Steven Knudsen - Morgan Stanley Financial Advisor - Seattle, WA
Morgan Stanley
Steven Knudsen, CIMA
Senior Vice President, Wealth Management
Financial Advisor
Senior Investment Management Consultant
601 Union Street Suite 5200
Seattle, WA 98101
tel: (206) 628-8862
toll-free: (800) 426-7837 
fax: (206) 628-4425

My goal is to thoroughly understand your financial needs and then align the resources to help you meet or exceed them. I can help you evaluate near-term concerns and plan for long-term goals, be a sounding board for investment ideas, assist you in developing and executing a strategy that is precisely your own and helps you meet your needs.

Associations
  • Investment Management Consultant's Assoc.
Services
  • Financial Planning
  • Professional Portfolio Management
  • Retirement Planning
  • 401(k) Rollovers
  • Estate Planning Strategies
  • 529 Plans
  • Long Term Care Insurance
  • Access to Lending Services
  • Certificates of Deposit
  • Insurance Services
  • Alternative Investments
  • Corporate Cash Management
  • Education Planning
Education and Licensing
  • University of Washington B.A. 1979
  • Wharton - Certifiied Investment Management Consultant 1999
Honors and Recognition
  • Seattle Top Wealth Manager 2016 - Seattle Magazine
  • Seattle Top Wealth Manager 2015 - Seattle Magazine
  • Seattle Top Wealth Manager 2014 - Seattle Magazine
  • Seattle Top Wealth Manager 2013 - Seattle Magazine
Business Experience
  • 2006 - Present: Morgan Stanley*
    Senior Vice President-Investments
    Senior Investment Management Consultant
  • 1994 - 2006: Piper Jaffray
    Senior Vice President
  • 1990 - 1994: Kemper Securities
    Vice President
  • 1983 - 1990: Oppenheimer and Co.
    Financial Representative

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  • Cut through the clutter!  External Insights delivers exclusive content from money managers, economists, academics and other financial professionals.
  • See August On the Markets from the Global Investment Committee featuring

    "Into Thin Air?" There’s a lot of talk in the media about stock market valuations being in nosebleed territory, writes Michael Wilson, chief investment officer of Morgan Stanley Wealth Management and Morgan Stanley & Co. Given low interest rates and low market volatility, they’re actually more down to earth.

    “Welcome to the Circular Economy" In the circular economy, resource efficiency and waste reduction is paramount, explains Lily S. Trager, director of investing with impact at Morgan Stanley Wealth Management. Products are designed so that at the end of their useful lives, they can be dissembled and the components redirected to new uses.  

    “Taking Advantage of Short-Term Market Opportunities” The Global Investment Committee already provides strategic asset allocation, with a seven-year horizon, and tactical asset allocation, with a one-year horizon. Its new “Dynamic Allocation Framework” looks at a three-month horizon, shifting allocations dynamically based on changing economic and market conditions.

    • Plus, look for more on economics, equities and fixed income investments, and a Q&A featuring Andy Rothman of Matthews Asia, a long-time China investor who talks about investment opportunities in the world’s second-largest economy.

  • Whenever the S&P 500 experiences a 1% move (up or down), The 1% Move posted in Investing and Market Insights, will provide guidance. Whenever you have questions about market activity, please contact us.

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Steven Knudsen holds the following registrations:
BM/Supervisor; Securities Agent: AZ, CA, CO, FL, ID, KY, MA, NV, NY, OR, VA, WA; General Securities Representative; Investment Advisor Representative

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