Fitzpatricks Private Wealth has grown its presence in Melbourne with two new appointments including Chris Giaouris, formerly of Chronos Private.
Joining Mr Giaouris on the company’s Melbourne team will be David Marasea of Marasea Partners, Fitzpatricks said.
Fitzpatricks group managing director John McMurdo said the new appointments will help to bolster the business’ national network and strengthen its presence in the Victorian capital.
“We welcome each to their new advisory positions at Fitzpatricks. Both advisers embody the essence of our approach – to seek culturally aligned businesses that make a difference to their clients’ lives,” Mr McMurdo said.
The move for Mr Giaouris came as he sought a model that suited his beliefs.
“I believe financial planning is not solely about investments or strategies, but more importantly it is about helping people make smart choices with their money so they can focus on more important things,” he said.
“I was struggling to find a model that suited my ideas about how to best serve the client’s interest. Fitzpatricks’ mirrored our core values of putting the clients’ needs first and foremost.”
Meanwhile, Mr Marasea said he joined Fitzpatrick due to a cultural fit.
“Our goal is to know, understand and simplify our clients’ lives. I am very pleased to have found a great cultural fit of excellence and client focus at Fitzpatricks,” he said.