James Karabas, financial advisor Chicago IL
96 score

James Karabas

CRD Number: 1296427
Current Firm: Embree Financial Group

James Karabas (CRD# 1296427) is an Investment Advisor Representative working at Embree Financial Group in Chicago, IL and has over 33 years of experience in the finance industry. James Karabas has taken additional exams to become a Certified Financial Planner (CFP®). CFP professionals must pass the comprehensive CFP Certification Examination, pass CFP Board's Fitness Standards for Candidates and Registrants, agree to abide by CFP Board's Code of Ethics and Professional Responsibility and Rules of Conduct which put clients' interests first and comply with the Financial Planning Practice Standards.

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Professional Designations
Company Name Location Dates Years
Embree Financial Group Chicago, IL Jan 2016 - Current 2
Waddell & Reed, Inc. Schaumburg, IL Sep 2013 - Jan 2016 2
Unemployed Winnetka, IL Mar 2013 - Sep 2013 < 1
Vestor Capital, LLC Chicago, IL Oct 2012 - Mar 2013 < 1
Vestor Capital Securities, LLC Chicago, IL Oct 2010 - Mar 2013 2
Vestor Capital Insurance Advisors, LLC Chicago, IL Aug 2010 - Mar 2013 2
Vestor Capital Partners, LLC Chicago, IL Oct 2010 - Oct 2012 2
Vestor Capital Securities Corporation Chicago, IL Sep 2006 - Oct 2010 4
Vestor Capital Corporation Chicago, IL Sep 2006 - Oct 2010 4
Exam Code Name Passed Date
S63 Uniform Securities State Law Examination Sep 1984
S65 NASAA Investment Advisors Law Examination Jul 1998
Contact Info for James J. Karabas
Phone Number: 312-527-5565
Registered State(s):
  • IL
By the Numbers
  • Total Assets Under Management
  • Total Number of Accounts
  • Average Account Value
Compensation Options
  • A percentage of assets under your management
  • Hourly charges
  • Fixed fees (other than subscription fees)
  • Performance-based fees
Advisory Services Offered
  • Financial planning services
  • Portfolio management for individuals and/or small businesses
  • Portfolio management for businesses (other than small businesses) or institutional clients
  • Pension consulting services
  • Selection of other advisers (including private fund managers)
  • Publication of periodicals or newsletters
Types of Clients
Registered States


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