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Qualified Financial Advisors in Danbury, Connecticut
Financial Advisor Office Location Phone Number
Matthew McKee
CFA®, MBA
Samalin Investment Counsel
297 King Street,
Chappaqua, NY  10514
914-666-6600
Peter Scholtz
76784
Scholtz & Company
107 Elm Street,
Stamford, CT  06902
203-714-9900
Rob Hoynes
ChFC®
Hoynes Financial Group, LLC
1157 Highland Ave,
Cheshire, CT  06410
203-271-0222
Nick Friedman
CFP®
Edelman Financial Engines, LLC
10 Bank Street,
White Plains, NY  10606
914-824-1521
Beth London
CFP®, CFP®
Edelman Financial Engines, LLC
74 Batterson Park Road,
Farmington, CT  06032
860-269-9672
Anamika Madan
CFP®
Edelman Financial Engines, LLC
650 From Road,
Paramus, NJ  07652
201-289-8260
Emil Ben-David
CFP®
Edelman Financial Engines, LLC
1130 RXR Plaza,
Uniondale, NY  11556
516-252-1413
Personal Capital
Personal Capital Advisors Corporation
---,
Prince, NY  10012
650-556-1310
Frank Lepore
CLTC
Bleakley Financial Group
100 Passaic Avenue,
Fairfield, NJ  07004
973-244-4237

Information on Qualified Financial Advisors in Danbury

Qualifications CRD# 6368577
FirmCRD# 142214

Compensation/Fee Fee Only, Based on Assets, Flat Fee


Office Location 297 King Street,
Chappaqua,
NY 
10514
Phone Number 914-666-6600

Matthew is an investment professional with vast financial experience across asset classes, including positions at Gabelli Funds and Farallon Capital Management, two of the world's top investment managers. Matthew leverages his experience to help business owners and professionals develop retirement programs designed to grow and protect their wealth during working years and provide cash flow in retirement. In addition to fee-only wealth management, his holistic approach incorporates all aspects of financial planning, from college funding to tax and estate planning. Matthew holds a BA in Economics from Hamilton College, an MBA from Vanderbilt University, and the CFA Charter. He is also an Adjunct Professor of Economics at SUNY Suffolk. In his little free time, he is likely found on the golf course.

About Samalin Investment Counsel

Samalin Investment Counsel is an award-winning SEC Registered Investment Advisory firm that offers our clients what we consider to be, white glove service. Customer service is a top priority for us. With companies relying so much on technology, we still believe it is important to interact with our clients. Our entire team knows all of our clients and their goals because they are our goals.



Qualifications CRD# 873183
FirmCRD# 107363
Series 7, 63, 65

Compensation/Fee Fee-Based


Office Location 107 Elm Street,
Four Stamford Plaza, 5th Floor,
Stamford,
CT 
06902
Phone Number 203-714-9900

Peter Scholtz is the President, Founder, and lead Portfolio Manager at Scholtz & Company, LLC. Peter founded Scholtz & Company in 1994 and has over 30 years of professional investment experience. Following three years (1974-77) at Bankers Trust in New York, Peter attended Columbia Business School in 1978. After receiving his MBA, Peter joined Smith Barney where he worked for 15 years. At Smith Barney, Peter started in Institutional Equity Sales before becoming a Portfolio Manager after several years. In 1986, Peter was part of the initial team to create a customized, individually managed high net worth service which eventually grew to seven portfolio managers that invested over one billion dollars. While at Smith Barney, Peter developed some quantitative models in 1991 that represent the first investment quantitative work ever done at Smith Barney. These models focused on earnings estimate revisions, earnings surprises and relative stock strength. These models today are used for screening stock ideas for investigation. Peter graduated with a BS degree in economics from Ohio Wesleyan in 1974 and an MBA from Columbia University in 1979. Additionally, Peter Scholtz has passed several licensing exams including the Series 65, 63, 7, and 5. Peter currently lives in Darien, Connecticut with his wife of over 35 years. In his free time, he enjoys sailing, fishing, swimming and spending time with his three children and four grandchildren.

About Scholtz & Company

Scholtz & Company is an investment management firm which provides customized investment services to individuals and institutions. Specifically, Scholtz & Company manages its clients' individual investment accounts to help build and maintain a bright financial future. At Scholtz & Company, we are committed to building lifelong client relationships by providing exceptional service, personalized portfolios and superior long-term performance. These are goals we have been successfully achieving since our firms beginning.

Advisory Services Provided

Portfolio Management, Financial Planning for Individuals



Qualifications CRD# 4172783
FirmCRD# 4172783
Series 7, 66

Compensation/Fee Fee-Based, Based on Assets, Flat Fee


Office Location 1157 Highland Ave,
Suite 105,
Cheshire,
CT 
06410
Phone Number 203-271-0222

I have been in the industry assisting clients in meeting their objectives since 2001. I am a West Point graduate & hold a Masters of Science in Business Administration from Boston University. While on active duty for five years I was airborne qualified, served in Germany & Fort Sill, OK as a field artillery officer while holding various leadership roles leading troops with a combat mission. After leaving the Army as a captain I worked with Poland Springs for 12 years in various leadership positions in multiple states. I have lived in Cheshire, CT for 20 years with my wife Trish & four terrific children as I was fortunate enough to have been involved in coaching their sports in youth & high school. I have been involved in Cheshire Youth & High School lacrosse for years as well as at the state level.

About Hoynes Financial Group, LLC

Hoynes Financial Group, LLC was founded with the goal of assisting our clients in every aspect of their financial lives. We've provided some of the most personal service available, thus earning a reputation for excellence in our industry. For each of our clients we strive to help create financial stability and security to provide financial independence.

Advisory Services Provided

Portfolio Management, Retirement Planning, 401K Rollovers, Wealth Management, Money Management, Risk Management, Education Funding and Planning, Financial Advice & Consulting, Financial Planning for Individuals, Financial Planning for Businesses, Tax Advice and Services, Estate Planning & Trusts, Annuities, Insurance Planning



Qualifications CRD# 5465081
FirmCRD# 104510
Series 66

Compensation/Fee Fee-Based


Office Location 10 Bank Street,
White Plains,
NY 
10606
Phone Number 914-824-1521

Helping my clients plan their financial future and look forward to the retirement they deserve is what makes my work as a financial planner so rewarding. Outside of work, I'm usually doing one of three things: enjoying the outdoors with my family and dogs, serving as head coach of the Briarcliff High School Boys Varsity Basketball team, or agonizing over/rooting for the Jets, Mets and Knicks.

About Edelman Financial Engines, LLC

Since 1986, Edelman Financial Engines has been committed to always acting in the best interest of our clients. We were founded on the belief that all American investors - not just the wealthy - deserve access to personalized, comprehensive financial planning and investment advice. Today, we are America's top independent financial planning and investment advisor, recognized by both InvestmentNews1 and Barron's2, with 180+ planner offices across the country and entrusted by more than 1.1 million clients to manage more than $200 billion in assets. Our unique approach to serving clients combines our advanced methodology and proprietary technology with the attention of a dedicated personal financial planner. Every client's situation and goals are unique, and the powerful fusion of high-tech and high- touch allows Edelman Financial Engines to deliver the personal plan and financial confidence that everyone deserves. 1Ranking and status for 2017. For independence methodology and ranking, see InvestmentNews Center (http://data.investmentnews.com/ria/); 2The Top 40 Independent Advisory Firm Ranking issued by Barron's is qualitative and quantitative, including assets managed, the size and experience of teams, and the regulatory records of the advisers and firms. Firms elect to participate, but do not pay to be included in the ranking. Investor returns/experience are not considered. 2018 ranking refers to Edelman Financial Services (EFS), which combined its advisory business in its entirety with Financial Engines Advisors L.L.C. (FEA) in November 2018. For the same survey, FEA received a precombination ranking of twelfth.



Qualifications CRD# 1784904
FirmCRD# 104510
Series 65

Compensation/Fee Fee-Based


Office Location 74 Batterson Park Road,
2nd Floor,
Farmington,
CT 
06032
Phone Number 860-269-9672

As a financial planner for more than three decades, I look forward every day to helping my clients plan for a successful future. I love helping hard-working people to feel the benefits and a sense of freedom financial security provides. Outside of work, I keep active with Travel and a wide range of sports including skiing, biking, sailing, kayaking and playing tennis.

About Edelman Financial Engines, LLC

Since 1986, Edelman Financial Engines has been committed to always acting in the best interest of our clients. We were founded on the belief that all American investors - not just the wealthy - deserve access to personalized, comprehensive financial planning and investment advice. Today, we are America's top independent financial planning and investment advisor, recognized by both InvestmentNews1 and Barron's2, with 180+ planner offices across the country and entrusted by more than 1.1 million clients to manage more than $200 billion in assets. Our unique approach to serving clients combines our advanced methodology and proprietary technology with the attention of a dedicated personal financial planner. Every client's situation and goals are unique, and the powerful fusion of high-tech and high- touch allows Edelman Financial Engines to deliver the personal plan and financial confidence that everyone deserves. 1Ranking and status for 2017. For independence methodology and ranking, see InvestmentNews Center (http://data.investmentnews.com/ria/); 2The Top 40 Independent Advisory Firm Ranking issued by Barron's is qualitative and quantitative, including assets managed, the size and experience of teams, and the regulatory records of the advisers and firms. Firms elect to participate, but do not pay to be included in the ranking. Investor returns/experience are not considered. 2018 ranking refers to Edelman Financial Services (EFS), which combined its advisory business in its entirety with Financial Engines Advisors L.L.C. (FEA) in November 2018. For the same survey, FEA received a precombination ranking of twelfth.



Qualifications CRD# 5279887
FirmCRD# 104510
Series 66

Compensation/Fee Fee-Based


Office Location 650 From Road,
Paramus,
NJ 
07652
Phone Number 201-289-8260

I'm passionate about working with families and developing strategies to help them accomplish their financial and retirement goals. In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with my family and staying active. I'm also proud to be a part of the Financial Women's Association and the Financial Planning Association.

About Edelman Financial Engines, LLC

Since 1986, Edelman Financial Engines has been committed to always acting in the best interest of our clients. We were founded on the belief that all American investors - not just the wealthy - deserve access to personalized, comprehensive financial planning and investment advice. Today, we are America's top independent financial planning and investment advisor, recognized by both InvestmentNews1 and Barron's2, with 180+ planner offices across the country and entrusted by more than 1.1 million clients to manage more than $200 billion in assets. Our unique approach to serving clients combines our advanced methodology and proprietary technology with the attention of a dedicated personal financial planner. Every client's situation and goals are unique, and the powerful fusion of high-tech and high- touch allows Edelman Financial Engines to deliver the personal plan and financial confidence that everyone deserves. 1Ranking and status for 2017. For independence methodology and ranking, see InvestmentNews Center (http://data.investmentnews.com/ria/); 2The Top 40 Independent Advisory Firm Ranking issued by Barron's is qualitative and quantitative, including assets managed, the size and experience of teams, and the regulatory records of the advisers and firms. Firms elect to participate, but do not pay to be included in the ranking. Investor returns/experience are not considered. 2018 ranking refers to Edelman Financial Services (EFS), which combined its advisory business in its entirety with Financial Engines Advisors L.L.C. (FEA) in November 2018. For the same survey, FEA received a precombination ranking of twelfth.



Qualifications CRD# 5723861
FirmCRD# 104510
Series 66

Compensation/Fee Fee-Based


Office Location 1130 RXR Plaza,
Uniondale,
NY 
11556
Phone Number 516-252-1413

As a financial planner, my job is to build relationships and create plans to help my clients reach their goals and objectives. Whether they're focused on purchasing a home, saving for a child's education or planning for a secure retirement, I help turn those dreams into reality. In my free time, I'm an avid reader and enjoy spending time with my family and volunteering in a variety of community service activities.

About Edelman Financial Engines, LLC

Since 1986, Edelman Financial Engines has been committed to always acting in the best interest of our clients. We were founded on the belief that all American investors - not just the wealthy - deserve access to personalized, comprehensive financial planning and investment advice. Today, we are America's top independent financial planning and investment advisor, recognized by both InvestmentNews1 and Barron's2, with 180+ planner offices across the country and entrusted by more than 1.1 million clients to manage more than $200 billion in assets. Our unique approach to serving clients combines our advanced methodology and proprietary technology with the attention of a dedicated personal financial planner. Every client's situation and goals are unique, and the powerful fusion of high-tech and high- touch allows Edelman Financial Engines to deliver the personal plan and financial confidence that everyone deserves. 1Ranking and status for 2017. For independence methodology and ranking, see InvestmentNews Center (http://data.investmentnews.com/ria/); 2The Top 40 Independent Advisory Firm Ranking issued by Barron's is qualitative and quantitative, including assets managed, the size and experience of teams, and the regulatory records of the advisers and firms. Firms elect to participate, but do not pay to be included in the ranking. Investor returns/experience are not considered. 2018 ranking refers to Edelman Financial Services (EFS), which combined its advisory business in its entirety with Financial Engines Advisors L.L.C. (FEA) in November 2018. For the same survey, FEA received a precombination ranking of twelfth.



Qualifications FirmCRD# 155172

Compensation/Fee Fee-Based


Office Location ---,
Prince,
NY 
10012
Phone Number 650-556-1310

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Advisory Services Provided

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Qualifications CRD# 4695659
Series 6, 7, 65, 66

Compensation/Fee Fee Only, Flat Fee


Office Location 100 Passaic Avenue,
Suite 300,
Fairfield,
NJ 
07004
Phone Number 973-244-4237

Frank Lepore's mission is to provide financial security strategies by taking a holistic approach to the planning process while providing his clients with top notch service and technology. Understanding client goals is a vital part of Frank's process in order to put together an intelligent, thoughtful plan. What sets Frank apart even more is his large team who help provide the level of service that clients deserve. Frank attended Montclair State University and received a Bachelor of Science in Business, with a concentration in Finance. Frank holds a series 7, 66, through LPL Financial, and is also certified in Long-Term Care.

About Bleakley Financial Group

Bleakley Financial Group offers individuals, families and business owners independent financial planning and wealth management advice in a small team environment. Our advisory model is based on a disciplined financial planning process that addresses the full complexity of your financial situation. Specialized Teams and Individual Attention We built our advisory team from the ground up to provide you with an independent option for your financial planning and wealth management needs. The strength and size of our infrastructure gives us the bandwidth to solve sophisticated financial situations while keeping our advisor to client ratio low. Comprehensive Financial Planning and Wealth Management We want to help protect what is important to you, improve your life and secure your family's future. Our method as your financial partner is to provide a truly comprehensive solution, working in close collaboration with your legal and accounting advisors to make recommendations within the infrastructure of a financial plan. Culture of Client Service Excellence Our firm's culture is rooted in service. Every member of our experienced team is committed to providing you with an unmatched client experience. Dedicated, accessible and responsive to your needs, we work together to bring you the strategies, products and guidance we believe serve your best interest.



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