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Zachary Bainter, CFP®

Managing Partner

Phone: 310.399.6397
LinkedIn: zacharybainter
Contact Zachary Bainter, CFP®

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Contact Zachary Bainter, CFP®

Zach Bainter is a Managing Partner and Founding Member of Gerber Kawasaki Wealth and Investment Management. He leads the firm’s Digital Assets Division and also co-founded the Gerber Kawasaki Technology Group. He is passionate about developing relationships with his clients that allow him to design tailored financial and investment plans. As a Certified Financial Planner™, Zach has the expertise to build sophisticated financial plans and provides bespoke service to his clients.

While Zach primarily works out of Santa Monica, he serves clients across a variety of regions throughout the country. He makes regular visits to Northern California, the Pacific Northwest, and the east coast -including New York and Washington, D.C. Being located in the heart of Silicon Beach, Zach specializes in working with clients in the technology and start-up world. He enjoys helping clients navigate their equity-based compensation strategies in order to take full advantage of offered benefits. Over the last several years, Zach has become highly involved in working closely with clients at GitHub, Slack, Procore, Tesla, and Google.

Originally from Hollister, a small town in Northern California, Zach graduated from the University of California Los Angeles, Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science. He later earned a certificate in Personal Financial Planning from Boston University.

When Zach is not in the office, he might be on an adventure with his wife and their two dogs. He is an avid sports fan and enjoys riding his bicycle. If sports are not on, he finds entertainment in reading an old-fashioned newspaper or book. Since Zach was young, he has always recognized the importance of giving back. He currently heads the Fundraising Committee for the Santa Monica History Museum and enjoys raising money for various local causes.

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