Meet Your Team

Richard P. Reagan, MBA, CFP

Founder and President

After receiving his MBA in Finance from Clarkson University, Rick started in the investment industry in 1991, and in 1996 became a Certified Financial Planner. Since 2003 Rick has served as an expert financial witness in multiple Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) arbitration hearings and mediations. His expert testimony has been recognized in the areas of asset allocation, distribution analysis and Monte Carlo simulation. Rick currently appears on numerous media outlets in Syracuse. He has a daily segment on News Channel 9 (ABC) as their financial expert and several times a week you can hear him on News Radio 570. As Founder and President, Rick manages all aspects of the company, its staff and strategies for continued growth.

 

David R. Haahr, CFP

Chief Operations Officer (COO)

Investment Advisor Representative (IAR)

Dave joined Reagan Companies Asset Management, Inc. in 2004 and by 2006 he earned the designation of Certified Financial Planner.  As COO, Dave oversees the back office operations and consistently monitors our investment platform and researches new products and ways to enhance our services. In addition to his role as an Investment Advisor Representative and managing his clients' accounts, Dave is also the Team Leader for our Corporate Investment Management department. This department's primary responsibilities are to our corporate retirement plan (401k, Simple, Profit Sharing, etc.) clients and their employees. 

 

Lisa Bardou

Chief Compliance Officer (CCO)

Team Leader of Client Management

Lisa has worked in the financial services industry since 1991 and has been employed with Reagan Companies Asset Management, Inc. since 1996. As CCO, Lisa ensures the company complies with its outside regulatory requirements and internal policies, she implements and updates policies and sets standards to mitigate risk to the company. Lisa is also the Team Leader of Client Management. She oversees our client's experience from prospect to client while managing day-to-day client service needs.

 

Chris Riggi

Investment Advisor Representative (IAR) and Research Associate

Chris began working in the financial services industry in 2013 after graduating from the University at Buffalo with a Bachelor of Science in Finance.  Chris began with us  in 2018 after working for a subsidiary of Goldman Sachs.   As an Investment Advisor, Chris manages client portfolios and helps them reach their goals.  In addition, he assists the firm with research, generating client proposals, financial planning projections, investment screening, tracking and reporting, trade executions and support with daily service needs.

 

Dan Esford, CFP

Investment Advisor Representative (IAR) and Research Associate

Dan has worked in the financial services industry since 2015 after graduating from Rochester Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Science in Economics.  In 2018 he earned the designation of Certified Financial Planner.  Dan joined us in 2019 after serving as the Financial Planning Coordinator for a financial services company in Rochester, NY.  As an Investment Advisor, Dan's responsibilities include managing client portfolios, financial planning projections, investment screening, tracking and reporting, trade executions and support with daily service needs.

 
 
 

Kim Sacco

Senior Operations Associate

Kim has been in the financial services industry for 20+ years. She has an extensive background in back office operations and client service/support due to her experience in working for advisor,   bank and broker-dealer firms.  In 2019, Kim joined RCAM as Senior Operations Associate,  helping with all aspects of the back office and client service.