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Syracuse, New York is an educational and economic hub of upstate New York. It is a great place to live for its low crime rates, quality of life and affordability. The cost of living is 3% higher than the national average making it far more affordable than other expensive iconic cities within the state, like that of New York City. There are over 1,600 financial advisors in the Syracuse area, so choosing the right financial advisor for you may not be an easy decision to make. Working with WiserAdvisor may take some of that added stress out of the decision making process. WiserAdvisor connects investors like you to vetted fiduciary financial advisors for free. Using your specific criteria, we match you to 2 to 3 financial advisors who fit the necessary requirements you need. All the advisors are registered with FINRA and SEC and hold clean records.


We have been in business for the last 2 decades and constantly update and maintain a highly trusted directory of vetted fiduciary advisors that meet rigorous standards. You need a financial advisor who will understand your specific financial situation, and has the relevant financial qualifications in Syracuse, New York.

Finding the Top Financial Advisor in Syracuse, New York

Last Updated - May 11, 2024

Syracuse has 3 WiserAdvisor vetted Financial Planners and Advisors on the online list below for you to choose from. These financial advisors in Syracuse, New York have an average of 22 years of experience.

NOTE: The list of vetted financial advisors in Syracuse, New York mentioned below does 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 Syracuse, New York.

Qualified Financial Advisors in Syracuse, New York

Financial Advisor Experience AUM Minimum Assets Fee Structure
Excelsior Wealth Partners
CFP®, CLU®
225 Wilkinson St,
Syracuse, NY 13204
24 Years Not Specified $100,000 Fee-Based
Gregory Jennings
OMC FINANCIAL SERVICES, LTD.
5789 Widewaters Parkway,
Dewitt, NY 13214
32 Years Not Specified $100,000 Fee-Only
Richard Dougherty
CFP®, AIF®
ECHELON WEALTH ADVISORS, LLC
1159 Pittsford Victor Rd,
Ste 220,
Pittsford, NY 14534
12 Years $137,000,000 $250,000 Fee-Based

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Information on Qualified Financial Advisors in Syracuse, New York

Qualifications CRD# 4199324
Firm CRD# NA
Series 6, 7, 26, 63, 65

Compensation/Fee Fee-Based, Based on Assets


Office Location 225 Wilkinson St,
Syracuse,
NY
13204
Phone Number 315-527-3590

Matt founded Excelsior Wealth Partners to focus on client needs without a corporate agenda. He specializes in working with clients to provide wealth management and financial planning solutions to address their financial needs. Matt is a financial author with a series of podcasts, blogs, and books on relevant topics facing today's pre-retirees, retirees, and wealth management clients. His most recent book, How to Eat an Elephant - 11 Retirement Mistake to Avoid, was released in 2021. Excelsior Wealth Partners has become well-known for helping clients with the complicated retirement process. Matt is a graduate of St. Bonaventure University where he earned a Bachelor's Degree in Finance. He is a graduate of The American College's CFP® Certification Curriculum as well as obtaining his Chartered Life Underwriting designation.
He resides in Manlius, NY with his wife: Shannon and their six children; Alex, Ryann, Campbell, Addison, Athan and Graham. He actively volunteers with the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation of CNY; where in 2018 he received the Champion for a Cure award, and GAMA International. Matt was also awarded the 2016 CNY Transformational Leader of the Year award through the Syracuse Business Journal.
Matt had previously held the position of Managing Director at a Fortune 100 Company where he led that company to a record 6th consecutive US championship as the top performing Managing Director in the county.

About Excelsior Wealth Partners

Excelsior Wealth Partners

Excelsior Wealth Partners offers all-encompassing financial services for our clients. As a well respected investment advisory firm, our reputation thrives on our high-level of customer satisfaction. When our clients are truly confident in their financial stability, we have done our job. Whether we assist you with your transition into retirement or helping you manage your portfolio risk; Excelsior Wealth Partners can help you achieve your financial goals

Advisory Services Provided:

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


Qualifications CRD# 2169365
Firm CRD# 110528
Series 66

Compensation/Fee Fee-Only, Based on Assets


Office Location 5789 Widewaters Parkway,
Dewitt,
NY
13214
Phone Number 315-446-8720

Gregory W. Jennings has been associated with OMC Financial Services, Ltd., an independent, fee-only Registered Investment Advisory (RIA) firm, since 1994. He specializes in investment management, estate planning, and retirement planning/ counseling for individuals, families, small business owners and trusts. Greg actively manages his clients' portfolios and is responsible for research, asset selection, purchases and sales, monitoring and evaluation. He meets with each client personally, conducts regular reviews and strives to form long-lasting relationships. He is also actively involved in many of the day-to-day operations of OMC including marketing, business development, determining the firm's corporate strategy and developing/ adjusting the firm's management style and investment philosophy. Greg has been a guest on WCNY's Financial Fitness, WSTM's Noon Financial 411 and News 10 Now discussing retirement planning, investments and other financial topics. He has conducted seminars for current and displaced employees of several local companies and has also addressed schools, churches, and civic groups on various investment and retirement planning topics. He has written several articles for publication in the Central New York Business Journal and has also been published in the Eagle Newspapers.

About OMC Financial Services, Ltd.

OMC Financial Services, Ltd.

OMC Financial Services is an independent Registered Investment Advisory firm. We provide objective and unbiased fee-only investment management, estate planning, retirement planning/counseling, and advisory services to individuals, families, professionals, small business owners, and trusts. For 40 years, we have been establishing long-term partnerships with our clients while taking an active role in their financial well-being as we work together toward achieving what is important to them. Every day we strive to deliver our guidance and professional management with exceptional client service. We truly believe that "client service isn't everything, it's the only thing," and our commitment to that is evident in all that we do.

Advisory Services Provided:

Financial Planning, Portfolio Management, Retirement Planning, 401K Rollovers, Wealth Management, Money Management, Financial Advice & Consulting, Financial Planning for Individuals, Investment Advice & Management, Estate Planning & Trusts


Qualifications CRD# 5271824
Firm CRD# 39543
Series 7, 66

Compensation/Fee Fee-Based, Hourly, Commissions, Based on Assets


Office Location 1159 Pittsford Victor Rd,
Ste 220,
Pittsford,
NY
14534
Phone Number 585-381-1861

Richard A. Dougherty, CFP®, AIF® President Rick is the President of Echelon Wealth Advisors, LLC. He helps clients invest their assets to accomplish various objectives. Rick continues to work diligently to lead, grow and differentiate Echelon Wealth Advisors, LLC. After graduating from St. John Fisher College, Rick went on to earn CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER Practitioner and Accredited Investment Fiduciary® designations. In addition, Rick holds his Series 7 and 66 FINRA licenses, as well as his Life, Accident and Health insurance certifications. Rick is also deeply involved in the community, serving on the Executive Committee for the Small Business Council of Rochester. Rick Co-chairs their signature event, the Business Person of the Year Celebration, and serves on the Renee Tschetter Scholarship Golf Tournament Committee, and its philanthropic component, SBC Cares. Rick is also an active member of Rochester Rotary. When he's not engaged in financial planning or helping clients, Rick enjoys spending time with his wife, two dogs, playing golf and watching Syracuse Basketball.

About Echelon Wealth Advisors, LLC

Echelon Wealth Advisors, LLC

At Echelon Wealth Advisor, clients interests are our priority. We know that clients entrust us with more than money; you trust us with your family's financial future. With that comes the responsibility to listen, always put your interests first, and provide you with the tools and resources to acheive your objectives. We help our clients answer life's most important questions: Will you have enough money to live independently for the rest of your life? Do you understand how much retirement will cost and are you on track to meet your goals? How do you efficiently leave your money to your family and not to the government? We recognize there are no shortcuts in acheiving our clients objectives. By implementing consistent processes in everything we do, Echelon is committed to providing great value.

Advisory Services Provided:

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


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Top Financial Advisor Firms in Syracuse, New York (Ranked by AUM)

Firm Name No. of Advisors No. of Clients AUM Fee Structure
CADARET GRANT & CO INC
100 Madison Street, Suite 1300, Syracuse, NY 13202
726 23861 $5,842,605,463
A Percentage of AUM, Hourly charges, Fixed Fees
ROCKBRIDGE INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT, LLC
220 South Warren Street, 9th Floor, Syracuse, NY 13202
19 3631 $1,262,908,782
A Percentage of AUM, Hourly charges, Fixed Fees
PASSIVE CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, LLC
Salina Place, 205 S. Salina Street, Suite 403, Syracuse, NY 13202
6 727 $794,689,488
A Percentage of AUM
LIPE & DALTON INVESTMENT COUNSEL
103 E. Water Street, Suite 305, Syracuse, NY 13202
2 351 $605,514,001
A Percentage of AUM
EVEREST CONSULTANTS, LLC
443 North Franklin Street, Suite 210, Syracuse, NY 13204
6 1628 $445,965,627
A Percentage of AUM, Other (REFERRAL FEE, CONSULTING FEE)
ETFIDEA, LLC
120 Madison Street, Suite 1700, Syracuse, NY 13202
7 268 $319,437,457
A Percentage of AUM, Hourly charges, Fixed Fees
FMF&E WEALTH MANAGEMENT, LLC
125 East Jefferson Street, Suite 920, Syracuse, NY 13202
4 674 $316,559,274
A Percentage of AUM
ADIRONDACK CAPITAL ADVISORS, LLC
528 Plum Street, Suite 200, Syracuse, NY 13204
5 819 $251,135,100
A Percentage of AUM, Hourly charges, Fixed Fees, Other (THIRD PARTY ADVISER FEES)
RIALTO WEALTH MANAGEMENT
126 N Salina St., Suite 404, Syracuse, NY 13202
4 454 $218,567,000
A Percentage of AUM, Fixed Fees
BLUE WATER CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, LLC
507 Plum St., Suite 102, Syracuse, NY 13204
4 642 $150,198,210
A Percentage of AUM, Hourly charges
ARMORY CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, LLC
110 West Fayette Street, Suite 900, Syracuse, NY 13202
2 302 $113,576,583
A Percentage of AUM
ONEGROUP WEALTH PARTNERS, INC.
5790 Widewaters Parkway, Syracuse, NY 13214
8 78 $37,204,573
A Percentage of AUM, Hourly charges, Fixed Fees

    Frequently Asked Questions

    You can utilize our New York advisor directory as the majority of advisors listed there offer retirement planning services. By clicking on the "View full profile" button of any vetted financial advisor, you can access detailed information about their services, fees, credentials, and more. In the "Advisory Services Provided" section, you will be able to confirm if retirement planning is among the services they offer.

    The qualifications that you should look for in a financial advisor are years of relevant experience in providing advisory services to people in New York and also ensure that he has the necessary licenses and registrations with reputable regulatory bodies such as FINRA and the SEC. To learn more, read the guide on how to use BrokerCheck to evaluate a financial advisor's credentials.

    The cost of hiring a financial advisor in New York can vary. Typically, financial advisors charge by a fee-only or fee-based ( fee and commission) model. It can range from a fixed rate of approx. $7,500 and above or approx. 1.02% of assets under management (AUM). To get a better understanding of how financial advisors charge and the factors influencing their fees, read more on the costs of hiring a financial advisor.

    Financial advisors in New York offer a wide range of financial services to help individuals manage their finances. Some of the common services include investment planning, retirement planning, wealth management, education planning, tax planning, estate planning, and insurance planning. Financial advisors also provide advice on managing debt, creating and maintaining a budget, and setting financial goals. Learn more about who financial advisors are and what they do.

    The cost of hiring a financial advisor in New York can vary. Typically, financial advisors charge by a fee-only or fee-based (fee and commission) model. It can range from a fixed rate of approx. $7,500 and above or approx. 1.02% of assets under management (AUM). To get a better understanding of how financial advisors charge and the factors influencing their fees, read more on the costs of hiring a financial advisor.

    Yes, many financial advisors in New York are also tax professionals or work closely with tax professionals to help clients with tax planning and preparation. However, WiserAdvisor's directory may not include advisors that specialize in taxes. In the "Advisory Services Provided" section, you will be able to confirm if tax advice and tax preparation services are among the services they offer.

    How often you should meet with your financial advisor may depend on your specific financial situation and goals. For complex finances, you may need to meet with your financial advisor weekly or monthly, while for those with regular income and simpler investments, quarterly or annual meetings may be enough.Your advisor can assist in determining the suitable meeting frequency based on your circumstances. Read on to learn more about how often you should meet with your advisor.

    There are multiple benefits to hiring a financial advisor in New York. Financial advisors are finance professionals that help you by providing you with professional guidance and strategy to build wealth. You as a client also benefit from their deep knowledge, experience, and perspective and gain peace of mind knowing you're making informed financial decisions. Additionally, working with a financial advisor can potentially minimize investment risks and lead to more returns on your investments. The financial advisors also review your investments regularly and provide ongoing support to help you stay on track and adjust your financial plans as needed. To learn more, read about the benefits of working with a financial advisor.

    When choosing a financial advisor in New York, it's important to do some initial research. You need to check each financial advisor's years of relevant experience, credentials (CFP, ChFCs, CFAs, etc.) education, and method of compensation,and ensure that he adheres to a strict code of ethics. It is also important to check for any disciplinary actions or complaints against the advisor through the registration status at the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority's (FINRA) BrokerCheck website. Use this guide to know how to use BrokerCheck on FINRA to research an advisor. To learn more, read the guide on choosing the best financial advisor.

    New York has a variety of different types of financial advisors to meet diverse needs including:

    Investment advisors and portfolio managers: Specialize in managing investment portfolios and providing personalized advice.

    Wealth managers: Provide financial services, including investment management, estate planning, and tax strategies.

    Financial planners: Address financial areas like budgeting, saving, and goal planning.

    Retirement planners: Focus on helping individuals plan for their retirement years.

    Robo-advisors: Leverage technology to provide automated investment solutions.

    To further explore how financial advisors can support you, learn more about the different types of financial advisors and their areas of expertise.