Serving Upstate NY

The Empire is one of the leading branches within Equitable Advisors.  With offices spanning across all of Upstate NY in Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse, Vestal, Albany, Poughkeepsie, and Erie, PA the Empire Branch of Equitable Advisors is here to help you plan for your financial future.  Our branch has had a presence in the community for over 100 years and with over 300 financial professionals, we can help our neighbors address their financial needs and concerns.    

The strength of our organization lies within the structure and support that is provided to the advisors.  Our comprehensive training program provides associates all of the tools they need to launch and build their practice.  Our management team consists of top level, talented individuals that are dedicated to leading, mentoring, and coaching our advisors to achieve independence and success.  This dedication and support has been a key factor in The Empire’s consistent success.  Since 2000, The Empire organization has received 13 President’s Trophy Awards from Equitable Advisors, symbolizing leadership development, client satisfaction, and overall growth.

A Timely Strategy … Begin Now!

Our advisors are results-driven, highly motivated professionals who have the desire to have a positive impact on the lives of others by helping them grow and protect their financial futures.  Our number one goal is to make sure that we have put every client in an overall better financial position once they have been taken through our process.  Not only do we help people in our local communities financially, we also give back to our local charities and educational organizations.  For more information on our financial professionals, click here.

Our Management Team

The Empire, led by Lou Nuchereno (right) and Joseph DiMora (left), is made up of a diverse group of financial professionals representing various backgrounds and areas of specialty.  We create and nurture life-long relationships so that clients feel comfortable turning to us for trusted guidance in their times of need and uncertainty, creating strategies that successfully realize their goals over the course of a lifetime.  To learn more about our management team, click here.


Our Offices

Contact any of our offices to learn more. 

Albany (518) 373-7300

Buffalo (716) 626-2500

Erie (814) 461-7200

Poughkeepsie (845) 485-8487

Rochester (585) 475-8400

Syracuse (315) 425-6346

Vestal (607) 763-1400