Michael J. Branthover, CFP® Ext. 219

Michael J. Branthover, CFP® Ext. 219


Michael is passionate about upholding the highest standards of service while providing financial planning and investment management. As a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional, Michael is a strong advocate of delivering fiduciary advice by always acting in the client’s best interest. He is committed to learning and self-development in an attempt to develop a depth of planning aptitude to each client relationship.

Michael embarked his career with a local firm in 2015 as an advisor where he was responsible for wealth management and financial planning. He joined DAY Financial Group in 2020 bringing a diverse skillset of financial planning.

Michael graduated from Virginia Tech with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business with a concentration in Finance. He elected to pursue Virginia Tech’s CFP® Certification Education Track, a nationally recognized curriculum that prepares students for a career in comprehensive financial planning. As a Hokie, he was also a four-year member of the Varsity Football program under Frank Beamer.

As a registered representative and investment advisor representative, he holds the FINRA Series 7 registration and Series 66 registrations with LPL Financial. He also holds a Maryland Life and Health insurance license. In addition, he is a member of the Financial Planning Association of Maryland.

When not practicing financial planning, Michael can be found watching football, exercising, or spending quality time with his wife and high school sweetheart, Alex, and their two sons, Austin and Mason.