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Richard Dougherty

Echelon Wealth Advisors, LLC

1159 Pittsford Victor Rd
Ste 220

Pittsford, NY 14534


The Art of Financial Planning

About Echelon Wealth Advisors, LLC

At Echelon Wealth Advisor, clients interests are our priority. We know that clients entrust us with more than money; you trust us with your family's financial future. With that comes the responsibility to listen, always put your interests first, and provide you with the tools and resources to acheive your objectives.

We help our clients answer life's most important questions:

Will you have enough money to live independently for the rest of your life?

Do you understand how much retirement will cost and are you on track to meet your goals?

How do you efficiently leave your money to your family and not to the government?

We recognize there are no shortcuts in acheiving our clients objectives. By implementing consistent processes in everything we do, Echelon is committed to providing great value.

General Information

Firm Start Year


No.of Employees




Firm CRD#

134139 / 39543

Insurance License#


Name of Broker/Dealer

Cambridge Investment Research, Inc.

Name of Custodial Firm

Pershing, NFS, Charles Schwab, Fidelity

Years of Experience in Financial Services


Number of Years with Current Firm


I work with the following types of clients

Investment Clubs, Individual Investors, Businesses, Non-Profit Organizations

Advisory Services Provided

Retirement Planning, Financial Planning for Individuals, Portfolio Management, Annuities, Insurance Planning, 401K Rollovers, Estate Planning & Trusts, Education Funding and Planning, Tax Advice and Services


Investment Types

Insurance, Annuities, Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs), Alternative Investments, Bonds, Mutual Funds, Socially Responsible Investments (SRI)

I can meet clients in the following ways

Via Email, Via Phone, At my office, At your home, At your office


Registered Representative


Investment Advisor Representative


I am an acknowledged fiduciary


Compliance Disclosures in Last 5 years

I have a clean record

Criminal Disclosures in Last 5 years

I have a clean record

Qualifications & Membership

Certifications, Accreditations & Designations


Securities Licenses

Series 7, Series 66

Insurance and Annuity Licenses

Accident, Annuity, Disability, Life, Long Term Care, Variable Annuity, Variable Life

Non-Financial Organization Memberships

Estate Planning Council of Rochester, Small Business Council of Rochester, Rochester Rotary

Firm Information

Assets Managed by Advisor


Compensation and Fees

Fee Structure


Minimum Portfolio Size for New Managed Accounts


Compensation Methods



Bachelor of Science - Business, Finance

St. John Fisher College
September 2003 - May 2007


Registered Representative, Securities offered throught Cambridge Investment Research, Inc., a Broker/Dealer, Member FINRA/SIPC. Investment Advisor Representative, Cambridge Investment Research Advisors, Inc., A registered Investment Advisor. Cambridge and Westminster are not affiliated.