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264: Peter Newman Part 2 -Diversification and Distributions, A Deep Dive

The EsOp Podcast with Bret Keisling: Part 2 or 3 - Peter Newman of Peak Wealth Planning, ESOP Diversification & Distributions, A Deep Dive

Part 2 of 3.  Bret Keisling is joined again by Peter Newman, founder of Peak Wealth Planning, for our deepest dive ever on Diversification and Distributions.

ESOP plans allow participants to diversify, i.e., sell some of their shares back to the company, at various points prior to retirement.  Peter describes various considerations, include taxes and total portfolio management, that may lead a participant to diversify or not.  He also shares what participants should consider about post-employment life as they plan to use their ESOP distributions for a successful retirement.

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Episode 264 Show Notes

About Peter Newman

Peter Newman founded Peak Wealth Planning in 2014 to provide financial planning and investment management for individuals who built their wealth through ESOP participation, business ownership, or real estate investing. He helps families diversify their concentrated stock, reduce estate taxes, preserve wealth, and generate stable retirement income. 


Peter holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation, considered by many to be the gold standard for investment management. Prior to founding Peak Wealth, Peter spent two decades in Treasury Operations at the University of Illinois System where he managed capital financing, insurance programs, banking, agricultural properties, and $3 billion of combined operating and endowment investments. 


In his free time, Peter enjoys vegetable gardening, biking, skiing, and home remodeling.


Learn more about Peter here and learn more about working with Peak Wealth Planning here.


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