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Optas, LLC Launches as an Independent Registered Investment Advisor

May 20, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 20, 2019--

Optas, LLC, headquartered in San Francisco, CA, today announced its launch as an independent Registered Investment Advisor (RIA). The firm will continue to manage the specialized and complex needs of first-generation wealth creators and self-made earners.

The team is led by co-founders Fritz Glasser, CIMA ® and Meghan Railey, CFP ®. Meghan Railey was named to the 2017 Forbes/SHOOK Ranking of America’s Top-500 Next Generation Wealth Advisors.

Among the other team members are Michael Berger, Chief Operations Officer and Chief Compliance Officer; Paul van den Tempel, Senior Investment Analyst; and Ryan Klippel, Associate Financial Planner.

“Our team has decades of experience with self-made earners and first-generation wealth creators. We’re excited to continue being expert problem-solvers on behalf of the newly wealthy,” said Fritz Glasser, Co- Founder. “Optas strives to serve as the rock and sanity-check for our clients, helping them balance their life and financial goals.”

“After exploring our options, launching as an RIA was the natural progression. This decision provides us with the flexibility to work directly with our clients and tailor our service offering to meet their evolving needs,” said Meghan Railey, Co-Founder. “Our clients’ new-found wealth touches every facet of their lives. We’re well-equipped to help them navigate whatever complexities come their way.”

Optas has formed strategic relationships with some of the leading providers in the industry, including Fidelity Clearing & Custody Solutions ® which will act as the primary custodian for their clients’ investment assets.

“Optas goes above and beyond to help guide the newly wealthy toward success,” said David Canter, head of the RIA segment for Fidelity Clearing & Custody Solutions. “The team knows that it’s about more than just investment, estate, or tax planning. It’s the experience and insights they offer around things like privacy and security, helping their clients navigate relationships and coordinating with specialists that have made the difference.”

About Optas, LLC

Optas manages the specialized and complex needs of first-generation wealth creators and self-made earners. Optas, LLC is an Independent Registered Investment Advisor Based in San Francisco, CA. For more information, please visit http://optascapital.com

Fidelity Investments is an independent company, unaffiliated with Optas. Fidelity Investments is a service provider to Optas, LLC. There is no form of legal partnership, agency affiliation, or similar relationship between your financial advisor and Fidelity Investments, nor is such a relationship created or implied by the information herein. Fidelity Investments has not been involved with the preparation of the content supplied by Optas and does not guarantee, or assume any responsibility for, its content. The experience of Optas may not be representative of the experiences of all customers and is not indicative of future success. Fidelity Investments is a registered service mark of FMR LLC. Fidelity Clearing & Custody Solutions ® provides clearing, custody, and other brokerage services through National Financial Services LLC or Fidelity Brokerage Services LLC, Members NYSE, SIPC. 886860.1.0

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CONTACT: Meghan Railey, Optas

meghan@OptasCapital.com

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA CALIFORNIA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: PROFESSIONAL SERVICES BANKING FINANCE

SOURCE: Optas, LLC

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