Gary M. Goldberg
Founder & CEO

Gary M. Goldberg
Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Goldberg is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Gary Goldberg Financial Services. As founder and leader of the firm, Mr. Goldberg is the main driving force behind their investment strategy and policy.  He is a member of both the firm’s Executive Committee and the Strategic Investment Committee.  Prior to forming GGFS in 1972, Mr. Goldberg had a successful career as an institutional trader on Wall Street.  Since then, he has built the firm bearing his name into one of the premier full-service Investment Management Firms in the Hudson Valley Region.

In addition to serving as the firm’s CEO, Mr. Goldberg also hosts America’s longest continually running financial radio talk show, Money Matters.  As host of Money Matters, Mr. Goldberg is able to personally interview some of today’s most influential political and business leaders, giving him a unique advantage to gain first-hand insight into their thoughts and feeling about current market and socio-economic conditions.

Mr. Goldberg earned his bachelors degree from Bard College and attended Brooklyn Law School. Additionally, over the course of his professional career, Mr. Goldberg has served on the following boards:

Board of Directors NYC Fire Department – Educational Fund 9/11/01; Nyack Hospital, where he was Head of the Investment Committee for 6 years; Mercy College, where he was Head of the Investment Committee for 4 years; Executive Vice President of International Association of Financial Planners of Westchester and Rockland County; member of the Board of Trustees at Bard College Center, which also named its Computer Center after Mr. Goldeberg; Board of Directors United Way of Rockland; Board of Directors American Cancer Society of Rockland County; Board of Directors American Hear Association of Rockland County; Man of the Year – Mercy College. Moreover, he is the author of “High Powered Investing” and has been a frequent guest on CNBC’s Squawk Box.

William J. Krivicich, CFA
Chief Investment Officer

William J. Krivicich
CFA, Chief Investment Officer

Mr. Krivicich is a member of Gary Goldberg Financial Service's Executive Committee, as well as the firm's Strategic Investment Committee. In his role as Chief Investment Officer, Mr. Krivicich leads the Strategic Investment Committee in defining the firm's investment theme and philosophy. In this role, he is also responsible for the firm's securities selection process and related due diligence process.

Separately, Mr. Krivicich also serves as Vice President, Investment Consultant for the firm. This added responsibility allows Mr. Krivicich to have direct interaction with the firm's clients, which in turn promotes better understanding of their needs.

Mr. Krivicich earned his Bachelor's of Science Degree in Finance from the State University of New York at New Paltz. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst.


Oliver Pursche
President

Mr. Pursche, CEO of Bruderman Brothers, LLC and Bruderman Asset Management, is the President for Gary Goldberg Financial Services. He is a member of both the firm's Strategic Investment Committee, as well as the firm's Executive Committee.

Prior to joining GGFS, Mr. Pursche was Vice President of Sales at Trust Company of America, where he developed new sales channels. Previously, he spent nearly seven years at Neuberger Berman, where he assisted in the development of that firm's Mutual Fund Wrap Program. Earlier in his career, Mr. Pursche was an Investment Representative at PaineWebber (now UBS).

Mr. Pursche earned his Bachelor's Degree in Business Communications and Finance from Bentley College.


Richard T. Kersting
Senior Vice President

Mr. Kersting is the Senior Vice President, Investment Consultant for Gary Goldberg Financial Services. Mr. Kersting serves in the firm's Executive Committee. In addition to being the senior sales executive for the firm, Mr. Kersting is also responsible for the firm's Mentorship Program to develop top tier Investment Consultants. In this function, Mr. Kersting relies on his nineteen years of experience in the Financial Services industry.

Prior to joining GGFS in 2005, Mr. Kersting was a branch manager for several NYSE Member firms. He earned his Bachelor's Degree in Finance and Economics from the State University of New York at Albany. He is a registered principal with GGFS.

Mr. Kersting also serves on the Board of Directors for several local charitable organizations.


Peter J. D. Dedel
Vice President, Portfolio Manager

Mr. Dedel is the Vice-President, Portfolio Manager of Gary Goldberg Financial Services. Mr. Dedel serves on the firm's Strategic Investment Committee. He joined GGFS in 1979 and became the firm's head trader in 1984. He is responsible for day-to-day operations and supervision of the firm's trading activity, including execution of all option, debt and direct equity transactions. Mr. Dedel offers a daily market update segment on the Money Matters radio program, hosted by Mr. Goldberg.

Prior to his career in Financial Services, Mr. Dedel worked at the prestigious Carnegie Hall Corporation. He. Earned his Bachelor's Degree at Lehigh University, and holds two Master's Degrees from Columbia University.