MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif., Nov. 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Manhattan West Asset Management announced today that it has transitioned over 90 percent of their client base since becoming an independent RIA firm five months ago. As a testament to the company's growth, Metallica bassist, Robert Trujillo, joins the equity owners in addition to being a valued client.
"Having experienced a range of their capabilities first hand, I'm excited to support Manhattan West's growth and expansion," says Trujillo. "Having an entrepreneurial streak myself, joining the firm as an equity partner made sense on a number of levels." With many of their clients hailing from the world of sports, music and entertainment, Manhattan West continues to expand its stable of experienced Senior Advisory Board members with deep roots in entertainment. Joining Roy Salter, Eric Briggs and Brian Brady on the Board is Robert Mendez, veteran Disney and Paramount Attorney/Executive. "Manhattan West is uniquely positioned to understand the issues surrounding entertainment clients with complex needs. I'm proud to support their efforts," says Mendez. "I've known Lorenzo for almost 20 years and could not have more respect and admiration for a business professional." Manhattan West is a Latino owned financial service firm, one of the few in the country providing full service wealth management. Additionally, Manhattan West was accepted into the New America Alliance. Founded in 1999, the NAA is dedicated to advancing the economic development of the American Latino business community whose members work directly with and are a part of the very fabric of the public institutional community. "We are very excited with the direction of our firm since launching this past June," said Lorenzo Esparza, CEO and Founding Principal at Manhattan West Asset Management. "My goal is to make Manhattan West one of the most admired and respected independent financial service firms in the country." For more information about Manhattan West Asset Management, our experience and values, please visit: www.mwestasset.com. For media inquiries, contact firstname.lastname@example.org. About Manhattan West Asset Management Manhattan West Asset Management is an independent Registered Investment Adviser headquartered in Manhattan Beach, CA. The firm provides exceptional client service for ultra-high net worth and institutional investors. Well known individuals from the world of business, sports, music and entertainment as well as public and private pension funds, endowments, and foundations trust Manhattan West's advisors to grow and preserve their hard-earned capital. The firm is led by Lorenzo Esparza, veteran financial advisor and wealth manager and offers advisors an intra-preneurial environment within which to serve clients as a true fiduciary. Partner advisors receive access to the financial technology, account aggregation, reporting and compliance platforms available. For more information, visit: www.mwestasset.com. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20161121/441876