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Chelsea Financial Services Sponsors Website and ADA Compliance Software [] for, making their site more accessibile for those with disabilities

Chelsea Financial Services announced that they have increased their sponsorship level with by donating the installation and annual agreement for ADACompliaSite, an ADA Website Compliance Software, improving site access for those with disabilities and/or visual impairments.

>>>View the Official National Press Release here.

“We had updated our website with software in order to make our site more compliant with the the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).” stated John Pisapia, President of Staten Island-based Chelsea Financial Services. “We’ve had such amazing feedback about our site’s enhanced accessibility that it just made sense to help Where To Turn, this amazing New York City-based non-profit organization, upgrade their site to be compliant and more accessible as well.”

Chelsea Financial Services has been a sponsor for Where To Turn for some years now, providing annual support, collections and marketing for's Annual Holiday Toy Drive, including a recent “Christmas in August” Toy Drive for 2021 to help get a jump start on collecting toys this year. “Our 2021 Toy Drive will return right after Thanksgiving and provide thousands of toys for children of families in need.” stated Dennis McKeon, Founder of Where To Turn, a crises relief organization. “We look forward to Chelsea Financial Services continued involvement in sponsoring our toy drives and our website, including this recent donation for the installation and annual contract for the accessibility software. As a non-profit, we serve a lot of Seniors with our Snow-Shoveling and Senior Prom programs, and we absolutely support the Disabled as well with various programs, so providing better website accessibility is not only helpful, it’s really a requirement.”

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Calling Financial Advisors Looking For True Independence

Chelsea Financial Services is actively recruiting Financial Advisors in 51 US States and Territories. If you have an active client list, Chelsea could be an amazing fit.
Chelsea makes every effort to allow our representatives to offer products that inspire opportunities across all sectors of the economy. Our goal is to offer our Registered Representatives, Brokers and Financial Advisers a wide variety of non-proprietary products so they can act in their clients' best interests at all times. Read More…

Chelsea Financial Services Hires New Compliance Officer for their NYC Office

Chelsea Financial Services is proud to announce the hiring of a new Compliance Officer, Stephen Sebold, to be based in their Staten Island office. Sebold was a Senior Manager for AXA Advisors before joining Chelsea Financial. Sebold is an Accredited Portfolio Management AdvisorSM (APMA®), having received his certification in 2019. In addition, Sebold holds FINRA Series 7, 24, 63, 65 licenses.

“I was at AXA Advisors for over 18 years.” said Sebold. “I had a wide set of responsibilities as a Senior Manager at the firm, so I’m excited to be joining Chelsea Financial Services to leverage my investments and management experience in the Compliance department. Chelsea Financial is a growing national Broker/Dealer with coverage in nearly every state, and I’m here to help ensure and support our steady growth.”

Sebold lives in Long Island, NY and is married with 3 children.                              

Chelsea Financial Services Encourages South Florida Businesses to "SleepOut" To Help End Homelessness While Fostering Team Building in Their Organizations

Chelsea Financial Services has become a sponsor for “SleepOut”, The Lord’s Place 13th annual event to raise funds and awareness to help break the cycle of homelessness in Palm Beach County, FL.

John Pisapia, President of Staten Island-based Chelsea Financial, first heard about this unique event through his Marketing Director, Barry Lippold. “I have multiple Financial Advisors based in South Florida, including Lake Worth.” stated Pisapia. “When I found out that the event was designed to create mindfulness about homelessness in addition to raising funds, I just had to step in and support the cause. I want to encourage other South Florida companies to participate in SleepOut; It’s an amazing event that can be utilized as an excellent and affordable Team Building exercise.”  Read More…

Invitation from one of our Independent Financial Advisor Representatives

PAUL BALOG, Investment Advisor Representative:

There comes a time when the quality of of your relationships is the most important thing to your business. If that is real for you now, consider Chelsea. After thirty plus years in the financial services business (including the last seven as an independent advisor), I came home to Chelsea. I enjoy a highly reflexive and personal relationship with John Pisapia. We listen to and understand each other’s priorities and I believe we view each other as independent partners whose success enhances our own. We operate with an agreement designed to foster a mutually beneficial relationship. Read More…

Chelsea Financial Services Celebrates 20 Year Anniversary as a National Broker/Dealer

STATEN ISLAND, NEW YORK, September 23, 2019 — Chelsea Financial Services (Chelsea) announced its 20th anniversary as a national full service Broker/Dealer. The firm opened its first brokerage office in Staten Island, New York in 1999 with just a few independent financial service professionals. During the past two decades, Chelsea has grown steadily and currently provides financial services to clients in 51 States and Territories. Clients receive investment, retirement and financial planning advice from over 60 Registered Representatives based in 16 States.

Company President, John Pisapia remarked: “I started Chelsea Financial Services in my hometown of Staten Island with a simple mission: To provide a secure and supportive environment for our Representatives, with no minimum production requirements and no sponsored proprietary products. That way, our Reps aren’t pressured to sell any specific product line. This benefits our clients immensely since our Reps can utilize a full range of financial products without any pressure to sell a particular stock, bond, option, mutual fund or CD.” Read More…