Wealth Management Team
We want to partner with you on your journey to financial health and wellness. Together, we can put a step-by-step plan in place to support your goals, provide clear direction and monitor your progress. A relationship with us lasts a lifetime.
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| ||Michael Brodt |
Senior Vice President and Wealth Management Director
Michael Brodt uses his significant investment management experience to help our clients actively pursue their financial goals. Having joined Adirondack Wealth Management in 2002, Michael is responsible for the portfolio management of personal trusts, employee benefit and investment management accounts. He is a graduate of the College of Saint Rose, with a Bachelor of Science in Economics and Finance, and a graduate of the New York Bankers Trust Investment School.
| ||Christopher Rose |
Vice President and Wealth Management Advisor
With his extensive investment management experience, Christopher Rose partners with our clients to ensure they are on the path to a solid financial future. Christopher joined the Adirondack Trust Company in 2014, and manages the investments of many different kinds of investment accounts including personal trusts, employee benefit and institutional accounts. Prior to joining Adirondack Trust, Christopher was employed with other area banks. He is a graduate of St. Bonaventure University, with a Bachelor of Arts in History. He also received his MBA in Finance in 2002 from the College of St. Rose. Christopher is involved in the local community and is currently the Treasurer of the Catie Hoch Foundation and a member of the Board of Directors for the French and Indian War Society at Lake George. Chris is also a member of the Advisory Board for the Pitney Meadows Community Farm.
| ||Alicia Butler |
Assistant Treasurer and Retirement Plan Advisor
Alicia Butler delivers exceptional service to our customers in her role as the administrator of retirement plans, pension plans, and individual retirement account clients. She has a wealth of banking experience, having held various positions in accounting, collections and trust departments. Alicia joined Adirondack Trust in December 2002 from a bank in Glens Falls. She holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of The State of New York Regents College, two associate’s degrees from Adirondack Community College and has completed numerous courses with the American Institute of Banking and the New York Bankers Association.
| ||Saad Junaid |
Assistant Treasurer and Wealth Management Advisor
Saad Junaid offers expert investment management and financial planning strategies designed to serve our clients both today and in their future. He’s focused on delivering personalized service, which means each client receives guidance and tools customized to their unique needs, goals and situation in life. Saad graduated summa cum laude from SUNY Albany in 2016 with a bachelor’s degree in economics and business. He joined Adirondack Trust in 2019.
| ||Caroline Putman |
Assistant Treasurer and IRA Advisor
Caroline Putman is responsible for the administration of the Individual Retirement Accounts in the Trust Department. She began her career at Adirondack Trust in 1982 as a seasonal teller, quickly earning a reputation for going the extra mile for our customers. Caroline worked in Treasury from 1987 to 1994, during which she passed the CPA exam, and returned in 2014 to work in Audit, before joining the Trust Department in 2016. In addition to her exemplary service at Adirondack Trust, Caroline has worked for over 15 years in financial services and human resources for other companies. She makes her community a better place through her numerous volunteer efforts, including serving as Chair of the Advisory Committee of The Adirondack Trust Community Fund, as a committee member for the One Walk Saratoga, and as treasurer for multiple sporting teams. While living in California, she served on the board for the National Charity League, Rancho Irvine Chapter. Caroline earned her Bachelor of Arts from Dartmouth College and her MS in Accounting from NYU Stern.