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Qualifications of Financial Advisors in Melville

Each and every financial advisor in our network from large Fortune 500 companies to small independent financial firms are pre-screened for industry experience, disclosures and registrations with SEC and FINRA. Collectively, our Pre-Screened advisors, serve thousands of happy clients, managing billions of dollars and providing financial freedom and security for families and individuals like you.

Qualified Financial Advisors in Melville, New York
Financial Advisor Office Location Phone Number
PHILIP CAPELL, CFP®, JD, MS in Tax
Piermont Wealth Management Inc.
48 South Service Road,
Melville, NY  11747
(631) 454-1585
Jeffrey C. Lewis, CFP, ChFC, CLU
Planning Financial Futures, Inc
1895 Walt Whitman Road,
Melville, NY  11747
(631) 546-5403
John Kang
Creative Planning
---,
Commack, NY  11725
(646) 648-2316
Brian Katzman
Creative Planning
---,
New York, NY  11793
(516) 260-1142
Corey Peterson
Bayside Tax and Wealth, part of Great Hill Advisory, Ltd.
174 Main St.,
Port Washington, NY  11545
(516) 500-1240
John Patsy, CFP®, RICP®
LPL Financial
900 Route 111,
Hauppauge, NY  11788
(631) 350-7024
Emil Ben-David
Edelman Financial Engines, LLC
1130 RXR Plaza,
Uniondale, NY  11556
(516) 252-1413
Joe Cortese
Creative Planning
250 Post Road E. Suite 102,
Westport, CT  06880
(203) 535-4569
Tony DiBrino
Creative Planning
250 Post Road E. Suite 102,
Westport, CT  06880
(203) 721-4165
Nick Friedman
Edelman Financial Engines, LLC
10 Bank Street,
White Plains, NY  10606
(914) 618-3002
Chris North
Creative Planning
---,
Fairfield, CT  06824
(203) 623-6591
Joe Lussier
Creative Planning
2 Hollyhock Rd. 1st Floor,
Wilton, CT  06897
(201) 705-4269
James Fleming
Creative Planning
---,
New York, NY  10010
(646) 670-6895
Matthew Unger
Focus Asset Management
340 Madison Avenue, 19th Floor,
New York, NY  10173
(646) 484-8804
Ethan Aris, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER, MBA
Prudential
Manhattan, Long Island Region,
New York, NY  10016
(718) 674-7571
Chris Sosa
Edelman Financial Engines, LLC
340 Madison Avenue,
New York, NY  10173
(646) 779-2102
Paolo Ferretti
Creative Planning
---,
New York, NY  10011
(646) 254-2191
Personal Capital
Personal Capital Advisors Corporation
---,
Prince, NY  10012
(650) 556-1310
Andrew Sasso
Creative Planning
---,
Brooklyn, NY  11231
(347) 229-7719
Rick Mueller
Edelman Financial Engines, LLC
650 From Road,
Paramus, NJ  07652
(201) 575-4878
Stephen Sassi
Edelman Financial Engines, LLC
406 Forest Ave.,
Staten Island, NY  10301
(718) 313-0303
Ken Steeves
Creative Planning
657 Orange Center Rd.,
Orange, CT  06477
(203) 450-7206
David LaRocca
Creative Planning
---,
New Jersey, NJ  07760
(732) 288-4030
David Marks
Edelman Financial Engines, LLC
328 Newman Springs Road,
Red Bank, NJ  07701
(732) 704-7214
Cameron Andre
Creative Planning
---,
New Jersey, NJ  07016
(908) 285-9953
Frank Lepore
Bleakley Financial Group
100 Passaic Avenue,
Fairfield, NJ  07004
(973) 244-4237
Kevin Shea
Edelman Financial Engines, LLC
51 JFK Parkway,
Short Hills, NJ  07078
(862) 206-7431

Information on Qualified Financial Advisors in Melville

Qualifications CRD# 119376

Compensation/Fee Fee Only, Based on Assets


Office Location 48 South Service Road,
Suite 102,
Melville,
NY 
11747
Phone Number (631) 4541585

Mr. Capell, CEO of Piermont, has been educating and assisting individuals and families with retirement, financial, & estate planning for over 20 years. He focuses on each client’s financial needs, be it capital preservation or growth, income at retirement, and/or tax planning. Upon constructing a financial plan, Mr. Capell builds a portfolio asset allocation suitable to his client’s objectives and risk tolerance. Philip is married with two sons and a daughter residing on Long Island. He is a multi-marathon finisher and an Ironman triathlon finisher. Education: College: Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, B.S. 1987. Law School: Washington School of Law, American University, Washington D.C., J.D. 1990. Graduate School: Pace University, New York, New York, M.S. in Taxation 1998. Memberships, Organizations & Offices: National Association of Personal Financial Advisors-accepted Member of the Nation's premier Fee-only Financial Planning organization. Financial Planning Association - member. Community, Articles & Pro Bono Activities: Monthly Guest speaker on Hofstra University's Bottom Line Benefit Talk show (WRHU 88.7 FM) Past Lecturer for Charles Schwab, Merrill Lynch, HSBC, MorganStanley (f/k/a Salomon SmithBarney), HSBC (f/k/a Republic National Bank), GreenPoint Bank, Mutual of New York Insurance, New York Life Insurance, MetLife Insurance, American Cancer Society, the New York State Society of CPAs, the New York State Bar Association, and the Nassau County Bar Association.

About Piermont Wealth Management Inc.

PIERMONT prides itself on helping investors plan for RETIREMENT; or if already retired, then on maximizing their RETIREMENT income and investment returns. Our team of experienced financial professionals focuses on providing RETIREMENT SOLUTIONS to Pre-retirees and Retirees. As an independent, non-commissioned/fee-only firm, we offer a FREE CONSULTATION so that we can understand your needs & objectives. Once we establish your financial plan, our investment team is able to manage your portfolio. We use an asset allocation investment strategy so as to maximize returns in light of your risk tolerance. We are confident we can help you achieve your financial goals and look forward to hearing from you.



Qualifications CRD# 2141917
FirmCRD# N/A
Series 6, 7, 24, 63, 66

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


Office Location 1895 Walt Whitman Road,
Suite 6,
Melville,
NY 
11747
Phone Number (631) 5465403

About Jeffrey C. Lewis Jeffrey C. Lewis is Founder, Director & President of Planning Financial Futures, Inc. Jeff's career in the financial services industry spans over 30 years of service excellence, helping individuals reach their financial goals by employing a systematic, yet personalized financial planning process. His practice areas include Risk Assessment & Mitigation, Portfolio Assessment, Design and Management, and Retirement and Estate Conservation Planning. Jeff's character and interest in helping others was forged early in his life, when as a young boy growing up in a middle class environment, he was diagnosed with a deadly form of childhood leukemia. His time in hospitals and with doctors initially led him to consider a career in medicine, however, as a pre-med student in college, his career path was forever altered after taking an elective course in economics and finance. "The rest is history" as they say&. In his spare time, Jeff enjoys helping others as a Certified Fitness Trainer and nutrition enthusiast. His passion for health and fitness allows him another avenue to express his values of discipline, commitment, and resilience. It is this same holistic approach and strength of purpose that he applies to his financial services practice and clients every day. Jeff prides himself on being a good listener, his ability to give plain-spoken advice, and his adherence to time-honored strategies. He is married to Madeline Abbene-Lewis.

About Planning Financial Futures, Inc

Retirement Planning is our specialty. From budgeting to Social Security Claiming Strategies, we address it all! The Wiser Advisors at Planning Financial Futures are experts on financial planning, managed investments, and personal insurance. We work with Individuals, Couples, Small Businesses, Distressed Relationships, Seniors, and Sudden Wealth Scenarios to improve your current financial affairs and ultimately your future. We strive to achieve our clients' financial goals by creative planning, systematic implementation, disciplined investing, and control of tax and management costs. We work with you to develop a comprehensive financial plan and, if needed, construct a portfolio that will help you achieve your financial goals. We look forward to helping plan your financial future!



Qualifications CRD# 3125983
FirmCRD# 105348


Office Location ---,
Commack,
NY 
11725
Phone Number (646) 6482316

About Creative Planning

At Creative, our mission is to provide our clients with the best path to wealth accumulation, retention, and transfer of assets by creating and implementing strategies that are tailored to their unique goals. We are driven to provide our clients with uncluttered, professional advice that enhances their quality of life and leads to sustained and actionable solutions. We offer thorough counsel on each client's wealth management issues. Our goal is to provide clients with clarity, to educate, and to make significant and tangible progress toward every client's financial goals. We are our client's financial advocate, striving to organize and simplify life in such a way that maximizes the family's enjoyment of their wealth now and in the future. As a nationally recognized leader in the wealth management community, we are focused on providing clients with customized investment plans and comprehensive wealth management services. At Creative, we believe a client's portfolio must take into account where they are and where they want to go, as well as all of the unique circumstances that apply to their situation. For over 30 years, we have been working with individuals and institutions to customize and manage portfolios designed to optimize the probability of success. We take our role as trusted advisor seriously, using proprietary strategies and techniques we have developed over the course of multiple market cycles.



Qualifications CRD# 1454965
FirmCRD# 105348


Office Location ---,
New York,
NY 
11793
Phone Number (516) 2601142

About Creative Planning

At Creative, our mission is to provide our clients with the best path to wealth accumulation, retention, and transfer of assets by creating and implementing strategies that are tailored to their unique goals. We are driven to provide our clients with uncluttered, professional advice that enhances their quality of life and leads to sustained and actionable solutions. We offer thorough counsel on each client's wealth management issues. Our goal is to provide clients with clarity, to educate, and to make significant and tangible progress toward every client's financial goals. We are our client's financial advocate, striving to organize and simplify life in such a way that maximizes the family's enjoyment of their wealth now and in the future. As a nationally recognized leader in the wealth management community, we are focused on providing clients with customized investment plans and comprehensive wealth management services. At Creative, we believe a client's portfolio must take into account where they are and where they want to go, as well as all of the unique circumstances that apply to their situation. For over 30 years, we have been working with individuals and institutions to customize and manage portfolios designed to optimize the probability of success. We take our role as trusted advisor seriously, using proprietary strategies and techniques we have developed over the course of multiple market cycles.



Qualifications FirmCRD# 283228

Compensation/Fee Fee Only


Office Location 174 Main St.,
Port Washington,
NY 
11545
Phone Number (516) 5001240

At Bayside Tax and Wealth we provide comprehensive financial planning, income tax preparation and investment management. We feel by having one advisory firm manage all aspects of your financial life you'll be better organized and more able to act on tax planning or investment opportunities

About Bayside Tax and Wealth, part of Great Hill Advisory, Ltd.

Bayside Tax & Wealth provides unparalleled personalized investment and tax services to clients across Long Island New York and beyond. As your financial planners we are here to ensure that all of your financial decisions are made carefully and with your best interests in mind. We are ready and able to serve as your financial advisor, tax planner, and guide along your path to success.



Qualifications CRD# 2772152
FirmCRD# 6413
Series 7, 66

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


Office Location 900 Route 111,
Suite 280,
Hauppauge,
NY 
11788
Phone Number (631) 3507024

John is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ practitioner and a Retirement Income Certified Professional® backed by LPL Financial. LPL Financial is a national independent broker/dealer headquartered in San Diego, Boston, and Charlotte that supports it’s advisors with independent investment research, financial planning and insurance expertise. John is securities registered and licensed for life, health, disability, and long term care insurance.

About LPL Financial

I am an independent CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional and my practice is centered around comprehensive financial planning with a focus on retirement planning and investment management. I am affiliated with LPL Financial, a leading independent financial services firm. Through comprehensive planning I work with my clients to review their financial position relative to their financial goals and develop a plan of action to help achieve those goals. I foster an ongoing relationship through regularly scheduled meetings to help keep their financial plan on track as their life situation and the economy and markets change.



Qualifications CRD# 5723861
FirmCRD# 104510
Series 7, 66

Compensation/Fee Fee Based Only - No Commissions


Office Location 1130 RXR Plaza,
Uniondale,
NY 
11556
Phone Number (516) 2521413

Joined Edelman Financial Engines in 2017. Began his career in the financial services industry in 2009. Earned the Certified Financial Planner certification(s). Bachelor's degree in Economics from Queens College.

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# 5041466
FirmCRD# 105348


Office Location 250 Post Road E. Suite 102,
Westport,
CT 
06880
Phone Number (203) 5354569

About Creative Planning

At Creative, our mission is to provide our clients with the best path to wealth accumulation, retention, and transfer of assets by creating and implementing strategies that are tailored to their unique goals. We are driven to provide our clients with uncluttered, professional advice that enhances their quality of life and leads to sustained and actionable solutions. We offer thorough counsel on each client's wealth management issues. Our goal is to provide clients with clarity, to educate, and to make significant and tangible progress toward every client's financial goals. We are our client's financial advocate, striving to organize and simplify life in such a way that maximizes the family's enjoyment of their wealth now and in the future. As a nationally recognized leader in the wealth management community, we are focused on providing clients with customized investment plans and comprehensive wealth management services. At Creative, we believe a client's portfolio must take into account where they are and where they want to go, as well as all of the unique circumstances that apply to their situation. For over 30 years, we have been working with individuals and institutions to customize and manage portfolios designed to optimize the probability of success. We take our role as trusted advisor seriously, using proprietary strategies and techniques we have developed over the course of multiple market cycles.



Qualifications CRD# 5510381
FirmCRD# 105348


Office Location 250 Post Road E. Suite 102,
Westport,
CT 
06880
Phone Number (203) 7214165

About Creative Planning

At Creative, our mission is to provide our clients with the best path to wealth accumulation, retention, and transfer of assets by creating and implementing strategies that are tailored to their unique goals. We are driven to provide our clients with uncluttered, professional advice that enhances their quality of life and leads to sustained and actionable solutions. We offer thorough counsel on each client's wealth management issues. Our goal is to provide clients with clarity, to educate, and to make significant and tangible progress toward every client's financial goals. We are our client's financial advocate, striving to organize and simplify life in such a way that maximizes the family's enjoyment of their wealth now and in the future. As a nationally recognized leader in the wealth management community, we are focused on providing clients with customized investment plans and comprehensive wealth management services. At Creative, we believe a client's portfolio must take into account where they are and where they want to go, as well as all of the unique circumstances that apply to their situation. For over 30 years, we have been working with individuals and institutions to customize and manage portfolios designed to optimize the probability of success. We take our role as trusted advisor seriously, using proprietary strategies and techniques we have developed over the course of multiple market cycles.



Qualifications CRD# 5465081
FirmCRD# 104510
Series 7, 66

Compensation/Fee Fee Based Only - No Commissions


Office Location 10 Bank Street,
White Plains,
NY 
10606
Phone Number (914) 6183002

Joined Edelman Financial Engines in 2016. Began his career in the financial services industry in 2009. Earned the Certified Financial Planner certification(s). Bachelor's degree in Finance from University of Delaware.

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# 2462091
FirmCRD# 105348


Office Location ---,
Fairfield,
CT 
06824
Phone Number (203) 6236591

About Creative Planning

At Creative, our mission is to provide our clients with the best path to wealth accumulation, retention, and transfer of assets by creating and implementing strategies that are tailored to their unique goals. We are driven to provide our clients with uncluttered, professional advice that enhances their quality of life and leads to sustained and actionable solutions. We offer thorough counsel on each client's wealth management issues. Our goal is to provide clients with clarity, to educate, and to make significant and tangible progress toward every client's financial goals. We are our client's financial advocate, striving to organize and simplify life in such a way that maximizes the family's enjoyment of their wealth now and in the future. As a nationally recognized leader in the wealth management community, we are focused on providing clients with customized investment plans and comprehensive wealth management services. At Creative, we believe a client's portfolio must take into account where they are and where they want to go, as well as all of the unique circumstances that apply to their situation. For over 30 years, we have been working with individuals and institutions to customize and manage portfolios designed to optimize the probability of success. We take our role as trusted advisor seriously, using proprietary strategies and techniques we have developed over the course of multiple market cycles.



Qualifications CRD# 2293739
FirmCRD# 105348


Office Location 2 Hollyhock Rd. 1st Floor,
Wilton,
CT 
06897
Phone Number (201) 7054269

About Creative Planning

At Creative, our mission is to provide our clients with the best path to wealth accumulation, retention, and transfer of assets by creating and implementing strategies that are tailored to their unique goals. We are driven to provide our clients with uncluttered, professional advice that enhances their quality of life and leads to sustained and actionable solutions. We offer thorough counsel on each client's wealth management issues. Our goal is to provide clients with clarity, to educate, and to make significant and tangible progress toward every client's financial goals. We are our client's financial advocate, striving to organize and simplify life in such a way that maximizes the family's enjoyment of their wealth now and in the future. As a nationally recognized leader in the wealth management community, we are focused on providing clients with customized investment plans and comprehensive wealth management services. At Creative, we believe a client's portfolio must take into account where they are and where they want to go, as well as all of the unique circumstances that apply to their situation. For over 30 years, we have been working with individuals and institutions to customize and manage portfolios designed to optimize the probability of success. We take our role as trusted advisor seriously, using proprietary strategies and techniques we have developed over the course of multiple market cycles.



Qualifications FirmCRD# 105348


Office Location ---,
New York,
NY 
10010
Phone Number (646) 6706895

About Creative Planning

At Creative, our mission is to provide our clients with the best path to wealth accumulation, retention, and transfer of assets by creating and implementing strategies that are tailored to their unique goals. We are driven to provide our clients with uncluttered, professional advice that enhances their quality of life and leads to sustained and actionable solutions. We offer thorough counsel on each client's wealth management issues. Our goal is to provide clients with clarity, to educate, and to make significant and tangible progress toward every client's financial goals. We are our client's financial advocate, striving to organize and simplify life in such a way that maximizes the family's enjoyment of their wealth now and in the future. As a nationally recognized leader in the wealth management community, we are focused on providing clients with customized investment plans and comprehensive wealth management services. At Creative, we believe a client's portfolio must take into account where they are and where they want to go, as well as all of the unique circumstances that apply to their situation. For over 30 years, we have been working with individuals and institutions to customize and manage portfolios designed to optimize the probability of success. We take our role as trusted advisor seriously, using proprietary strategies and techniques we have developed over the course of multiple market cycles.



Qualifications CRD# 6174520
FirmCRD# 304183
Series 66

Compensation/Fee Fee-Based


Office Location 340 Madison Avenue, 19th Floor,
New York,
NY 
10173
Phone Number (646) 4848804

Prior to Focus Asset Management, Matthew was an advisor with Fisher Investments where he was responsible for approximately $150 million in assets, ranked in the Top 1% of advisors and constantly lead his team in client satisfaction. Matthew also previously worked at Merrill Lynch, Pierce Fenner & Smith where he similarly advised affluent individuals and families. Matthew attended Syracuse University for undergraduate, and Harvard University for graduate work. He also obtained a Professional Certificate in Financial Markets from Yale University. Matthew has 13+ years of professional experience, and over 11 years of combined financial and investment advisory experience. He also authored an Amazon Best-Selling book on retirement planning, and has been featured on outlets such as iHeartRadio, NBC, ABC, CBS, and has been invited to speak publicly around the United States.

About Focus Asset Management

We are a fee-only fiduciary that specializes in servicing high-net-worth clients, and only serve a small and curated client base. Expect to meet with us at least quarterly. You will also have a portfolio team with whom you can speak, an entire research team that reports to your portfolio manager, and an operations team dedicated to all of your specific and important servicing needs. Think of us as your family office. We have no sales goals, are not compensated by commissions and we don't work under the "umbrella" of a major firm. We are entirely independent and receive our fee directly from you. Period.



Qualifications Series 7, 66


Office Location Manhattan, Long Island Region,
303 5th Avenue,
New York,
NY 
10016
Phone Number (718) 6747571

Practicing CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER Accountant, MBA Finance Employment experiences: TIAA - Fortune 50 retirement planning company who mission is to serve academia (18,000 colleges and universities). Implemented Harvard University's retirement plan. Establish new site operations staffing 3,000. Fisher Investments - Regional Vice President MetLife - Administered largest corporate retirement client (LIJ/Northwell Health) 17 hospitals comprising roughly 70,000 employees. Launched wealth management program. Advise medical professionals regarding retirement advice and personal financial planning. Engagement Philosophy: Actively execute on financial planning strategies to better the investment universe and assist client's in meeting their goals.

About Prudential

Prudential Financial 51,000 employees $1.551 trillion in assets under management 140 years experience 7th largest asset manager globally Prudential Retirement 4.5 million participants $500 billion in assets 8,523 corporate retirement plans



Qualifications CRD# 5130180
FirmCRD# 104510
Series 7, 63, 65

Compensation/Fee Fee Based Only - No Commissions


Office Location 340 Madison Avenue,
New York,
NY 
10173
Phone Number (646) 7792102

Joined Edelman Financial Engines in 2016. Began his career in the financial services industry in 2006. Earned the Certified Financial Planner certification(s). Bachelor's degree in Economics and Business from Randolph Macon College and Master of Business Administration in Finance from Fordham University.

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# 5844860
FirmCRD# 105348


Office Location ---,
New York,
NY 
10011
Phone Number (646) 2542191

About Creative Planning

At Creative, our mission is to provide our clients with the best path to wealth accumulation, retention, and transfer of assets by creating and implementing strategies that are tailored to their unique goals. We are driven to provide our clients with uncluttered, professional advice that enhances their quality of life and leads to sustained and actionable solutions. We offer thorough counsel on each client's wealth management issues. Our goal is to provide clients with clarity, to educate, and to make significant and tangible progress toward every client's financial goals. We are our client's financial advocate, striving to organize and simplify life in such a way that maximizes the family's enjoyment of their wealth now and in the future. As a nationally recognized leader in the wealth management community, we are focused on providing clients with customized investment plans and comprehensive wealth management services. At Creative, we believe a client's portfolio must take into account where they are and where they want to go, as well as all of the unique circumstances that apply to their situation. For over 30 years, we have been working with individuals and institutions to customize and manage portfolios designed to optimize the probability of success. We take our role as trusted advisor seriously, using proprietary strategies and techniques we have developed over the course of multiple market cycles.



Qualifications FirmCRD# 155172

Compensation/Fee Fee-Based, Based on Assets


Office Location ---,
Prince,
NY 
10012
Phone Number (650) 5561310

Key Differentiators: • See all your financial accounts with all your financial institutions, all in one place: You can link your checking, savings, 401k, IRA, mortgage, investments, credit cards, and more. • Personalization on a whole new level: Personal Capital offers personalized financial planning, for qualified clients. • Dynamic, Diversified Portfolios: Proprietary SmartWeighting™ technology helps minimize the risk of market drops by automatically rebalancing portfolios. • Access to Experts and Specialists: Clients also enjoy access to a wide range of experts in tax, income, retirement, estate planning, insurance, college savings, stock options, real estate, socially responsible investing and charitable giving. • Transparent fees: Clients pay one flat fee for all of our wealth management services. • We'll always act in your best interest: Personal Capital is a fiduciary, which means their advisors are legally obligated to act in your best interest.

About Personal Capital Advisors Corporation

Personal Capital is an industry-leading digital wealth management company. We do the right thing by the everyday investor by taking a holistic, 360ý approach to money management. Our state-of-the-art tools and technology provide investors with a complete financial picture and our financial advisors are fiduciaries, legally bound to act in your best interest to provide expert guidance, and logical strategies, based on a personal understanding of an investorýs financial picture and goals. We currently manage more than $10+ billion in assets, work with investors in each state and have offices across the U.S.



Qualifications CRD# 5710672
FirmCRD# 105348


Office Location ---,
Brooklyn,
NY 
11231
Phone Number (347) 2297719

About Creative Planning

At Creative, our mission is to provide our clients with the best path to wealth accumulation, retention, and transfer of assets by creating and implementing strategies that are tailored to their unique goals. We are driven to provide our clients with uncluttered, professional advice that enhances their quality of life and leads to sustained and actionable solutions. We offer thorough counsel on each client's wealth management issues. Our goal is to provide clients with clarity, to educate, and to make significant and tangible progress toward every client's financial goals. We are our client's financial advocate, striving to organize and simplify life in such a way that maximizes the family's enjoyment of their wealth now and in the future. As a nationally recognized leader in the wealth management community, we are focused on providing clients with customized investment plans and comprehensive wealth management services. At Creative, we believe a client's portfolio must take into account where they are and where they want to go, as well as all of the unique circumstances that apply to their situation. For over 30 years, we have been working with individuals and institutions to customize and manage portfolios designed to optimize the probability of success. We take our role as trusted advisor seriously, using proprietary strategies and techniques we have developed over the course of multiple market cycles.



Qualifications CRD# 1141204
FirmCRD# 104510
Series 6, 7, 63, 65

Compensation/Fee Fee Based Only - No Commissions


Office Location 650 From Road,
Paramus,
NJ 
07652
Phone Number (201) 5754878

Joined Edelman Financial Engines in 2013. Began his career in the financial services industry in 1992. Earned the Registered Financial Consultant and Certified Financial Planner certification(s). Bachelor's degree in Business from Farleigh Dickinson University.

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# 4873236
FirmCRD# 104510
Series 7, 66

Compensation/Fee Fee Based Only - No Commissions


Office Location 406 Forest Ave.,
Staten Island,
NY 
10301
Phone Number (718) 3130303

Joined Edelman Financial Engines in 2016. Began his career in the financial services industry in 2013. Earned the Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor certification. Bachelor's degree in Communications from Rutgers University.

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# 5035649
FirmCRD# 105348


Office Location 657 Orange Center Rd.,
Orange,
CT 
06477
Phone Number (203) 4507206

About Creative Planning

At Creative, our mission is to provide our clients with the best path to wealth accumulation, retention, and transfer of assets by creating and implementing strategies that are tailored to their unique goals. We are driven to provide our clients with uncluttered, professional advice that enhances their quality of life and leads to sustained and actionable solutions. We offer thorough counsel on each client's wealth management issues. Our goal is to provide clients with clarity, to educate, and to make significant and tangible progress toward every client's financial goals. We are our client's financial advocate, striving to organize and simplify life in such a way that maximizes the family's enjoyment of their wealth now and in the future. As a nationally recognized leader in the wealth management community, we are focused on providing clients with customized investment plans and comprehensive wealth management services. At Creative, we believe a client's portfolio must take into account where they are and where they want to go, as well as all of the unique circumstances that apply to their situation. For over 30 years, we have been working with individuals and institutions to customize and manage portfolios designed to optimize the probability of success. We take our role as trusted advisor seriously, using proprietary strategies and techniques we have developed over the course of multiple market cycles.



Qualifications CRD# 6069276
FirmCRD# 105348


Office Location ---,
New Jersey,
NJ 
07760
Phone Number (732) 2884030

About Creative Planning

At Creative, our mission is to provide our clients with the best path to wealth accumulation, retention, and transfer of assets by creating and implementing strategies that are tailored to their unique goals. We are driven to provide our clients with uncluttered, professional advice that enhances their quality of life and leads to sustained and actionable solutions. We offer thorough counsel on each client's wealth management issues. Our goal is to provide clients with clarity, to educate, and to make significant and tangible progress toward every client's financial goals. We are our client's financial advocate, striving to organize and simplify life in such a way that maximizes the family's enjoyment of their wealth now and in the future. As a nationally recognized leader in the wealth management community, we are focused on providing clients with customized investment plans and comprehensive wealth management services. At Creative, we believe a client's portfolio must take into account where they are and where they want to go, as well as all of the unique circumstances that apply to their situation. For over 30 years, we have been working with individuals and institutions to customize and manage portfolios designed to optimize the probability of success. We take our role as trusted advisor seriously, using proprietary strategies and techniques we have developed over the course of multiple market cycles.



Qualifications CRD# 1968928
FirmCRD# 104510
Series 4, 7, 8, 63, 66

Compensation/Fee Fee Based Only - No Commissions


Office Location 328 Newman Springs Road,
Red Bank,
NJ 
07701
Phone Number (732) 7047214

Joined Edelman Financial Engines in 2016. Began his career in the financial services industry in 1993. Earned the Registered Financial Consultant certification(s). Bachelor's degree in Finance from Pennsylvania State University.

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# 4978626
FirmCRD# 105348


Office Location ---,
New Jersey,
NJ 
07016
Phone Number (908) 2859953

About Creative Planning

At Creative, our mission is to provide our clients with the best path to wealth accumulation, retention, and transfer of assets by creating and implementing strategies that are tailored to their unique goals. We are driven to provide our clients with uncluttered, professional advice that enhances their quality of life and leads to sustained and actionable solutions. We offer thorough counsel on each client's wealth management issues. Our goal is to provide clients with clarity, to educate, and to make significant and tangible progress toward every client's financial goals. We are our client's financial advocate, striving to organize and simplify life in such a way that maximizes the family's enjoyment of their wealth now and in the future. As a nationally recognized leader in the wealth management community, we are focused on providing clients with customized investment plans and comprehensive wealth management services. At Creative, we believe a client's portfolio must take into account where they are and where they want to go, as well as all of the unique circumstances that apply to their situation. For over 30 years, we have been working with individuals and institutions to customize and manage portfolios designed to optimize the probability of success. We take our role as trusted advisor seriously, using proprietary strategies and techniques we have developed over the course of multiple market cycles.



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) 2444237

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 CRD# 5692654
FirmCRD# 104510
Series 6, 7, 63, 66

Compensation/Fee Fee Based Only - No Commissions


Office Location 51 JFK Parkway,
Short Hills,
NJ 
07078
Phone Number (862) 2067431

Joined Edelman Financial Engines in 2017. Began his career in the financial services industry in 2012. Earned the Chartered Financial Analyst and Certified Financial Planner certification(s). Bachelor's degree in Political Science from University of Rochester, Masters in Public Policy Analysis from University of Rochester and Master of Business Administration from George Washington University.

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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