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A densely populated state like New York has different types of experienced & certified financial advisors such as fiduciary financial advisors and fee only financial planners making it challenging for you to choose the one that may perfectly meet your financial situation and needs. WiserAdvisor has pre-qualified and selected some of the top qualified financial advisors, independent certified financial planners, financial advisory firms & associations in New York and has listed them below with their details such as qualifications, service offerings, and other important information that you could use while searching for financial advisors to best suit your financial and investment goals. Please note that the list of financial advisors mentioned below does not include all vetted advisors as some have not been listed as per their request. They may be available when you use our free match tool to compare up-to 3 financial advisors if they match your specific requirements and preferences.

Qualifications of Top Financial Advisors & Certified Financial Planners in New York

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.

List of Qualified Financial Advisors in New York
Financial Advisor Office Location Phone Number
Bryan Trugman, CFP®
CFP®
Attitude Financial Advisors
3 Crossways Park Drive West,
Woodbury, NY 11797
516-762-7603
Christopher C. Giambrone
AIF®, CFP®
CG Capital
CG Capital,
New Hartford, NY 13413
315-765-6032
Conor Bryant
CFF, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER, CFP®
Bryant Asset Mgt
1280 New Scotland Rd,
Slingerlands, NY 12159
518-439-1141
David W. Treichler
CFP®, AIF®, CLU®
Arabella Wealth Advisors
The University Building,
Syracuse, NY 13202
315-430-3283
Gregory Manto
CSA®, CRPC®, RICP®, CFP®, ChFC®, APMA®, AWMA®, CAS, CLU®
Iron Birch Advisors, a financial advisor practice of Ameriprise Financial Services, LLC
767 Third Avenue, 38th Floor,
New York, NY 10017
212-759-2022
Jeffrey McCabe
RICP®, ChFC®, CLU®, AIF®, CFP®
CenterBridge Planning Group
126 Professional Parkway,
Lockport, NY 14094
716-626-7060
Peter Levine
ChFC®, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER, CLU®, CFP®
Ameriprise Financial Services, LLC
481 8th Avenue,
New York, NY 10001
212-967-1428
Quest Financial
Quest Financial Services
30 Matthews Street, Suite 301,
Goshen, NY 10924
845-294-1313
Will Romero
Iron Birch Advisors
767 Third Ave, 38th Floor,
New York, NY 10017
212-759-2126
Alan Leist III, CFA, Strategic Financial Services
CFA®
Strategic Financial Services
114 Business Park Drive,
Utica, NY 13502
800-937-4461
Gerry Barrasso
CFP®, CPA, PFS™
United Financial Planning Group, LLC
888 Veterans Memorial Hwy,
Hauppauge, NY 11788
631-234-0871
Gregory Jennings
OMC Financial Services, Ltd.
5789 Widewaters Parkway,
Dewitt, NY 13214
315-446-8720
Matt Dauksza
CFP®, CLU®
Excelsior Wealth Partners
225 Wilkinson St,
Syracuse, NY 13204
315-527-3590
Matthew P. McKee
CFA®, MBA
Target Rock Wealth Management LLC
411 Theodore Fremd Ave,
Rye, NY 10580
914-580-4530
Timothy Hamilton
CIMA®, CSLP®, CFP®
Atlas Private Wealth
208 W. 23rd St.,
New York, NY 10011
800-432-7447
Charles Helme
BH Asset Management, LLC
104 West 40th Street, 5th Floor,
New York, NY 10018
212-575-0234
Emil Ben-David
CFP®
Edelman Financial Engines, LLC
1130 RXR Plaza,
Uniondale, NY 11556
516-252-1413
John Patsy
CFP®, Retirement Income Certified Professional®, RICP®, CLTC®
LPL Financial
900 Route 111,
Hauppauge, NY 11788
631-350-7024
Lisa D. Miller
CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER, RICP®, CFP®, CDFA®
Equitable Advisors
120 Madison Street,
Syracuse, NY 13202
315-425-6343
Nicholas J Efthemis
CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Certificant, CRPS®
Emergent Wealth Advisors, LLC
5500 Main Street,
Williamsville, NY 14221
716-828-8390
Nick Friedman
CFP®
Edelman Financial Engines, LLC
10 Bank Street,
White Plains, NY 10606
914-618-3002
PHILIP CAPELL
CFP®, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER, JD, MS in Tax
Piermont Wealth Management Inc.
48 South Service Road,
Melville, NY 11747
631-454-1585
Personal Capital
Personal Capital Advisors Corporation
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Prince, NY 10012
650-556-1310
Richard Dougherty
CFP®, AIF®
Echelon Wealth Advisors, LLC
1159 Pittsford Victor Rd,
Pittsford, NY 14534
585-381-1861
Stephen Sassi
CRPC®
Edelman Financial Engines, LLC
406 Forest Ave.,
Staten Island, NY 10301
718-313-0303
Stuart Berrin
RFC®
Edelman Financial Engines, LLC
340 Madison Avenue,
New York, NY 10173
212-702-9653
Andrew Halliday
Edelman Financial Engines, LLC
309 Clifton Park Center Road,
Clifton Park, NY 12065
518-836-3550

Information on Qualified Financial Advisors in New York

Qualifications CRD# 5561900
FirmCRD# 5561900
Series 6, 7, 63

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


Office Location 3 Crossways Park Drive West,
Suite 110,
Woodbury,
NY
11797
Phone Number 516-762-7603

Bryan Trugman grew up always knowing he wanted to work in the financial world. Good in math and personable, he was fascinated by how many people his father, a financial advisor, could meet with and help on a regular basis. Bryan enthusiastically followed in his father's footsteps, joining him at MetLife in 2008, and later they co-founded Attitude Financial Advisors. Today Bryan is a Certified Financial Planner" and plays a key role in the firm's continued evolution. Bryan helps guide young professionals and baby boomers to achieve their financial goals. His range of expertise allows him to address needs of new parents seeking to realign their finances, assist divorced individuals presented with an unforeseen fork in the road, and help those seeking to accrue a dependable retirement nest egg. Bryan prides himself on being a good listener, getting to know clients, and learning about what is important to them. Bryan earned a Bachelor of Science degree in industrial and systems engineering with a minor in mathematics at State University of New York at Binghamton. Bryan has served on the board of the Financial Planning Association and continues to be actively involved in the national organization. He is also a member of the Plainview-Old Bethpage Chamber of Commerce, for which he has served as a Vice President and board member. In addition to taking the lead with clients, Bryan enjoys taking the lead on the ballroom dance floor. Partnering outdoors, he can be spotted engaging in a fast-paced game of doubles on the tennis court. He resides on the east side of midtown Manhattan. To learn more about Bryan and Attitude Financial Advisors, call 516-762-7603, email btrugman@attitudefinancial.com or visit https://www.attitudefinancialadvisors.com/contact/.

About Attitude Financial Advisors

At Attitude Financial we seek to align your personal values  the things most important to you  with a comprehensive financial planning strategy designed to achieve your goals. The result is NOT a product. Its a holistic, ongoing process. Along each step of the way, we help you develop good financial habits that will enable you to accomplish the things you want. We place paramount importance on the delivery of objective and unbiased planning advice to each of our clients. Our high ethical standards, complete transparency and full disclosure are the driving forces of our practice. We can help you: " Save and invest for your future " Protect and enjoy more of your wealth " Live a more fulfilling life " Give back The firm's formula for success is a mix of educating clients in simple, concise terms; being solution oriented; staying current with industry technology, and above all, delivering on promises.

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, Insurance Products & Annuities


Qualifications CRD# 2812536
FirmCRD# 2812536
Series 6, 7, 63, 65

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


Office Location CG Capital,
139 Genesee Street,
New Hartford,
NY
13413
Phone Number 315-765-6032

Chris is passionate about his work and thoroughly enjoys educating and empowering his clients to take greater control of their financial lives. A CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional and Accredited Investment Fiduciary® (AIF®), he has worked in the financial services industry since 1996. Chris enjoys educating people about financial planning. Hes been published on CNBC.com, OnWallStreet, and FinancialPlanning.com, and in Kiplingers and Financial Advisor, and is frequently quoted in the media. Chris is also a popular speaker; as a sports fan, one of his favorite engagements was educating the Syracuse University football team on an array of financial topics. Chris has two business degrees from the State University of New York. He subsequently earned a certificate in retirement planning from the Wharton School of Finance at the University of Pennsylvania and participated in a roundtable discussion about behavioral finance and modern portfolio theory at the Harvard Faculty Club. Chris actively supports his community as a Corporate Partner of The Community Foundation of Herkimer & Oneida Counties, Inc., and hes served as a member of the Advisory Board of Directors for the American Heart Association  Mohawk Valley, and the Corporate Benefactor Committee  The Ride for Missing Children CNY/MV. Hes also participated in the Annual Sitrin Celebrity Classic Wheelchair Basketball Game, and has coached various youth sports. In his spare time, Chris likes to play golf, lap swim, and run, but his top priority is his family. He enjoys spending quality time with his wife, Bre, and their sons, Chase and Ashton. They live in New Hartford, New York. Fun Fact about Chris: He and his family have a goal to visit all of the national parks. Their favorite thus far is Grand Canyon.

About CG Capital

Our firm was founded to provide a more authentic, humanized type of financial planning  what we call financial life planning. Rather than focusing on transactions, we emphasize planning and education, to ensure you understand the financial products you own and why you own them. Christopher Giambrone is dually registered as a registered representative and investment adviser representative of Commonwealth Financial Network. In these roles, Christopher Giambrone is able to offer two types of accounts: brokerage accounts and asset management accounts. When serving as your advisor on a brokerage account, Christopher Giambrone is required to act in accordance with the requirements of Regulation Best Interest (Reg BI). When serving as your advisor on an asset management account, Christopher Giambrone is required to act in a fiduciary capacity.

More information is available in Commonwealth’s Form CRS.

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, Insurance Products & Annuities


Qualifications CRD# 5086002
FirmCRD# 8032
Series 7, 66

Compensation/Fee Based on Assets, Commissions, Flat Fee


Office Location 1280 New Scotland Rd,
Slingerlands,
NY
12159
Phone Number 518-439-1141

My first job in the financial services industry was in the shareholder services department of Eaton Vance in Boston. I acted as the last line of defense for clients desperate for advice during the 2008 financial crisis. I could not believe there were so many people who could not get in contact with the advisor that sold them the mutual fund they were calling about, and I knew I wanted to change that. I thrived in that calamitous stock environment and enjoyed educating shareholders while talking them off the edge. That was when my true passion for the financial advisory world was born. As a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER" professional with our 67 year old family business at Bryant Asset Management, I personally advise about 150 local families and individuals. I am a member of the Capital District Financial Planning Association, a member of the Nex Gen Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy Board and a former treasurer of the board of directors of the Capital Alliance of Young Professionals. I graduated from Voorheesville HS and received a BA cum laude from Gettysburg College. My wife, Katie, and I live in Delmar. My big passions are golf, traveling and skiing. I share my passion for skiing by volunteering as a ski instructor at Double H Ranch. I believe it is almost impossible to have a completely objective view of your money, so I act as a 3rd party objective view for my clients.

About Bryant Asset Mgt

We provide great service: Our entire team of financial advisors and staff are dedicated to our clients success and wellbeing. Leveraging the latest technology coupled with old-fashioned personal service, we do our very best to exceed our clients expectations every single day. We educate: We do much more than manage our clients money. We help them build a path to financial success and realization of their life goals through ongoing education and behavioral coaching. We give back: We are a locally-owned firm dedicated to giving back to our community through our Bryant Asset Generations Grant program, sponsorship of the annual Delmar Dash, and ongoing support of numerous charities and community organizations. Conor Bryant is dually registered as a registered representative and investment adviser representative of Commonwealth Financial Network. In these roles, Conor Bryant is able to offer two types of accounts: brokerage accounts and asset management accounts. When serving as your advisor on a brokerage account, Conor Bryant is required to act in accordance with the requirements of Regulation Best Interest (Reg BI). When serving as your advisor on an asset management account, Conor Bryant is required to act in a fiduciary capacity.

More information is available in Commonwealth’s Form CRS.

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, Insurance Products & Annuities


Qualifications CRD# 1244190
FirmCRD# 10299
Series 7, 22, 24, 63, 65

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


Office Location The University Building,
120 E. Washington St. Ste 922,
Syracuse,
NY
13202
Phone Number 315-430-3283

CORONA VIRUS UPDATE MARCH 2020 : SAFE DISTANCE VIRTUAL MEETINGS BY PHONE OR WEBINAR AVAILABLE. Visit us online at Arabella Wealth. My ground rules : 1.) I will be open, honest, and candid with you 2.) I will get to know you as best I can, what your goals and objectives are for yourself, your family in order to make appropriate recommendations. Anything shared is kept confidential. 3.) Education as to the different ways we can do business, what the different products are, fees involved, so you feel comfortable and make good informed decisions. 4.) Ongoing maintenance and monitoring. Depending on the scope of the relationship at least once a year, quarterly contact if advisory based. 5.) Ultimately, I serve you and your family's best interests; and operate under a fiduciary based relationship. What I expect from you : 1.) That you be open and honest with me; that helps me help you. 2.) Give me the chance to work for you; if it is the same or less in terms of fees, gives you greater value working me, I ask for your business. 3.) Over time, if my performance merits, I ask you introduce me to other who are high on the scales of intelligence, and potential that I could be introduced to by you. Does this approach sound reasonable?

About Arabella Wealth Advisors

David W. Treichler, AIF, CFP, CLU provides high net worth investment management solutions to his individual and business clients. He brings knowledge, and experience in advisory, brokerage, and insurance management. David specializes in portfolio construction and asset allocation strategies utilizing a holistic team approach. During his career at M and T, David was Vice President and Senior Portfolio Manager for the their bank's Investment Group in Syracuse, NY. He managed over $160 million in client assets and 200 relationships. Prior to being Senior Portfolio Manager, he was the Regional Wholesaler for the MTB Group of Funds and Portfolio Architect supporting New York State and Northeast PA. His other experience includes positions with Smith Barney and Northwestern Mutual.

Advisory Services Provided

Portfolio Management, Retirement Planning, 401K Rollovers, Wealth Management, Money 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# 2724748
FirmCRD# 6363
Series 7, 24, 63, 65, 66

Compensation/Fee Fee-Based


Office Location 767 Third Avenue, 38th Floor,
New York,
NY
10017
Phone Number 212-759-2022

Iron Birch Advisors®, a subsidiary of Ameriprise was created to offer limitless advice, support and opportunities beyond most other organizations. Joining as a Managing Partner provides for the ability and autonomy to be able to serve the public in the most efficient manner. Special attention has been on the creation of departments with different areas of expertise. Areas such as planning for those with special needs, life insurance, group benefits, retirement planning, corporate benefits, minority owned businesses and an emphasis on educating the female market place. Many of the advisors at Iron Birch are past or present board members of non-for-profit organizations, socially responsible and pay forward with both time and resources. At the risk of sounding like a commercial, solving for clients' needs brings a great deal of satisfaction. There arent many instances that send off a sense of accomplishment as to when it is the result of our hard work and teachings that allows one to retire with dignity, protect loved ones and represent those that cannot represent themselves, provide the ability to send children to college and when its all over to simply get a thank you. That is truly a rewarding feeling. Finally, the partners and associates at Iron Birch Advisors® formed the bond we did and are here together because we are like family, we respect one another and enjoy each others company. At the end of the day, we all have fun doing what we do. It would be an honor to serve you, your family and your loved ones.

About Iron Birch Advisors, a financial advisor practice of Ameriprise Financial Services, LLC

Iron Birch Advisors is a franchise of Ameriprise. We operate 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 assess ones needs, appetite for risk and the goals of the individual and/or family.

Advisory Services Provided

Financial Planning, Portfolio Management, Retirement Planning, 401K Rollovers, Wealth Management, Risk Management, Education Funding and Planning, Financial Advice & Consulting, Financial Planning for Individuals, Financial Planning for Businesses, Estate Planning & Trusts, Insurance Products & Annuities


Qualifications CRD# 4816478
FirmCRD# 8032
Series 7, 63, 65

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


Office Location 126 Professional Parkway,
Lockport,
NY
14094
Phone Number 716-626-7060

Jeff's practice focuses on working with individuals, families, and group retirement plans. He brings a wealth of knowledge to CenterBridge Planning Group, especially to their business owner and corporate clients. Jeffs background and training enable him to help his clients pursue their long-term financial goals through comprehensive individualized financial planning. His client-focused approach ensures that his recommended programs encompass each clients financial goals, timeframe, and risk tolerance. He is dedicated to providing high-quality advice and integrated wealth management strategies to help simplify and enhance the quality of his clients lives. One of Jeffs favorite topics is investment analysis. As a life-long investor, he works closely with clients to develop customized financial strategies that incorporate asset allocation, financial management, retirement planning, college savings and succession planning. Jeff graduated from the University of Buffalo in 2003 with a bachelors degree in Business Finance. Upon graduating from college Jeffrey began his financial advisor career with AXA Advisors and in 2010, became certified as a Retirement Planning Specialist through the Wharton School of Finance. In 2015 he received one of the industrys most coveted certifications, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM Professional (CFP®), which confirms he has met the rigorous experience and ethical requirements of the CFP Board.

About CenterBridge Planning Group

CenterBridge Planning Group is an independent financial planning and investment management firm that specializes in retirement planning. Based in Upstate NY with offices in Syracuse and Buffalo and clients across the country, our depth of knowledge allows us to be your financial problem solvers. Jeffrey McCabe is dually registered as a registered representative and investment adviser representative of Commonwealth Financial Network. In these roles, Jeffrey McCabe is able to offer two types of accounts: brokerage accounts and asset management accounts. When serving as your advisor on a brokerage account, Jeffrey McCabe is required to act in accordance with the requirements of Regulation Best Interest (Reg BI). When serving as your advisor on an asset management account, Jeffrey McCabe is required to act in a fiduciary capacity.

More information is available in Commonwealth’s Form CRS.


Qualifications CRD# 4022345
FirmCRD# 6363
Series 7, 63

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


Office Location 481 8th Avenue,
Suite 1130,
New York,
NY
10001
Phone Number 212-967-1428

Financial Advice, Investments, and Insurance. People come to me with complex financial issues. I help them understand their current situation. Together, we develop a plan to help achieve their financial needs and goals.

About Ameriprise Financial Services, LLC

Putting clients first; it's what I do Ameriprise earned a Hearts & Wallets Top Performer" recognition in: "Unbiased, puts my interest first" "Explains things in understandable terms" "Understands me and shares my values" I'm proud to be associated with a firm known for its service and how it relates to clients, because serving your interests is my priority. I offer comprehensive financial advice and a broad range of solutions to help you and your loved ones live brilliantly, now and in the future. With the right financial advisor, life can be brilliant. Advisor is licensed/registered to do business with U.S. residents only in the states of AZ, CA, CT, DE, FL, GA, IN, IL, IA, NC, NJ, NY, NV, MA, PA, VA. Investment advisory services and products are made available through Ameriprise Financial Services, LLC, a registered investment adviser. An Ameriprise Financial Franchise Ameriprise Financial can not guarantee future financial results. Certified Financial Board of Standards, Inc. (CFP Board) owns the CFP® certification mark., the CERTIFIED PLANNERTM certification mark, and the CFP® certification mark (with plaque design) logo in the United States, which it authorizes use of by individuals who successfully complete CFP Board's initial and ongoing certification requirements. Wants & Pricing Report (April 2020, the most recent report) from the Hearts & Wallets Investor QuantitativeTM Database. In this annual syndicated survey respondents are asked to rate their financial services providers in a variety of areas on a scale of 0 (not at all satisfied) to 10 (extremely satisfied). 5,461 respondents provided 8,700 sets of ratings. The report designates Hearts & Wallets Top Performers in areas where customer ratings for one or more providers are distinctively higher than customer ratings of other providers. For each area there may be several Top Performers. The survey does not seek to designate any provider as first or the only Top Performer. This rating is not indicative of future performance and may not be representative of any one client's experience, as the rating is an average of a sample of client experiences. Ameriprise paid a fee to Hearts & Wallets to cite the results of the survey. Third-party information and opinions, including those available through provided links, are believed to be reliable, but accuracy and completeness cannot be guaranteed by Ameriprise Financial. They are given for informational purposes only, are not intended to be used as the sole basis for investment decisions and may not meet the particular needs of an individual investor. Ameriprise Financial and its representatives do not give legal or tax advice. You should seek the advice of professionals, as appropriate, regarding the evaluation of any specific information or advice. The Confident Retirement approach is not a guarantee of future financial results. Ameriprise Financial cannot guarantee future financial results. Ameriprise Financial, Inc. and its affiliates do not offer tax or legal advice. Consumers should consult with their tax advisor or attorney regarding their specific situation. Ameriprise Financial Services, LLC, Member FINRA and SIPC.

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, Insurance Products & Annuities


Qualifications CRD# 4219481
FirmCRD# 10205
Series 6, 7, 63, 65

Compensation/Fee Fee-Based


Office Location 30 Matthews Street, Suite 301,
Suite 301,
Goshen,
NY
10924
Phone Number 845-294-1313

Helping people reach for their dreams each and every day makes our practice thrive! Our goal at QUEST FINANCIAL SERVICES is to invest sensibly, strive to preserve money and work to protect your personal interests. If that aligns with your vision, wed love to serve you.

About Quest Financial Services

We guide you to bridge the gap between your current situation and future financial goals. We help you make more informed and effective financial decisions which are designed to help you feel relieved, confident, self-assured and empowered about your wealth. You may be fiscally conservative, moderate or aggressive. Or, you may be adventurous in life and conservative with money. No matter what your situation and outlook may be, your story deserves to be heard. The advisors at Quest Financial also recognize the importance of collaboration. We built our team with the knowledge that specialization and deeper expertise characterize top performance. We are dedicated to providing a service model that reinforces the team approach and yields the quality our clients deserve. Your goals are the driving force behind our financial guidance and we want to do everything we can to help you achieve a work-optional lifestyle.

Advisory Services Provided

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


Qualifications CRD# 5127697
FirmCRD# 6363
Series 7, 9, 10, 24, 53, 63, 66

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


Office Location 767 Third Ave, 38th Floor,
New York,
NY
10017
Phone Number 212-759-2126

For over 15 years, I have been advising and guiding my clients to help them reach their personal wealth goals and dreams. I welcome you to follow my page and lets start a meaningful conversation.

About Iron Birch Advisors

We provide personalized financial advice to help you make it through todays challenges and stay focused on tomorrows goals. Its our honor to share that Ameriprise earned a 2021 Hearts & Wallets Top Performer" recognition in: "Unbiased, puts my interest first" "Investment ideas knowledgeable, timely, and tactical" "Offers personal financial advice" Ready to learn more about how we can help you? Getting started is as easy as meeting for a complimentary initial consultation whenever its convenient for you.

Advisory Services Provided

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


Qualifications CRD# 109677
FirmCRD# 109677
Series 7, 24, 55, 63

Compensation/Fee Fee-Based, Based on Assets


Office Location 114 Business Park Drive,
Utica,
NY
13502
Phone Number 800-937-4461

Steadfast Leader. Dissector of Markets. Passionate Client Advocate. Alan specializes in investment management work for high-net-worth clients and institutions. He is also responsible for leading Strategic's overall business activities. Alan has spent his 20+ year investment career as a passionate advocate for his clients in the market. He spent the early part of his career in Manhattan as an equity trader and team leader for Merrill Lynch and Fulcrum Global Partners, partnering with the world's leading mutual funds, hedge funds and research analysts to implement investment strategy. Alan returned home to Upstate New York in 2005, bringing with him a unique industry experience and perspective on the markets.

About Strategic Financial Services

In business since 1979, Strategic has a team of 37 wealth management professionals, servicing over 1,000 clients and managing more than $1.7 billion in assets. Areas of focus include Investment Management, Financial Planning and Corporate Retirement Plans. With offices in Utica, NY, Rome, NY, Syracuse, NY and West Palm Beach, FL, Strategic is a regional leader in the Wealth Management industry. While successfully growing from established roots, the firm continues to expand its geographic footprint and influence across the northeast and throughout the United States.

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, Insurance Products & Annuities


Qualifications CRD# 149843
FirmCRD# 149843

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


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

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

About United Financial Planning Group, LLC

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


Qualifications CRD# 110528
FirmCRD# 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 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 37 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

Retirement Planning, Estate Planning & Trusts


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

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


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

Matt founded his own wealth management firm, Excelsior Wealth Partners, to focus on client needs without an corporate agenda. Matt specializes in working with clients to provide wealth management and financial planning to address their various needs. Matt had most recently held the position of Managing Director at the Empire State Firm. 2016 marked the sixth consecutive year that Matt and the Empire State firm were awarded the President's Trophy, given to the top performing Managing Director and Firm in the United States. Matt and his previous firm have qualified for GAMA's International Management Award at the Master Award level. Matt is a graduate of St. Bonaventure University where he earned a Bachelor's Degree in Finance. He has also completed 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.

About 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, 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, Insurance Products & Annuities


Qualifications CRD# 4663295
FirmCRD# 312279

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


Office Location 411 Theodore Fremd Ave,
Suite 206S,
Rye,
NY
10580
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 affluent and high net worth clients manage their wealth. As an independent, fee-only firm, you can be comfortable knowing that 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# 6780937
FirmCRD# 145331
Series 65

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


Office Location 208 W. 23rd St.,
New York,
NY
10011
Phone Number 800-432-7447

Tim is a Senior Vice President and Wealth Management Advisor, and a member of the Atlas Private Wealth Management's Investment Committee. He is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER(TM) professional, a Certified Investment Management Analyst®, and a Certified Student Loan Professional® who works with individuals and institutions to help them plan for their financial futures. Tim is an active member of the financial planning community of New York. He currently works with the New York City Chapter of the Society of Financial Service Professionals (FSP), the Metro New York Chapter of the Financial Planning Association (FPA), and the National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA). Additionally, Tim engages in pro-bono financial planning activities through the FPA and community coalitions to help low-income families build financial strategies. While in college he played football for the Yellowjackets. Presently, Tim lives in New York City with his wife Emily, a surgeon in New Jersey. Tim grew up in the Twin Cities and remains an avid Minnesota sports fan. Tim spends much of his free time playing hockey, reading history, or searching out new music.

About Atlas Private Wealth

Atlas Private Wealth Management is a financial planning and registered investment advisory firm based in New York. We serve clients nationally, providing fee-only financial planning, tax preparation, and investment management services. We believe a successful, long-term professional relationship is built upon mutual trust, effective communication, and a shared commitment to the financial planning process. Our independent, objective approach reinforces our highest priority and fiduciary responsibility to always put our clients interests first.

Advisory Services Provided

Portfolio Management, Financial Planning for Individuals, Tax Advice and Services


Qualifications CRD# 712007
FirmCRD# 152117
Series 65

Compensation/Fee Fee Only


Office Location 104 West 40th Street, 5th Floor,
New York,
NY
10018
Phone Number 212-575-0234

Charles Helme joined BH Asset Management as Managing Director of Investments in 2010. 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 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 this 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.

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.


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# 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 631-350-7024

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 its 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# 0004612774
FirmCRD# 6627
Series 7, 24, 66

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


Office Location 120 Madison Street,
Suite 1900,
Syracuse,
NY
13202
Phone Number 315-425-6343

CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER® professional Certified Divorce Financial Analyst Retirement Income Certified Professional®

About Equitable Advisors

Financial services isn't just about products or investment advice. It is understanding the needs, wants and desires of individuals and business owners. It's educating clients to help them identify and address their financial planning issues; developing a comprehensive planning strategy based on their financial objectives; and providing products, services and support to help them accumulate and distribute assets to help them achieve their desired retirement lifestyle. As an AXA Advisors financial professional, I work with clients to address a broad spectrum of accumulation goals from funding a major purchase or a child's education to living the retirement lifestyle they envision. I take a comprehensive, education-based approach to addressing the 'at retirement' needs of customers, providing retirement planning strategies, education, products and services to individuals and businesses.


Qualifications CRD# 2821400
FirmCRD# 6363
Series 7, 65, 66

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


Office Location 5500 Main Street,
Suite 260,
Williamsville,
NY
14221
Phone Number 716-828-8390

What do you most enjoy about your work? I most enjoy that the work I do has such a real and profound impact on our clients. I get to help people feel confident about their future and live fuller, less stressful lives. As a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER" ( CFP®), Nick is a recognized leader in helping clients align their finances with their life goals through modern wealth management. His experience spans well over two decades and his expertise in retirement, investment and comprehensive planning solutions help ensure clients get the clarity, advice and support they need to make the most of their wealth. His deep expertise combined with a truly personable approach is what sets Nick apart from a typical financial advisor. Nick believes that money is an important tool, and that modern wealth management is about aligning your resources and behavior with your goals. He serves as a trusted advisor who understands, cares about and is committed to helping you achieve the goals, experiences and outcomes that matter most to you. Nick is an active member of the community and associates with the SPCA and Humane Society. When hes not serving clients or his community, Nick enjoys quality downtime with his family, as well as hiking, fishing, and local theater.

About Emergent Wealth Advisors, LLC

Over the years we have found that when people come to us they are looking for far more than financial planning and investment management. People call on us when they have questions and are looking for answers. They seek us out when they have complexity yet yearn for simplicity. And, perhaps most of all, people come to us to turn their uncertainty into the clarity they need to manage their financial life with confidence. Upon working with us, our clients feel informed and empowered, they have transformed their reluctance into results and they experience service that exceeds their expectations. We have three core beliefs that serve as the bedrock of our work: Lead with advice One size does not fit all Expertise matters Our client-focused, time-tested approach delivers customized and comprehensive wealth planning seamlessly integrated with expert investment management and a boutique style that harkens to the days when everything was hand-crafted. If you are looking for a more modern approach to wealth management, we invite you to learn more. If you are ready to start a conversation, let's talk.


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# 119376
FirmCRD# 119376

Compensation/Fee Fee Only


Office Location 48 South Service Road,
Suite 102,
Melville,
NY
11747
Phone Number 631-454-1585

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 clients 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 clients 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.

Advisory Services Provided

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


Qualifications FirmCRD# 155172

Compensation/Fee Fee-Based


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

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About Personal Capital Advisors Corporation

Personal Capital provides a unique combination of personalized human advice and free, innovative technology. We have local presences nationwide and fully remote capabilities with clients in all 50 states and $15bn in assets as of 11/30/2020. Join the 2.7 million people who track over $980bn with our free tools, including our Retirement Planner, Investment Checkup™, and Fee Analyzer™. Personal Capital Advisors Corporation ("PCAC") compensates WiserAdvisor ("Company") for new leads. ("Company") is not an investment client of PCAC.

Advisory Services Provided

Portfolio Management, Wealth Management


Qualifications CRD# 5271824
FirmCRD# 134139 / 39543
Series 7, 66

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


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 hes 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

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


Qualifications CRD# 4873236
FirmCRD# 104510
Series 66

Compensation/Fee Fee-Based


Office Location 406 Forest Ave.,
Staten Island,
NY
10301
Phone Number 718-313-0303

As a financial advisor, I believe that financial planning and investment management go hand in hand. It is an honor and a privilege to help clients gain the confidence and peace of mind that comes from having a purposeful and comprehensive strategy in place. Outside of the office, I enjoy spending time with family and friends.

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# 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 CRD# 2308014
FirmCRD# 104510
Series 65

Compensation/Fee Fee-Based


Office Location 309 Clifton Park Center Road,
Suite 10,
Clifton Park,
NY
12065
Phone Number 518-836-3550

Throughout my career, I have focused on one major initiative when working with clients: To understand their financial goals thoroughly and structure a long-term path forward to achieve them.

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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