Gilbert T. Chase
Executive Vice President
"Giving advisors an independent platform enables them to consistently provide objective and suitable financial planning products to their clients. Our advisors know that every client is unique, and their financial plan should be, too."
A co-founder of Empire Financial Advisors, Gil is responsible for recruiting talented financial planners and staff to join the organization and ensuring a smooth transition of their practice. Once on board Gil is available to advisors to help assure that business is completed in a timely and efficient manner.
He began his career in financial services at Equitable Life in 1990. Five years later, he joined AXA Advisors, embarking on a management career that spanned nearly two decades. In 2012, Gil left AXA Advisors and learned the independent channel at Capital Financial Planning in Albany, New York. In 2014, he co-founded Empire Financial Advisors.
Gil has earned several management awards over the course of his career, including a Development District Award, five district leadership awards and four National Builders trophies.*
Gil serves on the board of directors for the Hope House Inc., a residential addiction recovery program located in Albany.
A Siena College graduate, Gil lives in Saratoga Springs with his wife, Patty. He has two grown daughters, Cecelia and Hayley.
*based on production