Thomas Kelly
Vice President, Senior Financial Advisor
50 Chestnut Ridge Road
Montvale, NJ 07645
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As your Merrill advisor, I can provide you with advice and guidance to help you develop a personalized financial strategy — and help you consider your risk tolerance, time horizon and liquidity needs.

After graduating in 1985 from Siena College with a BS in finance, I spent many years as a Senior Executive in the municipal bond industry, managing the bond department at Prudential Securities, followed by senior management positions at First Albany Capital and Bear Stearns and Co. In 2008, I transitioned to the advisor side of the finance industry, at Morgan Stanley for 8 years, and presently at Merrill Lynch & Co. in Montvale, NJ since October, 2016.  I am proud to have earned the designations of both CHARTERED RETIREMENT PLANNING COUNSELOR℠ and CHARTERED RETIREMENT PLANS SPECIALIST℠.  I also hold series 7, 31, 53, and 66 licenses which are Finra registrations, as well as Life and Health Insurance producer licenses.
Community Involvement: Volunteering and community involvement is an integral part of how I interact with clients and communities. I am enthusiastically involved with volunteering and assisting local organizations.

  • Borough of Oradell, New Jersey - Councilman 
  • St. Francis Desales School for the Deaf, Brooklyn, NY - Board Member
  • St. Anthony Scholarship Foundation - Board Member
  • Oradell Rotary Club - Member, past President
  • Childrens Aid and Family Services - Former Member, Financial Advisory Board
  • Oradell Kids Foundation - past President 2002-2010
About Me

My mission, first and foremost, is to understand you and what matters most to you. Armed with that information I can ask thoughtful questions -- listening carefully, then understanding in detail where your wealth stands today and where you'd like it to be tomorrow. I help you design and implement a personalized plan intended to help you and your family pursue financial goals while helping manage investment risk. My approach is to focus on potential solutions that can help turn goals into reality.

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Thomas Kelly is registered to do business in AZ, CA, CT, DE, FL, GA, MA, MD, ME, MI, NC, ND, NJ, NV, NY, OR, PA, SC, SD, TX, VT, WA, WI.