The GTC Group

Merrill Lynch Wealth Management

200 Park Avenue, 13th Floor
New York, NY 10166
(212) 338-6266
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With over 120 years of combined experience, our mission is to simplify our clients’ financial lives by providing tailored guidance that informs and inspires, and a level of customer service that exceeds expectations. We know you have dreams, let us help you realize them.
The GTC Group
Merrill Lynch Wealth Management

Teamwork and collaboration are at the heart of our culture. We combine the diverse talents and resources of our large, experienced team as we work together to create informed strategies to help you achieve your goals. As part of our commitment to personalized attention, our Financial Advisors are supported by a professional team of experienced Client Associates who are all committed to providing first class, attentive, high-touch service.

We work with uniquely successful, busy individuals and families who are concerned with preserving, growing and transferring their wealth to future generations. With offices strategically located in New York and New Jersey, we pledge to remain a constant in your life. The tailored strategies we provide extend beyond wealth management to virtually every aspect of your financial life—from investments and home financing to estate planning services and life insurance to philanthropic desires.

Our commitment is not only to address your current needs, but also to anticipate and serve the financial needs of multiple generations of your family for many years to come. We believe that our teamwork and dedicated work ethic are just two of the many reasons that clients and their families have remained with us for more than two decades.

NMLS ID 579717

George Tsamutalis
Managing Director, Wealth Management Advisor
Forbes "Best-in-State Wealth Advisors", 2019-2024
(Published annually Jan – April. Rankings based on data as of June 30 of prior year.)
Forbes "Best-in-State Wealth Management Teams", 2023-2024
(Published annually in January. Rankings based on data as of March 31 of prior year.)
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The GTC Group
Forbes "Best-in-State Wealth Management Teams", 2023-2024
(Published annually in January. Rankings based on data as of March 31 of prior year.)
About Us
The Big Picture

Our core business is helping you manage your financial life. We pride ourselves on being thoughtful listeners and it's our relationship with you that serves as a foundation for that business.

We believe that the best roads are built with a destination in mind. One of the most rewarding parts of our job is getting to know you and your family to help you establish your goals and define your financial objectives. It takes a meaningful dialogue, not just a series of check boxes, to develop individualized and efficient strategies.

Beyond wealth and asset management, our goal is to help you make better, more informed decisions on a broader financial scale. From investments and home equity to credit and lending, from estate planning services and charitable giving strategies to services for your business, we'll look at the big picture and help bring all of the pieces of your financial live together. By coordinating with your other professional advisors—from accountants to attorneys to estate planners—the complex decision-making process needed to help achieve your goals can be made more efficient and simplified.

NMLS ID 579717

Meet Our Team
George Tsamutalis,


Managing Director, Wealth Management Advisor
Greg Chimenti
Managing Director, Senior Financial Advisor
Gina Carosella
Vice President, Senior Financial Advisor
Richard Meyer
Financial Advisor
David Yawitz,


Senior Financial Advisor
Justin Weissman
Financial Advisor
Frank M Kaczkowski,


Registered Senior Wealth Management Client Associate
Anne Skorobohaty,


Registered Wealth Management Client Associate
Kathleen M O'Donovan
Officer, Wealth Management Client Associate
Additional Resources
The following specialists do not make securities recommendations. Please contact your Merrill Lynch Wealth Management Advisor if you have questions about how a specialist might be able to assist you.
Giancarlo Barone
Alternative Investments Regional Specialist
Bank of America, N.A.
Eli Poupko
Private Wealth Strategist
Matthew Pollakusky
Wealth Management Banking Specialist
About Merrill

Bringing fresh perspectives to your financial life

The financial decisions you make today can help determine the future you build for yourself and your family. Carving a clear path forward starts with connecting your life and finances. A Merrill advisor provides access to the investing insights of Merrill and banking capabilities of Bank of America to help you make informed decisions as you pursue your goals.

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