Michael is best known as Co-host and Co-founder of the number one ranked business talk show in Western New York, “The Financial Guys”, on News Radio 930 WBEN. The show mixes politics with money and is a pillar of the local talk show community. In addition to the radio show, he leads the weekly “Money Talks” TV show on ABC (previously on NBC), and local TV affiliates CBS and Spectrum Cable frequently interview Michael regarding the financial and political markets.
Early Career/ Education
Michael attended the University of Buffalo and Hilbert College. He started his financial services career at FNIC in 1996 and subsequently moved to PaineWebber where he successfully completed their advanced money management training program, gaining more in-depth knowledge of Wall Street and Advanced Estate Planning strategies. He has studied and successfully obtained numerous industry licenses which include the Series 6, 7, 24, 31, 63, 65 and his Life & Health license. He maintains certification through reg-ulatory training required by FINRA, the SEC and the Department of Insurance.