Steven Schacter, JD
Sr. Vice President, Registered Representative
Steven J. Schacter is with Forest Hills Financial Group (FHFG) for over thirty years. As a senior member of the firm, his mission is to listen to his clients’ financial dreams and objectives and implement a plan to help make it happen. Steven counsels his clientele on wealth building and distribution. Regardless of the clients’ stage of life, wealth is built and protected for generations to come. Steven has the unique ability to connect with people in a confident and reliable way by strategizing and motivating them to take the initiative.
Steven graduated from Syracuse University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in 1974. He received his Juris Doctorate from Ohio Northern University in 1976 and was admitted to the New York Bar in 1977. Prior to joining FHFG, Steven clerked for United States District Court Judge Irving Ben Cooper in the Southern District of New York. In 1986 Steven was recognized as "New Agent of the Year", leading all new sales people representing The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America throughout the United States. In 1990, he was promoted to Senior Vice President and has been honored as a perennial leader of FHFG. Steven’s consistent high level of production is a direct reflection of the satisfaction of his clientele.
A strong sense of industry and community keeps Steven active and involved. He is a member of the Association for Advanced Life Underwriting (AALU) and the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA). He previously served as a board member to the Shield Institute, an organization that serves the special needs of handicapped children. Steven resides with his wife Elise in Chappaqua, New York.
Registered Representative and Financial Advisor of Park Avenue Securities, Financial Representative of Guardian