Prior to joining RBC Wealth Management in 2002, Brett worked for Westfield, one of the world's largest owners and developers of shopping centers. During his tenure there, he worked as a budget and financial analyst as well as a center and leasing manager and participated in the company's IPO. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in history at Pitzer College in Claremont, California and graduated from the Executive Management Program at UCLA's Anderson Graduate School of Business.
Brett passed the Series 7, 31 and 66 exams and is licensed to sell life and disability insurance, fixed & variable annuities, health and long-term care insurance. Brett is also a Chairman's Council member and has been recognized by On Wall Street magazine's, "Top 40 Advisors Under 40" in the country and has been a recent contributor to The Wall Street Journal, Reuters, Dow Jones, Financial Post, and The Street. In 2013 and 2016 he was named to the Financial Times Top 400 Advisors list. Most recently he was named to the Forbes/SHOOK Best-In-State Wealth Advisor list in 2020, 2021, and 2022.
Brett lives in Brentwood with his wife, Alison, and their two children. He is an avid sports fan and a supporter of the UCLA basketball and football programs.