Ryan Halleran

Senior Vice President, Director of Wealth Planning

Ryan joined D.A. Davidson in 2021, bringing diverse industry experience to the role of Director of Wealth Planning. He most recently served as the Advanced Planning Team lead for a Seattle-based RIA focused on ultra-high net worth clients. In that role, he led the build-out of a bespoke planning process to address the complex needs of clients in the space.

Ryan has been able to draw on his years of experience as a financial advisor at Morgan Stanley, Wells Fargo and UBS, beginning as a solo practitioner and moving to high-producing teams, with an emphasis on wealth planning, tax mitigation, asset transfer and philanthropic giving strategies for high net worth clientele.

In addition to deep financial services experience, Ryan’s passion for leadership has led him to community positions early in his career, including President of his Rotary Club chapter, founding a Young Professionals organization, serving two elected terms on the Community Council of Anthem, AZ, and President of the Council in 2016.

Ryan holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Washington and a law degree in business/ tax law from the University of Idaho. He lives in Sammamish, WA, with his wife and two daughters.