You’re Not Just Another Number

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Creating Wealth
Through Client Success

We believe, like most successful people, owning a business is the most efficient way to create wealth. However, we also know how hard it is to make the decision to leave a major firm not knowing if you’ll have the necessary resources to support your clients and grow your business. While technology allows most firms to offer similar tools and platforms how do you decide on which firm is the firm for your career?

Committed to You and Your Vision

At Pinnacle, we are steadfast in our commitment to not only support you in your goal to build your practice but offer you the opportunity to build something of lasting value. We recognize the hard work you’ve put into building your brand and the clients that connect with you. That’s why we give you the option to keep your identity or share in our branding. We are happy to support your brand in the same way we’d be proud to have you share our name. Our in-house marketing team will work with you to ensure your brand and business stay consistent through the transition from your current firm to Pinnacle.

Our company is built of advisors that create a supportive and welcoming community. We pride ourselves on the ability to operate on a flat organizational structure – not one that operates from the top down. We believe anyone with an idea or constructive thought should be allowed to openly present them to colleagues. After all, the whole is greater than the sum of its parts.

Business Lines

  • Registered Broker-Dealer/SEC RIA
  • Asset Manager
  • Retirement and 403(b) Platform
  • Professional Employer Organization (Payroll, Benefits, Human Resources)
  • Estate Planning, Life Insurance, Long-Term Care
  • Property and Casualty Insurance
  • ROBO Advisor (Ascend Advisor)
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“Pinnacle has allowed me to provide my client’s the attention and professional guidance to navigate their way to financial independence more so than any employer that I’ve ever worked for. After 11 years at Pinnacle I would never entertain returning to a regional firm or wirehouse again.”

Rich Green
Financial Advisor, Syracuse, NY

“Pinnacle enables my client-first investment approach. From its fee and risk transparency to its support for global investments, I have the support and confidence I need to provide my clients with the service they deserve.”

Rosalie Schlaen, CFP®, CIMA®, CRPC®
First Vice President – Investments, International Client Advisor, Miami, FL

“The work environment at Pinnacle is client-focused while simultaneously providing autonomy to the Financial Advisors. This provides the opportunity for each clients’ goals and objectives to be prioritized in accordance with whatever strategy is most suitable for them.”

Robert Beck, AAMS®, CFP®
First Vice President, Financial Advisor, Philadelpia, PA

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Director of Recruitment
Head of Transition Team

Chief Business Development Officer of Pinnacle Holding Company, LLC

Liz Bartlett

Learn how you can be a part of the journey in growing our client-focused firm that truly takes care of its people. For a confidential discussion please call me at (315) 295-3826 or via email at [email protected].

Gregg Kidd

Co-Founder
Chief Executive Officer of Pinnacle Holding Company, LLC
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Gregg founded Pinnacle Investments with Dan Raite in 1996. Their vision was to create a financial services firm focused on serving the needs of clients. With over 35 years of industry experience, Gregg started his career in the financial services industry in 1985 after receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in 1984 from Ithaca College.

Prior to starting Pinnacle Investments, Gregg served as a Vice President with a global financial services firm for 10 years. He is a Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) General Securities Principal (Series 24) and Municipal Securities Principal. In addition to his role as Managing Partner at Pinnacle Investments, he also serves as Chief Executive Officer of Pinnacle Holdings, founded Pinnacle Capital Management in 2006 and coordinated the acquisition of Confidential Planning in 2007.

Gregg continues to explore growth opportunities for the Pinnacle brand along with ways of enhancing the client experience. He is very involved in overseeing the Pinnacle Team to ensure his founding vision of serving clients continues to be met with the highest standards. He works with high-net-worth individuals and families, specializing in growing and preserving multi-generational wealth.

Gregg served as a FINRA District Committee Member from 2003-2006, a member of the FINRA Consultative Committee from 2006-2007, and served as a board member of the Onondaga County Industrial Development Agency.

Check the background of this investment professional on FINRA’s BrokerCheck.

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