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We provide customized services supported by the broad capabilities of a global institution. Being multilingual and working with a limited number of wealthy clients, we are able to offer you and your family personalized attention for all aspects of your financial life, now and for future family members.

Meet the Team

The private wealth advisors with Merrill Private Wealth Management are rigorously trained to help meet your specialized needs with relationships based on trust and personalized service.

Peter A Rohr

Peter A Rohr,

Managing Director

Private Wealth Advisor

William J Leckey

William J Leckey,

Senior Vice President

Wealth Management Advisor

Gary  Baker

Gary Baker,

Private Wealth Investment Management Specialist

Susan B Butler

Susan B Butler,


Private Wealth Senior Relationship Manager

Gustavo A Gutierrez

Gustavo A Gutierrez,

Private Wealth Senior Investment Manager

Sandra  Kaspar

Sandra Kaspar,

Wealth Management Associate

Catherine  Koresh

Catherine Koresh

Private Wealth Associate

Rita  Mangini

Rita Mangini

Private Wealth Associate

Scott R Rollick

Scott R Rollick

Assistant Vice President

Private Wealth Investment Management Specialist

Marie Gabrielle Saunders

Marie Gabrielle Saunders

Private Wealth Client Associate

Bruce  Spartz

Bruce Spartz,

First Vice President

Private Wealth Investment Management Specialist

Jonathan B West

Jonathan B West,

Assistant Vice President

Private Wealth Investment Management Specialist



Merrill is proud of our advisors who’ve received recognition from financial industry publications or directly from Bank of America Corporation. We believe they are setting the standard for exemplary client service.

Peter A Rohr

Barron’s “Top 50 Private Wealth Advisory Teams” list in 2019 and 2021.

 Barron’s “Top 100 Financial Advisors” 2010-2021

Forbes “Best-in-State Wealth Advisors”  2018-2021

Financial Times –“Top 400 Financial Advisers”  2019-2020

Forbes “America’s Top Wealth Advisors” 2016 - 2020

Solutions designed to help you achieve your goals

As a client of Merrill Private Wealth Management, you have access to services and resources ordinarily reserved for the world’s largest institutions. We work with individuals, families spanning multiple generations, business owners and executives. Using a goals-based wealth management approach, we put our clients at the center of every personalized strategy.

Our Approach

The Rohr Group

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The Rohr Group is a leading wealth management team with 2 locations: Philadelphia and Wayne, Pennsylvania. We focus on Tax Minimization Strategies, Fees, and Risk for ultra-affluent individuals and families to manage their wealth through multiple generations using a family office approach. Overseeing more than $4.5 billion in client assets and liabilities as of January 21, 2021 we offer the intimacy and attentiveness of a boutique firm bolstered by the global resources and proven capabilities of Merrill and Bank of America.

Peter A. Rohr has received numerous national accolades:
     * From Forbes: 2018-2020 "Best-in-State Wealth Advisors"
     * From Barron's: "Top 100 Financial Advisors in America" from 2010 to 2020 consecutively and #1 and "Top 50 Private Wealth Advisory Teams" in 2019-2020
     * From The Financial Times: "Top 400 Advisors" from 2016 to 2020 consecutively
     * From Registered Rep Magazine: "Top 100 Wirehouse Advisors in America" in 2015 and 2016
     * From Forbes: "Top Wealth Advisors" in 2016 to 2019 consecutively

*Source: The Barron's "Top 100 Financial Advisors" list, April 17, 2020. For more information about the selection criteria, go to . Barron's is a trademark of Dow Jones & Company, Inc. All rights reserved.
*Source: The Financial Times "400 Top Financial Advisers" (FT 400) list, April 16, 2020. For more information about the selection criteria, go to . The Financial Times "400 Top Financial Advisers" (FT 400) list is an independent listing produced annually by Ignites Research, a division of Money-Media, Inc., on behalf of the Financial Times. All rights reserved.
*Source: Forbes "America's Top Wealth Advisors" list, (September, 2019). For more information about the selection criteria, go to . Forbes is a trademark of Forbes Media LLC. All rights reserved.
*Source: WealthManagement Magazine’s “Top 100 Wirehouse Advisors in 2016” list, May 1, 2016. For information about the selection criteria, go to WealthManagement Magazine is a trademark of Penton Media, Inc. All rights reserved. 

*Source: The Forbes “Best-in-State Wealth Advisors” list, January 16, 2020. For more information about the selection criteria, go to . Forbes is a trademark of Forbes Media LLC. All rights reserved.
*The ranking or ratings shown here may not be representative of all client experiences because they reflect an average or sampling of the client experiences. These rankings or ratings are not indicative of any future performance or investment outcome. Such rankings should not be construed as an endorsement of the advisor.

*Merrill, its affiliates, and financial advisors do not provide legal, tax, or accounting advice. You should consult your legal and/or tax advisors before making any financial decisions.

Our Philosophy

We believe your unique goals should be at the center of all of your financial decisions and form the foundation of your financial strategy. Because significant wealth requires customized goals-based financial strategies, we believe in building lasting relationships with a limited number of clients, taking the time to understand your most important priorities for today, tomorrow and your long-term future. Our philosophy celebrates collaboration. Working with a team of specialists, we draw on the resources and insights of a global financial institution to create strategies that reflect your aspirations for yourself and current and future generations of your family. Finally, we believe that while significant wealth brings complex challenges, our experience, passion and perspectives can help you simplify your life.

A Commitment to Service

Merrill Private Wealth Management is committed to providing a select group of clients with highly personalized one-on-one service. When you work with us, our knowledgeable, rigorously trained private wealth advisors will gain a deep understanding of your goals, help you develop a multigenerational wealth strategy, and help you update your approach as needed. We are committed to providing you access to the investment insights of Merrill and the banking convenience of Bank of America, and Merrill will continue to invest in client tools and new technology to enhance your overall experience as you and your private wealth advisor pursue what’s most important to you.

Let's have a conversation

Your dedicated Merrill Private Wealth Management team is ready to help you pursue what’s most important to you.

Our Vision

For clients of substantial means, Merrill Private Wealth Management provides an experience that is both powerful and personal. We are dedicated to helping you pursue your goals for today while developing an approach designed to support your family members for the years to come.

Your private wealth advisor and team of specialists work with a limited number of clients, enabling them to focus their time, training and passion on helping you simplify your personal and business finances and prepare your next generation.

Boutique-like service with the access to the investment resources of Merrill and banking convenience of Bank of America

We combine the personalized attention and feel of a smaller firm with the power and insights of a global financial institution, creating financial strategies tailored to your unique situation.

A relentless commitment to transparency and customized strategies

As our client, know we are working in your best interests, providing goals-based financial strategies designed to anticipate and help meet your evolving financial needs.


Private Wealth Advisors