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There are hundreds of financial professionals in your area. However, choosing the right advisor that understands your financial situation and meets your needs may be quite daunting. WiserAdvisor has a network of vetted financial advisors and advisory firms and has listed them below. You can find the details of each advisor, such as their qualifications, service offerings, etc. that you could use while searching for the financial advisor that best suits your financial and investment goals.

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Finding the Top Financial Advisor in Westport, Connecticut
Last Updated - 28-Jun-2022

Westport has 15 WiserAdvisor vetted Financial Planners and Advisors for you to choose from and 81 non-vetted advisors in your local area. These financial advisors in Westport, Connecticut have an average of 19 years of experience.

NOTE: The list of financial advisors in Westport, Connecticut mentioned below do not include all the advisors in our network due to their compliance listing restrictions. More vetted advisors may be available when you use our free match service to compare financial advisors near you in Westport, Connecticut.

Qualified Financial Advisors in Westport, Connecticut
Financial Advisor Experience AUM Minimum Assets Fee Structure
Peter Scholtz
SCHOLTZ & COMPANY
107 Elm Street,
Four Stamford Plaza, 5th Floor,
Stamford, CT 06902
30 Not Specified Not Specified Fee-Based
Charles Helme
BH ASSET MANAGEMENT, LLC
2 Greenwich Office Park West; Third Floor, Suites 1, 1A,
Greenwich, CT 06831
30 $80,000,000 $500000 Fee-Only
Paul Schatz
HERITAGE CAPITAL, LLC
1 Bradley Road,
Suite 202,
Woodbridge, CT 06525
32 Not Specified Not Specified Not Specified
Gerry Barrasso
CFP®, CPA, PFS™
UNITED FINANCIAL PLANNING GROUP, LLC
888 Veterans Memorial Hwy,
Suite 405,
Hauppauge, NY 11788
30 $140,000,000 $500,000 Fee-Only
Nick Friedman
CFP®
EDELMAN FINANCIAL ENGINES, LLC
10 Bank Street,
White Plains, NY 10606
8 Not Specified Not Specified Fee-Based
Paresh B. Shah
CFP®
PARESHAH PARTNERS LLC
960 South Broadway, Suite 115-B,
Hicksville, NY 11801
26 350 million None Not Specified
Emil Ben-David
CFP®
EDELMAN FINANCIAL ENGINES, LLC
1130 RXR Plaza,
Uniondale, NY 11556
8 Not Specified Not Specified Fee-Based
Robert Barbuto
EDELMAN FINANCIAL ENGINES, LLC
650 From Road,
Paramus, NJ 07652
20 Not Specified Not Specified Fee-Based
Jed Limmer
CIMA®
BICOASTAL WEALTH MANAGEMENT
142 West 57th Street,
New York, NY 10019
13 Not Specified Not Specified Fee-Based
Walter Varian
EDELMAN FINANCIAL ENGINES, LLC
340 Madison Avenue,
New York, NY 10173
15 Not Specified Not Specified Fee-Based
Personal Capital
PERSONAL CAPITAL
---,
Prince, NY 10012
11 $22,400,000,000 $100,000 Fee-Based
Farther
FARTHER FINANCE, LLC
Four World Trade Center,
150 Greenwich St Ste 2946,
New York, NY 10007
Not Disclosed Not Specified $500,000 Not Specified
Ed Callahan
CFP®
EDELMAN FINANCIAL ENGINES, LLC
74 Batterson Park Road,
2nd Floor,
Farmington, CT 06032
12 Not Specified Not Specified Fee-Based
Frank Lepore
Certified in Long-Term Care (CLTC)
BLEAKLEY FINANCIAL GROUP
100 Passaic Avenue,
Suite 300,
Fairfield, NJ 07004
18 Not Specified Not Specified Fee-Only
Ryan Joelson
CFP®, APMA®, CMFC®, CPA, CFA®, CRPC®
COASTAL WEALTH MANAGEMENT
56 Williams Avenue,
Mystic, CT 06355
22 815000000 500,000 Fee-Based

Information on Qualified Financial Advisors in Westport

Qualifications CRD# 873183
Firm CRD# 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# 712007
Firm CRD# 152117
Series 65

Compensation/Fee Fee-Only, Based on Assets


Office Location 2 Greenwich Office Park West; Third Floor, Suites 1, 1A,
Greenwich,
CT
06831
Phone Number 203-987-6227

Charles Helme joined BH Asset Management as Managing Director of Investments in 2010 and leads the investment and research areas of the firm. From 2002 to 2010, Mr. Helme was Senior Portfolio Manager of Pinnacle Associates, Ltd, in New York, where he managed portfolios for corporations, endowments, universities, pensions, and high-net-worth individuals across several high-alpha investment strategies. For seven years prior to joining Pinnacle, Mr. Helme was Managing Director of Investments at Carret and Company LLC, acting as Portfolio Manager to both institutions and high-net-worth individuals. From 1988 to 1995, Mr. Helme rose to Senior Investment Officer and Chairman of the Investment Policy Committee at Republic National Bank (now HSBC, USA). At the bank and various holding company subsidiaries, Mr. Helme was responsible for all Trust and Investment Management portfolio investments for separate accounts and several mutual fund strategies. Previously, he was Vice President of Investments for Moran Asset Management, a leading investment counselor and mutual fund advisor. He began his career in 1980 at Ernst & Company, New York Stock Exchange, and American Stock Exchange Specialists. Mr. Helme graduated from New York University Stern School of Business. He is active in a variety of local charitable and community organizations.

About BH Asset Management, LLC

We are a registered investment advisor, meaning we are held to a fiduciary standard and must always put your interests first. We provide unbiased advice, employ an open architecture approach, and only charge flat fees. We are transparent and maintain frequent communication with our clients. With over 30 years of fund management experience, we offer the most sophisticated investment techniques.

Advisory Services Provided:

Portfolio Management, Retirement Planning, 401K Rollovers, Wealth Management, Money Management, Financial Advice & Consulting, Financial Planning for Individuals, Financial Planning for Businesses, Annuities, Insurance Planning


Qualifications CRD# 2241878

Compensation/Fee Based on Assets, Flat Fee, Hourly


Office Location 1 Bradley Road,
Suite 202,
Woodbridge,
CT
06525
Phone Number 203-389-3553

Paul Schatz, Founder, and President of Heritage Capital has a wealth of experience investing in equities, fixed income, options, and futures. While he is best known for his equity index and precious metals models, his technical driven strategies have taken him into other asset classes as well. Paul is a recognized pioneer and expert in the exchange-traded fund (ETF) field, having employed them in his work since 1994. Additionally, he has consulted for many of todays ETF purveyors on new product development and is a highly sought after speaker in the field.

About Heritage Capital, LLC

Heritage Capital, LLC is an award-winning personal investment management firm dedicated to growing your portfolio and protecting your assets as we work as a team to achieve your lifetime financial goals. With a focus on long-term planning for your comfortable retirement and your family's education needs, we provide you the peace of mind that comes from entrusting your financial future to experienced, educated, and trustworthy professionals.

Advisory Services Provided:

Financial Planning, 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, Investment Advice & Management, Tax Advice and Services, Estate Planning & Trusts


Qualifications CRD# 149843
Firm CRD# 149843

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


Office Location 888 Veterans Memorial Hwy,
Suite 405,
Hauppauge,
NY
11788
Phone Number 631-234-0871

I am a Registered Investment Advisor (RIA) and the founder of United Financial Planning Group. I provide financial planning, tax preparation, and wealth management services on a fee-only advisory basis. I bring over two decades of financial advisory experience to my practice. My professional career began in 1991 as a CPA for Price Waterhouse. There, I was assigned to the firms Technology Industry Group where I gained extensive knowledge working with start-up businesses helping take several companies public. I also worked as the Corporate Controller of a leading public company on Long Island. During this time, I gained experience in corporate finance, SEC reporting, taxation and investing. My practice began focused primarily on tax planning and small business consulting. By working closely with my clients investment advisors, I was also able to gain extensive investment knowledge which led me to realize the conflicts of interest prevalent in the financial services industry. It was due to this revelation that I began to incorporate fee-only financial planning and wealth advisory into my practice. In my opinion, this shift in focus created the perfect synergy between tax and personal financial planning. Throughout my decades in the industry, I've accumulated several designations including: Certified Public Accountant (CPA) CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER" (CFP®) Personal Financial Specialist (PFS) In addition to earning these designations, I am also an active member of the Financial Planning Association (FPA), the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA), the National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA) and the Garrett Planning Network. Prior to entering the financial industry, I earned my BBA in Finance from Hofstra University and MBA in Accounting from St. John's University. In addition, I hold a Certificate of Financial Planning from Fordham University. I currently reside in Smithtown, NY with my wife and two children. I enjoy playing an active role in the community by devoting time to charitable organizations including Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island and St. Jude's Children's Hospital. In my free time, I enjoy triathlon, tennis, and family activities.

About United Financial Planning Group, LLC

Anyone can call themselves a financial planner. But any financial planning advice received from stockbrokers or insurance agents should be considered carefully. Do these agents have the best interest of your retirement savings at heart, or are they solely seeking commission? Not to mention, they may be experts in their field but that doesnt qualify these individuals to offer financial planning advice, especially when it comes to complex issues like your retirement planning. We are not swayed by commissions or sales incentives. Instead, we measure our success by the quality of life our clients experience throughout retirement. We achieve this by always putting the clients needs and goals first. When we took our fiduciary oath, we vowed to always act in good faith and with candor. This means well be proactive in disclosing any conflicts of interests that could impact our client, and we will not accept referral fees or compensation from outside entities based on product sales. Our decades of experience and commitment to the industry has led us to obtain several important industry designations. These include CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER" (CFP®), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Personal Financial Specialist (PFS) and Enrolled Agent (EA).


Qualifications CRD# 5465081
Firm CRD# 104510
Series 66

Compensation/Fee Fee-Based


Office Location 10 Bank Street,
White Plains,
NY
10606
Phone Number 914-618-3002

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 advisory firm, recognized by Barron's,1 awarded September 2021 based on data within a 12-month period. Compensation paid for use and distribution of rating. We have 145+ offices across the country and are entrusted by more than 1.3 million clients to manage more than $291 billion in assets.2 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. 1The 2021 Top 100 Independent Advisory Firm Ranking issued by Barron's is qualitative and quantitative, including assets managed, revenue generated, regulatory record, staffing levels and diversity, technology spending and succession planning. Firms elect to participate but do not pay to be included in the ranking. Compensation is paid for use and distribution of rating. Investor experience and returns are not considered. 2Data as of Dec. 31, 2021.


Qualifications CRD# 4727940
Firm CRD# 131167
Series 7, 63, 65

Compensation/Fee Based on Assets, Commissions, Flat Fee


Office Location 960 South Broadway, Suite 115-B,
Hicksville,
NY
11801
Phone Number 516-268-3446

Paresh Shah is a Wealth Strategist since 1996, helping individuals and businesses across the US to co-create innovative financial strategies that protect for today and build for tomorrow. Paresh is licensed to educate CPAs (CPE presenter) as they guide their clients on Investments, Life, Disability and Long-Term Care Insurance. He specializes in Pension & Profit-Sharing Plans, Asset Protection, Estate Planning and Business Succession Planning. Paresh was also the co-host and speaker of a new talk show "Your Money - Your Taxes" for the South Asian channel - ITV Gold. Long Island Business News awarded Paresh "2016 Honoree - Diversity in Business Award". Paresh is a member of the prestigious Million Dollar Round Table for the past 15 years and a "Top of the Table" member for the last 3 years. Paresh graduated as a Chemical Engineer (honors graduate) from the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology at Kharagpur, India. His keen sense of professionalism and community service has kept him active in India as well as the United States. He supports Health-Care and Education Initiatives for the financially challenged. Paresh is the Past-President of the Long Island Chapter of IIT Alumni Association, the Chapter Presidents Representative on the PANIIT USA Board and Past President of The Old Campionites' Association. He and his wife support a school for the Deaf and Mute in Bhavnagar, a school for Blind children in Saputara and The Sister Nivedita Foundation in Rajkot all three in Gujarat, India. They have sponsored individuals through their Undergraduate Engineering/Architecture Education. Annually they support the Hand and Heart for the Handicapped (HHH). He is now on the board of the IIT KGP Foundation. Paresh resides in Hicksville, NY with his wife Shimul. Their son Shamik, is pursuing Psychology at Hunters College in NYC. Registered Representative of Lion Street Financial and Investment Advisor Representative of Csenge Advisory Group.

About PareShah Partners LLC

PareShah Partners is founded with a mission to help more people with their financial planning using our distinct approach and strategies. Having someone help to provide guidance with financial plans gives you confidence, freeing you to spend time on what you truly wish to do. We, at PareShah Partners, help ensure you have your goals and needs in place; we guide you along with the steps to pursue financial freedom so you can eventually have more time for your family and can continue with your passions.

Advisory Services Provided:

Financial Planning, 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, Investment Advice & Management, Tax Advice and Services, Legal Advice and Services, Estate Planning & Trusts, Insurance Products & Annuities


Qualifications CRD# 5723861
Firm CRD# 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 advisory firm, recognized by Barron's,1 awarded September 2021 based on data within a 12-month period. Compensation paid for use and distribution of rating. We have 145+ offices across the country and are entrusted by more than 1.3 million clients to manage more than $291 billion in assets.2 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. 1The 2021 Top 100 Independent Advisory Firm Ranking issued by Barron's is qualitative and quantitative, including assets managed, revenue generated, regulatory record, staffing levels and diversity, technology spending and succession planning. Firms elect to participate but do not pay to be included in the ranking. Compensation is paid for use and distribution of rating. Investor experience and returns are not considered. 2Data as of Dec. 31, 2021.


Qualifications CRD# 4576201
Firm CRD# 104510
Series 65

Compensation/Fee Fee-Based


Office Location 650 From Road,
Paramus,
NJ
07652
Phone Number 201-546-5579

With nearly 20 years of industry experience, I'm passionate about working with my clients to help them plan for and achieve their long-term financial goals and dreams. When not at work, I'm with my wife, Lauren, and two boys, Kyle and Colton, coaching soccer, traveling, cooking and fishing.

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 advisory firm, recognized by Barron's,1 awarded September 2021 based on data within a 12-month period. Compensation paid for use and distribution of rating. We have 145+ offices across the country and are entrusted by more than 1.3 million clients to manage more than $291 billion in assets.2 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. 1The 2021 Top 100 Independent Advisory Firm Ranking issued by Barron's is qualitative and quantitative, including assets managed, revenue generated, regulatory record, staffing levels and diversity, technology spending and succession planning. Firms elect to participate but do not pay to be included in the ranking. Compensation is paid for use and distribution of rating. Investor experience and returns are not considered. 2Data as of Dec. 31, 2021.


Qualifications CRD# 5651469
Firm CRD# 877
Series 7, 24, 63, 65, 66

Compensation/Fee Fee-Based, Based on Assets


Office Location 142 West 57th Street,
New York,
NY
10019
Phone Number 212-931-7077

Jed Limmer, CIMA® is the founder and managing partner of Bicoastal Wealth Management. Jed has spent his career as a trusted advisor to some of the world's largest financial institutions, family offices, and high-net-worth individuals. Jed has built his career and his reputation by always putting his clients and their well-being first. Providing sound, unbiased financial advice is the cornerstone of Bicoastal Wealth Management's practice. Jed was destined for a career in Wealth Management, following in the footsteps of his father, a highly respected Wall Street veteran. He has spent his career helping individuals, families, and companies invest their money and navigate the financial markets. Whether they be corporate executives, entrepreneurs, businesses, or families planning for their future, Jed takes a personalized and risk-based approach to meet their needs. Jed received a B.S. in Finance and Entrepreneurship from Syracuse University, completed the Yale School of Management Investment Management Theory and Practice, and is a Certified Investment Management Analyst® (CIMA®).

About Bicoastal Wealth Management

Bicoastal Wealth Management is a full-service financial planning and wealth management group affiliated with Wedbush Securities. Wedbush Securities is a premier securities and investment services firm, providing financial services to individual, institutional and investment banking clients for over 65 years. As an organization, we thrive because of the dedication of approximately 900 colleagues in nearly 100 offices across the nation who make Wedbush a unique and successful company.

Advisory Services Provided:

Financial Planning, 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, Investment Advice & Management, Estate Planning & Trusts, Insurance Products & Annuities


Qualifications CRD# 5322696
Firm CRD# 104510
Series 65

Compensation/Fee Fee-Based


Office Location 340 Madison Avenue,
New York,
NY
10173
Phone Number 646-779-2102

A financial planner since 2007, I take great pride in working with my clients on complex topics in a way that is easy to understand. That way, we can collaborate on creating the best plan possible for their unique life situation and help get them to the retirement they deserve. When I am not at work, I enjoy playing paddle tennis with friends, spending time with my family and am active in community service in my hometown of Darien, Connecticut.

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 advisory firm, recognized by Barron's,1 awarded September 2021 based on data within a 12-month period. Compensation paid for use and distribution of rating. We have 145+ offices across the country and are entrusted by more than 1.3 million clients to manage more than $291 billion in assets.2 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. 1The 2021 Top 100 Independent Advisory Firm Ranking issued by Barron's is qualitative and quantitative, including assets managed, revenue generated, regulatory record, staffing levels and diversity, technology spending and succession planning. Firms elect to participate but do not pay to be included in the ranking. Compensation is paid for use and distribution of rating. Investor experience and returns are not considered. 2Data as of Dec. 31, 2021.


Qualifications Firm CRD# 155172

Compensation/Fee Fee-Based


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

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Advisory Services Provided:

Portfolio Management, Wealth Management


Qualifications Firm CRD# 302050

Compensation/Fee Based on Assets


Office Location Four World Trade Center,
150 Greenwich St Ste 2946,
New York,
NY
10007
Phone Number 720-744-2145

About Farther Finance, LLC

Farther is a first-of-its-kind wealth management platform that combines the benefits of modern technology with the expertise and human touch of traditional wealth management. Backed by Bessemer Venture Partners, Context Ventures, Cota Capital, and Moneta Venture Capital, Farther caters to high-net-worth professionals who are building generational wealth and need a more holistic approach to managing their money. While there are more financial products and tools available than ever, until Farther, no solution delivered both a beautiful, well-designed technology experience and a solution to handle the complex and multifaceted nature of significant wealth.

Advisory Services Provided:

Financial Planning, Portfolio Management, Retirement Planning, 401K Rollovers, Wealth Management, Education Funding and Planning, Financial Advice & Consulting, Financial Planning for Individuals, Financial Planning for Businesses, Investment Advice & Management


Qualifications CRD# 5821468
Firm CRD# 104510
Series 66

Compensation/Fee Fee-Based


Office Location 74 Batterson Park Road,
2nd Floor,
Farmington,
CT
06032
Phone Number 860-269-4269

As a financial planner for over a decade, I'm dedicated to helping my clients find ways that work for their life and their family to plan ahead and invest smartly in order to help them get to a retirement that is secure and satisfying. In my spare time, I most enjoy coaching my daughters' softball teams and skiing with my family.

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 advisory firm, recognized by Barron's,1 awarded September 2021 based on data within a 12-month period. Compensation paid for use and distribution of rating. We have 145+ offices across the country and are entrusted by more than 1.3 million clients to manage more than $291 billion in assets.2 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. 1The 2021 Top 100 Independent Advisory Firm Ranking issued by Barron's is qualitative and quantitative, including assets managed, revenue generated, regulatory record, staffing levels and diversity, technology spending and succession planning. Firms elect to participate but do not pay to be included in the ranking. Compensation is paid for use and distribution of rating. Investor experience and returns are not considered. 2Data as of Dec. 31, 2021.


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.


Qualifications Firm CRD# 6161
Series 6, 7, 24, 53, 63, 65, 66

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


Office Location 56 Williams Avenue,
Mystic,
CT
06355
Phone Number 860-245-0251

Putting clients first; it's what we do. We provide personalized financial advice to help you make it through today's challenges and stay focused on tomorrow's goals.

It's our honor to share that Ameriprise earned a 2021 Hearts & Wallets Top Performer recognition in:
  • "Unbiased, puts my interest first"
  • "Investment ideas knowledgeable, timely, and tactical"
  • "Offers personal financial advice"
  • About Coastal Wealth Management

    Your financial goals are individual, and we can help you achieve them. We take the time to understand whats truly important to you, whether its saving for college, retiring the way you want, making smart investments or anything else. The personalized financial advice we offer can help you prepare for the expected and unexpected things in life. As a result, you can feel more confident, connected and in control of your financial life. With the right financial advice, life can be brilliant. We focus as a firm on the following niches: retirement planning strategies, tax planning strategies, and employee stock options.

    Advisory Services Provided:

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    Top Financial Advisor Firms in Westport, Connecticut (Ranked by AUM)

    Firm Name AUM No. of Clients Fee Structure
    Energy Income Partners
    10 Wright Street,
    Westport, CT 06880-3115
    $4,529,000,000 159 A percentage of AUM
    Performance Based
    Northeast Financial
    518-B Riverside Avenue , 2nd Floor,
    Westport, CT 06880-0630
    $4,524,576,000 1527 A percentage of AUM
    Fixed fees
    Coastal Bridge Advisors
    54 Wilton Road , 1st Floor,
    Westport, CT 6880
    $2,759,431,503 4841 A percentage of AUM
    Fixed fees
    Dock Street Capital Management Llc
    575-B Riverside Avenue,
    Westport, CT 6880
    $2,647,313,175 57 A percentage of AUM
    Fixed fees
    A.G.P / Alliance Global Partners
    88 Post Road West , 2nd Floor,
    Westport, CT 6880
    $1,273,866,692 4468 A percentage of AUM
    Paradigm Financial Partners, Llc
    315 Post Road West,
    Westport, CT 6880
    $796,789,882 1249 A percentage of AUM
    Hourly charges
    Fixed fees
    Castlekeep Investment Advisors
    257 Riverside Avenue , 2nd Floor,
    Westport, CT 06880-4822
    $691,833,804 235 A percentage of AUM
    Hourly charges
    Brightlight Capital
    15 Myrtle Ave , Suite 1a,
    Westport, CT 6880
    $566,929,179 2 A percentage of AUM
    Performance Based
    Nauset Wealth Management, Llc
    136 Main Street , Suite 201,
    Westport, CT 6880
    $328,289,141 596 A percentage of AUM
    Hourly charges
    Ayrshire Capital Management Llc
    136 Main Street , Suite 203,
    Westport, CT 6880
    $236,217,547 233 A percentage of AUM
    Benemark, Inc
    965 Post Road East , 1st Floor,
    Westport, CT 6880
    $228,875,940 227 A percentage of AUM
    Fixed fees
    Greenhouse Wealth Management, Llc
    8 Wright Street , Suite 107,
    Westport, CT 6880
    $214,678,674 310 A percentage of AUM
    Fixed fees
    Cruice Financial Organization Or Cfo Capital Management
    19 Ludlow Road , Ste. 301,
    Westport, CT 6880
    $189,294,074 503 A percentage of AUM
    Hourly charges
    Fixed fees
    Lcr Wealth Management Llc
    315 Post Road West , Ste 200,
    Westport, CT 6880
    $120,000,000 117 A percentage of AUM
    Stone Beach Investment Management, Llc
    51 Riverside Ave,
    Westport, CT 6880
    $39,760,523 2 A percentage of AUM
    Performance Based

      List of Additional Advisors in Westport, Connecticut*

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      Financial Advisor Office Location Phone Number
      Abby Wolman McElroy, CFP®
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      500 Post Road East 3rd, Fl, Westport, CT  06880 203-221-6060
      Bruce D Sargent
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      500 Post Road East 3rd, Fl, Westport, CT  06880 203-221-6003
      Dianne Cicchetti
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      500 Post Road East 3rd, Fl, Westport, CT  06880 203-221-6007
      Natasha Villarroel
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      10 Wright St, Westport, CT  06880 203-349-4339
      Karen Goersch
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      10 Wright St, Westport, CT  06880 203-349-4351
      Morgan Stanley Financial Advisors
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      500 Post Road East 3rd, Fl, Westport, CT  06880 203-226-4731
      Lee Hunter
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      10 Wright St, Westport, CT  06880 203-349-4344
      Jon Nelson
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      10 Wright St, Westport, CT  06880 203-349-4335
      John Nelson
      Inquire with John
      10 Wright St, Westport, CT  06880 203-349-4348
      Edward Pardon
      Inquire with Edward
      10 Wright St, Westport, CT  06880 203-349-4338
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