After graduating from the University at Albany, Brooks began his career as a Financial advisor at Morgan Stanley Dean Witter, in 1997. In 1998, Brooks was recruited by A.G. Edwards & Sons to work as a Financial advisor. Brooks spent the next decade working with Families and Business to invest into the equity and bond markets, developing investment strategies and managing portfolios. During the Financial crisis of 2008, A.G. Edwards & Sons was acquired by Wells Fargo Advisors. Brooks spent the next 10 years at Wells Fargo Advisor working to help his clients pursue their investment goals.
Brooks Joined Empire Financial Advisors because he believes in the freedom and the independence that the organization has to offer his clients and future clients. Over the last 20 years, he has seen a lot of change in the investment industry and he believes that Empire Financial Advisors is heading in the best direction for the clients he serves. Empire Financial Advisors believes in giving their Financial Advisors the support they need to give objective financial advice. In addition, Empire Financial Advisors is aligned with LPL Financial as the organizations broker/dealer. LPL has comprehensive research and technology in the financial services industry.
As an LPL Financial Advisor with Empire Financial Advisors, I can offer you a wide range of services, from helping you select individual investments to developing a retirement plan. With access to a broad array of company resources -- including research analysts and economic and market experts -- I can help you make informed investment decisions based on your specific needs.
Contact me if you'd like me to help you develop strategies for pursuing your financial goals.
Brooks holds a Series 7, Series 63, Series 65 through LPL Financial, as well as NYS Insurance license for Accident and Health, Life and Variable Life/Variable Annuities.
In his free time Brooks enjoys spending time with his two kids, ice hockey, skiing, biking, music and traveling.