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 | Our principals' experienced, complementary backgrounds allow us to provide relevant counsel on a broad range of financial issues. | As an employee-owned company with no products, Lyell offers objective, open-platform advice and investment solutions. | Lyell anticipates and reacts to our clients' needs on their timeframes. We prioritize client communication and access. | Lyell advises on every element of our clients' financial lives. Investment management. Tax planning. Trusts and Estate. Retirement. Company Stock. Name a financial issue, and we can help.

About Us

Lyell Wealth Management is an independent wealth management firm headquartered in Menlo Park, CA. We specialize in extensive financial planning and customized investment management for individuals, families and select non-profits.

We work in a collaborative environment which delivers to our clients the collective knowledge, expertise and insights of the Firm’s professionals.



Lyell Update | December 15, 2017

2017 has certainly been an interesting year. There have been many reasons why one might have wanted to bet that “the end has come” to this economic expansion and the …


Is It a Peak? | September 30, 2017

The year thus far has been marked by yet another rally in asset prices, as the majority of global investment markets continue to trend higher. The following chart (chart 1), …


Summer Snapshots | June 15, 2017

The global economy continues to exhibit improved growth through the first half of the year. Although no region is booming, the major economies in Europe, Japan, and China are performing …


Snapshots | March 20, 2017

Lyell dedicates significant resources to pay for top-notch proprietary research. This access helps Lyell decipher real economic and market data and trends versus the sensational-seeking “news” disseminated by the media. …


Second Wind | January 3, 2017

For those concerned that this economic expansion is getting too long in the tooth, consider that we have in many ways just exited a mini-recession. The rapid appreciation of the …


Election Edition | October 4, 2016

We are fielding many questions regarding how we are positioning portfolios in anticipation of the presidential election. The stock market has thus far taken the upcoming event in stride through …


Unforced Errors | September 8, 2016

We are in an unusual economic and market environment. Sub-par economic activity, unprecedented aggressive monetary policy, historically low interest rates and high financial asset prices are vexing most market participants. …