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What Sets Us Apart


We set ourselves apart from the competition by delivering superior individualized service.


  • Our focus is always on the client

  • We are committed to providing excellent service

  • We offer a highly personalized approach to the specific needs of our clients

  • Our clients always speak with a member of the McLaughlin Ryder Investments team when they call the office not an unfamiliar voice in a distant call center

Our Strengths

The entire McLaughlin Ryder Investments team is focused on providing expert and ethical investment advice with integrity and first-class personal service. Our highly credentialed team of advisors and client service representatives work closely with our clients to deliver the superior individualized service that we have built our reputation on.


In every area of investment planning, our high service standards remain the cornerstone of our strength. We respect the fact that our clients have many choices as to where they can receive financial help. Excellent service may be old-fashioned and hard to come by in some industries, but we believe it should never be out of style. When you phone McLaughlin Ryder Investments you will be certain of having a member of our team assisting you, not an unfamiliar voice in a distant call center.


Our approach is based on applying seasoned judgment to a specific set of circumstances and objectives unique to an institution rather than applying conventional wisdom to a standardized template. This flexibility is the converse of many of our competitors. To paraphrase John Maynard Keynes, we would rather succeed unconventionally than to fail conventionally.

Our History

McLaughlin Ryder Investments' History


McLaughlin Ryder Investments was originally founded, owned and operated as McLaughlin Investments, LLC, by Shawn

P. McLaughlin in October of 2003. It was founded to provide clients with independent financial advice and personal, caring service without exposing them to undue risk.


Mr. McLaughlin started the firm in 2003 following 20 years with a major regional brokerage firm.


In 2006 Oscar P. Ryder joined the firm as Senior Vice President following a long and distinguished career with Morgan Stanley. Oscar Ryder and McLaughlin Investments shared and embraced the philosophy that integrity and client service are always the top priority. With their shared commitment to integrity, expertise, old-fashioned personal service, and sound advice McLaughlin Investments, LLC and Oscar P. Ryder became McLaughlin Ryder Investments in 2006.

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