My Team

Through Northwestern Mutual, I have access to a Network of Specialists. We help each other, share ideas and common values, and leverage each other's talents to help you achieve your personal dream of financial security.

Gravatt Team Photo

Michael W Elser

Michael W Elser

Associate Wealth Management Advisor
Office 845-224-0033

Mike joined Northwestern Mutual in September 2013.  Prior to joining our team, Mike worked as a registered investment consultant for a nationally recognized investment firm since 1999.  Currently holds his FINRA Series 7 & 63 as well as his NYS Life, Accident and Health producer's license.  Mike specializes in portfolio development and analysis and can handle all of your investment related questions.

When not working or spending time with his family, Mike is an avid golfer and enjoys skiing, fishing and competitive sailing.

Cynthia M Kidder

Cynthia M Kidder

Associate Financial Representative
Office 845-224-0008

Cindy has been with Northwestern Mutual for over 15 years, mainly in the position of support and service.  Currently holds an active Life, Accident and Health License, Finra Series 6 and 63, State of NY Notary Public and is a registered Associate Agent with Northwestern Mutual Investment Services, LLC.  Cindy acts as a liason between our clients and underwriters and manages client service requests while providing a high level of commitment, professionalism and excellence in service and support to Marc's practice and clients.

In her free time Cindy enjoys, friends, reading, and volunteer programs.

Jason F Valentino

Jason F Valentino, CFP®, CLU®

Financial Planning Specialist
Office 845-224-0002

A SUNY New Paltz School of Business Alum, Jason transitioned into financial services in 2012. Jason is inspired by the opportunity to help families transform their relationship with money. Jason holds his FINRA 6 and 63 as well as his Life, Accident, and Health producer's license.

Megan E. Tegeler

Megan E. Tegeler

Associate Wealth Management Advisor
Office 845-244-0320

Megan has been with Northwestern Mutual for over 8 years, and joined our team in August 2017.  Megan holds her FINRA Series 7 & 63 as well as her Life, Accident and Health producer's License.  Megan works directly with clients to discover financial goals, and create and implement a strategy that balances current, and future priorities by building a finacial plan tailored to your needs.

In her free time, Megan enjoys finding new adventures with her two children, skiing, and spending time with family at their lake house.


Marc Gravatt, ChFC®
Wealth Management Advisor

Gravatt Financial


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