Randy M. Breidbart, J.D.
The heart and soul of Park Avenue Financial Advisors is Randy M. Breidbart, JD, an industry veteran with over thirty years of experience working in the financial and wealth management arena. Randy provides individuals and businesses with a broad range of strategies and services designed to both maximize their wealth potential and preserve their wealth accumulation.
Randy started his career in the early 1980’s as a pension consultant and attorney for Consulting Actuaries International, Inc. and Companion Life Insurance Company respectively. In that capacity, he discovered the value of properly planning for retirement and the impact of a diversified investment portfolio on investment volatility and the resulting quality of an individual’s retirement.
Randy further honed his skills as Director of Financial Planning and a founding member of Fifth Avenue Financial Group in New York City. It was there that Randy instilled his passion for educating both financial advisors and investors with his hands on approach to financial planning. Randy worked in partnership with other advisors to not only manage their clients individual assets but secure their financial future.
Later, Randy joined Mutual Benefit Financial Services Company as Vice President of Sales and Marketing. In this capacity, Randy again helped other financial advisors and their clients to administer a true comprehensive wealth management system, enabling all to better understand their full financial health. In 1991, Randy started his own financial advisory firm, Park Avenue Financial Advisors, LLC where he continues to help businesses and individuals to demystify the planning process.
Randy holds a BA in both Communications and Psychology from the University at Albany where he graduated Magna Cum Laude. He also holds a Juris Doctor degree from the University at Buffalo. He was admitted to the New York Bar as a practicing attorney in 1979.
Randy’s professional credentials include a Juris Doctor Degree, FINRA Series 7, Series 63, Series 65 and New York Life & Health Insurance License.
When not serving his clients, Randy is a dedicated family man who enjoys quality time and living life with his wife Gwen, his two sons Josh and Mike, and their wives Jena and Aly. He loves traveling and experiencing the customs, scenery and cuisines of the world.
Erica D. Pearl
Client Relations Manager
Erica Pearl joined Park Avenue Financial Advisors in 2013. She focuses on providing dedicated operational and administrative support to enhance the client experience. She also coordinates the firm's marketing and branding efforts.
Prior to working at Park Avenue Financial Advisors, Erica worked as a Sales and Marketing Manager for Crump Insurance Services, the leading insurance wholesaler and retirement solutions provider in the US. She won numerous sales leadership and management awards. Erica graduated the University of Binghamton with a BA in Economics. She holds her FINRA Series 7, Series 66, and New York Life & Health Insurance License.
Erica loves Manhattan and in her free time enjoys traveling, practicing yoga, surfing, and rooting for the Jets.