Laura Steckler is a Senior Vice President of Investments and an Investment Management Consultant. She earned her Certified Financial Plannerâ„¢ certification and heads Steckler Wealth Management Group where she focuses on providing comprehensive financial planning, including investment and retirement planning, education funding, risk management through insurance planning, and tax and estate tax reduction strategies. She is a firm believer in a holistic retirement planning process that centers around clients’ short, medium, and long term needs and goals. Her clients benefit from the support of her dedicated team in order to provide the highest level of personalized service and support.
Laura’s clients include successful business owners, corporate executives, pre-retirees, and retirees. For corporate clients, she assists with employee stock options, deferred compensation, and restricted securities. Laura also has a specialization in the area of pension planning and analysis. As such, she helps corporate as well as city, Florida State, County, and Federal employees evaluate their options and assists in developing and executing a retirement strategy. She works with individuals and families within south Florida, as well as in numerous other states throughout the U.S. She also works with international clients mainly in South America and western Europe.
Laura graduated from Brooklyn College in New York with a Bachelor’s degree. She continued her education and earned her Master’s degree from New York University in 2001.
Since joining Raymond James in 2006, she has attained club recognition status in each year in addition to her current Chairman’s Council status. She was also honored and humbled to be the recipient of the Raymond James’s Women of Distinction Award in 2010. She is also a proud member of the prestigious Raymond James Women’s Advisory Council.
Laura enjoys spending time playing tennis, traveling, boating, doing yoga, and marathon training. She is married and has a son. She feels passionately about volunteering and is active in several charitable organizations. Two areas that are a focus of her attention are working with indigent seniors and women’s organizations. One of her long term goals is to spend more time doing not for profit work to help those less fortunate in her community.