Golden State Expands to US Territory of Guam Welcoming Frank Salas of Legacy Wealth Management, Inc.


South Coast Metro, Calif. Apr. 14, 2022: Golden State is excited to announce its expansion into the US Territory of Guam with the addition of Frank Salas, who operates under DBA, Legacy Wealth Management, Inc. This partnership will support his mission to continue providing high-quality financial planning with well-designed strategies for all his clients.

Frank is a 37-year veteran of the financial services industries having held key positions at several companies like Prudential, Universe Insurance Underwriters and John Hancock Financial Services. He believes, “At the heart of every successful financial plan should be a deep understanding of the unique circumstances, preferences, risk tolerances and goals of each client. Joining Golden State with their extensive network and efficient business strategies will allow Legacy Wealth Management, Inc. to focus on what matters most. We know that it’s critical to build deep relationships with our clients, so that we fully understand their specific life situation and are able to develop customized plans that will help them meet their short- and long-term objectives.”

Daniel R. Catone, Founder and CEO of Golden State, is pleased about the addition of this first firm in Guam and says, “Over the years, Frank has cultivated a wealth of experience, honed his business acumen in the financial services industry and is well-versed in how to deliver what we believe is best-in-class service to clients in the territory. As his partner, Golden state is committed to giving him the autonomy and support he needs to provide personalized and intentional financial planning to all his clients.”

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The Golden State family of companies, comprised of Golden State Wealth Management, Golden State Equity Partners and Golden State Asset Management, are investment advisers registered with the SEC, registration as an investment adviser does not imply a certain level of skill or training, dedicated to financial professionals and their clients. The firm’s initial company was founded in 2013 by a group of executives who collectively contribute over 50 years of industry experience and has partnered with advisors serving over $3 billion in assets under care. Golden State’s infrastructure provides an extensive support network through succession planning, compliance oversight, dedicated transition support, and a Turnkey Asset Management Program. The Golden State family of companies maintain business alignments with LPL Financial, the nation’s largest independent broker/dealer1, Raymond James, , Institutional and Charles Schwab, some of the nation’s largest independent custodians, who provide comprehensive tools and research necessary in today’s complex markets.

Recognized as one of Orange County’s largest RIAs2, Golden State’s flagship office is located in South Coast Metro, California. With offices across the country, Golden State is committed to creating an atmosphere that benefits both advisors and their investors. For more information about Golden State, visit

1As reported in Financial Planning magazine, June 1996-2021, based on total revenue.
2As reported in Orange County Business Journal, June 1, 2021, based on assets under management.

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CMO, Golden State