6704 Professional Parkway West
Sarasota, FL 34240
Southport Capital offers two different workshops, Maximizing Social Security and Your Dream Retirement. Learn important rules that affect the amount of retirement benefits you collect, as well as strategies for coordinating Social Security with other sources of retirement income!
Maximizing Social Security
Learn how the new tax law changes can affect you and your benefits!
Punta Gorda, Florida November 5th or Nov. 9th
Bradenton, FL 34211
More Coming Soon.
Your Dream Retirement
Partner and Senior Investment Advisor
Mike’s professional career began in the United States Marine Corp where he served a tour in Desert Storm as a member of the F18 Fighter Squadron. While in the USMC, Mike earned his Bachelors of Science degree in Aeronautical Engineering with a minor in Business Administration. After completing his degree, Mike began his professional career with Mead Corporation where he was sponsored to attend Harvard University’s corporate management program. This is where Mike has learned many of the fundamental values he employs in his portfolio management style today.
As a resident of southwest Florida, Paul is a member of the Young Leaders Alliance, forming personal and professional relationships while building leadership skills. He is active in serving his local community with involvement in such organizations as Nate’s Honor Animal Rescue, All Faiths Food Bank and Habitat for Humanity. Paul spends his free time with nature. He enjoys doing everything from taking his dog Champ to the beach to hiking mountains at a national park.
Georgette joined Southport Capital in May 2014 as the Director of Client Relations. Georgette consults with high net worth clients in various individual matters with both diligence and meticulous attention to detail at our Lakewood Ranch, FL office. She handles all client administration, the maintenance of existing accounts, and any client related inquiries, boasting over 30 years of financial service experience. She transitioned to Southport Capital from her similar role with Integrated Asset Management dating back to 2006.
Born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, Georgette attended the College of Staten Island. She began her career with Merrill Lynch in New York City teaming with brokerage traders in the Institutional Sales division, acquiring twelve years of valuable industry experience. Georgette moved on to Creative Investment Concepts in New Jersey where she managed four businesses simultaneously. At Creative Investments, she also worked hand in hand with investment brokers Oppenheimer and Franklin Templeton as the Client Services Manager.
After a lifetime of big city living, Georgette moved to Bradenton, Florida for the warm weather and its world famous beach destinations. She has a passion for bicycling and also enjoys evening walks.
Jonathan Miles, CFP®
Director of Financial Planning
When he isn’t assisting his valued clients with their finances, you can find Jonathan Miles playing golf or woodworking. He also has an avid interest in fast cars and animal advocacy.
Senior Investment Advisor
Arthur “Artie” Brown is a seasoned Investment Advisor Representative who is known for his unparalleled dedication to adding value to his company and clients’ lives alike. For the last 25 years, he has had the opportunity to help hundreds of individuals with all their investment needs. Currently serving as Southport Capital’s Senior Portfolio Manager, he is in charge of tactical portfolio management revolving around in-depth technical analysis and sustainable core strategies.
Outside of his career, Arthur Brown enjoys cooking unique meals and talent scouting. Above all else, he strives to make his community a better place than when he first entered it through volunteer work and giving necessary resources to esteemed charities. He is particularly dedicated to supporting cancer research and awareness.
Nicole M. Muir (“Nikki”) has been in the financial portfolio management industry for twenty- seven (27) years. The dedication and loyalty to her clients are the driving forces of her career. Nicole has held various positions to include, but not limited to: Branch Service Manager, Senior Client Service Associate, Operations Manager and Branch Manager. These responsibilities and experiences have catapulted her to be more focused and attentive to both her clients and family members’ portfolios. She has accepted a Senior Portfolio Administrator position with the prestigious wealth management company, Southport Capital. Southport Capital’s financial environment will allow her to continue to cater to her clients and provide them the attention they deserve.
Nicole began her career with Prudential – Bache Securities. Thereinafter; she honed her skills with notable firms such as: A.G. Edwards (Wells Fargo Wealth Management), Fleet Bank Wealth Management (Merrill Lynch), Morgan Stanley (Seven (7) Years) and RBC Wealth Management (Three (3) Years). Nicole’s focus is on providing the highest, quality customer service to clients and their families. To that end, she’s delighted to be working with Arthur (“Artie”) Brown and Southport Capital’s expert team. Although she misses working aside her beloved father, David F. Muir, III (recently retired) for many years, she is determined to maintain the high level of integrity and sincere legacy her father has left to the industry.
Nicole grew up in Cold Spring Harbor, New York and moved to Sarasota, Florida twenty-seven (27) years ago. In her spare time, she enjoys working with the Guardian Ad Litem program as a court-appointed child advocate. She is also involved in many service and outreach programs within her church family (First Presbyterian Church). She studied Liberal Arts at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York and completed a Public Speaking course through the Dale Carnegie Institute.