Daniel Brauer is a Wealth Advisor with J.P. Morgan Wealth Management. Daniel holds the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ designation and delivers comprehensive wealth planning to a wide array of successful clients, including doctors, attorneys, athletes, entrepreneurs, business owners and corporate executives.
Like the professionals he engages with, Daniel understands that strategic planning, coupled with the support of a strong team, can significantly enhance the value of potential outcomes. He works closely with individuals to gain an understanding of their personalized goals, whether they seek to grow capital, prepare for retirement, refinance a mortgage or pass wealth to the next generation. Daniel reviews both sides of the balance sheet and integrates the impacts of timing, taxation and other factors into his overall approach. A problem-solver by nature, he serves as an advocate for his clients to make the resources of a big company easily accessible.
Daniel took an unusual path to a career in financial services, previously spending five years as a pitcher for the Philadelphia Phillies organization. He was drafted in the sixth round out of Northwestern University, where he earned his B.A. in History with a minor in Business. Daniel's industry experience started with Merrill Lynch in 2011 and continued at UBS. In that time, he developed strong portfolio management skills, gained wealth planning knowledge and served as a consultant to help optimize investment processes. Always striving to be the best, Daniel joined J.P. Morgan in 2019, drawn to the firm's powerful products, services and client-centric culture.
Daniel and his wife, Elizabeth, live in Highland Park with their daughters, Charlotte and Madeline, and their son, Henry. Together, they are active in their church, Highland Park United Methodist (HPUMC), and participate in their children's school activities at the HPUMC Day School. Daniel is a former board member of the Northwestern Alumni Association and has been involved with Habitat for Humanity since 2010. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family, as well as biking, running and golfing.
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