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Qualified Financial Advisors in Wilton, Connecticut
Financial Advisor Office Location Phone Number
Peter Scholtz
76784
Scholtz & Company
107 Elm Street,
Stamford, CT 06902
203-714-9900
Charles Helme
BH Asset Management, LLC
2 Greenwich Office Park West; Third Floor, Suites 1, 1A,
Greenwich, CT 06831
203-987-6227
Nick Friedman
CFP®
Edelman Financial Engines, LLC
10 Bank Street,
White Plains, NY 10606
914-618-3002
Rob Hoynes
ChFC®
Hoynes Financial Group, LLC
1157 Highland Ave,
Cheshire, CT 06410
203-271-0222
Emil Ben-David
CFP®
Edelman Financial Engines, LLC
1130 RXR Plaza,
Uniondale, NY 11556
516-252-1413
Jim Shagawat
CFP®, ChFC®
AdvicePeriod
140 East Ridgewood Ave,
Paramus, NJ 07652
201-509-4323
Anamika Madan
CFP®, ChFC®
Edelman Financial Engines, LLC
650 From Road,
Paramus, NJ 07652
201-289-8260
Matthew P. McKee
CFA®, MBA
Target Rock Wealth Management LLC
445 Park Avenue,
New York, NY 10022
914-580-4530
Stuart Berrin
RFC®
Edelman Financial Engines, LLC
340 Madison Avenue,
New York, NY 10173
212-702-9653
Personal Capital
Personal Capital Advisors Corporation
---,
Prince, NY 10012
650-556-1310
Ed Callahan
CFP®
Edelman Financial Engines, LLC
74 Batterson Park Road,
Farmington, CT 06032
860-269-4269

Information on Qualified Financial Advisors in Wilton

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# 712007
FirmCRD# 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# 5465081
FirmCRD# 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 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# 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# 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 CRD# 5045150
FirmCRD# 169828
Series 65

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


Office Location 140 East Ridgewood Ave,
Suite #415 South Tower,
Paramus,
NJ
07652
Phone Number 201-509-4323

Jim Shagawat CFP®, ChFC®, is a Partner Advisor with AdvicePeriod and based in Bergen County, New Jersey. For almost 20 years, Jim has continually offered his clients the highest level of service with innovative, tailored financial solutions including tax-efficient strategies and estate planning. In his field, Jim is known for his modern approach to wealth management and flexibility to his customers needs. His vast and diverse pool of clients includes a lead movie actress, educators, entrepreneurs, and corporate executives. Formerly the founder of Windfall Wealth", Jim joined AdvicePeriod due to its close alignment with his own philosophy of approaching wealth management with intelligence, and thoughtful decision making that is both active and proactive while always keeping the clients best interests in mind. Jim holds an MBA and offers extensive knowledge and experience in financial planning, investing, and estate planning. Over the years, he has gained valuable skills in understanding the visions of different customers easily, as well as developing a road map catered towards attaining the client's personal financial goals. Jim attends to his clients with the utmost professionalism and offers his services with staunch trustworthiness, and uncompromising integrity. These attributes have earned him the trust of his clients and professional recognition with the prestigious Five Star Wealth Manager Award. Jim has also been recognized as Bergen County, NJ Top Financial Advisor. Jim has made appearances on PBS and has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times. In his free time, Jim enjoys sound engineering, watching films, being a dad, and playing the saxophone. Bergen County, NJ Top Financial Advisor awards are based on three criteria: 1) Individual financial advisors number of years in business; 2) number of individual client relationships; and 3) advisor firms assets under management. All three criteria were given equal weighting in deciding the final order of the rankings. Recognition and awards The prestigious Five Star Wealth Manager Award. Recognized as Bergen County, NJ Top Financial Advisor. Appearances on PBS and has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times. Bergen County, NJ Top Financial Advisor awards are based on three criteria: 1) Individual financial advisors number of years in business; 2) number of individual client relationships; and 3) advisor firms assets under management. All three criteria were given equal weighting in deciding the final order of the rankings.

About AdvicePeriod

We deliver actionable advice with tangible outcomes. At AdvicePeriod we value simplicity and accountability. And, as planners first, you can expect clear insight that enables you to keep more of your wealth, so you can provide for you, your family, and for future generations. We want you to meet your financial objectives. Our firm is grounded in robust planning. Its what allows us to deliver advice that makes a difference now and in the long run. We want you to sleep well at night. No more worrying. Our data-driven experts make sure you keep more of what youve earned, and we offer total access and transparency whenever you want it. We want you to be happy you found us. To ensure youre happy were part of your life, well keep you in the know with unparalleled service. We cant control the markets, but we can control the experience.

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# 4506813
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# 4663295
FirmCRD# 312279

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


Office Location 445 Park Avenue,
Floor 9,
New York,
NY
10022
Phone Number 914-580-4530

As the founder and Chief Investment Officer of Target Rock Wealth Management, Matthew McKee is a dedicated financial professional whose mission is to provide quality advice, support and experience-driven insight that exceeds client expectations. Mr. McKee has an extensive background in financial services including equity research, asset management, alternative investments, and financial planning, and has cultivated the skills required to successfully guide high net worth clients and small businesses on a path to fulfilling their financial goals. Over the last two decades, Mr. McKee has gained professional accomplishments that have positioned him to become a leading financial resource for his clients. Prior to founding Target Rock Wealth Management, he was a Financial Advisor at Samalin Investment Counsel. Earlier in his career, Mr. McKee worked as a Regional Consultant at Gabelli Funds and an Associate Analyst at Morgan Keegan. In addition, he taught as an Adjunct Professor of Economics at SUNY Suffolk and has been quoted in various financial publications. Mr. McKee earned a BA in Economics from Hamilton College, an MBA with a concentration in Finance from Vanderbilt University, and is a CFA® Charterholder. The name Target Rock pays homage to the street Mr. McKee lived on as a young child, Target Rock Drive, which is named after the Target Rock in Lloyd Harbor, NY. Mr. McKee also believes it symbolizes the planning and stability he strives to achieve with all of his clients.

About Target Rock Wealth Management LLC

Target Rock Wealth Management LLC is a Registered Investment Advisor specializing in helping clients manage their wealth. We are an independent, fee-only firm so our advice is always objective and always in your best interest. Whether you are accumulating, preserving, or distributing your wealth, we can help you reach your goals through comprehensive financial planning that is seamlessly integrated with personalized portfolio management.

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, Investment Advice & Management, Estate Planning & Trusts


Qualifications CRD# 1622645
FirmCRD# 104510
Series 65

Compensation/Fee Fee-Based


Office Location 340 Madison Avenue,
New York,
NY
10173
Phone Number 212-702-9653

As a financial planner for over 30 years, I've been helping my clients create and implement financial plans that work for their unique family situation, challenges and opportunities. I'm proud to help them discover peace of mind in knowing they can reach their goals. Outside of work, I love spending time with my three kids and hitting the ski slopes.

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# 5821468
FirmCRD# 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 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.


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