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Handwerk Multi Family Office offers affluent families a holistic approach to wealth. Our process is multi-dimensional and extends well beyond investing in order to uncover opportunities and risks.

More Than Just Investing

Unlike traditional wealth management firms such as banks, brokers, financial planners or trust companies, we see investments as just one of many important topics.

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Our Multi-dimensional Approach

We provide a full complement of wealth preservation, asset protection, investment advisory and tax planning services. We spend as much time as needed to understand the many facets of your financial life.

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Our Business Philosophy

HMFO advises a select few families on how to grow and protect their wealth. An average family has 4-7 MM of net worth, but obviously we have clients with more affluence. Our goal is to make a significant difference. 

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Challenges Facing Privately Held Businesses

A white paper written by Derrick Handwerk explaining the
importance of Privately Held Business in the US Economy
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