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David Clarke

David Clarke


Managing Director, Wells Fargo Advisors

David Clarke is a Managing Director for Wells Fargo Advisors, and is the name partner of the Clarke Investment Group.  David’s career began in 1984 with Prudential Securities, where within two years, became the firm’s youngest branch manager in the country.  His career to date has shown a similar ascension. David is and has been, one of the company’s top producers – serving as a Premier Advisor and consistently achieving the Chairman’s Club designation, each of the past 20 years.


In addition to working with high net worth individuals, David devotes a significant part of his practice to working with professional fiduciaries and their clients; to manage assets of those unable to tend to their own financial matters.    He also spearheads the annual holiday effort to assure that struggling families will have presents under their tree.  He also supports and is involved with other charitable organizations such as The Lazarus Foundation and Stepping Stones.


David lives in Orinda with his wife, Cristy and his three daughters, and is an avid family man.  Outside the office, David is an active angel investor in real estate and vineyard projects .  He also enjoys  Warriors basketball, traveling and participating in adventure and endurance sports.