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John Pak Principal

John Pak of Vector3 Wealth Management joined Golden State Equity Partners in October 2020. He brings with him a solid book of business and a wealth of industry experience.

John previously served as Senior Financial Advisor for over 11 years at Edge Wealth Management where he jumpstarted his advisory business. Prior to this role, he served as CEO at Black Pearl Asset Management and Senior Portfolio Manager and Securities Analyst at Turner Investment Partners where he co-managed three mutual funds as well as portfolios for Taft Hartley and ERISA Defined Benefit plans. Prior to Turner Investment Partners, John was head of Trade Desk at Tuttle, a large independent hedger of interest rate risk for mortgage banks in the 90s.

John resides in Santa Cruz, California.


The Golden State family of companies is composed of Golden State Wealth Management ("GSWM"), Golden State Equity Partners ("GSEP"), and Golden State Asset Management ("GSAM"), collectively referred to as "Golden State". All firms are registered investment advisers with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.