People make all the difference

The varied expertise of our team goes far beyond investment management to encompass retirement planning, tax and estate planning, risk management, philanthropic planning, education planning, and the full spectrum of financial counseling services. The teams coming together to support our clients include specialists with designations and degrees ranging from CFP®, CFA® and CPA to MBA, JD, LLM and PhD.

But, you’ll benefit from more than our technical know-how. From every team member you work with, you’ll sense a willingness to collaborate and to understand and appreciate your views and preferences…along with a selfless dedication to helping you attain your goals.

We have carefully selected professionals to our team who are committed to delivering what we believe is an exceptional client experience.

Brendan Hand

Senior Wealth Advisor

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Brendan is a Senior Wealth Advisor at The Colony Group, providing financial counseling to high net-worth-families, individuals, and small business owners. His duties include client relationship management, investment research and due diligence, and overseeing the trading platform and portfolio implementation for the Long Island office.  He enjoys being a trusted advisor to his clients, building long term relationships, and striving to help clients achieve their most important life goals.

Previously, Brendan was a Wealth Advisor for Blue Water Advisors which merged with The Colony Group in early 2018.  He also worked as a Senior Equities Trader with Schonfeld Securities until 2004 when he joined Blue Water Advisors.

Brendan received his BA in English from Manhattan College where he served as Captain of the Division 1 Men’s Tennis Team.

When not in the office, Brendan enjoys, reading, playing tennis, hockey, basketball and spending time with his wife Kathryn and their three children.