Mike serves as a T.R.U.E. Financial Guide for individuals and businesses as an Accredited Wealth Management AdvisorSM at NorthLanding Financial Partners. His personal practice is focused on investment management and financial planning for current and former Eastman Kodak employees, and he worked alongside former Kodak benefit counselors as an advisor at his prior firm. If you are a current or former Eastman Kodak, Kodak Alaris, OnSemi, Carestream, Johnson & Johnson, Eastman Chemical, Harris Communications or RED employee, start your retirement planning now with Mike. He also has a focus consulting with businesses on their Qualified Retirement plans, providing objective advice auditing Qualified Retirement plan designs, DOL compliance, investment monitoring and selection processes. Mike previously served as vice president of business development for High Falls Advisors Inc. from 2011-2016 as well as a registered representative with Wall Street Financial Group from 2011-2013 and Leigh Baldwin LLC from 2013-2016. He holds an AWMA® from the College for Financial Planning, an Advanced Certificate in Strategic Leadership from Canisius College, a Masters of Architecture from the University of Buffalo and a Bachelor of Arts, Cum Laude, for Political Science & International Studies from SUNY Brockport.
Mike resides in Hilton, New York, with his wife and two children. He is an active member at Hope Lutheran Church in Greece, New York.
Sara joined NorthLanding Financial Partners, LLC in May of 2014 bringing with her a decade of client services experience. She supports the day-to-day activities and client servicing needs of two of the firm's financial advisors, Eric M. Garsin, CFP®, CLU®, ChFC® and Michael Ross AWMA®. Sara is principally responsibly for client support, preparing reports for review meetings and scheduling appointments.
Sara graduated from the State University of New York at Cortland, where she earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business Economics & Sports Management.
Outside of work, Sara dedicates her life to her family and enjoys interests that include travel, music, and sporting events. She’s involved in her community as a member of the St. Benedict Roman Catholic Church Parish Council, St. Mary’s School Parent Teacher Organization and Treasurer for the Marcus Whitman Junior Wildcats Youth Football Team.