John M. Wilkinson

Vice President, Investments


John Wilkinson serves as the Manager of the Wedbush Securities Dallas office, which opened in April of 2010. In addition to his management duties, he oversees client accounts as a practicing Financial Advisor. With over 40 years of investment industry experience, John began his career in 1975 at Merrill Lynch in Waco, Texas, where he managed offices in Waco, Beaumont, and Fort Worth for PaineWebber, Wachovia Securities, Morgan Keegan and Ameriprise.

John and his partner, Sam Gordon, CPA, manage client accounts and place an emphasis on investment growth and income. John is well versed in using a multitude of financial tools to achieve the desired investment performance for his clients. His team actively manages all accounts and continually reviews results with clients to ensure full transparency.

John graduated from the University of Redlands with a degree in Government with an emphasis in Public Administration. He served six years as an Officer, Helicopter Pilot, and Flight Instructor for the United States Marine Corps while stationed in the U.S. and Japan.


  • Financial Planning
  • Mutual Funds
  • Retirement Planning
  • Stocks and Bonds


  • Bachelors degree in Government and Public Administration from the University of Redlands
  • Holds Series 4, 5, 7, 8, 24, 63, and 65 licenses

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