Michael J. Cordaro
Vice President | Wealth Advisor
Michael Cordaro has over a decade of experience in the financial services industry. He feels it is vital to build strong relationships with each of his clients so he understands their unique goals, and to ensure they understand the strategies and tools being employed on their behalf. Michael takes pride in his role as a fiduciary and believes that putting the clients’ interests first should be at the foundation of every financial advisor’s investment decisions. His areas of expertise include financial planning and advice for business owners and families, investment management, investor education, and retirement planning.
Prior to joining Alliance Wealth Advisors, Michael resided in Philadelphia where he was an assistant vice president and relationship manager at Brown Brothers Harriman and Company (BBH), the oldest private bank in the country. In his role, Michael worked as a trusted advisor to ultra-high net worth business owners, families, endowments, and foundations to address their investing, banking, and wealth planning needs.
Prior to joining BBH, Michael was an associate at J.P. Morgan in New York City. He started with J.P. Morgan in 2011 and began his career as part of the firm’s Corporate Development Analyst Program in the investment bank. He received a B.A. in political science with a certificate in management studies (finance/accounting) from the University of Rochester, and his M.B.A. from the Villanova University School of Business.
Before returning to Northeastern PA, Michael maintained strong ties to home, and continues to serve on the board of directors for the United Way of Lackawanna and Wayne Counties, Northeast Pennsylvania Healthcare Foundation and the Dunmore Educational Foundation. He is also an adjunct professor at Lackawanna College. Michael enjoys spending time with family and friends, and is a native of Dunmore, PA where he currently resides with his wife Melissa and daughters Ainsley and Emilia.