Experience

Makes all the difference

Our team of professionals distinguishes itself with both financial experience and personal service. We strive to earn your loyalty through hard work, the right advice and a dedication to developing long-term relationships.

Glenn Pearsall

Senior Vice President–Wealth Management

Financial Advisor

Glenn is a UBS Senior Vice President and Senior Portfolio Manager. Originally an investor in his own right, Glenn has been working with clients and offering investment advice since he joined EF Hutton's Glens Falls office in 1985. In 1990 he led the group that established the PaineWebber (now UBS) office in Glens Falls and served as its Producing Branch Manager from 1990 to 2002.

Glenn has served as the primary portfolio manager for the team since he successfully completed the Certified Investment Analyst Program at the Wharton School of Business in 1994. In 2020 he retired from managing client portfolios and now serves as a consultant to Pearsall Wealth Management.

Glenn has authored three books on Adirondack history, including a Civil War era novel. In 2000 he established and funded, with his wife Carol, a private foundation dedicated to improving the lives of the year round residents of the Adirondack Park.

He and his wife live near the base of Crane Mountain in Johnsburg.

Registered States:
  • CA
  • CO
  • CT
  • DE
  • FL
  • MA
  • MD
  • ME
  • NC
  • NJ
  • NM
  • NY
  • TX
  • VA
  • VT
One Broad Street Plaza
2nd Floor
Glens Falls, NY 12801

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Adam Pearsall

Senior Vice President–Wealth Management

Financial Advisor

Adam, his wife Sara, daughter Mckenna, and son Noah live in Queensbury with their two Siberian Huskies.    A North Country native, Adam believes strongly in giving back to his community with his time, talent, and treasure; he is a past Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Silver Bay YMCA and is Vice President of the Glenn and Carol Pearsall Adirondack Foundation.  Other organizations he is involved with include the Warren County Amateur Radio Club (founding member, past President, past Board Chair, currently providing communications for local events such as the Adirondack Distance Festival, Hudson River Whitewater Derby, and Ironman Lake Placid), Lower Adirondack Search and Rescue (LASAR, volunteer searcher), and Siamese Ponds Trail Improvement Society (trail steward and sawyer).  Adam is a licensed New York State Guide and enjoys recreating outdoors with family, cross country and telemark skiing, hiking, flatwater and whitewater canoeing.  He enjoys continuing the family tradition of maple sugaring every other spring.

Adam graduated from Colby College in 1998 with a B.A. degree in geology. He holds Series 7 and 66 securities licenses as well as life, health, and long-term care insurance licenses. In June of 2008 he earned the Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) professional designation and in 2013 was named a UBS Portfolio Manager; in 2016 he was promoted to Senior Portfolio Manager.

 

Registered States:
  • AZ
  • CA
  • CO
  • CT
  • DC
  • DE
  • FL
  • IN
  • MA
  • MD
  • ME
  • MO
  • NC
  • NH
  • NJ
  • NY
  • OH
  • PA
  • RI
  • SC
  • TN
  • TX
  • VA
  • VT
  • WA

Recognized as an industry leader:

  • Forbes Best-in-State Wealth Advisors , 2022
One Broad Street Plaza
2nd Floor
Glens Falls, NY 12801

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Melissa Battiste

Senior Wealth Strategy Associate

As the team’s Senior Wealth Strategy Associate, Melissa is responsible for financial planning, but is also adept at handling market orders from clients and rebalancing client portfolios as per client authorizations. She joined the Pearsall Wealth Management in 2004 and holds all the necessary securities and insurance licenses. Melissa attended Siena College where she graduated magna cum laude with a B.S. in finance. While at Siena, Melissa held several internships including one with the UBS, Albany, NY, office. Melissa resides in Queensbury with her husband Frank, daughters London and Lilyana and their beagle Bella.

Registered States:
  • CA
  • CO
  • DE
  • FL
  • NJ
  • NY
  • PA
  • TN
  • VT
One Broad Street Plaza
2nd Floor
Glens Falls, NY 12801

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Tara Johnson

Client Associate

Tara has recently joined the team in November 2020 as a Client Service Associate. She graduated from Penn State Behrend in 1999 with a B.S. in psychology. She resides in Queensbury with her husband Steve and their children Caleb, Abigail, and Steven. Tara and her family enjoy many activities the North Country has to offer, including hiking with their mini australian shepherd Addie, boating, camping, and skiing. She looks forward to getting to know clients and build relationships here at Pearsall Wealth Management.

One Broad Street Plaza
2nd Floor
Glens Falls, NY 12801

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