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(860) 887-9138
sandra.allyn-gauthier@peoples.com

Sandra Allyn-Gauthier is a Financial Advisor and Assistant Vice President at People’s Securities, Inc. In her role as Financial Advisor, she works in partnership with clients to address their unique insurance and investment goals and deliver solutions to address their financial needs.

With over 27 years of experience in the financial industry, Sandra’s previous experience includes roles as Vice President at Financial Services Manager and Director of Institutional Advancement at Three Rivers Community College.

Sandra holds both a Masters of Business Administration degree and a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing from the Connecticut School of Finance and Management. In addition, she holds the FINRA series 6, 7, 24, 63 and 65 licenses and is an insurance agent with life and health licenses.

Active in the community, Sandra currently services on the Board of Finance for the Town of Preston.

(203) 256-4290
sabrina.angiolillo@peoples.com

Sabrina A. Angiolillo is a Financial Advisor and Senior Vice President at People’s Securities, Inc. She has over 22 years of experience working at People’s United. In her role as Financial Advisor, she works in partnership with clients to address their unique insurance and investment goals and deliver solutions to address their financial needs.

Sabrina earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Quinnipiac University along with a minor in International Business. In addition, she holds the FINRA series 6, 7, 24, 63 and 65 licenses and is an insurance agent with her life and health licenses.

(203) 254-5150
robert.baptist@peoples.com

Robert Baptist is a Financial Advisor and Senior Vice President at People’s Securities, Inc. He has over 33 years of experience working in the financial industry. In his role as Financial Advisor, he works in partnership with clients to address their unique insurance and investment goals and deliver solutions to address their financial needs.

Robert holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Richmond. In addition, he holds the FINRA series 7, 24, 63 and 65 licenses, and is an insurance agent with his life and health licenses.

(203) 876-8434
mario.bartoli@peoples.com

Mario Bartoli is a Financial Advisor and Senior Vice President at People’s Securities, Inc. He has over 33 years of experience working at People’s United. In his role as Financial Advisor, he works in partnership with clients to address their unique insurance and investment goals and deliver solutions to address their financial needs.

Mario holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Sacred Heart University. In addition he holds the Certified Financial PlannerTM (CFP®) designation, FINRA series 7, 24, 63 and 65 licenses and is an insurance agent with his life and health licenses.

Active in the community, Mario currently serves as Vice President of the Bridgeport Chapter of UNICO.

(203) 861-4042
naomi.bourque@peoples.com

Naomi Bourque is a Financial Advisor and Senior Vice President at People’s Securities, Inc. In her role as Financial Advisor, she works in partnership with clients to address their unique insurance and investment goals and deliver solutions to address their financial needs.

Prior to her 18 years with People’s Securities, Inc., Naomi was a Financial Advisor with American Express Financial Advisors.

Naomi holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Sacred Heart University. In addition, she holds the Accredited Asset Management Specialist (AAMS®) designation, the FINRA series 7, 24, 63 and 66 licenses, and is an insurance agent with her life and health insurance licenses.

(203) 338-7108
daniel.buzzanca@peoples.com

Daniel Buzzanca is a Financial Advisor at People’s Securities, Inc. In his role as Financial Advisor, he works in partnership with clients to address their unique insurance and investment goals and deliver solutions to address their financial needs.

Prior to joining People’s Securities, Inc., Daniel was a Financial Advisor with the MassMutual financial group.

He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Empire State College. In addition, Daniel holds the FINRA series 7, 24, 63, and 65 licenses and is an insurance agent with his life and health licenses. He is also a Member of the National Eagle Scout Association.

(860) 257-0770  
stefano.cacciola@peoples.com

Stefano P. Cacciola is a Financial Advisor and Senior Vice President at People’s Securities, Inc. In his role as Financial Advisor, he works in partnership with clients to address their unique insurance and investment goals and deliver solutions to address their financial needs.

Prior to People’s Securities, Inc., Stefano held roles at IFMG Securities, Merrill Lynch and Morgan Stanley.

Stefano holds a degree from Central Connecticut State University. In addition, he holds the FINRA series 7, 24, 31 and 66 licenses and is an insurance agent with his life and health licenses.

(203) 338-7202
erin.candler@peoples.com

Erin Candler is a Financial Advisor and Senior Vice President at People’s Securities, Inc. She has over 32 years of experience working in the financial industry. In her role as Financial Advisor, she works in partnership with clients to address their unique insurance and investment goals and deliver solutions to address their financial needs.

Erin holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Russell Sage College. In addition, she holds the Accredited Asset Management Specialist (AAMS®) designation, the FINRA series 7, 24, 63 and 65 licenses and is an insurance agent with his life and health insurance licenses.

(203) 968-2812
garett.ceraso@peoples.com

Garett Ceraso is a Financial Advisor at People’s Securities, Inc. In his role as Financial Advisor, he works in partnership with clients to address their unique insurance and investment goals and deliver solutions to address their financial needs.

Prior to People’s Securities, Inc., Garett worked at Fidelity Investments for over 11 years, most recently as a Vice President and Regional Planning Consultant.

Garett holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Sacred Heart University. In addition he holds the FINRA series 7, 63 and 66 licenses and is an insurance agent with his life and health insurance licenses.

(203) 261-1232
robert.daly@peoples.com

Robert T. Daly is a Financial Advisor and Senior Vice President at People’s Securities, Inc. He has over 25 years of experience working in the financial industry.

In his role as Financial Advisor, he works in partnership with clients to address their unique insurance and investment goals and deliver solutions to address their financial needs.

Robert holds a Masters of Business Administration from Bentley University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Nichols College.

In addition, he holds the Certified Financial PlannerTM (CFP®) and Accredited Asset Management Specialist (AAMS®) designations, his FINRA series 7, 24, 63 and 65 licenses, and is an insurance agent with his life and health licenses.

(860) 633-2731
paul.duquette@peoples.com

Paul R. Duquette is a Financial Advisor at People’s Securities, Inc. In his role as Financial Advisor, he works in partnership with clients to address their unique insurance and investment goals and deliver solutions to address their financial needs.

Paul joined People’s Securities, Inc. in 2018 following Financial Advisory roles at Met Life, Citizens Bank and Santander Bank.

Paul holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Connecticut. In addition, he holds the Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU®) and Chartered Financial Consultant® (ChFC®) designations from the American College of Financial Services and the FINRA series 6, 7, 24, 63, 65 & 66 licenses.  

(203) 359-6039
christopher.dursi@peoples.com

Christopher Dursi is a Financial Advisor at People’s Securities, Inc. In his role as Financial Advisor, he works in partnership with clients to address their unique insurance and investment goals and deliver solutions to address their financial needs.

Christopher has over 30 years of experience in financial services including positions at Capital One Financial Advisors, HSBC Brokerage and Tucker Anthony and R.L. Day.

He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Providence College. In addition, Christopher holds the FINRA series 7, 24, 63 and 66 licenses and is an insurance agent with his life and health insurance licenses. He is also a 4th degree Knights of Columbus member.

(203) 254-5141
fabrizio.fabrizio@peoples.com

Fabrizio (Anthony) Fabrizio is a Financial Advisor and Senior Vice President at People’s Securities, Inc. He has over 27 years of experience working in the financial industry. In his role as Financial Advisor, he works in partnership with clients to address their unique insurance and investment goals and deliver solutions to address their financial needs.

Prior to joining People’s Securities, Inc. Anthony was a Financial Advisor with Fleet Investment Services.

In addition, Anthony is an Accredited Asset Management Specialist (AAMS®), holds his FINRA series 7, 24, 63 and 65 licenses and is an insurance agent with his life and health licenses.

(860) 887-9138
john.grayeski@peoples.com

John Grayeski is a Financial Advisor and Vice President at People’s Securities, Inc. He has over 23 years of experience working in the financial industry. In his role as Financial Advisor, he works in partnership with clients to address their unique insurance and investment goals and deliver solutions to address their financial needs.

John holds both a Master of Business Administration and Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Sacred Heart University. In addition, John holds the Accredited Asset Management Specialist (AAMS®) designation, the FINRA series 7, 24, 63 and 65 licenses and is a CT insurance agent with his life and health licenses.

(860) 280-2999
utpal.parekh@peoples.com

Utpal (Utey) K. Parekh is a Financial Advisor and Assistant Vice President at People’s Securities, Inc. In his role as Financial Advisor, he works in partnership with clients to address their unique insurance and investment goals and deliver solutions to address their financial needs.

Utey joined People’s Securities, Inc. in 2014 following roles as Financial Planner at Prudential, Vice President at SteelPoint Research Group, Market Research Specialist at Global Information, Inc. and Sales Associate at New Horizons Computer Learning Centers.

Utey holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Hartford and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of Connecticut. In addition, he also holds the Certified Financial PlannerTM (CFP®), Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU®) and Chartered Financial Consultant® (ChFC®) designations.

Active in the community, Utey is a Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society Member, President of the Six Degrees Glastonbury Business Networking organization and a Member of the CT River Valley Chamber of Commerce.

(203) 483 - 3132
beat.ryff@peoples.com

Beat Ryff is a Financial Advisor at People’s Securities, Inc. In his role as Financial Advisor, he works in partnership with clients to address their unique insurance and investment goals and deliver solutions to address their financial needs.

He has over 28 years of experience in the financial services industry, including advisory roles at Edward Jones and Merrill Lynch and foreign exchange and trading roles at Commerzbank and UBS.

Beat holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Finance from the Swiss Banking School and has graduated from the New York Institute of Finance and the INSEAD Geneva Management Program. In addition, he holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA®) designation, the FINRA series 7, 24 and 66 licenses and is an insurance agent with his life and health licenses.

Active in the community, Beat is a member of the CFA Institute and AIMR.

(203) 926-8356
stephen.sayegh@peoples.com

Stephen N. Sayegh is a Financial Advisor and Senior Vice President at People’s Securities, Inc. In his role as Financial Advisor, he works in partnership with clients to address their unique insurance and investment goals and deliver solutions to address their financial needs.

With over 31 years of experience in the financial industry, Stephen’s prior experience includes roles as Financial Advisor at the Financial Network Investment Corp. and Acorn Financial Group.

Stephen holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Bryant University. In addition, he holds the Certified Financial PlannerTM (CFP®) designation, his FINRA series 7, 24, 63 and 65 licenses and is an insurance agent with life and health licenses.

(203) 288-2932
jordan.sullivan@peoples.com

Jordan Sullivan is a Financial Advisor and Assistant Vice President at People’s Securities, Inc. In his role as Financial Advisor, he works in partnership with clients to address their unique insurance and investment goals and deliver solutions to address their financial needs.

Prior to People’s Securities, Inc., Jordan worked at Ameriprise Financial Services. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from Merrimack College with a minor in Economics.

In addition, Jordan holds the FINRA series 6, 7, 24, 63 and 66 licenses and is an insurance agent with life and health licenses.

(203) 338-7206
edmund.tuska@peoples.com

Edmund Tuska is a Financial Advisor and Vice President at People’s Securities, Inc. In his role as Financial Advisor, he works in partnership with clients to address their unique insurance and investment goals and deliver solutions to address their financial needs.

Edmund joined People’s Securities, Inc. in 1996 following his role as Financial Advisor at American Express Financial Advisors.

He holds both a Master of Business Administration and Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from the University of Bridgeport.

In addition, Edmund holds the FINRA series 7, 24, 63 and 65 licenses and is an insurance agent with his life and health licenses.

(207) 262-8316
steven.smith@peoples.com

Steven Smith is a Financial Advisor at People’s Securities, Inc. In his role as Financial Advisor, he works in partnership with clients to address their unique insurance and investment goals and deliver solutions to address their financial needs. His previous advisory experience includes roles at TD Bank and CitiStreet.

Steven holds a Masters of Business Administration degree from Southern New Hampshire University, a Master of Science degree in Finance from Southern New Hampshire University, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in History and Business from Eastern Nazarene College. In addition he holds the FINRA series 6, 7, 24, 63 and 65 licenses and is an insurance agent with his life and health licenses.

Steven is active in the community and sits on the Board of Directors of several community volunteer organizations.

(781) 416-5003
joseph.buckley@peoples.com

Joseph Buckley is a Financial Advisor and Senior Vice President at People’s Securities, Inc. He has over 15 years of experience working in the financial industry. In his role as Financial Advisor, he works in partnership with clients to address their unique insurance and investment goals and deliver solutions to address their financial needs.

Joseph holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Bryant University. In addition he holds the Certified Financial PlannerTM (CFP®) designation, the FINRA series 7, 9/10, 24, 52, 63 and 65 licenses and is an insurance agent with his life and health insurance licenses.

(413) 538-6304
mary.couture@peoples.com

Mary Couture is a Financial Advisor and Assistant Vice President at People’s Securities, Inc. She has over 32 years of experience working in the financial industry. In her role as Financial Advisor, she works in partnership with clients to address their unique insurance and investment goals and deliver solutions to address their financial needs.

Prior to joining People’s Securities, Inc. in 2005, Mary’s experience includes roles with Phoenix Investment Partners, John Hancock, UBC Financial Services and Kidder Peabody & Co.

Mary holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Management from Western New England University. In addition she holds the FINRA series 6, 7, 8, 22, 24, 63 and 65 licenses and is an insurance agent with her life and health insurance licenses.

(978) 624-3399
jason.jeffers@peoples.com

Jason Jeffers is a Financial Advisor at People’s Securities, Inc. In his role as Financial Advisor, he works in partnership with clients to address their unique insurance and investment goals and deliver solutions to address their financial needs.

Jason holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from C.W. Post/ Long Island University. In addition he holds the FINRA series 7, 24, 31, 63 and 65 licenses and is an insurance agent with his life and health licenses.

Active in the community, he is a member of the Freemasons of Massachusetts.

(603) 924-1202
thomas.omalley@peoples.com

Thomas O’Malley is a Financial Advisor at People’s Securities, Inc. In his role as Financial Advisor, he works in partnership with clients to address their unique insurance and investment goals and deliver solutions to address their financial needs.

Tom joined People’s Securities, Inc. in 2018 following Financial Advisory roles at UMassFive College Federal Credit Union and Citizens Securities, Inc., and Financial Services roles at New York Life Insurance Company and Allstate Insurance Company.

Tom holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Massachusetts Lowell. In addition, he also holds the Certified Retirement Counselor® (CRC®) designation, the FINRA series 7 and 66 licenses, and is an insurance agent with his life, health, property and casualty and variable contracts insurance licenses.

(603) 334-6735
raymond.panek@peoples.com

Raymond (Ray) Panek is a Financial Advisor and Vice President at People’s Securities, Inc. In his role as Financial Advisor, he works in partnership with clients to address their unique insurance and investment goals and deliver solutions to address their financial needs.

With over 23 years of experience in financial services, Ray’s previous experience includes roles as Financial Advisor at Chittenden Securities, Risk Management Products Supervisor at ING Annuities, Investment Specialist at AMVESTCAP and National Account Manager, Insurance Products, at Putnam.

Ray holds the FINRA series 7, 63 and 65 licenses and is an insurance agent with his life and health licenses. He is active in the community and sits on the Board of Directors of both Seacoast Velokids and FOPRT in addition to being involved in numerous youth nonprofit organizations.

(845) 429-7986
arden.baptiste@peoples.com

Arden Baptiste is a Financial Advisor and Vice President at People’s Securities, Inc. In his role as Financial Advisor, he works in partnership with clients to address their unique insurance and investment goals and deliver solutions to address their financial needs.

Prior to People’s Securities, Inc., Arden held positions at CCO Investment Services Corp., Capital One Investment Services LLC, and HSBC Brokerage/Securities (USA) Inc. He holds a Masters of Business Administration degree from Rutgers University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Baruch College.

In addition, Arden holds the FINRA series 6, 7, 9, 10, 24, 63 and 65 licenses and is an insurance agent with his life and health insurance licenses.

(631) 472-1345
timothy.mcdonald@peoples.com

Timothy McDonald is a Financial Advisor at People’s Securities, Inc. In his role as Financial Advisor, he works in partnership with clients to address their unique insurance and investment goals and deliver solutions to address their financial needs.

Timothy has over 29 years of financial services experience, including previous roles at Suffolk County National Bank, Suffolk Federal Credit Union, Capital One Bank, Bank of New York, Astoria Federal Bank and MetLife.

He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the State University of New York, Oneonta. In addition he holds the FINRA series 6, 7, 63 and 65 licenses and is an insurance agent with his life and health licenses.

(914) 725-2940
matthew.zambrotta@peoples.com

Matthew Zambrotta is a Financial Advisor at People’s Securities, Inc. In his role as Financial Advisor, he works in partnership with clients to address their unique insurance and investment goals and deliver solutions to address their financial needs.

Matthew’s previous experience includes roles at Fidelity Investments and Northwestern Mutual Financial.

He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from the University of Maryland. In addition he holds the FINRA series 7 and 63 licenses and is a life insurance agent.

(802) 223-8541
troy.sanborn@peoples.com

Troy Sanborn is a Financial Advisor at People’s Securities, Inc., with over 16 years working at People’s United. In his role as Financial Advisor, he works in partnership with clients to address their unique insurance and investment goals, and deliver solutions to address their financial needs.

Troy holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Northeastern University and the FINRA series 6, 7, 63 and 65 licenses. In addition he is an insurance agent with a life insurance license.

(802) 660-1492
lynda.walker@peoples.com

Lynda Walker is a Financial Advisor at People’s Securities, Inc. In her role as Financial Advisor, she works in partnership with clients to address their unique insurance and investment goals and deliver solutions to address their financial needs.

Lynda has over 20 years of experience working at People’s United. She holds the FINRA series 7, 24 and 66 licenses and is an insurance agent with her life and health licenses.

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Investment and insurance products are offered through People’s Securities, Inc., a Broker/Dealer, member of FINRA and SIPC, an insurance agency and a registered investment advisor. People’s Securities, Inc. is a subsidiary of People’s United Bank, N.A. Investment products may involve risk, including possible loss of principal. Investment and Insurance Products are:

• Not Insured by FDIC or any Federal Government Agency
• Not a Deposit of or Guaranteed by a Bank or any Bank Affiliate
• May Lose Value


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