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Where are you today and where do you want to be tomorrow? We recognize that a lasting relationship starts by listening and understanding your priorities and concerns. We'll work together to look at the big picture, discuss your vision for the future and help you confidently pursue your life goals.

Kreiner Financial Group

Pursuing your goals together

Our mission is to provide quality strategies customized to your needs. Our goal is to be your primary source of financial advice. To this end, we concentrate our efforts on developing long-term relationships through a commitment to quality client service.

  •  Charles Kreiner

    Charles Kreiner

    Senior Vice President–Wealth Management

    Financial Advisor

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    Charles has gained broad-based financial services experience during his 41-year career. Prior to joining UBS, he worked as a Financial Advisor at Kidder Peabody and Company and prior to that was with Harold C. Brown and Co., Inc. Charles has served in the United States Navy and is a retired captain with the U.S. Naval Reserves. As Senior Vice President-Wealth Management, Charles works extensively with individuals and corporations in the areas of stock selection, fixed income and asset allocation.

    Charles earned a B.A. from Hamilton College and a M.B.A. from the University of Southern California. He holds Series 7, 24 and 63 securities licenses. Charles is active in many local organizations, including Child and Family Services, the James H. Cummings Foundation and Cradle Beach Camp. Charles and his wife, Louise, have two children, Chas and Lauren.

      • Hamilton College, B.A.
      • University of Southern California, M.B.A.
        250 Delaware Avenue
        Suite 610
        Buffalo, NY 14202
      • Kathleen Kumm

        Kathleen Kumm, CIMC

        Director

        Team Administrator

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        As manager of the Kreiner Financial Group, Kathleen develops personalized investment plans for clients through a thorough understanding of their goals and risk tolerance. She creates appropriate strategies based on the clients' financial objectives. Kathleen began her career in financial services in 1988 with Kidder, Peabody and Company. She held several management positions within the firm (now UBS Financial Services Inc.) before joining the Kreiner Financial Group in 1996.

        Kathleen earned a B.A. from Fordham University. She holds Series 7, 8, 63 and 65 securities licenses as well as insurance licenses. Kathleen has also been awarded the Certified Investment Management Consultant designation through UBS. She and her husband, Jeffrey, have two daughters, Caroline and Larisa.

          • Fordham University, B.A.
          • Certified Investment Management Consultant
          250 Delaware Avenue
          Suite 610
          Buffalo, NY 14202
        • Carl Edward Nagel

          Carl Edward "Rocky" Nagel

          First Vice President–Wealth Management

          Financial Advisor

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          CA Insurance License #4149884

          Rocky has more than nine years of financial services experience and focuses on financial planning, portfolio diversification strategies and new business development. Prior to joining UBS Financial Services Inc., his business career included management experience in computer services, retailing and small business development. He holds Series 7 and 66 securities licenses, as well as life and health insurance licenses.

          Rocky earned a B.A. from Dartmouth College and an M.B.A. from the Amos Tuck School of Business Administration at Dartmouth. He is a lifelong resident of Buffalo, residing in Williamsville with his wife Marcia. They have two grown children, Sarah and Carl.

           

            • Dartmouth College, B.A.
            • Amos Tuck School of Business Administration at Dartmouth, M.B.A.
              250 Delaware Avenue
              Suite 610
              Buffalo, NY 14202
            • Eugene O'Neill

              Eugene O'Neill

              Vice President–Wealth Management

              Financial Advisor

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              CA Insurance License #4048972

              Eugene has more than 13 years experience in the financial services Industry. He focuses on the distribution phase of retirement and income planning, specializing in protection and wealth transfer strategies. He holds the Series 7, 6, 66, 63, 31 and Life and Health Insurances licenses. Prior to starting in financial services, his business career included managing marine retail businesses in Youngstown NY, Toronto Canada and Dublin Ireland.

              Eugene is active in many organizations including The Buffalo Yacht Club, Buffalo Harbor Sailing Club, and Buffalo Niagara Resource Association.

               

                    250 Delaware Avenue
                    Suite 610
                    Buffalo, NY 14202
                  • Michael V. Messina

                    Michael V. Messina, CRPC®

                    Account Vice President

                    Financial Advisor

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                    Mike is a Financial Advisor with the Kreiner Financial Group. Prior to joining the team, he was as an Investment Portfolio Specialist for UBS in Boston, working with financial advisors in the Greater New England area. Previously, he served as a Senior Financial consultant for TD Ameritrade in Rochester, NY.

                    Mike has considerable proficiency and expertise in structuring and managing investment portfolios.  He also brings extensive knowledge and focus on financial planning, helping clients to define their financial needs in order to meet their long-term goals through personalized investment advice. His approach allows him to craft an effective strategy while avoiding unnecessary risk.

                    Mike is a graduate of the Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University and was a 4-year letterman on its nationally, top-ranked Lacrosse team. He grew up in the Rochester NY area where he attended the Aquinas Institute playing football and lacrosse and has now happily returned to his Western New York roots, residing in Lancaster. He holds his series 7, 66, and 9 licenses and has achieved the Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor (CRPC®) designation.

                      • Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University
                      • Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor℠
                      250 Delaware Avenue
                      Suite 610
                      Buffalo, NY 14202
                    • Catherine Weiser

                      Catherine Weiser

                      Wealth Management Associate

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                      Catherine is generally the first point of contact for the Kreiner Financial Group.  She oversees operational and administrative support, ensuring a quality client experience, addressing clients' questions and concerns.  Catherine began her career in financial services in 1998 as a Wire Operator/Cashier with PaineWebber (now UBS Financial Services Inc.).  Previously, she served as an Airman in the United States Navy.  Catherine holds Series 7 and 63 securities licenses.  She and her husband, Scott, have two sons, Christopher and Jacob.

                            250 Delaware Avenue
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                            Buffalo, NY 14202

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