Our Approach

Our Story


Earl A Bayer

Managing Partner

Earl is a Managing Partner at BDM&O Financial Group. A graduate of the University of Pittsburgh with an Economics degree, Mr. Bayer received his MBA from Pitt in 1980. After obtaining his undergraduate degree, Earl joined Mellon Bank's Capital Markets group.

With over thirty eight years experience working at financial institutions, Earl is uniquely qualified to assist individuals in a multitude of areas such as portfolio management and fixed income securities.

Mr. Bayer lives in the northern suburbs of Pittsburgh with his wife, Marilu. He is very proud of his two grown daughters, Julie and Rachel, and his granddaughters, Alexa and Lily.


Joseph J DeAndrea

Managing Partner

 Joe is a managing partner of BDM&O Financial Group with over 25 years of experience in the financial services industry. Joe offers a complete range of financial planning services with a focus on complex wealth management strategies. Joe is a 1985 graduate of Duquesne University and currently resides with his wife in the North Hills.



Marcy Lima

Marcy joined our firm as an Office Administrator in April 2017. She is a 2009 graduate of Drexel University with a B.S. in Business Administration and has seven years of client service experience. She currently manages our office operations and is the primary client liaison for administrative activities related to client accounts. Marcy handles record keeping, account administration, and client tracking.


Marcy resides in Millvale with her husband. She enjoys traveling and spending time with her family and her dog, Ziggy.


Say hello to Marcy the next time you call us!


Kent J Markle


As a founder of BDM&O Financial Group, Inc., Kent currently serves as President and Managing Partner. In his twenty-eight plus years of industry experience, he has focused his practice on individual portfolio management and corporate retirement plans. Kent is a 1987 graduate of the University of Pittsburgh with B.S. in mathematics and currently resides with his wife and two daughters in Lower Burrell. In his spare time, he enjoys golfing, remodeling, and performing firework displays as a certified pyrotechnician.