Tom entered the financial services industry in 1993 after graduating from St. John's University with a BS in marketing. He joined Prager Metis Wealth Management in August 2016 after stints with Wealth Advisory Group and the Home Offices of AIG Royal Alliance and AXA Advisors.
He is an Accredited Wealth Management AdvisorSM (AWMA®), a Chartered Retirement Planning CounselorSM (CRPC®)*, Certified Income Specialist™ (CIS™), Certified Fund Specialist® (CFS®) and Chartered Mutual Fund CounselorSM (CMFC®). Tom is Series 7, 24, 63 and 65 FINRA registered through LPL Financial, a Notary Public and an approved New York State Insurance CE Monitor/Proctor with his NYS Insurance License.
Tom employs these proficiencies in wealth management, retirement planning, investment and insurance products, and asset allocation to design portfolio and financial strategies founded on one’s goals and risk tolerance utilizing modern portfolio theory and behavioral finance principles. With all of the noise that exists in the world today, it is easy to lose focus. He cuts through that noise by helping people define and pursue their wealth objectives using intelligent investment and downside risk strategies. Client communication and service are of utmost importance to him - including listening to clients’ needs and concerns and providing clear solutions void of financial jargon.
As a Senior Member of the Team, Tom ensures our Financial Advisors do business the prudent way all of the time managing risk as the architects of our clients' financial well-being.
Tom is a member of the Knights of Columbus and is an active volunteer in his native Woodside, Queens for various youth programs. He is married to Tracey since 1997 and they have two children that are their pride and joy.
*CRPC® conferred by The College for Financial Planning