Michael G. O’Brien is Managing Director with Stratos Wealth Partners in the New York, New Jersey and Connecticut regions. Stratos is a partner run wealth and financial management firm that specializes in the practice and execution of comprehensive financial planning and implementation services. The firm is structured as a network of distinguished, experienced financial services practitioners spread throughout the country, powered by LPL Financial and custodial relationships with Charles Schwab, Fidelity, Pershing and TD Ameritrade.
In his current role, Mike partners with Financial Advisors to help them build, grow and acquire healthy financial services practices focused on providing clients with ideal solutions and an outstanding experience.
Mike has over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry, most recently with MetLife Premier Client Group and AXA Advisors, where he held various field and distribution level leadership positions focused on business development, financial planning, advisor practice management, practice succession planning and advisor acquisition. Mike began his financial services career as a Financial Services Representative with Dreyfus Corporation and holds the FINRA Series 6 and 63 registrations with LPL Financial.
Mike holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Fordham University in New York City. He and his wife Tricia, an attorney with W.R. Berkley Company, live in Garden City, New York and have two children, Catherine, age 13 and Brendan, age 11.