Albitz/Miloe & Associates, Inc. has been a trusted financial advisor in Southern California for over 35 years. In 1981, Phil Albitz and Chris Miloe partnered and began advising clients in financial and investment matters. Today our firm consists of six financial advisers and five key support personnel all working together as a team for our clients’ benefit.
Phil Albitz is a veteran Financial Advisor and chief investment portfolio manager for our managed accounts. He is a Certified Financial Planner® and has been registered in the securities business since 1982. His strength is in stock market analysis, portfolio design, and retirement income strategies. Phil works closely with clients to help them meet their goals and objectives in a personal and professional manner. He is an avid sports fan and spent many years coaching his two sons, Clete and Vance, in basketball and baseball. Currently, he is teaching his first grandson, Cade, how to dribble a basketball and will soon be working with him on throwing a baseball. Phil was born and raised in Southern California and resides with his wife Velma in Torrance.
Chris Miloe is the senior partner of Albitz/Miloe and Associates, Inc. Chris Bachelors and MBA degrees in Finance led him to a career in the financial advisory business in 1968 starting with his father’s firm Miloe & Associates. He enjoys helping people with their investments, supporting many of our local charitable organizations, serving on the Boards and Committees of the Palos Verdes Tennis Club, the Palos Verdes Beach and Athletic Club, and the Rolling Hills Golf Club. Chris and his wife Barbara love traveling, spending part of their time at their second home in Hawaii, playing golf, and spending every moment possible with their married children and grandchildren.
Paul Miloe has been actively working as a financial advisor with Albitz/Miloe & Associates, Inc. since 1996. He graduated from University of California, Santa Barbara in 1994 with a Bachelor of Science degree. Paul is a Chartered Retirement Plans SpecialistSM. His focus centers on personal and retirement planning, life insurance, annuities, college savings plans, and senior issues, including long-term care insurance. In addition to his role as CCO of our firm, Paul is also a Branch Manager for Cetera Advisor Networks, LLC (member FINRA/SIPC). Paul, and his wife, Mary, are lifelong residents of the South Bay, and along with their two children, and are active in their community via sports, school, and community service.
Clete Albitz joined Albitz/Miloe & Associates, Inc. in 2005 after working in the family business throughout his childhood. Clete is a Certified Financial Planner® and graduated with a degree in Economics from the University of California, San Diego. He specializes in investment portfolio management and retirement income planning, while serving clients with a level of prudence, care and responsibility. Clete enjoys spending time with his wife, Chrissy and son, Cade, as well as playing basketball and baseball.
Sylvia Salguero joined Albitz/Miloe in 2001, guiding families, especially women and small businesses with the development of investment strategies, portfolio construction, as well as implementing solutions to help meet their goals and objectives. Sylvia has served on committees of various charitable and religious organizations.
Vance Albitz began as a full time financial advisor in 2016 after spending five years in the minor leagues with the St. Louis Cardinals and Los Angeles Angels. He focuses on portfolio management and client services. Vance created and currently runs his own charity, Gloves 4 Troops. He graduated from UC San Diego in 2010. Vance enjoys exercising and spending time with his fiancée Allison.
Paula Burton is an Administrative Assistant and provides exceptional client service and office support for Albitz/Miloe. She has been with Albitz/Miloe since 2005. Paula is a native of California and currently resides in Torrance with her husband Tracy and two sons Ryan and Aaron. Her hobbies include needlework and quilting.
Sandra Mora has worked with Albitz/Miloe since 2014 as an Administrative Assistant. She is a full time student and works part time at Albitz/Miloe. Sandra works closely with Paula to offer support in the office and provide exceptional client service. When she is not at Albitz/Miloe or school, she enjoys spending time with her family.
Velma Albitz has been with the company since day one. She retired as an engineer to raise Clete and Vance, and began working part time at Albitz/Miloe writing the many computer programs, spreadsheets, forms, and brochures; many of which are still used today. Her main jobs are typesetting the stationary, newsletters and other mailings, and assisting whenever needed.
Barbara Miloe has worked with Albitz/Miloe since 1985. She brings many skill sets to the firm with a primary focus on accounting, payroll, and office management. She is instrumental in the company seminars; from the initial planning through the finishing touches. Barbara is a driving force behind Albitz/Miloe, the wife of Chris Miloe, and the step-mother to Paul and Heidi Miloe.
Mark Albitz has worked for Albitz/Miloe since 2014. His primary focus is on accounting and special projects. Before joining Albitz/Miloe, Mark worked 32 years in the aerospace industry, (Hughes, Boeing and L-3 Communications), as a computer programmer and system manager. Mark was born and raised in Southern California and currently resides with his wife Karen in Torrance.