Robert A. Clarfeld is the founder, CEO and President of Clarfeld Financial Advisors, founded in 1981 in New York City. Although Rob is CEO, his favorite roles are Keeper of the Vision and Mentor-in-Chief.
Rob has been an important supporter and advisor to the Foundation for Educating Children with Autism (FECA) since it’s establishment in 1994. In that capacity he has made it possible for FECA to provide the grant for start up funding for EVNY. Prior to founding Clarfeld Financial Advisors, Rob worked at Arthur Young & Company (now Ernst & Young) and Peat, Marwick, Mitchell, & Company (now KPMG). Rob is a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Financial Planner®, and Personal Financial Specialist, and has assumed leadership positions in related industry organizations. Rob speaks and writes about all aspects of wealth management.
Rob also is actively involved in many community and philanthropic organizations and is a Director for the Westchester County Association, Director; President of the Tarrytown Music Hall, Trustee of the Devereux Millwood Learning Center, and on the Capital Campaign for Chapel Haven. He is former chairman of the Westchester Public Issues Institute.
Rob is married with two sons.