David S. Lopez, CFP® 
Royal Alliance Associates, Inc.



16A Journey, Suite 200
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656





David S. Lopez, CFP® - Biography

David S. Lopez, CFP®

Certified Financial Planner

Registered Representative, Royal Alliance Associates, Inc member FINRA/SIPC

California Insurance License 0C04786


David S. Lopez graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1989 and became a Submarine Officer; he then qualified as a Nuclear Engineer Officer. He served for 7 years and was 3 times awarded the Navy Achievement Medal and also awarded the Navy Commendation Medal. In 1996 he was honorably discharged from the Navy and he began his career as a Financial Advisor. Today David is also a veteran of the Financial Services industry. He develops customized wealth management strategies, which help his clients to reach their financial goals. His comprehensive plans seamlessly integrate financial planning, asset management, risk management and liabilities management. 


1985 – 1989 United States Naval Academy

Bachelors of Science – Physics

Annapolis, MD

1989 -1991 US Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program

1993 - Naval Nuclear Engineer Officers School

1995 - 1996: University of San Diego Law School

San Diego, CA

Annual FINRA Continuing Education requirements

Annual State of California Department of Insurance Continuing Education requirements


Securities Registrations and Insurance Licenses:


Certified Financial Planner™

Series 7 - General Securities Representative

Series 65 -  Uniform Investment Advisor Law

Series 63 - Uniform Securities State Law

California Insurance License

CA Life & Disability Insurance License

Variable and Fixed Annuities License

Special Designation with The California Partnership for Long Term Care  


David married Susan Haines in 1992. They have two daughters Alexandria and Emma. They have lived in South Orange County since 2003. 


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