.4144
alex_ward@addisonavenue.com

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Outside of the Puget Sound region, please contact:

Addison Direct Team

Financial Advisors, RJFS

800.988.0134 x5856

myadvisor@addisonavenue.com

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