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Edward P. Schmitzer

River Capital Advisors, L.C

5011 Gate Parkway
Building 100, Suite 300

Jacksonville, FL 32256
(904) 3982075

Financial professionals dedicated to serving your interests.

About River Capital Advisors, L.C

Since 1998, River Capital Advisors, L.C. has been a financial fiduciary, which means that we are legally bound to act in your best interest. We have no proprietary products and are not affiliated, in any way, with the investment managers, custodians, or insurance companies that we may recommend to you. Our fee-only compensation structure means that we are objective and put your best interests first, every time. We are proud to be members of The National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA), an organization consisting of highly trained financial advisors who are committed to working in the best interest of those they serve.

River Capital Advisors, L.C. was founded in 1998 and is a subsidiary of Smoak, Davis & Nixon, LLP, one of the Southeast's oldest and most respected CPA firms, since 1924. We are located in Jacksonville, FL. We are registered with the SEC as an independent, registered investment advisory firm. We were born out of a desire to help individuals in all aspects of their financial lives. Our team of CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER and Certified Public Accountant professionals are dedicated to helping you achieve financial success.

General Information

Firm Start Year


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Firm CRD#


Name of Broker/Dealer

Not applicable, we are fee-only

Name of Custodial Firm


States Licensed in

Federally Registered RIA

Years of Experience in Financial Services


Number of Years with Current Firm


I work with the following types of clients

Individual Investors, Businesses, Non-Profit Organizations


Investment Types

Mutual Funds, Bonds, Alternative Investments, Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs), Stocks, Annuities

I can meet clients in the following ways

At my office, At your home, At your office, Via email, Via phone


Registered Investment Advisor


Registered Representative


Investment Advisor Representative


I am an acknowledged fiduciary


Compliance Disclosures in Last 5 years

I have a clean record

Criminal Disclosures in Last 5 years

I have a clean record

Qualifications & Membership

Certifications, Accreditations & Designations

Certified Public Accountant (CPA), CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Certificant, Personal Financial Specialist (PFS)

Securities Licenses

Series 65

Financial Organization Memberships

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Financial Planning Association (FPA), National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA), Paladin Registry, AICPA Personal Financial Planning Division

Firm Information

Firm's Number of Clients


Firm's Number of Planning Clients


Firm's Number of Managed Clients


Assets Managed by Firm

$189 Million

Assets Managed by Advisor

$189 Million

Compensation and Fees

Fee Structure

Fee Only

Minimum Portfolio Size for New Managed Accounts


Compensation Methods

Based on Assets

Fee % Based on Assets


Additional Details on Charges

We have a full range of services to meet the needs of your family. We offer services including full financial planning and wealth management.