Putting people first.




At Richards, Merrill & Peterson, we believe our most important investment is in you.

We believe you deserve a financial partner who is focused first and foremost on your best interests and your goals for the future.

We believe you deserve trustworthy advisors who will go the extra mile, and we’ve built our company around those ideals.


Client-centered since 1924.

As a locally-owned investment firm, we celebrate over 90 years of serving the community. 

We have always practiced a “client first” philosophy and we utilize a focused approach toward investment selection to meet our client’s objectives. Since 1924, we have nurtured a business approach based upon service and results.


Planning for the future.

Our comprehensive wealth management approach combines personal guidance utilizing an abundance of resources.

Clients are offered investment planning using the Envision® platform. This flexible and innovative process allows for extensive planning so you can feel confident in the pursuit of your financial goals. *  

Envision® is a registered service mark of Wells Fargo & Co and used under license.

* The results may vary with each use and over time.
IMPORTANT: The projections or other information generated by the Envision platform regarding the likelihood of various investment outcomes are hypothetical in nature, do not reflect actual investment results and are not guarantees of future results.


Investing in the community.

RMP professionals and staff support a variety of nonprofit organizations in the greater Spokane area. We have served on boards, managed donor funds and support several philanthropic organizations.  Our support includes, but is not limited to:

Inland Northwest Community Foundation
United Way
Catholic Foundation
Chase Youth Foundation
Lincoln Hospital Foundation
Foundation of Davenport Schools
St. Mary’s Foundation
Friends of the Centennial Trail
Spokane HOPE School

Greater Spokane Incorporated
Greater Spokane Valley Chamber of Commerce