As a Financial Advisor with more than 50 years of experience, Bill assists clients in the areas of traditional brokerage; investment advisory; financial planning; retirement plans; mutual funds; and annuities and insurance services. He also serves as the Branch Manager for Davenport’s Norfolk office.

Bill is committed to providing clients with the highest level of investment advice and personal service. With a specialty in financial management for individuals and small businesses, he places emphasis in the areas of stocks, bonds, portfolio management and education planning. Bill is a strong proponent of a planned, disciplined approach that emphasizes stable returns for clients who want to achieve short-term and long-term goals. He believes that successful investment begins with well-defined strategies that are consistent with each client’s risk tolerance.

Bill is a 1964 graduate of Indiana University where he earned a BS in Business Finance. Following his four year active service in the U.S. Navy Reserve, he began his financial career in 1968 and joined Davenport in 2005.

Active in his community, Bill serves as an officer of the Norfolk Sports Club, is a Junior Achievement volunteer, and has served for more than 30 years as a youth basketball coach. He is a past board member of the Business Consortium for Arts; a past president of the Virginia Beach Sports Club; a former board member of Susan G. Komen – Tidewater Affiliate; and a past East Coast Director, Pony Division of PONY Baseball.


All investing carries risk. 

Bill Emerson is registered with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) to offer services to clients who reside in California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Texas, Vermont, and Virginia.  Bill is licensed to offer insurance and annuity products to residents in North Carolina and Virginia.