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Walter Valenzuela

Walter Valenzuela


Walter Valenzuela, the Managing Director of Tidewater Financial, embodies a sincere dedication to service. With nearly three decades of enriching his clients' lives, Walter specializes in crafting conservative growth strategies aimed at capital preservation. His approach is deeply rooted in a commitment to ensuring the financial security and well-being of his clients and their families.

Walter's journey in the financial realm began post-graduation from SDSU in 1992, where he majored in Business Finance and Economics. It was during an internship at a financial institution while completing his degree in economics that Walter discovered his innate talent and passion for the financial sector. This passion led him to become a top producer at renowned firms such as ML Stern, Southwest Securities, and Hilltop Securities, paving the way for the inception of Tidewater Financial.

A firm believer in integrity and hard work, Walter's professional ethos revolves around doing what’s right for his clients. He is particularly adept at assisting those on fixed incomes. His professionalism, honesty, and dependability have earned him an impeccable reputation over the years.

Walter's roots trace back to a hardworking, close-knit Honduran family in San Francisco. Today, he is a devoted husband to Kimberly and a loving father to their three children, Mateo, Joaquin, and Talia, residing in Encinitas, California. Outside of his professional life, Walter cherishes spending time outdoors with his family. Whether it's biking, golfing, or surfing, he finds joy and relaxation in these activities, embracing every moment with his loved ones.