Patrick D. Cummings, AAMS®
Wealth Management Advisor

Pinecroft Financial Group

Our Mission

"Wealth and Values Aligned"

To help clients create, conserve and transition wealth in concert with their values. Empowering and protecting our clients, one person, one family, one generation at a time.

Our Process

We guide clients through a fully integrated, values based process, designed to bring order and clarity to their personal goals and financial objective.

Our process is collaborative; we leverage relationships with other leading advisors, providing estate planning, business succession planning, and tax efficiency planning.

Our Values

Relentless commitment to Exellence, Honesty and Integrity as guiding principles.

The Client Experience

As a result of working with us, clients are able to focus on their business and personal life with a greater sense of financial security and peace of mind. We give courtesy to friends and the family of clients interested in gaining more confidence in the decisions and direction of their financial picture through our Second Opinion Service. The Second Opinion Analysis from our team is a diagnostic review of your financial strategies, investment allocations, wealth protection, strategic tax planning, and retirement planning. The service includes full blown personal planning analysis, investment review, and insurance review in addition to discussion of retirement income strategies.

The Northwestern Mutual Difference

We make plans for people, not just money. So no matter your goals, we have access to top rated products and services to help you meet each one.

  • Best Life Insurance Company ranked by NerdWallet, 2019 to 20201
  • AAA, Aaa, and AA+ the highest financial strength ratings of any life insurer from all four major rating agencies2
  • Top 10 U.S. Independent Investment Broker-Dealers3
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2Northwestern Mutual continues to have the highest financial strength ratings awarded to any U.S. life insurer by all four of the major rating agencies: A.M. Best Company, A++ (highest), April 2020; Fitch Ratings, AAA (highest), August 2020; Moody’s Investors Service, Aaa (highest), December 2020; S&P Global Ratings, AA+ (second highest), June 2020. Third-party ratings are subject to change. Ratings are for The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company and Northwestern Long Term Care Insurance Company.

3Measured by 2020 total revenues. Ranking for Northwestern Mutual Investment Services, LLC. Sources: Financial Advisor magazine and Investment News, April 2021.

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Steps for Financial Planning Throughout Your Life

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How Much Money Do You Need to Live Comfortably in Retirement?

The answer is different for everyone so your plan should focus on setting up the income you’ll need. Read more here.


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