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Cornish, Walter and Associates
Merrill Lynch Wealth Management
6245 Sheridan Dr
Suite 300
Williamsville, NY 14221
(716) 635.4397
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Whatever your personal goals may be, we will work together with you, one-on-one, to develop a personalized financial strategy designed to help you pursue your long-term goals.
Cornish, Walter and Associates
Merrill Lynch Wealth Management
Welcome

Our 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. We help you design and implement a personalized plan intended to help you and your family pursue financial goals while helping manage investment risk. Our approach is to focus on potential solutions that can help turn goals into reality.

Recognition
Gerald Cornish
Managing Director, Wealth Management Advisor
Forbes "Best-in-State Wealth Advisors", 2019-2023
(Published annually Jan – April. Rankings based on data as of June 30 of prior year.)
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Cornish, Walter And Associates Team Photo
Cornish, Walter and Associates
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
Philosophy

We believe the best financial approach is the one that helps you pursue your goals. That's why, from the start, we talk about your aspirations and encourage you to ask questions about issues that matter most to you. Calculating how to manage future health care expenses? College on the horizon? Considering the sale of a business or purchase of a home? Preparing to pass your wealth to future generations? It all starts with a plan intended to help you manage, grow, and preserve your wealth today, while also considering the impact it can have for years to come. With access to the investment insights of Merrill and banking solutions from Bank of America, We will work with you to develop an approach designed to help address your financial needs.

Meet Our Team
Gerald Cornish,

CPFA™,CRPC™

Managing Director, Wealth Management Advisor
716.635.4367
Robert Walter,

CPFA™,CPWA®

Senior Vice President, Senior Resident Director - Wealth Management Advisor
716.635.4380
Jonathan Armstrong
First Vice President, Senior Financial Advisor
716.635.4397
Matthew Gorton,

CFP®,CPFA™

First Vice President, Wealth Management Advisor
716.635.4302
Thomas Vivian,

CFP®,CPFA™,CRPC™,SE-AWMA™

Vice President, Wealth Management Advisor
716.635.4365
Jason Bird,

CAP®,CFP®

Vice President, Wealth Management Advisor
716.635.4352
Blake Dougherty
Senior Financial Advisor
716.635.4305
Kimberly D. Hobart
Registered Senior Wealth Management Client Associate
716.635.4347
Suzanne D. Swaciak
Officer, Wealth Management Client Associate - Resident Director Assistant
716.635.4369
Reanna L. Faron
Registered Wealth Management Client Associate
716.635.4335
Elizabeth A. Marinaccio
Wealth Management Client Associate
716.635.4309
JoAnne Buzzeo
Wealth Management Client Associate
716.635.4311
Danielle L. Kowal
Wealth Management Client Associate
716.635.4382
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.
Sherie L Allensworth
Wealth Management Lending Officer
NMLS #590004
Nisheet Bonde
Investment Solutions Group Portfolio Strategist
Donna M Szustak
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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Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor™, CRPC™, and the CRPC™ logo are certification marks or registered certification marks of The College for Financial Planning Institutes Corp. in the United States.
Investments & Wealth Institute™ (The Institute) is the owner of the certification marks CPWA® and Certified Private Wealth Advisor®. Use of CPWA®, and/or Certified Private Wealth Advisor® signifies that the user has successfully completed the Institute’s initial and ongoing credentialing requirements for wealth advisors.
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