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Tompkins Financial Advisors Expands Western New York Team and Hires Wealth Advisor

March 12, 2024

ROCHESTER, NY (MARCH 12, 2023) – Expanding its advisory team, Tompkins Financial Advisors (Tompkins) in Western New York, announces the hire of Conner Simonetti as a wealth advisor. In his new role, Simonetti will be responsible for identifying and developing target segments while collaborating directly with clients, as well as sharing and implementing Tompkins’ comprehensive services to help clients build wealth and enjoy peace of mind.

“Conner has a proven track record of helping clients achieve their financial goals,” said James Sperry, senior vice president and managing director for Tompkins’ Western New York region. “Whether it be through personalized strategies or comprehensive wealth management solutions, he is committed to providing exceptional service and building long-lasting relationships with clients – things we deeply value at Tompkins. He will be an invaluable asset to our team.”

Simonetti comes to Tompkins with over 5 years of financial management experience. His experience is highlighted throughout his time as an operations and advisor for Worth Considering, Inc., and later, a portfolio manager with Brighton Securities Capital Management. In addition to his bachelor's degree in finance from Kent State University, Simonetti holds a Registered Investment Advisor license (Series 65) and is currently working toward his designation as a Certified Investment Management Analyst.

Before entering the financial industry in 2019, Simonetti played professional baseball with the Washington Nationals organization. Bringing that background full circle, he currently coaches baseball and softball students in the Monroe County, New York area.

About Tompkins Financial Advisors:
Tompkins Financial Advisors is the wealth management firm of Tompkins Financial Corporation, a leading New York State-based financial services holding company. With more than a century of experience, Tompkins Financial Advisors provides customized wealth management strategies. Locations include Ithaca, NY; Rochester, NY; Buffalo, NY; Mt. Kisco, NY; Wyomissing, PA, and Blue Bell, PA. Wealth Advisors also are available by appointment at Tompkins Community Bank affiliate locations. For more information, visit or follow the firm on LinkedIn.


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