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

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

    "Just Peachy"  Michael Wilson, chief investment officer of Morgan Stanley Wealth Management and Morgan Stanley & Co., says the kick-off to summer is often a time when investors ask, “How we doin’?” The answer: just peachy. Global equities and bonds so far have earned what would be heady returns for a whole year.

    “(Tech)nical Floor for Profit Margins”  S&P 500 profit margins are at a peak and, given that they tend to be cyclical, might be expected to decline. Even so, Daniel Skelly, senior equity strategist for Morgan Stanley Wealth Management, says big tech stocks with plump margins may keep the S&P’s margins higher than in past cycles. 

    “How Shrinking the Fed’s Balance Sheet Could Play Out”  In October, the Federal Reserve is expected to start shrinking its balance sheet by halting reinvestment of both Treasury bonds and mortgage-backed securities. Adam Richmond, Matthew Hornbach and Jay Bacow, fixed income strategists for Morgan Stanley & Co., examine the ripple effects this policy may have on fixed income markets. 

    • Plus, look for more on economics and investment strategy, and a Q&A featuring Jesper Kolls, chief investment officer of WisdomTree Japan.

  • 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

NMLS#: 1279198

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