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Dedicated. Passionate. Accountable. That’s how our clients describe us.

Each day, those words inspire us to deliver the advice they need to pursue important goals and simplify their complex financial world. We believe our diverse experience—in planning, investing and corporate retirement services—provides all of our clients with a strategic approach to achieving financial well-being. More important, it provides them with nimble financial advocates who act quickly and methodically on their behalf as life events, markets or business conditions demand.

 

We strive to stay true to our word and do what we say we’re going to do. It’s a simple philosophy, but in business, it’s often easier said than done. Our clients deserve and receive nothing less.

- Allen Saunders

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.

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    Allen Saunders

    Managing Director–Wealth Management

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    Over the last two decades, Allen has served as a trusted advisor to a select group of corporate and private clients. His experience and dedication to working with this multi-dimensional client base has proven to be a great advantage during complex times, both in global financial markets and in his clients’ lives.

    As a Senior Retirement Plan Consultant in UBS Retirement Plan Consulting Services Group, Allen, along with his team serve the retirement needs of a variety of non-profits, foundations, and corporations. In addition, the team specializes in providing portfolio and investment management as well as financial and estate planning services to a select group of ultra-high-net-worth and high-net-worth families and individuals.

    Allen currently resides in Cold Spring Harbor, NY with his wife and children. He enjoys spending time with his family and coaching his children's sports teams.

    • Barron's Top 1,200 Financial Advisors, 2017, 2019, 2022
      The Barron's rating is awarded annually in March and is based on information from the prior year Q3. 
    • Forbes America's Top Wealth Advisors, 2021The Forbes rating is awarded annually in August or September and is based on information from March of the prior year to March of the award year. 
    • Forbes Best-in-State Wealth Advisors, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022The Forbes rating is awarded annually in January or February and is based on information from June of the prior year to June of the award year. 
    • On Wall Street – Top 40 Advisors Under 40, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015The Financial Planning rating is awarded annually in January or February and is based on information from October to December of the award year.

      • Chartered Retirement Plans Specialist℠
      • Senior Portfolio Manager
      • Senior Retirement Plan Consultant
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      Matt Galvin, CFP®

      Senior Wealth Strategy Associate

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      As a Senior Wealth Strategy Associate, Matt is primarily responsible for the management of investment and business operations of The Saunders Investment Group. On a daily basis, he is dedicated to providing the highest quality investment and financial planning advice to clients. He structures customized portfolios and partners with estate attorneys and tax professionals to develop tailored estate and tax planning strategies. 

      Prior to joining The Saunders Investment Group, Matt was selected to join UBS as part of the firm's Graduate Training Program and later served as the business analyst for the Chief Operating Officer of UBS Group Americas and Wealth Management Americas. In 2014, he transferred to the UBS office in San Francisco where he was responsible for supporting the investment and business operations of a Private Wealth Management team. Most recently, Matt returned to NYC and worked for Private Wealth Management teams and the Chief Operating Office.

      Matt is a graduate of Tufts University with a B.A. in Economics. He is Series 3, 7, and 66 licensed and also has a New York State life and health insurance license. Matt resides in Manhattan with his wife, Brianne, and enjoys spending time golfing, cycling, and running.

        • Tufts University, B.A. in Economics
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        Andrew Greenspan

        Senior Wealth Strategy Associate

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        Andrew is primarily responsible for providing comprehensive consulting services for the team's institutional retirement plan clients. As a Chartered Retirement Plans Specialist (CRPS®), Andrew specializes in developing and implementing customized retirement plan solutions for a variety of non-profits, foundations, and corporations. In addition, Andrew specializes in educating plan participants to help them get ready for retirement and enhance their overall financial wellness.

        Andrew holds the Series 7 and 66 securities licenses. He is a graduate of the University at Buffalo with a Bachelor's of Science in Finance and currently resides in New York City

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            Ross Ramsey

            Wealth Strategy Associate

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            As a Wealth Strategy Associate, Ross is responsible for investment research and providing operational support for the team. Prior to joining The Saunders Investment Group, Ross worked for UBS in Pittsburgh, PA, where he was an associate on a wealth management team serving high-net worth clients.

            Ross is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh with a B.S. in Finance. He also holds the Series 7 and 66 security licenses as well as a New York State life and health insurance license. A resident of Manhattan, Ross enjoys exercising and cooking in his free time. He is also an avid fan of University of Pittsburgh football and other Pittsburgh sports teams.

              • University of Pittsburgh, B.S. in Finance
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                Ellen Wu

                Senior Client Associate

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                As a Senior Registered Client Service Associate, Ellen provides administrative and operational support to the team. Providing an exceptional experience for all clients is her top priority. On a daily basis, she is responsible for coordinating client requests including asset transfers, overseeing the team's cash management strategies and managing lending services.

                Ellen has over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry, specializing in fixed income products. Prior to joining UBS, Ellen worked at Glen Rauch Securities and held positions in fixed income sales and operations.  She also spent a portion of her career working at Webster Management, a subsidiary of Kidder Peabody. 

                Ellen is a graduate of Rutgers College with a B.A. in Economics and holds the Series 4, 7, 63, and 66 securities licenses. She currently resides in Hoboken, NJ. During her free time, Ellen enjoys traveling, Broadway theater, and rooting for the home teams.

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                    Matthew Golle

                    Client Associate

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                    As a Client Service Associate, Matt provides administrative and operational support to the team.

                    Prior to joining our team, Matt spent time as a Financial Services Associate at TSG Financial in their wealth management and pension planning divisions.

                    Matt was born and raised in Greenlawn, NY. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from Loyola University Maryland in 2020 with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance and was the captain of the club baseball team as well as a Division I Diver. He also holds the Series 7 and 66 security licenses. Matt resides in Greenlawn and enjoys baseball, golfing, and spending time with his family. He is an avid Mets and Packers fan.

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