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Ronald W. Murphy, CLU®, ChFC®

Ronald W. Murphy, CLU®, ChFC®


"Bad people are punished by society's law. Good people are punished by Murphy's Law." (Unknown)

As the CEO of Larkspur Financial Advisors, Ron is responsible for the development and implementation of investment policies and strategy for client portfolios, as well as the strategic direction of the investment advisory and planning practices of the firm.

Bringing a wealth of knowledge and experience to the forefront, Ron combines personal attention with professional know-how to help clients achieve financial strength and prosperity, ensuring that LFA meets its commitment of integrity and transparency at every level.

With each relationship Ron brings fresh thinking, bold ideas and passionate dedication to the table. He provides clients with holistic wealth management advice, which includes economic analysis, financial and estate planning recommendations, risk management strategies, retirement planning, and consulting to family and non-family businesses.

Ron is a graduate of the American College in Bryn Mawr, PA, where he received his Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) and Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC) designations. Ron also holds Series 7, Series 65, Series 63, and Series 24 registrations from the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), and is licensed to offer insurance. Ron has been a financial services professional in Marin County, California for over 47 years.

  • Professional Affiliations
  • Financial Planning Association
  • Society of Financial Service Professionals
  • National Association of Insurance and Investment Advisors
  • Financial Services Institute

I'm the only LFAer who has been in a plane that caught fire... over the Atlantic.... and lived to tell the story!