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Christopher Real is the Director of Business Development for Pacific Advisors (PA), a West Coast-based financial services firm that specializes in advanced estate, business, charitable, and philanthropic planning. In his leadership role, Chris is responsible for elevating community by acting as the firm’s qualified and nonqualified plans subject matter expert (SME), He also is a member of PA’s Complex Case Team, a group of 4 SMEs with broad experience that serve as consultants to the firm’s advisors for constructing comprehensive approaches to multifarious planning opportunities. From his start as a Financial Services and Investment Advisor Representative in 1997, Chris has led several business development teams, served as the practice leader for a large insurance company’s deferred compensation business, and has managed not-for-profit, large, and mega market retirement plans. Throughout his career, his focus has been to consult with advisors, business owners, plan sponsors, and other industry intermediaries to help deliver the most appropriate and effective solutions to meet business development and wealth management needs.
Chris has a Bachelor of Science degree from Excelsior College, and holds FINRA Series 7 and 66 designations. He is a member of the American Society of Pension Professionals and Actuaries, and obtained their QPFC (Qualified Plan Financial Consultant) designation. Prior to entering the retirement services industry, Chris served for 8 years in the U.S. Navy as a submarine engineer. He resides in Oregon with 4 kids in or just past their teenage years.
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