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Investing in You.

Five Star Investment Services (FSIS) was formed in 1999 to offer our customers experienced, individual investment advice in addition to traditional banking services.

Our deep experience allows us to employ a big-picture approach to financial planning. Whether you are investing for retirement, a child's education or a down payment on a new home, we spend time with you to get a complete financial view of where you are now, where you want to go—and how to work towards getting there.

See how a Five Star Investment Services relationship can help you work towards achieving financial security.

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 Ethan T. Spelman, Director of Wealth Management
 (585) 786-4376 • ETSpelman@five-starinvest.com

Ethan joins Five Star Investment Services with over 18 years in the Financial Services Industry.  During that time, he has held numerous positions in both bank and investment programs.  Ethan's licenses encompass the Series 24, 7, 6, 63 and Life Accident and Health.

Ethan is a graduate of both Monroe Community College and Roberts Wesleyan College.  He lives in Hilton with his wife Megan and two children, Emma and Landon.

Robert H. Brown, CLU, ChFC
(607) 737-2165 * RHBrown@five-starinvest.com

Bob has been an Investment Advisor/Registered Securities Principal/Financial Advisor for many years in the Elmira/Horseheads area. He is a graduate of Elmira College and hold numerous securities registrations: Series 6 (Investment Co./Variable Contracts), Series 7 (General Securities Representative), Series 24 (General Securities Principal), Series 9&10 (General Securities Sales Supervisor-Options & General Modules), Series 63 (Uniform Securities Agent State Law), Series 66 (Uniform Combined State Law). Also licensed for life, accident and health insurance in both New York and Pennsylvania. Bob carries the professional designations of Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU), Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC) from the American College and is a member of the Society of Financial Service Professionals.

A lifelong resident of Elmira, Bob and his wife Rita have three grown sons, Christian, Andrew and Jonathan along with grandchildren Allison and Jacob. He has been a member of the West Elmira Volunteer Fire Department for over 25 years.            

Prior to joining Five Star Investments Bob served as Investment Advisor and Vice President of ES&L Financial Services, Senior Financial Advisor and Vice President at HSBC Securities, and Senior Financial Consultant and Assistant Vice President at M&T Securities.

Dean J. Brockway 
(607) 776-2287 • DJBrockway@five-starinvest.com

Dean has been an Investment Consultant/Registered Principal/Financial Advisor with Five Star Investment Services since 2001. He currently holds Series 7 (General Securities Representative), 24 (General Securities Principal), 53 (Municipal Securities Principal), 63 (Uniform Securities Agent State Law Exam), and 66 (NASAA-Uniform Combined State Law Exam) licenses. Dean earned his Bachelor of Science in Accounting at Alfred University. He chose this profession because it gives him the opportunity to help others grow and protect the wealth they need to achieve the most important financial goals of their lives.  Born in Corning, NY, Dean currently resides in Bath, NY, with his wife Luise and has one grown son, Ryan. He is a life-long resident of the Southern Tier (Steuben County). He is Director of the Bath Country Club and volunteers with Bath Hope for Youth, Wine Glass Marathon, Central Steuben Chamber of Commerce, Rotary Club (LPGA), Council on Addiction, United Way, and others. Dean enjoys playing golf and reading.

Gordon Davis
(585) 786-4324 • GADavis@five-starinvest.com

Gordon received his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Music, from Houghton College in Houghton, NY, in 1972. He has been a Financial Consultant/Financial Advisor with Five Star Investment Services since 2006. Before that, he worked with Prudential Insurance Company of America, New England Financial, and M&T Securities. Gordon currently holds the Series 6 (Investment Company and Variable Contracts Products Representative), 63 (Uniform Securities Agent State Law Exam), 7 (General Securities Representative), 66 (Uniform Securities Agent State Law Exam), and property and casualty licenses. He has received the Life Underwriter Training Council Fellow (LUTCF) designation, an advanced life insurance sales designation. Gordon chose this profession 27 years ago to use his teaching and people skills to help people improve their financial futures and insurance protection. 

Gordon was born in Fillmore, NY, and currently lives in rural Castile, NY, with his wife of 39 years, Jill. They have two daughters, Elizabeth and Karin, and two grandchildren. Gordon is the proud owner of a pet miniature schnauzer, a Canadian champion dog. He volunteers on many church boards, is active in the music program at his church, and is a member of the Castile Community Club. His family has been involved in show horses for over 20 years. Gordon was formerly a professional musician and occasionally plays keyboards in a classic rock band for fun.

David E. Dangler
(585) 723-5555 * DEDangler@five-starinvest.com

David is a Wealth Advisor for Five Star Investment Services covering the Rochester area.  He began his financial services career at Central Trust Company in 1986.  They were later purchased by M & T, where he became licensed for financial services.  He remained with the bank for 14 years, concentrating in investment and insurance solutions.

In 2001, Dave transferred to a local CPA firm to help bring financial solutions to small business owners and their families.  At Davie Kaplan he was able to coordinate unique ideas with client's tax planning goals for the past 13 years.  Dave hold series 6, 7, 63, & 66 securities licenses, along with Life and Accident and Health.

Dave was raised in Irondequoit, and currently lives in Penfield with his wife Karen, and two children, Tommy and Lilly.

David R. Eichenhofer, CFP®
(315) 787-3225 • DREichenhofer@five-starinvest.com
David has been a Certified Financial Planner since 2009 and a member of the Five Star Investment Services team as an Investment Consultant/Financial Advisor since 2000. David also holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from Roberts Wesleyan College. He chose this profession because he loves the markets and enjoys making clients more successful.

Born in Geneva and after growing up in Waterloo, David now lives in Penn Yan with his wife Shannon and two children, Emma and Rhys. He enjoys playing basketball and playing with his children. David is on the Board of Directors of the Geneva Historical Society and the Finger Lakes Chapter of the Red Cross.

Stephen F. Grisko
716-655-8248  SFGrisko@five-starinvest.com
Currently a Wealth Advisor with Five Star Investment Services, Steve has been in the financial services industry for over 20 years.  He has been a Financial Consultant with M&T Securities, Inc.,  a Financial Advisor with HSBC Securities USA, Inc.,  and a Financial Services Professional with Mass Mutual Financial Group.   Steve currently holds a Series 7 (General Securities Representative), a Series 9 & 10 (General Securities Sales Supervisor) a Series 63 (Uniform Securities Agent State Law Exam) along with Life / Accident and Health Insurance Licenses.

Steve is a life long resident of Western New York and currently resides in Amherst, NY with his wife and three children.

John E. Haugh, CFP®
(585) 243-1370 • JEHaugh@five-starinvest.com

A Certified Financial Planner since 2006, John has also been an Investment Consultant/Financial Advisor for Five Star Investment Services and an Investment Representative for Wyoming County Bank since 2000. He currently holds Series 7 (General Securities Representative) and 63 (Uniform Securities Agent State Law Exam) licenses. John earned his Bachelor of Science in Marketing from SUNY Oswego. He chose this profession to help others plan for their future.

John was originally from Connecticut and now resides in Livonia, NY.  He is a Paul Harris Fellow, Rotarian of the Year 2004, a Board Member and Finance Committee Member of the Livingston/Wyoming ARC, a Board Member of Livonia Rotary, Treasurer of Livonia Rotary, volunteer varsity football coach of Victor High School, and a Board Member of the Myers Foundation. He enjoys golf and is a 22-year season-ticket holder of the Buffalo Bills.

Barbara K Kervin

(716) 376-5227 * bkkervin@five-starinvest.com

Barb comes to Five Star Investment Services from PNC Bank where she held various positions including branch manager, assistant branch manager, licensed financial consultant and banking advisor.  She is a Wealth Advisor covering the southern tier offices of Cuba, Olean, Allegany, Salamanca, Ellicottville, and Lakewood.  She has over 25 year of banking, insurance and investment experience in both the personal and commercial areas with 14 years in a managerial position.  She is licensed in both New York and Pennsylvania with a Series 6, Series 7, Series 63, Series 65, Property and Casualty, Life, Accident and Health.  She worked fro NatCity Investments/national City Bank which was purchased by PNC Investments/PNC Bank, Prudential and Sundahl Insurance.

She has been and continues to volunteer in the community.  Volunteering has included the organizations of Special Olympics, Derrick City Youth Baseball, Olean Area Youth Hockey, March of Dimes, and Care for Children.  She is a past President of the Bradford Rotary and past coordinator for March of Dimes in McKean County.

Barb resides in Derrick City, Pennsylvania with her husband Chris.  They have two grown children and two grandchildren.





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