Sharon Oberlander is a Managing Director-Investments and Wealth Management Advisor of The Oberlander Group with Merrill Lynch in Chicago. Her areas of expertise include retirement planning, asset management and investments and wealth transfer.\nSharon has more than 30 years of extensive experience in the field of Banking and Wealth Management for high-net-worth clients. She served three years on Merrill Lynch's Advisory Council to Management and served on the Merrill Lynch Trust Company Non-Profit Council in 2008.\nShe has earned several prestigious professional distinctions, including Barron’s America’s Top 100 Brokers 2003 through 2005, Barron's Top 100 Women Financial Advisors 2006 through 2010, Barron's Top 1,000 Advisers 2009 and 2010, Registered Rep annual Outstanding Broker Award 2006, and Chicago Magazine’s Top 50 Financial Advisors in 2008.\nIn addition to these honors, she serves as a media spokesperson for Merrill Lynch and has appeared in numerous outlets including Barron’s, Chicago Tribune, CLTV, Chicago Magazine, Pioneer Press community newspapers, Today’s Chicago Woman and NorthShore magazine, discussing tips and trends in personal finance.\nSharon also plays an active role in the Chicago community through her involvement in The Executive’s Club of Chicago Women’s Leadership co-chair, the University of Chicago Medical Research Board, and several cultural and arts organizations.\nA graduate of the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg, Canada, Sharon and her husband reside in Northbrook, Ill., and have two adult children.
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