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About Justin

Justin Merola is a Managing Director and Wealth Advisor at J.P. Morgan Wealth Management.

As the group's co-founder, Justin has helped CEOs, business owners and generations of wealthy families brighten their financial pictures and outlooks with specialized guidance surrounding liquidity events and other critical decision points.

Prior to joining J.P. Morgan with his colleagues in 2023, Justin held senior advisory positions at First Republic, Merrill Lynch and UBS. He began his career at Morgan Stanley in 2005.

Dedicated to being a consistent presence in clients' lives, Justin believes that a solid wealth management strategy begins with each client's vision of the future for themselves, their families, and enterprises. He recognizes that while many clients are financially astute and forward-thinking, they typically lack the time and resources to effectively manage their wealth.

Justin grew up in a blue-collar family and watched his grandfather and father run separate family businesses. Witnessing their hard work and the challenge of creating personal wealth, Justin set his sights on college and gaining financial skills – ultimately graduating from Northeastern University with a B.S.B.A. with a dual concentration in Finance and Management.

"Leveraging the breadth and depth of J.P. Morgan, its open architecture and the efforts of specialists we've known for years, we help clients seize timely opportunities, and plan thoroughly – and thoughtfully – for situations they anticipate and those they don't. Clients come to us for the rigor, skills and attention they might find in a family office style environment. Each of us is proud to put clients' wealth to work and minds at ease. Our efforts can make a real impact on families and society for years to come."

Justin stays active with his alma mater, after serving as a board member of the Northeastern University Alumni Association. He also supports Notre Dame High School in West Haven. An avid tennis player, Justin resides in Southborough, Massachusetts with his wife, Kristina, and their two sons, one a freshman at Bryant College.



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