Lawrence Sorace

NSSA®, CFP®, MBA
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“With over a decade of experience in the financial industry, Lawrence Sorace provides simple, proven techniques that can help clients make the most of their money and help achieve more of their financial goals.”
Firm:

Mulberry Lane Advisors, LLC

Job Title:

Managing Member and Co-Founder

Biography:

Lawrence is a Managing Member and Co-Founder of Mulberry Lane Advisors, LLC. 

Prior to forming Mulberry Lane Advisors, Lawrence had worked for more than a decade in the financial industry with firms such as Merrill Lynch, Northwestern Mutual and Penn Mutual. Prior to that, he worked in several positions with General Motors throughout North America.

Lawrence has also been an Adjunct Professor at Rider University several times over the years at both the graduate and under-graduate levels.

Lawrence graduated with honors from Rider University with a Master’s in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance. Lawrence also holds Bachelor’s degrees in Mathematics (Cum Laude) and Secondary Education (Cum Laude) from East Stroudsburg University. Lawrence also attended The American College (earned CFP®), the University of Maryland, Drexel University (post-grad/Doctoral studies) and the University of Pennsylvania (Executive Studies).

Lawrence holds Insurance licenses in Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pensylvania. He also has his Series 7 and Series 66 securities registrations.

Lawrence has been a member of MENSA since 2003.

Lawrence lives in Bucks County, Pennsylvania and enjoys traveling with his family, the outdoors, attending concerts and sporting events, and playing multiple musical instruments.

Education:

MBA, Finance, Rider University

CRD Number:

2564227

Disclaimer:

Securities and investment advisory services offered through Ameritas Investment Corp. (AIC) member FINRA/SIPC. AIC is not affiliated with United Professional Advisors (UPA). Additional products and services may be available through UPA that are not offered through AIC.  Securities products are limited to residents of NY, AZ, CA, FL, GA, IL, MA, MD, NC, NJ, NV, OH, PA, SC, TX, VA, CT, TN

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