Concerning successful family businesses, it’s often said, "There are three generations from shirtsleeves to shirtsleeves.” Steve was born into the fourth generation of a pioneering southern California family. Having experienced his family’s total loss of financial security due to avoidable mistakes, Steve is dedicated to helping his clients make good decisions about their money. He now assists a select group of successful and affluent individuals and families, acting as their “personal chief financial officer”. He also helps recent widows and divorcees sort through and straighten out the complexities they face when taking sole charge of their finances.
Steve began his career in financial services in 1980 with Capital Preservation Fund (1980 – 1983), followed by Investment Transaction Corp. (1983 – 1985), Northwestern Mutual Life (1985 – 1999) and Harris Private Wealth (1999 – present).
Steve earned a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Stanford University in 1980.He holds the Chartered Life Underwriter and Chartered Financial Consultant designations from the American College, and the Certified Divorce Financial Analyst designation from the Institute of Divorce Financial Analysts. He holds the FINRA Series 24 (General Securities Principal), Series 53 (Municipal Securities Principal), Series 7 (General Securities Representative), Series 6 (Investment Company/Variable Contracts), Series 65 (Uniform Investment Advisory Law Examination) and Series 63 (Uniform State Securities) registrations.
Steven C. Harris is a Registered Principal of and offers securities, investment advisory and financial planning services through MML Investors Services, LLC. Member SIPC Supervisory Office: 3003 Oak Rd. Ste 250 Walnut Creek, CA 94597. 408.286.4010.
CA Insurance Lic.: #0686309