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Abbot Downing

Michael J. Smolarski , CFP ®

Managing Director

Michael J. Smolarski

As a managing director at Abbot Downing, Michael is responsible for providing comprehensive relationship management, including financial and estate planning services, for Abbot Downing’s clients. With more than 26 years of experience in the financial services industry, Michael is knowledgeable in customized credit solutions, investment management, wealth transfer planning, and private banking.

Michael joined Wells Fargo in 1993, shortly after earning a bachelor's degree in international relations from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. He has a master’s degree from the Haub School of Business at St. Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, where he specialized in financial planning and analysis. Michael is a CFP® professional and completed his coursework at the College for Financial Planning in Denver. He is a SAFE-registered mortgage loan originator (NMLSR ID 511444).

Michael lives with his wife, Laura, and their son in Medford Lakes, New Jersey, where he and his son enjoy fishing and biking. He serves on the Board of Directors for the Medford Lakes Canoe Carnival and is active in his church.

1500 Market Street, 20th Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19102