BIRMINGHAM, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Schechter Wealth Strategies, a leading advisory firm specializing in wealth management services, announced today the appointments of Stephen Blocki as Chief Operating Officer and Robert Langer as Managing Director of the firm’s newly opened New York Office. The announcement was made jointly by Schechter’s Senior Managing Directors Marc Schechter and Jason Zimmerman. Established in 1939, Schechter works with high net worth individuals and businesses to manage the preservation, accumulation and transfer of wealth.
In his new role, Blocki will be responsible for leading the operations of the Schechter organization and executing the firm’s vision and growth plan.
“We are so pleased to have Steve put his organizational, management skills to work for our growing firm,” said Zimmerman. “He is a bright guy who will help us improve our processes and ensure we handle our planned growth with the same high standards our clients have come to expect.”
Prior to joining Schechter, Blocki worked for Dürr Systems for 20 years in various roles, most significantly as the Environmental Division Business Unit Head initiating growth beyond North America to Mexico, China and Korea. He graduated from the University of Michigan with a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering and holds an MBA in finance from Wayne State University in Detroit.
“The Schechter reputation is second to none for designing unique solutions for its clients’ wealth preservation needs,” said Blocki. “I could immediately see that they live their ideals of putting client needs first. What better foundation from which to grow the Company.”
Langer joins Schechter in a newly created position as Managing Director of the New York Regional Office. He will be responsible for introducing Schechter’s unique solutions and strategies in wealth preservation, accumulation, estate and businesses planning to the New York area.
“When I met Rob I knew he would be an excellent addition to our group of multi- disciplined professionals since he brings a unique Wall Street perspective to our strategies,” said Marc Schechter.
Langer brings to Schechter an impressive knowledge of the financial industry having spent his entire career on Wall Street. He has been a Bond Trader and Salesman and spent the last 10 years managing and running hedge funds. Most recently he headed up the fixed income sales and trading at BTIG, a boutique Broker-Dealer in New York City.
Schechter’s New York office is located in The Park Avenue Tower, 65E. 55th Street, 26th Floor, New York, NY 10022.
About Schechter Wealth Strategies
Schechter was founded in 1939 and is headquartered in Birmingham, Michigan. Schechter’s team of multi-disciplined professionals including: J.Ds, MBAs, CLUs, CAPs and ChFCs has been quietly providing families and their advisors uncommon solutions to preserving, leveraging and transferring billions of dollars of wealth. For more information, visit www.schechterwealth.com.