Smith Asset Management is a fee-based, independent investment advisor serving individuals and corporations in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Founded in 1997, our firm is based on twin principles of providing high-quality investment advisory services at a reasonable price, and that the welfare of our clients is paramount. We're recognized as the premier asset management company serving our area.  

Clients seek our counsel on a broad spectrum of investment advisory services, including general wealth management, 401(k) investing, IRA rollover accounts, retirement plans, mutual fund advice and more. See our Services and Fees page for more information.

We take fiscal responsibility seriously, and this is reflected in our fee structure. We keep our fees low by adhering to strict internal cost controls, which allows us to provide common-sense, comprehensive investment advisory services to our clients at a reasonable price.

Award Winning - Voted #1

Smith Asset Management was voted "BEST INVESTMENT FIRM" in the most recent poll conducted by InterCounty News Media Group. Readers of its six newspapers, considered all national and local investment firms and rated our investment advisory services the best.

CFA Code of Ethics

Frank Smith supports and has been in compliance with the Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct established by the CFA Institute since becoming a CFA in 1984.

Frank Smith is Founder and President of Smith Asset Management, Inc., an investment advisory firm he established in 1997.

Prior to forming Smith Asset Management, Mr. Smith held senior level positions with CoreStates Bank and US Trust Company.   Earlier in Frank's career, he managed the equity and municipal bond portfolios for New Jersey Manufacturers Insurance Company.   Mr. Smith previously served as an equity analyst for Merrill Lynch in New York City and at Girard Bank in Philadelphia.  

Frank has lectured widely on financial topics throughout the Delaware Valley. Topics included "Managing Investments in an Uncertain Climate", "Basic Investing" and "Teaching Kids about Money".   Smith has taught in the Business School at The College of New Jersey as a member of its adjunct faculty and was an Instructor for the Pennsylvania Insurance Department Continuing Education program.

Smith has appeared in various National and Local publications, and co-authored the article "Review of Investment Software" for PC Magazine.  

Mr. Smith earned his certification as a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and holds both a Masters of Business Administration, with concentrations in Investments and International Business, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Drexel University.   He is a member of the Chartered Financial Analyst Institute, New York Society of Security Analysts, and American Association of Individual Investors.

An active member of his community, Frank serves on the Investment Committee of the local Volunteer Fire Company and is Chairman of the Scholarship Committee for a youth athletic association.   He has worked with several non-profit organizations and served on boards of area schools and youth groups.