Carmel Office

Warren Building, Ocean Ave,
4 Southwest of Mission
Carmel-By-The-Sea, CA 93921

Main Phone: (844) 571-4863
Operations Phone: (215) 735-9530
Operations Fax: (215) 735-9540

office managers:

Bob Ballarini

Managing Director
(267) 255-3446

Adam Tucker

Managing Director
(831) 915-3990

Adam Tucker

Mr. Tucker is a managing director of Locust Capital Management in Carmel-by-the-sea and has joined after a successful career in retail banking and wealth management. Adam's dedication to providing high quality customer-driven service to high net worth individuals and corporate clients established him as a private client branch manager with JP Morgan.

Mr. Tucker graduated from Fresno State University with a BS in Psychology.

Mr. Tucker and his family reside in Carmel Valley where he is an active member of his community including the Carmel Valley and Pacific Grove chambers of commerce, CUSD PTA, the Carmel Mission Foundation, and Carmel Youth Athletics. Raising two young children, Adam has become a seasoned coach of multiple youth sports and an enthusiastic chaperone of field trips.
Bob Ballarini

Mr. Ballarini is a longtime client of Locust Capital and has recently joined as a member to head up operations in Carmel-by-the-Sea, California. Bob has both a corporate and legal background with such multinational corporations as Henkel and Franklin Mint and international general practice law firms as Dechert and Drinker Biddle, where he worked as a translator and patent agent. Bob is admitted to the United States Patent Bar and has worked in corporate patent procurement and intellectual property due diligence for over 19 years.

A Philadelphia native, Bob is a graduate of Villanova University with a BA in modern languages and a minor in chemistry, and has also studied abroad at the Paris-Lodron Universität in Salzburg, Austria and at the Università degli Studi in Venice, Italy.

Bob is a Registered Investment Advisor candidate and oversees operations of Locust Capital's office in Carmel-by-the-Sea. After settling in California with his wife and son three years ago, Bob has become active in the community as a member of such organizations as the Monterey Bay Aquarium, Carmel-by-the-Sea Kiwanis, Carmel River Dads and Rotary Club of Carmel Valley.

Bob enjoys spending time with his family, travel, learning foreign languages, photography, cooking, oenology, surfing and cycling.