Ridgewood, NJ Office
45 N. Broad Street, Suite 401
Ridgewood, NJ 07450


Edward P. Kasperavich, CFA - Managing Director, Institutional Sales
(201) 258-4787

      Edward Kasperavich has 30 years’ experience in the investment industry. Ed started his career in the investment department of several regional banks focusing on equity research and managing money. He specialized in managing equity and fixed income portfolios for high net worth individuals, trust accounts and institutional portfolios. After leaving the buy side of the business 12 years ago, he and his partner Deborah Stackpole co-founded AKTT Financial Group which specialized in providing financial solutions to both institutions as well as individuals. In September 2016 AKTT Financial was merged into Stonecrest Advisors. Ed’s current responsibilities include asset management and institutional sales. He holds his Series 7 and 66 licenses as well as the designation of Chartered Financial Analyst. Ed is based out of our Ridgewood, NJ office and resides in Hillsdale, NJ with his wife and daughter.

Deborah Stackpole - Managing Director, Institutional Sales
(201) 258-4786

      Deborah Stackpole has 29 years of experience in financial and investment management services. She specializes in relationship and investment management for high net worth individuals, institutions and Taft Hartley clients. Deborah co-founded AKTT Financial Group with Edward Kasperavich in 2004 to establish a boutique firm that would merge old world private banking service with modern open architecture. This independence allowed them to successfully provide to their clients an elite group of money managers and products. In September of 2016, AKTT Financial Group merged with Stonecrest Advisors to continue the commitment to their clients and expand on their vision. Deborah is a licensed broker with the National Association of Security Dealers (NASD). She also holds her Series 7 and Series 66 investment licenses and life insurance license. Deborah is registered in multiple states.  She is based out of our Ridgewood, NJ office where she resides locally with her husband and three children.

Matthew J. Nielsen - Managing Director, Sports & Entertainment Group
(201) 258-4756

      Matthew Nielsen is a 20 year veteran of the investment services industry, serving high net worth individuals in a family office environment. Matt specializes in the unique issues facing professional athletes and entertainers. He holds FINRA Series 6, 7, 63 and 66 licenses as well as life insurance licenses in multiple states. Matt has extensive experience with Professional Athlete Disability Insurance in multiple sports and works with many of the nation’s top thoroughbred jockeys. Matt is based out of our Ridgewood, NJ office and resides in Bergen County, NJ.