Team profile


What you can expect when you work with us

Our purpose is to help you feel confident, connected and in control of your financial life. The right financial advice can help prepare you for whatever life brings – both the expected and the unexpected.

When you work with us, you receive:
  • 1:1 financial advice based on your goals and needs.
  • Personalized recommendations for a diversified portfolio, and solutions to help protect you from uncertainty.
  • Regular meetings to review your goals, progress, and investments.
  • Anytime access to your investments and digital tools to help you stay on track.
Ready to learn more? Getting started is as easy as meeting for a complimentary initial consultation whenever it’s convenient for you.
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Areas of focus

  • Investment Management
  • Retirement Planning Strategies
  • Estate Planning Strategies
  • Retirement Income Strategies
  • Women's Financial Strategies
  • Intergenerational Planning
  • Social Security Retirement Benefits
  • Saving for Education
  • Christian Financial Strategies
  • Charitable Giving
  • Insurance
  • Retirement Plan Distribution
  • Small Business
  • Investments
  • Family Finances
  • Cash Flow Management Strategies
  • Wealth Preservation Strategies
  • Executive Compensation and Benefit Strategies
  • Tax Planning Strategies

Awards & recognition

  • Pennington Wealth Management, Forbes Best-in-State Wealth Management Teams, 2023
  • Pennington Wealth Management, Forbes Top Wealth Management Teams: High Net Worth, 2022
  • Pennington Wealth Management, Houston Business Journal Largest Houston-Area Money Management Firms, 2010 - 2022
  • Jalin Casares, Five Star Wealth Manager, 2022
  • Darrell Pennington, Five Star Wealth Manager, 2012 -2022
  • Darrell Pennington, Barron’s Top 100 Independent Financial Advisors, 2017 - 2022
  • Darrell Pennington, Barron’s Top 1,200 Financial Advisors, 2014 - 2022
  • Darrell Pennington, Barron’s Top 1,000 Financial Advisors, 2009 - 2013
  • Darrell Pennington, Forbes Top 250 Wealth Advisors, 2018 - 2022
  • Darrell Pennington, Forbes Best-in-State Wealth Advisors, 2018 - 2022

Community participation

Darrell and his wife actively support our community and several local and national philanthopic organizations.

  • The Periwinkle Foundation – Iron Sommelier – Underwriter
  • Second Baptist School – Second Fund Chairs
  • Second Baptist School – Parent Advisory Council
  • Yellowstone Academy Sponsor
  • Houston Express Soccer Club – Team Manager
  • MyLIFE Speaks
  • Be An Angel
  • The Junior League of Houston
  • Chance for Hope Foundation

My Staff and I support several local charities througout the year:

  • Houston Food Bank
  • BEAResource for CPS Kids, Houston
  • Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, Houston
  • Heroes on the Water
  • The Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's®