Gary S. Davis - Morgan Stanley Financial Advisor - Naples, FL
Morgan Stanley
Gary S. Davis, CFP
Senior Vice President
Financial Advisor
8889 Pelican Bay Blvd
Suite 300
Naples, FL 34108
tel: (239) 449-7802
toll-free: (800) 237-8686 
fax: (239) 449-7850

I believe success in achieving important financial goals starts with a comprehensive wealth strategy. I will help you define what is most important to you and then formulate the strategies that are suited for your needs, whether you are accumulating wealth or investing for income, solidifying your retirement plan or devising a distribution approach that meets your lifestyle and legacy goals.

  • Past President - Naples Pelican Bay Rotary Club
  • Treasurer - Naples Pelican Bay Rotary Club Endowment
  • Treasurer - Collier Harvest Foundation
  • Estate Planning Council of Naples
  • Financial Planning
  • Fixed Income
  • Lending Services
  • Commodities
  • Estate Planning
  • Municipal Bonds
  • Wealth Management
Education and Licensing
  • BA - Business Administration & History
    Rutgers College, 1976
  • Masters Of Business Administration
    Rutgers Graduate School, 1980
  • Certified Financial Planner
    College of Financial Planning, 1996
Honors and Recognition
  • 2013, 2014 & 2015 Southwest Florida Five Star Wealth Manager

    Click on the In The Press page to the left to find out more.
Business Experience
  • 2011 - Present: *Morgan Stanley
  • 1993 - 2011: Robert W. Baird & Co., Naples , FL.
    Financial Advisor, Senior Vice President and Branch Manager

  • 1989 - 1993: Beasley Broadcast Group, Naples, FL.
    Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President

  • 1986 - 1989: Philadelphia National Bank, Philadelphia , PA.
    Vice President, Media Lending Group

Bulletin Board
  • See November On the Markets from the Global Investment Committee featuring

    • "Back on Track" Michael Wilson, chief investment officer of Morgan Stanley Wealth Management, explains that the equity markets are back on track for the kind of year he was expecting at the start of the 2015. While not spectacular, he says, the stock market’s 4% return for the year to date is more than respectable for the eighth year of the recovery since the Great Recession and the financial crisis.

    • "Passing Through an Inflection Point" A run of soft economic data has some investors nervous about a global recession. Chetan Ahya and Elga Bartsch, co-heads of Morgan Stanley Global Economics, write that while the global recovery is bumpy, brittle and below par, they don’t expect a recession.

    • "A Quest for Quality" While US stocks have largely recovered the ground lost in the August sell-off, don’t read it as an “all clear” signal, writes Lisa Shalett, head of investment and portfolio strategies for Morgan Stanley Wealth Management. Going forward, investors will need a different strategy.

    Plus, look for more on equities and bonds, as well as a question-and-answer session with Afsaneh Beschloss, chief executive officer of The Rock Creek Group, hedge fund manager and former treasurer and chief investment officer of the World Bank.

  • Overreacting to the market events often forces investors to sell at the bottom or miss out on a subsequent recovery. By reviewing your long-term, diversified investment plan on a periodic basis, we can alter it as your needs change—or help you stick to it when the market starts to make you jittery.  Diversification does not assure a profit or protect against loss in declining financial markets.

Gary S. Davis holds the following registrations:
BM/Supervisor; Securities Agent: AK, FL, GA, KY, MO, NC, NH, NJ, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, VA, VT, WA, WI; General Securities Representative; Investment Advisor Representative

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