About Gary Schatsky

Mr. Schatsky founded IFC (Independent Financial Counselors) in 1981 in Albany, NY. IFC pioneered the concept of comprehensive fee-only financial advisory services for individuals, which at the time was almost unheard of. IFC has since established an office in New York City that boasts a nationwide clientele.

Mr. Schatsky lectures nationally on topics such as personal finance, investments, and tax and estate planning. His television appearances include NBC Nightly News with Tom Brokaw, the NewsHour with Jim Lehrer, CBS This Morning, and CNBC's "Money Talk" and "The Money Club." He's also been featured in "The Wall Street Journal Radio Report" and National Public Radio's "Morning Edition" and "Marketplace." He is frequently quoted in publications such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Money Magazine, Fortune, Medical Economics, BusinessWeek, Smart Money, Money and USA Today. Several magazines have recognized Mr. Schatsky as one of the top financial advisors in America:
Worth
Selected as one of the 250 best financial planners
Mutual Fund
Selected as one of the 100 "super planners"
Medical Economics
Selected as one of the 150 best financial planners for doctors

Mr. Schatsky is also an attorney and a member of the New York and Massachusetts State Bar Associations. In addition, he is Chair Emeritus of NAPFA (National Association of Personal Financial Advisors)- which represents fee-only financial advisors.

Community service is paramount to Mr. Schatsky. He recently served as the Assistant Director of the Center for Financial Management, affiliated with the Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy in Albany, New York. In that capacity, he guided municipalities throughout New York State in the areas of investment, cash management, and municipal bond issuance.

A native New Yorker, Mr. Schatsky holds a B.A. in Economics with distinction from the State University of New York at Albany and a J.D, cum laude, from the Boston University School of Law.

Office

120 Riverside Drive
Suite 1EX
New York, NY 10024
on 84th street
Phone: 212.721.8713
E-mail: gary@objectiveadvice.com

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