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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 financial planners or wealth managers, we go beyond investing to offer a comprehensive suite of services in addition to implementing the ideas, suggestions and strategies of best-in-class consultants.

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Our Business Philosophy

HMFO acts as the Personal CFO to a select few families, assisting them to help grow and protect their wealth. We focus on affluent families with $2-10 million in investable assets, and our goal is to make a significant difference.

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Meet Derrick Handwerk

Meet and connect with Derrick Handwerk, Personal CFO and Managing Partner for Handwerk Multi Family Office.

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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
and the challenges they are facing 




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