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Qualified Financial Advisors in Westbury, New York
Financial Advisor Office Location Phone Number
Emil Ben-David
Edelman Financial Engines, LLC
1130 RXR Plaza,
Uniondale, NY  11556
(516) 252-1413
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
Gregory Manto
Iron Birch Advisors
767 Third Avenue, 38th Floor,
New York, NY  10017
(212) 759-2022
Matthew Unger
Focus Asset Management
340 Madison Avenue, 19th Floor,
New York, NY  10173
(646) 484-8804
Nick Friedman
Edelman Financial Engines, LLC
10 Bank Street,
White Plains, NY  10606
(914) 618-3002
Chris Sosa
Edelman Financial Engines, LLC
340 Madison Avenue,
New York, NY  10173
(646) 779-2102
Personal Capital
Personal Capital Advisors Corporation
---,
Prince, NY  10012
(650) 556-1310
Stephen Sassi
Edelman Financial Engines, LLC
406 Forest Ave.,
Staten Island, NY  10301
(718) 313-0303
Rick Mueller
Edelman Financial Engines, LLC
650 From Road,
Paramus, NJ  07652
(201) 575-4878

Information on Qualified Financial Advisors in Westbury

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# 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 (Fee and Commissions), 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. Jeffs 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. Jeffs 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# 2724748
FirmCRD# 6363
Series 7, 24, 63, 65

Compensation/Fee Fee-Based (Fee and Commissions), Based on Assets


Office Location 767 Third Avenue, 38th Floor,
New York,
NY 
10017
Phone Number (212) 7592022

About Iron Birch Advisors

Iron Birch Advisors is a subsidiary of Ameriprise. We run this organization as a boutique practice with personalized care and attention. We attempt to meet with every client at least quarterly and a much larger in depth meeting, annually. Prior to becoming a client, several meetings are generally necessary to asses ones needs, appetite for risk and the goals of the individual and/or family.



Qualifications CRD# 6174520
FirmCRD# 304183
Series 66

Compensation/Fee Fee-Based (Fee and Commissions)


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 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# 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 FirmCRD# 155172

Compensation/Fee Fee-Based (Fee and Commissions), 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# 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# 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.



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