Our Practice

We believe that successful wealth management begins with the end in mind. Our primary focus is on helping families and individuals plan for their future income needs through distribution planning. We understand that accumulating wealth is a vital first step, and we know that individuals can achieve this on their own through disciplined savings, 401k contributions, selling a business, or inheriting wealth.

However, preserving that wealth, while taking an income, can be a daunting challenge without the guidance of a qualified wealth manager. This is where our services at Ronin come into play. We offer our clients access to a broad range of investment products beyond traditional stocks, bonds, and mutual funds, providing them with more options for building and maintaining their wealth for their entire lifetime and the next generations.

What is a Ronin

In feudal Japan, a ronin was a samurai who had lost their master or had left their master’s service for various reasons. As a result, they were not bound by any lord or style of fighting and were free to pursue their own interests and objectives.

Much like the ronin we never want a corporate’s interest to be above our clients. We are fiercely independent and fight for the best outcomes for those we serve. In today’s rapidly changing financial landscape, financial advisors need to be adaptable and flexible, much like the ronin.

As new investment products and technologies emerge, it’s important for our advisors to stay informed and open-minded, so we can provide the best possible advice and solutions to those we serve.

Fee Based, Fiduciary Services

We engage with our clients at the highest level of ethical commitment. Our interests are aligned with yours at all times.

Comprehensive Wealth Strategies

We create comprehensive wealth strategies covering: investments, trusts & estate planning, philanthropy & foundations, life insurance, retirement, education planning, distribution strategies, and more.

Focus On Investing and Growing Your Wealth

As an independent firm, we have the flexibility to offer you access to a wide range of non-proprietary products and services-without the obligation to sell any particular investment or brand - keeping our focus solely on your wealth management and legacy objectives.

Our Mission

Is to help our clients achieve a financial confidence in their retirement. We understand that after years of hard work, our clients deserve to enjoy their retirement years with less worry of market volatility and economic uncertainty. That’s why our team is dedicated to creating personalized financial plans and portfolios that address their unique needs and goals. We work tirelessly to take the burden of financial management off their shoulders, providing ongoing guidance and support throughout the entirety of their lives.


What We Do



We offer zero proprietary products while providing access to a breadth of investment solutions – options strategies, structured products, efficient trading and access to stocks and ETF’s, mutual funds, fixed income from hundreds of dealers, alternative investment opportunities, including: real estate, and private equity. Additionally, we provide access to experienced institutional money managers in separately managed accounts.


Comprehensive Financial Planning

Our comprehensive financial planning can provide strategies that are customized to your objectives and capable of addressing a wide range of circumstances and concerns. Distribution planning is one of our specialties.


Trusts & Estates, Insurance and Asset Protection

We draw on our long-standing relationships to provide access to experienced accounting and legal firms, insurance brokers, and professional trustee service providers. We can also partner with existing experts whom you have come to know and trust.


Business and Retirement Plan Services

We are able to leverage our advanced experience and knowledge on various business planning topics including deferred compensation and qualified retirement plans. We assist businesses and plan sponsors in meeting their fiduciary duties and work to improve retirement readiness for their employees. Vehicles include: IRA’s, Defined Benefit Plans/Pension Plans, 401k/403b, and Profit Sharing Plans.


Fee-Based Consulting

Not everything fits neatly into a box. That’s why we offer fee-based consulting in a fiduciary capacity. Concentrated stock management, SEC Rule 144 restrictions, Cash Flow/Budget Planning, and Business Transition Analysis are examples of some of the services available.

No One Is In A Box

Our process starts with a deep conversation to learn more about you rather then trying to squeeze you into a questionnaire. It’s not our portfolio; it’s yours and built around you.

No Sales Quotas

We have no sales quotas to meet. Not this week, next quarter, or the end of the year

No Banking/Mortgages

We’re not a bank or lender trying to steer your needs so that we can issue another loan.

No Proprietary Products

We don’t issue, underwrite, or produce any of the products that we offer. There is no incentive for us to offer one product over another.

What We Don't Do

Our Team

Take a moment to meet our highly educated and experienced team dedicated to your success.


We understand that trust is the foundation of our business. While we may operate in the financial markets, our primary focus is always on maintaining the trust our clients place in us. We are committed to upholding the highest standards of integrity, transparency, and accountability in everything we do.

We believe that innovation is key to staying ahead of the curve in a rapidly changing industry. We are committed to continually exploring new technologies, strategies, and investment opportunities to better serve our clients and help them pursue their financial goals.

Effective communication is key to any successful relationship. We strive to listen and understand more than we speak. By maintaining open and honest communication with our clients, we can build long-lasting relationships founded on trust and mutual respect.


Educational Resources



A host of financial tools to assist you.



Educate yourself on a variety of financial topics.



These magazine-style flipbooks provide helpful information on a variety of financial topics and illustrate key financial concepts.



These engaging, short animations focus on a variety of financial topics and illustrate key financial concepts.

Tax Library


Financial terms from A to Z.



Timely newsletters to help you stay current.

Key Relationships

Seattle Office

2101 4th Ave, Ste 1820
Seattle, WA 98121
Phone: (206) 838-2900
Email: marshall.thomas@roninwm.com

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