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228 Hamilton Avenue
Suite 300
Palo Alto, CA 94301

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Robert M. Cheney, CFA, CFP®

650.233.9122

 

Truly Integrated Wealth Management

Investment Management • Tax Strategy • Risk Management • Asset and Estate Protection


Westridge Wealth Strategies helps Silicon Valley families and small business owners and its services are differentiated from other wealth advisors by:

  • The independent and institutional perspective offered to clients.
  • The breadth of comprehensive wealth management delivered with a particular focus on tax minimization.
  • An investment philosophy of passive-based, low-cost core portfolio management supplemented with non-traded alternative investments and stable-principal insurance assets.

                                               

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