Client Custodian

Client’s assets are held in custody with National Financial Services LLC ("NFS"), a Fidelity Institutional®  broker-dealer, an independent financial institution. Clients receive monthly statements from NFS and can view their accounts online at


Prime has chosen NFS as custodian of our clients' assets based on our evaluation of their products and services, effective and timely reporting, and ability to accurately execute transactions on a timely basis. Prime monitors these factors to ensure clients consistently receive satisfactory service from Fidelity.

NFS and Fidelity Institutional® (together "Fidelity") is an independent company, unaffiliated with Prime Investment Advisors ("Prime"). Fidelity is a service provider to Prime. There is no form of legal partnership, agency affiliation, or similar relationship between your financial advisor and Fidelity, nor is such a relationship created or implied by the information herein. Fidelity has not been involved with the preparation of the content supplied by Prime and does not guarantee, or assume any responsibility for, its content.


Fidelity Investments is a registered trademark of FMR LLC. Fidelity Institutional® provides clearing, custody, and other brokerage services through National Financial Services LLC or Fidelity Brokerage Services LLC, Members NYSE, SIPC.  733630.3.0



Klausner & Company PC

Klausner & Company PC is an Arlington, VA CPA® firm which offers comprehensive accounting, tax and business consulting services. Prime has a long term professional relationship with the firm’s principal, Cal Klausner.

Prime has partnered with Klausner & Company PC to offer its clients the benefits of their combined services.

In addition, Prime has a solicitor agreement with Cal Klausner. Mr. Klausner refers clients to Prime who have expressed an interest in financial planning or portfolio management.

Derrick Financial Services

When Prime clients express an interest in life, health, disability or long term care insurance, Prime often refers them to Stephen L. Derrick of Derrick Financial Services. Clients may choose products at their discretion.

Research Resources

In addition to industry-specific institutional publications, Prime uses a variety of tools to research stocks, funds, tax information, changes in the markets, and financial options. Prime also uses software programs to model and track client accounts and to ensure client assets are allocated according to each client’s goals.

Some of the resources Prime uses include:

  • Morningstar Office
  • MoneyGuidePro 
  • AdvisorPeak
  • Lacerte Tax Planner
  • RedTail
  • QuickBooks

Contact Details

Prime Investment Advisors
7700 Old Georgetown Road, Suite 630
Bethesda, MD 20814
Phone: (301) 951-5233
Fax: 1 (888) 242-4044

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