Armbruster Capital welcomes new hires
Adam Edelstein and Luca Zambito recently joined Armbruster Capital Management Inc. in Pittsford as junior analysts and portfolio managers.
Edelsten previously worked for Citi Private Bank in New York and KPMG in the U.K. He holds a Bachelor of Science in mathematics from the University of Leeds and a Master of Arts in entrepreneurial management from the University of Chester, both in the U.K.
Zambito previously was a product control analyst for Citigroup in Buffalo and interned at Landmark Wealth Management. He studied finance and economics at Canisius College, where he was a member of the Golden Griffin Fund and CFA Institute Research Challenge Team.
Both are studying to obtain their Chartered Financial Analyst designation.
Fairport resident now partner at Cobblestone Capital
Cobblestone Capital Advisors LLC recently named Tara Henry, of Fairport, as principal of the Rochester firm.
Henry, director of operations, has been with Cobblestone for over 13 years. She is designated as a Financial Paraplanner Qualified Professional.
Henry received a bachelor’s degree in elementary education and communication studies, magna cum laude, from Bridgewater State University in Massachusetts.
RIT graduates join MRB Group
Rochester Institute of Technology graduates Jacob Calabrese and Sherman Gittens accepted civil engineer I positions with MRB Group, a local engineering and architecture firm that specializes in municipal services.
Both received their bachelor’s degrees in civil engineering technology. Calabrese graduated in 2015 and Gittens graduated in 2020.
Calabrese completed his cooperative service in the town of Pittsford, where he performed inspections of stormwater facilities. He then worked in airport design and construction, focusing on projects involving runways, taxiways and aprons.
Gittens’ coursework included water and wastewater design, structural analysis, hydraulics and transportation engineering. His educational program also included serving the town of Brighton as a civil engineer co-op, where he gained experience in the daily operations of local government.
Fairport resident named partner at Cobblestone Capital
Cobblestone Capital Advisers LLC recently named Eric Furnal, of Fairport, as principal of the Rochester firm.
As director of private investments, Furnal is responsible for overseeing the investment processes and operational activities of Cobblestone’s private investment solutions while assisting with strategic planning efforts surrounding the firm’s private capital market endeavors.
He received his Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Rochester Institute of Technology and earned the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.
Pittsford provider among Forbes’ Top Wealth Advisors
Elizabeth Thorley, of Thorley Wealth Management in Pittsford, was named to Forbes’ list of Top Women Wealth Advisors for 2021.
The financial publication’s ranking reflects advisers that are leading the way in offering best practices and providing a high quality experience for clients. List makers are determined with an algorithm of qualitative and quantitative criteria, including in-person interviews, industry experience, compliance records, revenue produced and assets under management.
“I am pleased to have been named to this prestigious list — a recognition that, to us, speaks to our firm’s commitment to excellence,” Thorley said. “I am grateful for the trust our clients place in us, and we remain committed to providing the guidance and support they need to achieve their unique financial goals.”