• 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 of Business Process and Organizational Development, 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

Thomas J. LoManto

Senior Vice President and Chief Advisory Compliance Officer, APA

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 Office, President and Chairman of the Board

Mark A. Manzi, CPA, CFF, CR.FA

Chief Financial Officer, Director

Edward T. Morrison, CFA

Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer, APH

Frank A. Tauches, Jr., Esq.

Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer, APH

Tom M. Wirtshafter

Senior Vice President, Director

Atindra Barua

President and CEO of TrustFort

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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2017

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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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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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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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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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 #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.

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.

Chief Legal Compliance Officer

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 United States six consecutive years.

American Portfolios has an immediate opportunity for a chief legal & compliance officer with broker/dealer (B/D) and registered investment advisor (RIA) experience.  As the chief legal & compliance officer, you will report directly to the CEO and will be responsible for all legal and compliance matters.


Responsibilities

  • Within the first three months—Develop and begin to execute a plan to combine and centralize the advisory compliance function with the B/D compliance function. The plan should include organizational structure, roles and responsibilities, and process workflow.
  • Within six months—Establish a stock transfer function for the holding company to facilitate the issuance and transfer of holding company shares and the maintenance of a stockholder. Negotiate with insurance brokers and underwriters in securing professional liability insurance, cyber insurance and fidelity bond coverage.
  • Within nine months—Complete a full process and technology audit of the centralized compliance function, and a full review of supervisory controls in place for both the B/D and the RIA firm.
  • Within 12 months—Through utilizing outside vendors and/or internal technology, establish a contract management system for all contracts executed by the holding company and all subsidiaries.

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.