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New York City Advisors

Peter J. Creedon
CFP®, ChFC®, CLU®
New York, NY
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Crystal Brook Advisors
Fee Structure
Fee-Based, Asset-Based, Commission
Biography

Peter is the founder of Crystal Brook Advisors. With over 18 years of professional experience in the financial planning and investing industry, Peter has successfully educated young professionals, entrepreneurs and advanced investors reach their financial planning and investing goals. As an educator, Peter encourages clients to ask questions. He will provide an understandable answer for each client's specific financial planning and investing needs.

Crystal Brook Advisors are committed to designing, developing, and implementing a broad range of investment advisory solutions which include comprehensive financial plans and investing programs with an established practice of high ethical and fiduciary standard, transparency, and expertise. Whether you’re a short or long-term horizon investor, we can help you or your business with the products and services that meet your specific financial planning and investing need.

Peter’s team provides expert advice by combining research with effective technology tools, bridging tradition and contemporary financial planning and investment management solutions.

Peter is a licensed Certified Financial Planner™ (CFP), Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC), and Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU).

Peter holds two Bachelors of Science and a Master’s Degree. Prior to Crystal Brook Advisors, Peter was a Branch Manager and Financial Advisor at American Express Advisors.

Peter teaches Financial Planning and Business planning at the American College.

Peter has been published in various media channels: CNBC, Fortune Magazine, Investopedia, to name a few.

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Eric Dostal
J.D., CFP®
New York, NY
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Firm
Sontag Advisory
Fee Structure
Fee only
Biography

A believer in continuing professional development, Eric Dostal obtained the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Professional (CFP®) designation, and graduated with a JD from St. John’s University School of Law. Eric recognizes the challenges investors face when planning their retirement and therefore he helps clients retire when and how they would like. Eric focuses primarily on providing affluent and high net worth individuals with expert, comprehensive and impartial financial planning advice to help those individuals achieve their unique life goals.

After joining Sontag Advisory in 2013, Eric has worked extensively with clients over the past 4+ years to create and implement their unique financial plans. Eric has demonstrated a high degree of skill developing and overseeing the investment, insurance, retirement, tax and estate planning strategies of his clients.

Eric currently lives in Merrick, New York with his wife Jamie and daughter Madeline. When not in the office, you can often find him spending time with family and friends. He also recharges by sitting down with a good book and honing his culinary skills.

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Shannon P. McNulty
CFP®, J.D., LLM (Tax)
New York, NY
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Law Offices of Shannon P. McNulty LLC
Fee Structure
Fixed
Biography

Shannon McNulty provides clients with the highest-quality legal services focused on sophisticated tax and estate planning strategies. We counsel clients on issues involving estate and income tax planning; cross-border planning; succession planning for closely-held businesses; planning for oil and gas rights; and tax-efficient charitable giving.  We also serve the tax and estate planning needs of retirees, families with young children, those with special needs, and blended and non-traditional families.

Ms. McNulty received her LL.M. in Taxation from New York University School of Law and graduated cum laude from Georgetown University Law Center, where she served as an Articles Editor for the Georgetown Law Journal.  She is certified in Real Estate Finance and Investment by the New York University Schack Institute of Real Estate.

Before starting her own practice, Ms. McNulty completed a prestigious federal district court clerkship for the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York and worked as an Associate at the large New York City law firms of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom and Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle.

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Arden Rodgers
CFA
New York, NY
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Firm
Arbus Capital Management, LLC
Fee Structure
Fee-Only
Biography

Arden Rodgers, CFA, is the founder and president of Arbus Capital Management, LLC, an independent registered investment advisory firm serving institutions and high-net-worth individuals. Since 2008, he has provided clients with personalized investment consulting and management services, with a focus on ETFs. Rodgers’ specialties include managing concentrated stock holdings and stock options, advising directors and officers on SEC filings and developing investment policy statements.

As a member of the CFA Institute, Rodgers is bound by a strict code of ethics. He also is a member of the Investment Management Consultants Association® (IMCA), the Financial Planning Association® (FPA)® and The New York Society of Security Analysts, Inc.,© (NYSSA) .  

Rodgers regularly speaks to media about investment and personal finance issues and has been quoted in publications including Bloomberg Businessweek, U.S. News and World Report and ETF Report. 

Prior to founding Arbus Capital Management, Rodgers was a successful software entrepreneur and was a founding member of a database software firm that was acquired by Intuit, Inc. At Intuit, he was awarded U.S. Patent #7,065,526 for a scalable database management system. 

Rodgers holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA)® charter which is the globally recognized mark of distinction and benchmark for measuring the expertise, experience, and ethics of serious investment professionals. No credential is as widely respected in the industry as the CFA charter. And none is harder to obtain.

An avid cyclist, Rodgers is a member and former treasurer of the New York Cycle Club. He also regularly volunteers with PAWS NY whose motto is “helping people by helping pets.”

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Daniel Timins
CFP®
New York, NY
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Law Offices of Daniel Timins
Fee Structure
Fixed, Hourly
Biography

Daniel Timins is an Attorney of Law and a Certified Financial Planner(R). After graduating from Washington University in St. Louis, he worked at Merrill Lynch, American Express Financial Advisors and Alliance Bernstein Investments. Dan received his Juris Doctorate from Pace Law School in White Plains, New York. He worked at the Pace Investors’ Rights Project during law school to protect clients from unscrupulous investment practices. Dan specializes in Estate Planning, Probate and Medicaid Planning, and is licensed to practice law in the state of New York. 

 

Dan helped draft proposed New York legislation for Insurable Interests of Life Insurance Trusts, New York Insurance Law Section 3205, and Revocatory Effects of Divorce, EPTL 5-1.4. He has taught continuing legal education classes for the New York State Bar Association, the Westchester County Bar Association, the Brooklyn Bar Association, the Westchester Women’s Bar Association, Pace Law School and Fordham Law School Dan is a contributing author to Kiplinger.com, Financial Planning Magazine online, AARP Online, several books, national periodicals, editorials, and educational programs.

 Dan works with his clients to ensure their investment strategies align in the three basics of asset growth: Saving and procuring wealth, minimizing fees and taxes, and proper investment allocation. He believes in minimizing risks for guaranteed short-term benefits, and planning for contingencies.

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Hans-Christian Winkler
CFP®
New York, NY
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Firm
Claraphi Advisory Network
Fee Structure
Commission, Fee-Based
Biography

Hans-Christian Winkler is a Financial Planner at Claraphi Advisory Network, a firm that aims to assemble a team that believes in contributing to investment education. Hans and his team provide meaningful and relevant advice, and through prudent investing, work to improve their clients' financial future. ClaraPHI has developed turn-key programs designed to make it as easy as possible for CPAs, attorneys, and financial institutions to partner with a registered representative to provide financial/investment services to the investor. Because of their unique corporate structure and relationship with the ClaraPHI affiliate companies, all ClaraPHI advisors are able to access member estate planning attorneys and CPAs who embrace the collaborative planning model and are willing to share their expertise.

Hans began his professional career on Wall Street in 1997 at a boutique Private Investment Bank in Midtown New York. In 2001 he became a fully independent Financial Planner focusing on long-term client relationships and helping clients with investment, retirement, estate and insurance planning strategies. As a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional, Hans frequently incorporates a network of estate attorneys, insurance professionals and CPAs to develop comprehensive and individually tailored financial plans, to guide clients achieve their goals and protect their assets from potential downfalls. In addition to advising traditional financial clients, Hans specializes in working with athletes, sudden wealth recipients, the LGBT community and divorcees/widows. Being fully committed to keeping abreast of the industry's evolving changes, Hans served as the Director of Public Awareness and as a Board Member of the Financial Planning Association of New York from 2014 - 2016, and is still a very involved member.

In addition to his CFP® certificate, Hans also holds Series 4, 7, 24, 63, 65 & New York Life & Health Insurance licenses. Hans was born and raised in Salzburg, Austria and was recruited to Temple University in 1991 on a golf scholarship. He further received his Master’s Degree from New York University in 1997 and lives with his wife in New York.

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Aaron Cohen
New York, NY
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Firm
Financial Partners Capital Management, LLC
Fee Structure
Fee-Only
Biography

Aaron Cohen is the Partner, President, Portfolio Manager, Senior Client Advisor at Financial Partners Capital Management, LLC in New York, NY and has over 26 years of experience in the finance industry .FPCM has provided for over 20 years, customized asset management and financial planning services to individuals, families and institutions. They differentiate themselves as fiduciaries of their clients’ wealth, by sitting side-by-side with them, providing non-biased advice and personalized service.

FPCM’s Financial Planning advisory services focus on simplifying clients' financial life by working with them, and their professional team (e.g. accountants, attorneys, other advisors), to formulate, execute, and monitor a comprehensive, integrated, and consistent financial strategy. FPCM's services cover a myriad of issues such as retirement and estate planning, risk and expense management, and gifting strategies.

Aaron has lectured at the Wharton School and I.E.S.A. Aaron has been active as President, and Board member of several Jewish organizations in the Greater Hartford area. Aaron was born in Morocco, grew up in Venezuela; and has been living in the U.S. since 1982.

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Simon Brady
CFP®
New York, NY
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Anglia Advisors
Fee Structure
Fixed, Monthly, Asset-Based
Biography

Simon is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, originally from the UK with extensive experience trading on Wall Street and as a financial advisor at the United Nations. He serves on the board of the Financial Planning Association of New York as the Director of Public Awareness.

His firm, Anglia Advisors, is a New York Registered Investment Advisor (RIA) firm in Manhattan that provides personal finance and investment management solutions by means of a unique, interactive financial planning process. . 

Simon's particular specialty areas are younger professionals looking to build, secure and protect their personal financial futures as well as foreign nationals located in the US and the particular planning issues they face.

Unlike most financial advisors, the firm has no minimum asset level for clients and always operates under the Fiduciary Standard, meaning that it is required to act in the clients' best interests at all times and deliver the best possible service with no conflicts of interest. This is always the sole basis for all recommendations in any engagement.

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Deva Panambur 1
CFA®, CFP®
New York, NY
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Sarsi, LLC
Fee Structure
Fee only. Asset based and/or fixed.
Biography

Deva Panambur, CFA®, CFP®  is the founder of Sarsi, LLC. Sarsi, LLC is an independent, fee only, Registered Investment Advisor, serving individuals and institutions. We primarily provide the following services: 1.Financial Planning: Overall financial situation of the client including cash flow, debt management, risk management/insurance, estate planning and tax planning. 2. Investment strategy 3. Asset allocation and risk management 4. Manager/Investment product selection 5. Investment monitoring and reporting.

Prior to founding Sarsi, LLC in 2010, Deva was a Senior Vice President/Partner at Executive Monetary Management (EMM), a wealth advisor with over $2Bn in assets that was a part of Neuberger Berman, before being spun off into an independent firm in 2009. At EMM, Deva led manager selection and due diligence and had joint responsibility for economic analysis, strategy analysis, portfolio management and risk management pertaining to investments of ultra high net worth clients and institutions.

Prior to joining EMM, he was a portfolio manager at the alternative strategies group of Merrill Lynch; a research analyst at Chesapeake Capital Corporation- a hedge fund; and a risk and business analyst at Deutsche Bank Asset Management where he supported various investment groups. He began his career at International Seaports Pte. Ltd. in international project finance in the Far East and the United States.

Deva earned a Bachelor of Technology from the Indian Institute of Technology, India, a Master in International Management from the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, India, and an MBA from Thunderbird School of Global Management, Glendale, AZ. He has been awarded the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a CFP® professional.

He regularly provides expert advisory services to top consulting firms and asset management companies regarding the business and investment aspects of the investment industry. He is an Adjunct Professor of Personal Finance at Montclair State University in New Jersey and in his spare time trains candidates appearing for the  CFA exam.

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Steven Jon Kaplan
Series 65
New York, NY
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Firm
True Contrarian Investments LLC
Fee Structure
20% of net profits; zero management fees.
Biography

Steven Jon Kaplan began TrueContrarian.com in August 1996 as a weekly blog and later expanded this to a daily newsletter with intraday updates in February 2006.  He has been trading his own account, and those of family and close friends, since 1981, and handles separately managed accounts for qualified clients. As a registered investment advisor, Steve charges a 20 % performance fee on net profits and no management fees.  He has been quoted in Barron's, Market Watch, Dow Jones Newswires, Seeking Alpha, Kitco, and elsewhere and has appeared on Market Watch cable TV with Stacey Delo.

Steven's goal is to identify those assets which are farthest away from the best estimates of their realistic fair-value levels. This is done through designing algorithms which examine the most reliable signals in the financial markets. These include insider buying relative to selling; investor inflows and outflows; media and advisors' sentiment; and intraday behavior especially near multi-decade tops and bottoms. He studies historical interrelationships to mathematically identify which divergences from typical behavior are pointing the way toward essential trend changes.

Steve enjoys running with the New York Road Runners Club, composing and performing on piano and voice, writing stories, and traveling to unique places.  He enjoys hearing from anyone about a wide range of topics, so please let him know what you think about the web site or whatever is on your mind.  You can find his music on ReverbNation.

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Michael Delgass
J.D.
New York, NY
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Sontag Advisory, LLC
Fee Structure
Fee-Only, Asset-Based
Biography

Michael is the Chief Executive Officer as well as an advisor to clients at Sontag Advisory, an independent, fee-only registered investment advisor with $4.1 billion in assets under management currently. Since inception in 1995, Sontag Advisory has acted in a strictly fiduciary capacity with a mission to help clients define and achieve their goals through an emphasis on unique solutions and capital preservation. Sontag Advisory specializes in providing a holistic approach to wealth management, incorporating estate and trust planning, tax management, retirement, investment management and risk management.

Michael is a frequent author and speaker on his topics of expertise. He has been featured in numerous publications such as The Wall Street Journal, Barron’s and Investment News. He has authored or edited treatises such as “Settlement of Estates in Connecticut” and “Illinois Estate Planning,” as well as professional articles such as “HEET Wave,” “Design GRATs to Reap Court-Approved Extra Tax Savings,” “Pecuniary Dynastic Offshore Trusts” and “Financial Reporting for the Family Office.”

Before joining Sontag Advisory in 2005, Michael was a partner at prominent New York Metro and New England law firms, including Day Berry & Howard, LLP and Cummings & Lockwood, LLC. His practice expertise was in the areas of estate, tax, succession, asset protection and business planning.

Michael is a former Adjunct Professor of Estate and Gift Taxation at Northwestern University School of Law, and a former faculty member of the National Trust School and National Graduate Trust School of the American Bankers Association.

He received a BS in Biology (Highest Honors), a BS in Geology, High Honors, and a BS in Chemistry, Highest Honors, from Indiana University and earned his JD from The University of Chicago Law School.

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Robert Leahy
New York, NY
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Firm
Leahy Wealth Management Group
Biography

Robert Leahy is the Founder and CEO of Leahy Wealth Management Group. He is well recognized in the financial industry as a Certified Financial Planner™ (CFP), Accredited Estate Planner (AEP), and Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC).

During his career as a financial professional Robert has managed significant assets on behalf of individuals, corporations, and municipalities, providing expertise in the areas of investment management, retirement planning, risk analysis, and estate planning. He is a regular Forbes contributor as an equity & ETF investment expert, and is frequently quoted in major financial publications.

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Stephanie Genkin
CFP®
New York, NY
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Firm
My Financial Planner, LLC
Fee Structure
Hourly, Fixed
Biography

Stephanie Genkin  was a producer at CNN for almost 15 years focusing on business, economic and financial news. As part of the network’s Money Unit, she wrote and produced personal finance segments for a consumer audience on topics including investing, saving for retirement, credit reports, interest rates, 529 college savings plans, student loans, budgeting, mortgages, savings accounts, home owner’s insurance and dealing with debt. In addition, she contributed to news reports on CNNMoney.com and was the researcher for a MONEY magazine columnist.

While working full time, Stephanie went back to school to obtain a Certificate in Financial Planning at NYU and earned the CFP® designation.

Stephanie is an adjunct instructor at NYU and teaches investing fundamentals. She has done pro bono workshops at the Brooklyn Public Library and is an active member of the Financial Planning Association of New York. She is on the FPA committee that organizes the annual Financial Fitness Workshop, a day of financial planning events for the public.

Stephanie serves as a media consultant to the non-profit World Learning

Before joining CNN, Stephanie was a print reporter based in the Middle East. She was the chief Israel correspondent for the Jewish Chronicle (UK) and wrote for Business Middle East, a bi-weekly subscription newsletter published by The Economist. Her work has appeared in The Philadelphia Inquirer, Newsday, The Economist, Jane’s Defense Weekly, Index on Censorship and other publications.

Stephanie earned a B.A. with honors in Journalism and Hebrew from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. She received a Masters Degree in Jewish History and another in Modern Middle Eastern Studies from St. Antony’s College, Oxford University. She was a Fulbright scholar in Amman, Jordan.

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Kimerly Polak Guerrero
CFP®, RICP®
New York, NY
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Firm
Polero ICE Advisers
Fee Structure
Fixed
Biography

Kimerly Polak Guerrero has several decades of experience as a portfolio manager and a personal financial-life manager. She is a Registered Investment Adviser and a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™. She started Polero ICE Advisers in 2008 to provide women and couples with an alternative to the many financial firms that bombard their target customers with glitzy advertising campaigns. Instead of receiving advice from a high-pressured salesperson, Kim's clients get a fee-only adviser who serves as their fiduciary at all times. As a fee-only adviser, she is only compensated by her clients, in a completely transparent manner.

Kimerly has a Masters in Business Administration from Harvard Business School and a Bachelor of Science in Finance and Insurance from the University of Rhode Island, where she graduated summa cum laude. Kim has also earned the Retirement Income Certified Professional® (RICP®) designation, and has completed the educational requirements for the designation of Accredited Estate Planner. She is a member of NAPFA (National Association of Personal Financial Advisors), and served as the leader of NAPFA's New York Study Group for 3 years.

When offering financial direction, Kimerly is able to make use of her extensive experience as a financial adviser and investment professional. As a portfolio manager and trader from 1986-2007, she was responsible for investing over $6 billion in the global markets, during many periods of excessive volatility. The lessons that she learned first-hand serve her well in assisting her clients today.

Kim is dedicated to providing pro-bono services to those in need of practical financial advice. She has worked with the VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) Program, which helps elderly and low-income individuals prepare their taxes, and has provided Financial Backpack classes to many groups of young people. Additionally, she continues to serve as a presenter for a financial-education Program for battered women in New York City, after being the Coordinator for this Program for several years.

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Stacy Marcus
New York, NY
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Firm
Women Investing Now, LLC
Biography

As the founder of Women Investing Now, Stacy Marcus brings skillful development and execution of innovative strategies and solutions for measurable result. Stacy has 20 years of global leadership experience successfully driving profitable business growth and client capture for leading firms, start-up enterprises, and financial services entities.

Adept at client drivers, and collaborating with diverse stakeholders, Stacy delivers solutions which are quickly adopted and profitable. Her forte is presenting complex, often-unfamiliar material in an easily adoptable manner. 

Skilled in anticipating revenue opportunities and identifying organizational inefficiencies, Stacy collaborates with executive management to establish strategic vision and implement tactical and strategic solutions driving growth and profit objectives. 

When guiding personal finance clients, Stacy's focus is on actionable steps balancing current and future needs. She guides clients to identify core goals and risk-balanced paths of achievement. "Stacy is trustworthy and knowledgeable, you ask and get an answer you can actually use." "She makes sense of the endless stream of news and sales pitches so you can decide what to do." 

WIN solves two critical problems. WIN empowers time-starved women by providing a one-stop solution for unbiased knowledge, financial planning, and investing, and enables advisors to retain and attract women clients by providing a plug-and-play, best-in-class customizable solution. WIN's proprietary image-based methodology enables women and their advisors to easily identify and address financial issues and goals. WIN is the only platform integrating custom wealth advisory, digital investing, custom portfolio management, and relevant content.

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