• Dedicated Wealth Management Since 1916

    Founded in Greenville in 1916, V. M. Manning & Company provides highly personalized
    wealth management and investment advisory services to a select family of clients.


    As we enter our second century of service we are committed to each client, and the opportunity to meet their personal wealth management needs, focused on long-term performance and stability.

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    Serving Clients Since 1916

    Founded by Vivian Manning in 1916, the company has been a stable part of the South Carolina business community for a century, personally serving multiple generations of clients.

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    Our Heritage

    Vastly woven into the history of the Upstate, V. M. Manning initially engaged in the trading of local textile companies.

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    Thought leadership

    Through understanding the marketplace and the shifting dynamics of the textile industry, V.M. Manning successfully diversified client assets, while expanding investment management services, becoming one of the leading producers of mutual funds in the South.

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    Reliable. Stable. Dedicated.

    V. M. Manning is dedicated to providing secure and reliable investment management services. To ensure the highest standards of oversight, all transactions are monitored by our Chartered Financial Analyst, in compliance with all regulatory standards.

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    Client Focused

    The management of investment securities resides within a vast global marketplace, requiring the highest level of regulatory safeguards and compliance. To insure the highest level of quality, service, and client focus, V. M. Manning utilizes Charles Schwab (Member NYSE) for account clearing and custodial services.

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    Our commitment

    Since 1916 V. M. Manning has provided superior service built upon trust and personal relationships with each client. This dynamic remains our hallmark and commitment as we begin our second century of dedicated service.

  • meet our team

    V. M. Manning

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    Nelson B. Arrington, Jr.


    Nelson B. Arrington, Jr. began his tenure at V. M. Manning in 1968 as a stock broker, serving as Chairman since 1986. An active member of FINRA, including his role as Chairman of the District 7 Board in 1983, Mr. Arrington oversees all regulatory compliance for the company. A graduate of Georgia Tech with a degree in Textiles, Mr. Arrington served in the United States Air Force prior to holding leadership roles with Milliken & Company and J. P. Stevens.


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    Nelson B. Arrington, III, CFA

    Chief Executive Officer & President

    Nelson B. Arrington, III joined V. M Manning in 1996 and currently serves as Chief Executive Officer and President. A Chartered Financial Analyst, he is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the company, including portfolio management, and research. Nelson is a graduate from The University of The South-Sewanee and previously was a private banker for C&S Bank, and a stock broker for the Edgar M. Norris Company.


    Telephone: 864-232-9576

    Email: NelsonArrington@vmmanning.com



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    Helen A. Wynkoop

    Chief Financial Officer

    Helen Wynkoop has been with V. M. Manning since 1994 and currently serves as the Chief Financial Officer. A graduate of Hollins College, Helen previously worked for Merrill Lynch before joining V. M. Manning.

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    Mike Sierra

    Wealth Management Advisor

    Mike Sierra has been a Wealth Management Advisor for V. M. Manning since 2008. Prior to joining the company, Mike was a trader in the equity trading department of the Edgar M. Norris Company. He is a graduate of Wake Forest University School of Business and Accountancy.


    Telephone: 864-787-4917

    Email: MikeSierra@vmmanning.com



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    Bill Mitchell

    Wealth Management Advisor

    Bill Mitchell has been with V. M. Manning since 2013 as a Wealth Management Advisor. A graduate of The University of Virginia McIntire School of Commerce, Bill previously held posts at WHM Capital Advisors and Wells Fargo Advisors.


    Telephone: 864-979-5304

    Email: BillMitchell@vmmanning.com


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  • Contact Us

    Office Telephone: 864-232-8231
    Office Fax: 864-232-8232

    Email: info@vmmanning.com



    Office Address:

    V. M. Manning & Co., Inc.

    211 East Washington Street, Suite B
    Greenville, South Carolina 29601



    Mailing Address:

    V. M. Manning & Co., Inc.

    Post Office Box 10389
    Greenville, South Carolina 29603

  • In accordance with the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB) Rule G-10, V. M. Manning & Co., Inc. is providing the following disclosure for its clients who effected or hold a municipal securities position:

    • V. M. Manning & Co., Inc. is registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and the MSRB.
    • The MSRB website is http://www.msrb.org/. The website provides a link to an investor brochure that describes the MSRB rule’s protections and how to file a complaint with an appropriate regulatory authority.