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Level Financial Advisors Adds Two Employees to Growing Team

Level Financial Advisors in Amherst / Hamburg has hired two new employees

PRESS RELEASE Amherst, NY: Level Financial Advisors has hired Robert Decker as a Financial Planning Associate and Ann Marie Salerno as a Client Services Specialist at the fee-only investment management and financial planning firm. Mr. Decker graduated from the University at Buffalo in 2017 achieving a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in finance.  Prior to joining the firm, Decker worked as a Credit Portfolio Analyst with Citi Bank in Buffalo. He also held positions with HSBC and interned with Northwestern Mutual. Mr. Decker will assist in client meetings, preparing financial plans and researching strategies to help clients save money, reduce taxes, and improve their financial lives. He will also contribute to the firm’s financial planning and investment committees and work on special projects while working towards his CFP® certification. Mr. Decker is a member of the Financial Planning Association of Western New York. He is a native of Syracuse, NY and resides in West Seneca with his wife. Ann Marie Salerno joins Level after fifteen years...

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New Southtowns Office Open

PRESS RELEASE Hamburg, NY: Level Financial Advisors, an Amherst-based, fee-only financial planning and investment management firm, announced today the opening of a satellite office in Hamburg, NY.  The new office, located at 4535 Southwestern Boulevard, Suite 710A, officially opened on Monday. The office is designed to offer meeting space for existing clients and potential new clients, which are typically people on the cusp of retirement. The firm’s existing advisors will use the office for these meetings as new appointments are scheduled. A senior advisor will also use the space as a permanent base for ongoing activity. “We think there is tremendous untapped opportunity to help individuals and businesses located in Hamburg, Orchard Park, East Aurora and beyond from this new location,” stated Level’s Chief Operating Officer and partner, Mike Heburn.  “We are very excited to join the Hamburg community.” The company hopes to grow the new location into a fully-staffed office of multiple advisors, while maintaining its operations and executive offices in Amherst.  As part of its strategic growth plan,...

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Release Notes – Client Portal

5/29/19 - RMD reporting added to TOOLS section of client portal.  RMD eligible clients will be able to see their calculated RMD amount, the amount distributed to date, and whether they have completely satisfied their RMD, by account.   5/2/19 - Added two-factor authentication capabilities and video instructions.   4/29/19 - Turned off Create Task section for clients as it does not send notification to advisors that a task has been created.  We will turn this functionality back on when notifications are enabled.   4/29/19 - Fixed calendar linking problem where scheduling meetings for some advisors was not operational.   4/15/19 - Client Portal Live    ...

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Level Employees Once Again Give Back to United Way

Once again we are proud to donate to the United Way Community Baby Shower!  Our conference room was full of diapers, baby toys, and other essentials for the annual campaign!  The  event is a community-wide effort to collect essential baby items that will help at-risk mothers to give their newborns a stronger start, giving them supplies and support needed for a healthy beginning.  Level is a proud sponsor of the United Way of Buffalo & Erie County...

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Level Reaches Another Assets Milestone

PRESS RELEASE Amherst, NY: Level Financial Advisors, an Amherst-based fee-only financial planning and investment management firm, announced today that its assets under management have surpassed $400 million. The firm, with six CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ practitioners, was recently ranked as one of the top 500 RIA firms in the nation by Financial Advisor Magazine, surpassing $300 million in assets in late 2016. "This is a real testament to the faith and trust the Western New York community has put in us. We appreciate that trust and look forward to continuing to help people navigate the financial maze that is retirement," said Steven Elwell, CFP®, the firm’s Chief Investment Officer and partner. Along with the addition of new clients and deposits from existing clients, Level recently acquired Williamsville-based Angelucci Wealth Management, aiding in its growth. The company intends to continue its growth by expanding its WNY foot-print this year. The firm has scheduled a July opening of a satellite...

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