Who we are
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Because of Ken’s comprehensive financial expertise, he is sought after by CNBC, Fox Business News, ABC and The Today Show to speak on topics such as planning for retirement and stock market investment strategies. Ken has also been a staple on morning, drive time radio, providing financial advice for the past 24 years to listeners in the local New York City Market and can be found on America’s Weekend, a financial radio program that is syndicated to over 1500 radio stations throughout the country. Having been recruited to serve on the House of Representatives Banking and Financial Services Committee, he advised the Chairperson of the Committee, Congresswoman Sue Kelly, on the impact of new financial regulations, Federal Reserve Bank transparency, and guided the Committee in asking questions of Alan Greenspan.
A believer in giving back, Ken has been serving his community for more than two decades volunteering as a member of Meals On Wheels and The United Way. Ken is the former Chairman of the Board at Make-A-Wish Foundation, and currently serves as chairman of the alumni board. Acknowledged by the New York State Legislature for his dedication and outstanding community service, Ken was honored with a Distinguished Service Award and chosen by Rockland County as community leader of the year.
In addition to his work as a financial advisor and community leader, Ken is a successful Broadway producer and investor. Ken won the Tony Award of Best Revival of a Musical as producer of Pippin and Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess, and was nominated for a Grammy Award for producer of the Best Musical Theater Album Matilda and Nice Work. Ken is also a three time Emmy Award winner for his work as producer on the television show Due Process.
Ken and his wife Trish have been married since he proposed to her in 1994 on the ice skating rink under Rockefeller Center Christmas tree. They have two sons, Brendan and Connor, for whom Ken coaches’ baseball and soccer. When not working for his clients, Ken can be found writing and reading several books per week like The Snowball Warren Buffet and the Business of Life; Shark Tales; and David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants.
Bill CoogleVice President
With over 31 years of financial services experience, Bill leads the business development efforts at Mahoney Asset Management. Bill currently holds the Series 24, Series 63, and Series 7 securities licenses as a registered principal with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). Bill has held Branch Management Positions at several Brokerage firms throughout his career. Bill strongly believes the more we can learn about a client, not only their financial goals and objectives but their life goals in general, the better job we can do advising them how to reach those goals. Customer satisfaction is a priority for Bill. He believes that treating his clients how he would like to be treated is very important, not only in the work environment but in life in general.
Philip RutiglianoVP & Certified Financial Planner
A 25 year industry veteran, Phil is a Vice President and Certified Financial Planner at Mahoney Asset Management working with new and existing clients to advise and develop retirement planning solutions. Phil holds the Series 24, Series 63, Series 6, Series 7 as well as Life & Health license registrations. Prior to joining Mahoney Asset Management, Phil spent the more than 13 years in sales at JPMorgan Chase where he assisted clients in retirement planning and investing. Phil’s work ethic, experience and level of production routinely earned him Presidents Council recognition.
Philip’s passion for his profession shows by his attaining the Certified Financial Planner® designation. Phil performed his undergraduate work at Fordham University completing a double major in Finance and Marketing. Phil went on to attend Pace University where he earned his MBA.
Adrian P. de ArmasVP of Investments
Adrian brings 24 years of financial services industry experience as the Vice President Of Investments at Mahoney Asset Management. He advises a wide range of clients on their wealth management and retirement. Adrian holds the Series 7, Life and Accident/Health as well as Variable Life and Variable Annuity insurance licenses. Prior to his position at Mahoney Asset Management, Adrian served as a licensed Financial Advisor with Merrill Lynch from 1990 to 2001 and then moved onto to assume a similar position at UBS as a Wealth Management Advisor for both individuals and businesses from 2001 to 2008. Adrian also serves his community as Chief at his local, volunteer fire department in Bellerose Village, New York.
Joe EllisonVP of Investments
Joe lends over 24 years of financial services experience to his role as Vice President of Investments at Mahoney Asset Management, working daily to cultivate new relationships with clients while also maintaining investments for existing ones.
Joe began in the financial services industry at Dean Witter Reynolds in 1992, earning his rise to Senior Vice President by developing a wide range of skills working with international clients in French, German and Spanish speaking countries to develop and implement sophisticated investment strategies using local currencies combined with alternative investments and commodities in an effort to construct successful portfolios that would weather turbulent times. Joe has been a top producing broker at JP Morgan Securities and Morgan Stanley and maintains his CFP(R) designation.
Joe applies his great knowledge of foreign currency, bonds, commodities and alternative investments to developed longer term strategies for Mahoney Asset Management’s clients. Joe attended George Washington University and graduated with a BA from New York University.
Megan KennedyClient Services
Megan manages Client Services at Mahoney Asset Management. Megan’s has ten years of experience in the Financial Services Industry and is entrusted with the administration of Mahoney Asset Management’s client assets, Megan is dedicated to meeting each client’s needs, goals and objectives. Not only does she proactively strive to provide the highest quality client service, she also treats each client with the utmost care, respect and compassion at all times.
Susan CataldoClient Services Specialist
Susan is a licensed Client Services Specialst at Mahoney Asset Management. Susan brings ten years of experience in the Financial Services industry, and holds a Series 6 and Series 63 registrations with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). Susan has been working in client services for the length of her financial career and is known as a ’real people person.’ Susan’s expertise in all areas of business management and client services is apparent in the way she cares for each client.
Gina SundvikClient Services Specialist
Gina is a Client Services Specialst at Mahoney Asset Management. With just over fifteen years experience in the financial services industry, Gina handles a variety of adminsitrative and support functions efficiently and professionally. Her dedication to client needs and passion for helping people is apparent in everything she does. Gina holds a BA in Economics from Union College, Schenectady, NY.
Rosemary AvellisClient Services Specialist
Rosemary is a client services specialist at Mahoney Asset Management. With a 40 year Wall Street career, Rosemary brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the Mahoney Asset Management team. At Wainwright, Rosemary served for six years as a research analyst assistant covering electric and telephone regulatory issues. As an equity analyst at Merrill Lynch, Rosemary opined and covered a number of landline and cellular providers and moved on to become a Vice President and Senior Analyst in the Defined Asset Funds Research Dept of the Private Client Group where she proposed TeleGlobal Unit Trust, Internet and media fund portfolios. While at Merrill Lynch, Rosemary was also responsible for following telecom, broadcasting, technology, electronic, computers, hardware, software, semiconductors, internet and electric utilities. Earlier in her career, Rosemary also served as an Associate Director at S&P responsible for assigning ratings on debt and preferred securities issued by telephone, cellular and cable companies.
Daniela SainatoClient Services Specialist
Daniela is a client services specialist working with Mahoney Asset Management’s entire client base on a day-to-day basis. Previously having worked at a financial advisory firm in in Albany, NY since 2006, Daniela brings over 10 years of financial services experience to the client services team; whose primary focus is to help and assist clients with all of their financial account needs. Daniela earned an Associate’s Degree from the Sage College of Albany in 2003 and is a Notary Public. Daniela is currently studying for her Series 7 license.
Robert oversees the entire compliance and regulatory function at Mahoney Asset Management. As a licensed principle for 28 years, Robert is registered in 23 states, and was previously the General Counsel and Compliance Director at Glickenhaus & Co., a firm that deals in money management and in municipal bonds. Prior to his positions on Wall Street, Robert was an associate attorney at the Securities and Exchange Commission in the division of Corporate Regulation where he was chiefly involved in the area of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935. Following his tenure at the SEC, Robert joined American Electric Power Co. (AEP), a company that was regulated by the very Act he was involved with at the SEC. Robert has been an arbitrator for the FINRA (formerly NASD), NYSE, American Arbitration Association, and MSRB for over fifteen years. Robert is also an active teacher in the area of securities and business law. He currently teaches at the Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida. Robert has been a member of the Board of Directors of the National Association of Compliance Professionals and is registered as the Compliance Principle (Series 14), a Municipal Principal (Series 53), a general Principal (series 24) and a Branch Office Manager (Series 9,10). He is also registered as a “registered representative” (series 7).