Timothy P. Payne

Timothy P. Payne, JD
Director of Wealth Planning and Insurance Services
Phone: (248) 540-5300 X 317
Email: timp@abgmi.com

Tim works primarily with business owners, professionals, retirees, and high net worth families to develop financial plans that achieve their education savings, retirement income, and legacy objectives. Tim has 24 years’ of experiences as an estate planning attorney specializing in the design and implementation of sophisticated wealth planning and preservation strategies. Prior to joining ABG, Tim was in the private practice of law for 17 years and most recently was the Estate Planning and Insurance Specialist for all of the Morgan Stanley branches in the state of Michigan.


  • Juris Doctor - University of Michigan School of Law
  • BBA, Finance - University of Michigan School of Business


Examinations and Professional Designations
  • Series 7 – General Securities Representative
  • Series 66 – Combined Uniform Securities Agent State Law and Investment Advisor Law Exam
  • State of Michigan Life, Variable, Accident and Health License
  • State Bar of Michigan


  • Liquor Advisory Committee, City of Troy, Michigan
  • Board of Directors, Sauve Art Foundation