• Mantra and Core Values
  • From the Chairman
  • The Team
  • Social Responsibility
  • News
  • Careers

Mantra and Core Values

Our Mantra

American Portfolios must seek out the best business solutions, support and services that its financial professionals require to achieve financial freedom for their clients.

Nurture

American Portfolios’ first responsibility is to its valued employees, the men and women working for us, who provide the highest level of service to our customers—our affiliated financial professionals. American Portfolios is committed to providing a clean, safe, and orderly workplace where employees are treated with respect and dignity, and are recognized for the unique and special qualities they bring to their jobs. American Portfolios encourages equal opportunities in employment, development, and advancement. Employees should feel secure in their positions, know they will be compensated fairly and adequately, and feel free to offer suggestions or bring forth concerns.


Launch

Providing optimal service and support to the financial service professionals, their staff, and their clients as well as all others who use our services is one of American Portfolios’ core responsibilities. We must strive to meet our customers’ needs with the highest level of quality and dedicate ourselves to setting the standard of service excellence for our industry.


Give

Fostering positive social and environmental change in the communities where we live and work as well as in the global community is paramount. We must be responsible citizens through our support of good works, honest charities, civic improvements, better health, and education. We must maintain in good order the property we are privileged to use by protecting the environment and its natural resources.


Aim

Shareholder value, our commitment to stockholders, is our final responsibility. Business must make a sound profit. Therefore, we must strive to achieve a balance among the fiscal, social, and environmental responsibilities of our firm, experiment with new ideas and develop new technologies in our efforts to stay ahead of the competition, and create reserves to prepare for adversity. It is our belief that when we operate according to these principles, shareholders will realize a fair return.


From the Chairman

From the Chairman

I thank you for the opportunity to introduce our company to you.

A Message from Lon T. Dolber

American Portfolios was conceived by a group of like minded, independent financial service professionals, committed to serving their clients by offering sound financial guidance or planning along with solid investment advice. The firm is owned and operated by individuals who have all worked with clients of their own. I started in the financial services field in 1978 when I was brought into the business by my father Hy Dolber.

As professionals, we will not tolerate or recognize any obligation to market the services or investment products produced by any single company. We understand what it means to seek out and to offer only the best products or services available, without conflict or compromise and this is the same commitment we make to our representatives.

The financial services industry is dynamic and evolving. Barriers have fallen and investors face an almost unlimited and often confusing variety of financial products and investment choices. We believe that financial professionals must have access to a diverse selection of unbiased and high quality investment products and services in order to best meet their client’s objectives.

I thank you for the opportunity to introduce our company to you. We are proud of what has been accomplished thus far and hope that our vision someday may be of benefit to you.

-Lon T. Dolber


The Team

The Team

We believe that the success of a company is made possible through the hard earned efforts of its people. By Bringing together the most expert and imaginative people in a culture that embraces technology and the courage to think independently, we create true value in our services, our recommended portfolios and our company.

Core Team

Lon T. Dolber

CEO and President, American Portfolios Holdings, INC (APH) President, American Portfolios Financial Services, Inc. (APFS)

Timothy O'Grady

President of Sales and New Business Development, APFS

631.439.4600, ext. 285

Lisa DiBella

Vice President of Human Resources, APH

631.439.4600, ext. 280

Dean Bruno

Chief Operating Officer, APFS

Robert M. Dolber

Chief Technology Officer, APFS

Gary Gordon

President of American Portfolios Advisors, Inc., APA

Damon B. Joyner

Chief Financial Officer, APH

Dalchand Laljit

Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, APH

Frank A. Tauches, Jr.

Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Risk Officer, APH

James D. Goedtke

Senior Vice President, Due Diligence Analyst and Product Manager, APFS

Anne Antunovich

Vice President of Finance and Accounting, APH

Kimberly A. Branch, CFP, CLTC

Vice President of Marketing Strategy, APFS

Philip Bredow

Vice President of Operations, APFS

Andrew Dorfman

Vice President of Platform Development, APH

Melissa Grappone

Vice President of Marketing and Corporate Communications, APH

Jeffrey Kahn

Vice President of Surveillance, APFS

Martin Wendel

Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer, APFS

Maria Zarb

Vice President of Business Services, APFS

American Portfolios Holdings, Inc. (APH) Board Members

Lon T. Dolber

Chief Executive Officer,, President and Chairman of the Board

Damon B. Joyner

Chief Financial Officer, Director

Dalchand Laljit

Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer, Director

Frank A. Tauches, Jr., Esq.

Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Risk Officer, Director

Tom M. Wirtshafter

Senior Vice President, Director

Atindra Barua

Executive Vice President of Technology Strategy, Director

APH Advisory Board Members

Arthur Goldberg

Co-Founder of Integrated Resources Inc.

Jay Lewis

Founder of Nathan & Lewis Securities

Norman Malo

Former President and CEO of National Financial Services, LLC

Steven E. Rothstein

Former Executive Vice President and CFO of AIG Advisor Group Inc.

Paul Tyler

Senior Vice President of Strategy and Corporate Development of Fidelity Guarantee Life

Robert J. Moses

Former General Counsel and Senior Vice President of Frist Allied Securities, Inc.

Social Responsibility

Our Promise

We promise to always act with integrity, never sacrificing our advisor's or client's interests for the sake of our own. We hold ourselves responsible not only to our customers, but also to our communities.

Dome Project

The DOME (Developing Opportunities through Meaningful Education) Project provides young people with alternatives to the negative pressures they face in their communities to help them develop a healthy, positive sense of self. American Portfolios champions the Dome Project's world to empower young Americans living under difficult circumstances.


The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is the world's largest voluntary health organization dedicated to funding research for blood cancer cures, distributing free information and services, and enabling blood cancer patients to live better, longer lives. American Portfolios' support of this organization is rooted in an experience that touched a valued employee, Dean Bruno, diagnosed in May 2013 with Stage 3 Nodular Sclerosis Hodgkin's Lymphoma. Today, he remains cancer-free, thanks to research funding provided by LLS.


Virtual Enterprises International (VEI)

VEI is a non-profit organization that offers in-school experiential learning programs for high school students to form entrepreneurial, start-up businesses within a live global simulated setting. APFS has been a fervent supporter of VEI’s mission to foster future business leaders early in their academic careers. APFS has been involved in the judging and sponsorship of VEI’s local student competitions, providing them with the backdrop of a true corporate experience. AP Also provides mentorship and internship opportunities for the entire VEI network, connecting them to its affiliated financial professionals located in more than 300 branches throughout the nation.


World T.E.A.M. Sports

World T.E.A.M. (The Exceptional Athlete Matters) Sports creates and organizes inclusive athletic events with teams of disabled and able-bodied athletes that challenge them to accomplish goals they never thought possible. American Portfolios is an active supporter of World Team Sports; our employees, affiliated advisors and business partners have been participating in events and raising money for this non-profit organization since 2006.


News

News

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2018

American Portfolios Financial Services Hosts 2018 Virtual Enterprises International Business Plan Competition

HOLBROOK, N.Y. (March 13, 2018) — American Portfolios Financial Services, Inc. (AP), a privately-held, independent broker/dealer that services financial advisors across the country, hosted the finals for the eighth annual Long Island Virtual Enterprises International (VEI) Business Plan Competition on Feb. 28, 2018. Students from nine VEI-participating high schools located throughout Long Island convened at […]

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American Portfolios Financial Services Launches 2018 Connections Tour

HOLBROOK, N.Y. (Feb. 22, 2018)—American Portfolios Financial Services, Inc. (AP), a privately-held, independent broker/dealer that services financial advisors nationwide, has officially launched its 2018 Connections Tour. On Jan. 24, 2018, AP held the first regional meeting in the Connections Tour lineup at its headquarters in Holbrook, N.Y. According to attending affiliated colleagues, focus partners and […]

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American Portfolios Chosen as One of the Best Companies to Work for in New York State for Third Year in a Row

HOLBROOK, N.Y. (Jan. 25, 2018)—For the third consecutive year, American Portfolios Financial Services, Inc. (AP), a privately-held, independent broker/dealer that services financial advisors across the country, has been named one of the Best Companies to Work for in New York State for 2018 by the New York State Society for Human Resources Management (NYS-SHRM) and […]

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2017

American Portfolios CEO Returns Post-Fundraiser to Thame Valley to Witness Rebuilding Efforts After 2015 Nepal Earthquakes

HOLBROOK, N.Y. (Dec. 12, 2017) — Following the earthquakes of April and May 2015, American Portfolios Financial Services, Inc. (AP) CEO Lon T. Dolber pledged to return to Nepal’s Thame Valley to witness first-hand the rebuilding efforts that were made possible thanks, in part, to the privately-held independent broker/dealer’s firm-wide fundraiser. Since 2015, AP has […]

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American Portfolios Officially Launches HomePort, a Proprietary Technology Platform for Financial Advisors, Office Support and End Clients

HOLBROOK, N.Y. (Dec. 5, 2017) — American Portfolios Financial Services, Inc. (AP), a privately-held, independent broker/dealer which provides business solutions and support to financial advisors throughout the country, officially launched its proprietary technology platform, HomePort, which has been designed specifically for its affiliated investment professionals and their clients, as well as the firm’s home office […]

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Cliff T. Walsh, CFA, Joins American Portfolios Financial Services, Inc.

HOLBROOK, N.Y. (Nov. 30, 2017)—Independent broker/dealer American Portfolios Financial Services, Inc. (AP) is pleased to formally announce that Cliff T. Walsh, CFA, has joined the firm in the capacity of vice president of asset management. In his role, Walsh will lead and carry forward the investment direction of AP’s Nine Points Investment Management (NPIM) portfolios and build […]

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American Portfolios Proudly Participates in the World T.E.A.M. Sports Liberty Ride

HOLBROOK, N.Y. (Nov. 28, 2017) — American Portfolios Financial Services, Inc. (AP), a privately-held, independent broker/dealer which provides services and support to financial advisors throughout the United States, continues its long-standing support of World T.E.A.M. Sports (WTS) by raising funds and participating in Face of America (FOA) Liberty, a one-day bicycle and hand-cycle ride to […]

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American Portfolios Financial Services Hosts 16th Annual National Conference at Mohegan Sun

HOLBROOK, N.Y. (Nov. 3, 2017)—Independent broker/dealer American Portfolios Financial Services, Inc. (AP) recently hosted its annual national conference, Connections 2017, at Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Conn. As a business solutions provider serving approximately 800 affiliated investment professionals throughout the United States,  the three-day event, which began on Oct. 25 and concluded on Oct. 27, provided […]

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American Portfolios Launches its Nine Points Investment Management Web Site

HOLBROOK, N.Y. (Oct. 3, 2017) — American Portfolios Financial Services, Inc. (APFS) has officially launched a public-facing, FINRA-approved Web site introducing Nine Points Investment Management (NPIM) to the financial advisor community, as well as to existing and prospective clients. NPIM is the investment management division of American Portfolios Advisors, Inc. (APA), the firm’s registered investment […]

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American Portfolios Continues its Support of World T.E.A.M. Sports by Participating in 2017’s Adventure Team Challenge, Coastal Team Challenge and Upcoming Liberty Ride on Oct. 8

HOLBROOK, N.Y. (Sept. 28, 2017) — American Portfolios Financial Services, Inc. (APFS) continues its long-standing support of the World T.E.A.M. Sports (WTS) mission through participation in two events this past summer and an upcoming one this fall on Oct. 8. Following the success of the annual Face of America (FOA) bike ride in April 2017, […]

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Damon B. Joyner Joins American Portfolios

HOLBROOK, N.Y. (Sept. 11, 2017) — Damon B. Joyner, financial services executive and business leader, has officially joined American Portfolios Financial Services, Inc.’s (AP) executive management team in the capacity of Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Joyner brings his more than 29 years of financial services industry experience to the privately-held, independent broker-dealer (IBD) that services […]

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American Portfolios Addresses SRI through the Launch of its Nine Points Investment Management Impact Portfolios

HOLBROOK, N.Y., Sept. 07, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — American Portfolios Financial Services, Inc. (AP) has added to its long-standing commitment to corporate social responsibility—including its support of non-profit organizations such as World T.E.A.M. Sports, Virtual Enterprises International and The Dome Project—by launching the Nine Points Investment Management (NPIM) Impact Portfolios. Through Socially Responsible Investing (SRI), […]

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American Portfolios Financial Services, Inc. Named 2017 Broker-Dealer of the Year by Investment Advisor Magazine for the Third Year in a Row

Holbrook, N.Y., Sept. 05, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — American Portfolios Financial Services, Inc. (AP) is proud to announce that it has been named Broker/Dealer of the Year in 2017 by Investment Advisor magazine for the third year in a row. Each year since 1991, Investment Advisor magazine’s editorial staff have invited registered representatives of independent […]

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American Portfolios Senior Executive Brings Thought Leadership Skills to Fifth Graders Through Poetry

HOLBROOK, N.Y.—(Aug. 25, 2017) – Vice President of Marketing & Corporate Communications Melissa Dolber Grappone of American Portfolios Financial Services, Inc. (AP) recently presented 16 fifth grade students at R.D. Seymour School in East Granby, Conn., with their published poetry exchanges, which they co-authored with Grappone and Writer/Health Club Owner Don Foxe just one day […]

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American Portfolios’ Studio 454 Earns 2017 Videographer Award of Distinction

HOLBROOK, N.Y. (July 27, 2017) — American Portfolios Financial Services, Inc. (AP) is pleased to announce that the firm’s media production arm, Studio 454, has earned a 2017 Videographer Award of Distinction within the “Web-Based Production/Video for the Web – Event” category. The winning video submission, entitled “American Portfolios National Conference 2016 Recap,” highlights Connections […]

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American Portfolios Financial Services Finalizes TrustFort Acquisition to Further Develop its Proprietary Business Technology Platform

HOLBROOK, NY–(Marketwired – June 16, 2017) – American Portfolios (AP) has officially acquired the intellectual property and developmental capabilities of TrustFort, a comprehensive IT solutions provider for the financial industry, in order to foster future strategic business initiatives that will benefit its family of investment professionals. One area within the financial services industry experiencing rapid […]

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American Portfolios Assembles its Leading and Influential Investment Professionals at the Firm’s 2017 Leaders Conference

HOLBROOK, NY–(Marketwired – June 06, 2017) – American Portfolios Financial Services, Inc. (APFS) invited its top investment professionals at the 2017 Leaders Conference, held from May 18-21, in Jackson Hole, Wyo. The conference is the firm’s distinctive way of recognizing those advisors and managers who demonstrated exceptional performance in business during 2016.

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American Portfolios General Counsel and Affiliated Advisor Conduct Ceremony to Honor Local WWII Veteran

HOLBROOK, NY–(Marketwired – May 10, 2017) – On May 3, 2017, EVP of American Portfolios Holdings, Inc. (APH) and Chief Legal Counsel Frank A. Tauches Jr., and American Portfolios Financial Services, Inc. (APFS) affiliated financial advisor William Donahue, arranged a ceremony to honor local World War II (WWII) military veteran Vincent Robert Long. Long — […]

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American Portfolios Supports World T.E.A.M. Sports by Sponsoring and Participating in 2017 Face of America Bike Ride

HOLBROOK, NY–(Marketwired – May 05, 2017) – American Portfolios Financial Services, Inc. (APFS) continues its long-standing support of World T.E.A.M. Sports with the 2017 Face of America (FOA) bike ride, which took place April 28-30, 2017.

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American Portfolios Places in Top 5 Small/Mid-Size Best Companies to Work for in New York for 2017

HOLBROOK, NY–(Marketwired – May 02, 2017) – American Portfolios Financial Services, Inc. (APFS) was recently included in the Top Five Best Small/Mid-Size Companies to Work for in New York. Ranked by the New York State Society for Human Resources Management (NYS-SHRM) and the Best Companies Group (BCG), APFS was ranked among 46 New York businesses […]

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American Portfolios Financial Services Introduces FREE — A New Blog Geared Toward Investment Professionals

HOLBROOK, NY–(Marketwired – April 20, 2017) – American Portfolios Financial Services, Inc. (APFS) recently launched FREE — a new blog that is designed specifically for its family of affiliated investment professionals and the financial services industry at large.

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American Portfolios Financial Services Officially Launches its 2017 Connections Tour

HOLBROOK, NY–(Marketwired – April 05, 2017) – American Portfolios Financial Services, Inc. (APFS) has officially launched its 2017 Connections Tour. On March 2, 2017, APFS held the first regional meeting in the Connections Tour lineup at its headquarters in Holbrook, N.Y. Attending affiliated colleagues, focus partners and home office staff members concluded that the tour’s […]

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American Portfolios Financial Services Hosts 2017 Virtual Enterprises International Business Plan Competition

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American Portfolios Chosen as One of the Best Companies to Work for in New York for Second Year in a Row

HOLBROOK, NY–(Marketwired – January 25, 2017) – For the second consecutive year, American Portfolios Financial Services, Inc. (APFS) has been included among an elite group of top employers by being named one of the Best Companies to Work for in New York 2017 by the New York State Society for Human Resources Management (NYS-SHRM) and […]

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American Portfolios Promotes Dalchand Laljit to EVP of Business Processes and Organizational Development

HOLBROOK, NY–(Marketwired – January 13, 2017) – American Portfolios Financial Services, Inc. (APFS) has recently promoted Dalchand Laljit to a strategic leadership position as executive vice president of business processes and organizational development.

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2016

American Portfolios Deploys Phase Two of E-Sign Functionality Within its Web-Based Business Workflow Process

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American Portfolios Financial Services, Inc. Celebrates 15-Year Anniversary at National Conference, Connections 2016

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American Portfolios Recognizes Top-Earning Investment Professionals at Firm’s 2016 Honors Conference

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American Portfolios Financial Services, Inc. Named 2016 Broker-Dealer of the Year by Investment Advisor Magazine for Two Years Running

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American Portfolios Financial Services Sponsors NYIT School of Management Corporate Challenge 2016

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American Portfolios Supports World T.E.A.M. Sports by Sponsoring and Participating in 2016’s Face of America Bike Ride

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American Portfolios Holdings, Inc. Appoints TrustFort President and CEO Atindra Barua to Its Board of Directors

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American Portfolios Honors Top-Earning Investment Professionals at Firm’s 2016 Leaders Conference

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American Portfolios Ranked No. 1 Best Company to Work for in New York for Small/Mid-Size Companies

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American Portfolios Financial Services CEO Lon T. Dolber to Be Honored at Virtual Enterprises International 20th Annual Gala

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Industry Leader Robert J. Moses Appointed to American Portfolios Holdings, Inc. (APH) Board of Directors Advisory Board

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American Portfolios Develops DOL Committee to Address Impending Fiduciary Rule

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American Portfolios Launches 2016 Connections Tour With Additional Meetings and Elements to Benefit Financial Advisors

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American Portfolios Financial Services Hosts 2016 Virtual Enterprises International Business Plan Competition

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American Portfolios Named One of the Best Companies to Work for in New York for 2016

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2015

American Portfolios Makes Substantial Strides in 2015 for Advisory Platform and Technology Independence

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American Portfolios Rolls Out E-Sign Functionality to Enhance Its Web-Based Business Workflow Process

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American Portfolios CEO Lon T. Dolber Elected as Vice Chairman of World T.E.A.M. Sports

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American Portfolios Vice President of Marketing Strategy Kimberly A. Branch Aids in Positioning Company for Growth

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American Portfolios Appoints Industry Leaders Paul Tyler and Atindra Barua to the Advisory Council for Its Board of Directors

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American Portfolios Appoints Industry Leaders Paul Tyler and Atindra Barua to the Advisory Council for Its Board of Directors

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American Portfolios Vice President of Service Quality and Process Excellence Dalchand Laljit Aids in Positioning Company for Growth

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American Portfolios Connections 2015 National Conference an Overwhelming Success

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American Portfolios Financial Services Completes Silent Strength Online WWII Video Series Commemorating 70th Anniversaries of D-Day and V-J Day

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American Portfolios Financial Services, Inc. Named 2015 Broker/Dealer of the Year by Investment Advisor Magazine

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American Portfolios Supports World T.E.A.M. Sports by 2015’s Face of America and Coastal Team Challenge Events

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American Portfolios Financial Services Organizes Interview and Broadcast on News 12 Between World War II Veteran and Japanese Civilian for 70th Anniversary of V-J Day

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American Portfolios’ New Relationship Management Team, Led by Keith J. Kelly, Launches Redtail University for Firm’s Financial Advisors

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American Portfolios Organizes Fundraiser to Aid Earthquake-Stricken Nepal

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American Portfolios Announces Deployment of Its 5-Year Growth Roadmap Charted by EVP and Chief Strategy Officer Edward Morrison

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American Portfolios Hosts 2014-15 Long Island VEI Business Plan Competition

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2014

American portfolios Financial Services, Inc. is Major Sponsor and Participant in CanAm Veterans Challenge

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American Portfolios Financial Services, Inc. Participating in Annual Face of America Bicycle Ride

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American Portfolios CEO Lon T. Dolber Attends Client Appreciation Event for Top Producer Theresa Hannon Honoring 30 Years in Financial Services

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American Portfolios Financial Services Supports Non-Profit Organization Virtual Enterprises International and the Next Generation of Big Thinkers

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American Portfolios CEO Lon T. Dolber Honored at the Thirteenth Annual David Awards

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2013

American Portfolios Selects Global Relay for Compliant Message Archiving and Supervision Solution

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American Portfolios Announces Promotions for Several Staff Members

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American Portfolios Implements Broadridge’s Forefield Suite of Education and Communication Tools for Advisors and Shareholders

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American Portfolios Financial Services Appoints Industry Leader Steven E. Rothstein to the Advisory Council for its Board of Directors

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2012

American Portfolios Earns Distinction as One of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies

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American Portfolios CEO Lon T. Dolber Participates in Leg of World Team Sports 2012 Sea to Shining Sea Cross-Country Bike Ride

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American Portfolios is Major Sponsor and Participant in 2012 Sea to Shining Sea Cross-Country Bicycle Ride

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2011

APFS Pays Tribute to September 11, 2011

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American Portfolios Financial Services Rolls Out Social Media Program

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Affiliated Colleage Andrew Friedman Awarded for Involvement with the Sean Kimerling Testicular Cancer Foundation

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Socialware Interviews Lon T. Dolber on Future of Social Media in Financial Services

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American Portfolios Financial Services Invites Seven Influential Keynote Speakers to Connections 2011

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American Portfolios Financial Services Participates in the Second Annual Frost Valley Adventure TEAM Challenge

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Affiliated Colleague Bill Donahue Escorts World War II Veteran to D.C.

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American Portfolios Financial Services Participates in Annual Kidney Walk

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American Portfolios Featured in Wall Street and Technology Magazine for Embracing Cloud Computing

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American Portfolios Financial Services a Driving Force in 2011 Face of America Bike Ride

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Future Business Leaders of America Invites APFS to Speak

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CEO Lon T. Dolber Featured in Investement News for Inspiring Courage and Community Involvement

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American Portfolios Schedules 2011 Assistants Day

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American Portfolios Financial Services Introduces Advisors4Advisors

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Careers

Careers

For those who seek freedom of choice, we're the employer of choice.

Working At American Portfolios

Employees at American Portfolios are dedicated, competent individuals, who provide the highest level of service to the firm’s affiliated financial representatives, located in hundreds of branch offices throughout the country. Every employee plays a critical role in meeting this fundamental and core commitment. As a proud recipient, ranking No. 1 in the 2016 New York State’s Best Companies to work for of small to medium-sized firms and ranking in the Top 5 for 2017, American Portfolios provides a pleasant work environment that encourages collaboration, self-initiating work practices and creative thinking for new ideas and ways of doing business. American Portfolios values and nurtures this relationship; the success of our business depends on it.

Key Benefits

Employees at American Portfolios are dedicated, competent individuals, who provide the highest level of service to the firm’s affiliated financial representatives, located in hundreds of branch offices throughout the country. Every employee plays a critical role in meeting this fundamental and core commitment. As a proud recipient, ranking #1 in the 2016 New York State’s Best Companies to work for of small to medium-sized firms, American Portfolios provides a pleasant work environment that encourages collaboration, self-initiating work practices and creative thinking for new ideas and ways of doing business. American Portfolios values and nurtures this relationship; the success of our business depends on it.

Other Benefits

American Portfolios provides several other amenities to full-time employees through generous programs for paid-time off, education tuition reimbursement, completion of FINRA securities license bonuses, committee participation and the opportunity to earn awards and recognitions throughout the year.

Advisor Support Specialist

Would you like to have an impact on the future growth and profitability of a competitively strong financial services firm?  At American Portfolios, we operate in a team-based environment, made up of diverse associates who are passionate, innovative and focused.  We’re proud of our history, stability and proven track record of success. American Portfolios has made the Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing, privately-held firms in the U.S. year after year, was awarded the Broker/Dealer of the Year* by Investment Advisor magazine, and named one of the best companies to work for by the New York State Society for Human Resources Management and the Best Companies Group.

Sound like a company you’d like to join?  American Portfolios (AP) has an immediate need for an advisor support specialist within the Advisor Support Center.  In this role, the employee is responsible for maintaining the integrity of the advisor support center, which provides immediate, high-quality customer service to all American Portfolios advisors.


Responsibilities

  • Answer questions from advisors or assistants by phone or electronically
  • Respond promptly to advisor inquiries
  • Obtain and evaluate all relevant information to handle inquiries and complaints
  • Direct requests and unresolved issues to the designated resource through ticketing system
  • Keep records of customer interactions and transactions through ticketing system
  • Record details of inquiries, comments and complaints, as well as details of actions executed
  • Communicate, partner and coordinate with internal departments
  • Follow up on customer interactions
  • Compassionate to advisors’ needs
  • Support and provide superior quality service
  • Assist with miscellaneous projects related to the department

Requirements

  • Knowledge of all APFS policies and procedures, as well as all aspects of proprietary systems
  • Knowledge of basic wealth management operational functions (e.g. transfers, new accounts, money movements)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Excellent communication and written skills
  • Ability to create a strong working relationship with the ASC team, advisors and assistants
  • Strong interaction with clearing firm on routing brokerage account platform questions
  • Must be able to work independently to make decisions regarding resolution of issues
  • Ability to multi-task and handle multiple projects, inquiries and communications with departments on an ongoing basis

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • One to five years of financial industry experience
  • Call center and customer service experience preferred
  • Industry and products knowledge preferred
  • Experience with Pershing LLC’s NetX360 system and Salesforce CRM preferred

Limitations and Disclaimer

The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. All job requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. American Portfolios provides Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. To perform this job successfully, the employee must possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Continued employment remains on an “at will” basis.


Marketing Communications Coordinator

Would you like to have an impact on the future growth and profitability of a competitively strong financial services firm?  At American Portfolios, we operate in a team-based environment, made up of diverse associates who are passionate, innovative and focused.  We’re proud of our history, stability and proven track record of success. American Portfolios has made the Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing, privately-held firms in the U.S. seven years in a row, was awarded the 2015, 2016 and 2017 Broker/Dealer of the Year by Investment Advisor magazine, and named one of the best companies to work for in 2016, 2017 and 2018 by the New York State Society for Human Resources Management and the Best Companies Group.

Sound like a company you’d like to join? American Portfolios (AP) has an immediate need for a marketing communications coordinator. In this role, the individual will assist the firm’s marketing and corporate communications team with various tasks and initiatives ranging from providing investment professionals (IPs) with marketing support via available social media and digital marketing content tools, and assisting with AP’s physical and digital corporate and marketing communications (i.e. digital newsletters and blogs, bi-annual magazine, etc.).  Additionally, this role will handle daily or monthly tasks such as press releases and welcome gifts for new IPs, as well as acting as the liaison for corporate social responsibility events.


Responsibilities

  • Promote AP advisors’ adoption of social media through the firm’s communication channels, working closely with AP’s social media data capture and digital marketing provider, as well as internal departments, to handle requests for program education and usage
  • Fulfill enrollment requests from the field to join AP’s social media program
  • Maintain, update and develop associated enrollment, training and procedural social media documentation
  • Administer and manage AP’s social media program, providing setup and basic usage training for enrolled advisors according to industry regulations
  • Stay abreast of social media site changes and Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) social media regulations to keep advisors compliant by industry and firm standards
  • Manage and provide training and guidance to advisors on practice management, digital media and content tool provided by Broadridge/Forefield
  • Maintain and manage AP’s recommended digital media provider solutions
  • Implement special projects directed by the vice president of marketing and corporate communications (i.e. AP-hosted corporate social responsibility initiatives, organization of department SharePoint portal, etc.)
  • Serve as the liaison and coordinator for Virtual Enterprises International, Inc. (VEI) for the Long Island Business Plan Competition Regional Finals event at the AP home office
  • Act as the stakeholder in expanding involvement to include mentoring, shadowing and matching of VEI students with AP advisors through the AP-VEI Fellows Internship Program
  • Serve as backup with regard to posting and editing content to the firm’s two digital newsletters, The Independent and Shop Talk
  • Assist the managing editor of FREE—AP’s bi-annual, in-house magazine—with gathering and editing content, conducting mailings of physical copies and uploading e-versions, and creating and ordering article reprints for distribution to IPs for business use
  • Perform monthly welcome tasks for the firm’s newly-affiliated IPs, inclusive of setting up mailings, ordering welcome kits, and initiating and preparing press releases
  • Serve as the point person for the firm’s corporate stationery requirements, maintaining supplies and processing orders
  • Maintain the online staff directory and department contacts area of HomePort, the firm’s main operating platform
  • Manage and administer AP’s Web conferencing services
  • Manage and maintain the AP Holdings, Inc. shareholder/noteholder lists
  • Work the teleprompter for the media production arm of the department, Studio 454, during live recordings
  • Assist with regular digital mailings through online distribution service
  • Reconcile department’s monthly credit card expenses

Requirements

  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook and mail merging
  • Competent in project evaluation and management
  • Proficient in all related computer applications
  • Basic understanding of marketing and public relations principals
  • Possess a high aptitude for learning
  • Ability to multi-task is vital
  • Perceptive to the needs of customers, staff members, colleagues, executive management and business partners

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, communications, journalism, marketing and/or public relations
  • Two-plus years’ experience in a business setting
  • Ability to quickly learn project management experience from inception to implementation
  • General understanding of the financial services industry preferred, but not required

Limitations and Disclaimer

The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. All job requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. American Portfolios provides Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. To perform this job successfully, the employee must possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Continued employment remains on an “at will” basis.


Data Operations Analyst

Would you like to have an impact on the future growth and profitability of a competitively strong financial services firm?  At American Portfolios, we operate in a team-based environment, made up of diverse associates who are passionate, innovative and focused.  We’re proud of our history, stability and proven track record of success. American Portfolios has made the Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing, privately-held firms in the U.S. year after year, was awarded the Broker/Dealer of the Year* in 2015, 2016 and 2017 by Investment Advisor magazine, and named one of the best companies to work for in 2016, 2017 and 2018 by the New York State Society for Human Resources Management and the Best Companies Group.

Sound like a company you’d like to join?  American Portfolios (AP) has an immediate need for a senior systems administrator. In this role, you will be responsible for providing process-focused analytics support to the operations team and performing data analysis, data matching and review on custodian data.  This position will require the individual to identify and troubleshoot data quality solutions in a timely, cost-effective manner, as well as work with internal and external teams on requirements, process improvements and data review.


Responsibilities

  • Provide process-focused analytics support to the operations team
  • Analyze all aspects of the operations experience, including but not limited to, customer experience, key internal consumers and servicing performance
  • Perform data analysis, data matching and review on custodian data
  • Identify and troubleshoot data quality solutions in a timely, cost-effective manner
  • Work with internal and external teams on requirements, process improvements and data review
  • Ability to meet deadlines and manage time effectively in a consumer data delivery support role
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and prioritize work load effectively
  • Work as a team player in delivering quality data to clients
  • Analyze technical and general business problems and issues using and managing data from internal and external sources to provide insight to decision-makers
  • Develop skill-set in core technologies, expand technical capabilities within department
  • Other duties and/or special projects as assigned

Requirements

  • Strong project management, communication and multi-tasking skills
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision
  • Ability to manage complexity and multiple initiatives
  • Capability to perform ad-hoc analysis, and glean and form business insights under aggressive timelines
  • Ability to synthesize/analyze diverse information, and develop and recommend strategy
  • Strong understanding of application development approaches, such as Scrum, SDLC etc.
  • Knowledge of SQL / Databases a plus
  • Exceptional service attitude and the willingness to go the extra mile to deliver exceptional service
  • Commendable team collaboration skills even in a global virtual team setup
  • Strong communication skills in English, both oral and written

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information technology or related technology field
  • Three-plus years’ experience in data operations, and operations in financial industry a plus
  • Experience in a data processing environment
  • Experience in broker/dealer data operations

Limitations and Disclaimer

The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. All job requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. American Portfolios provides Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. To perform this job successfully, the employee must possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Continued employment remains on an “at will” basis.