, Senior Wealth Advisor
2454 8th Avenue South, Suite 200, Sartell, MN 56377
Kurt Durrwachter, a seasoned professional with over 24 years of experience in the financial industry, is the Managing Director and Senior Wealth Advisor leading Dakota’s Sartell, Minnesota office. Kurt brings a wealth of experience managing teams and cultivating client relationships. Known for earning people’s trust, he is recognized as a big-picture strategic thinker and a straightforward, honest communicator.
Kurt’s entrepreneurial spirit led him to launch Ledge Wealth Management in 2010 with 40 clients and $12 million in assets. Over the course of 13 years, he successfully steered the firm to merge with Dakota, bringing in over $400 million in assets for more than 300 families and servicing over 2,000 plan participants, including managing more than $200 million in retirement plan assets.
Kurt’s journey in the financial sector began in 1998, and over the years, he has honed his skills and expertise, earning recognition as a Top 40 Advisor consistently from 2016 through 2020. Kurt is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, a distinction awarded by the CFP® Board of Standards, Inc. Additionally, he holds the title of Chartered Retirement Plans Specialist℠, a designation earned through Denver’s College of Financial Planning. Kurt earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Minnesota.
Living in Sartell with his wife Krista and their three children, Eddie, George, and Lyla, Kurt draws inspiration from his family. Whether spending quality time with his loved ones, playing music, or enjoying the outdoors, his multifaceted interests reflect his holistic approach to life, mirroring his comprehensive approach to wealth management.