Why Tourbillion?

Over the years, we have found that a consultative approach can be an effective method to help clients who have a wide variety of needs as they maneuver through a complex world.

We have considerable experience in providing financial advisory services to clients, both individual and corporate. Our founder and president, Michael Cohn, worked with a large global wealth management firm before founding Tourbillion Financial Advisors.

Michael’s vision is clients experiencing a firm which dives deep into their needs and desires to create custom strategies for diversifying their wealth and helping them pursue their strategic and tactical goals. Tourbillion Financial Advisors looks to contemporary and innovative solutions, when traditional approaches are not effective.

As our client, you will find a firm that treats you as our only client. A firm that knows you, your family and your business. A firm that will develop strategies to mitigate the vagaries of the financial markets like the Tourbillion offsets the effects of gravity on a watch.

At our firm, we have the client—and only the client—in mind.

Tourbillion Financial Advisors is a financial services firm dedicated to providing its clients with the innovative strategies to help them strive for their personal and business goals. We provide both wealth management and corporate advisory services as our clients are often business owners. Our industry experience includes general aviation, commercial real estate, music publishing and record licensing. 

Our firm partners with LPL Financial and the Independent Advisor Alliance, which provides our firm with financial and administrative services to best support our clients.  Michael is a Investment Advisor Representative, a Certified Investment Management Analyst, and a Chartered Retirement Plans Specialist.

We are a boutique firm, located in Northern Virginia serving both local and national clients with a full compliment of investment services. 

Michael Cohn

President/Financial Advisor

(202) 559-8383


Michael was born and raised in Lakeland, Florida. As a teenager, he began working at his father’s jewelry store. It was here where he learned about the mechanism that gave Tourbillion Financial Advisors its name and mission. After college and graduate school in Washington, DC, Michael spent more than 20 years in corporate finance, working for The World Bank, The International Finance Corporation, and Bombardier Aerospace. He also spent time managing commercial real estate in Miami and in music publishing and record licensing in London.

In 2002, Michael made the transition to Wealth Management  and joined UBS Financial Services in Washington, DC. Michael advised UBS in starting its aircraft finance business. From this, Michael focused his business on aircraft owners and those businesses and clients in general aviation. Michael founded Tourbillion Financial Advisors, in 2020. Michael is on the Board of Directors of the Chamber of Digital Commerce. He is also a board member of his Synagogue and is a Disaster Action Team member for American Red Cross.

In his free time, Michael continues his love of flying as a multi-engine instrument- rated private pilot. He also enjoys traveling, cooking, and spending time with his wife and teenage daughter.

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