Our Team

Our Team

NEWM Team with Dog 1




Steve Navarro, AIF®

Founder & Managing Member

Steve Navarro originated from Danvers, Massachusetts, and now resides in Salem with his beautiful wife Cindi. Danvers holds a special place in Steve’s heart because it is where Steve and Cindi raised their three children; so deciding where to open his own practice and continuing his career was not a difficult decision to make. They now enjoy spending time with their three children and five grandchildren. 

Steve enjoys taking advantage of the nature that New England has to offer, he can often be found fly fishing all throughout New England, kayaking down the Ipswich river, or going for a walk with his dog Theo (pictured) down nature trails. When the weather gets cold Navarro and his family enjoy heading up to the mountains for a family ski weekend getaway.

Navarro graduated with Honors from the University of Massachusetts Amherst in 1978.

Steve is an experienced financial manager and has been in the financial services industry for 27 years, assisting a wide variety of clientele. Steve is an Accredited Investment Fiduciary®and is trained in managing wealth for individual clients. His objective is to put his clients first and to help them reach their individual goals.  

Steve has acquired the following industry registrations, designations, and appointments:

  • Accredited Investment Fiduciary® (AIF®)
  • Investment Adviser Representative* (FINRA Series 65)
  • General Securities Registered Representative* (FINRA Series 7)
  • Registered Securities Principal* (FINRA Series 24)
  • NASAA Uniform Securities Agent* (FINRA Series 63)
  • Life, Health & Variable Insurance Licenses in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and New Hampshire

*Through Commonwealth Financial Network, Member FINRA/SIPC a Registered Investment Adviser

Jason Navarro, ChFC®, CRPS®, AIF®, RFC

Managing Member

Jason Navarro resides in Danvers with his wife Mandy and his two children. He loves spending time helping his children excel in school and in sports. His passion for sports stems from when he attended Bentley University and played on the Varsity Lacrosse team. When not at work Jason enjoys boating in the summer and skiing in the winter. You may also catch him hiking the trails or fly fishing the rivers in the white mountains of New Hampshire with his Whippet dog Sammy.

Jason received his BS degree from Bentley University, enjoying studies in finance and economics. In 1998 Jason followed his father into the family practice. Jason’s passion for helping clients achieve their financial goals has led him to become partner in the firm. Today, Jason is the firm's leading expert in the design and management of ERISA company retirement plans and business planning strategies. For three years in a row Jason has received the “Top Financial Advisers, FT 401 Rankings” by the Financial Times*.

Jason has taken courses in financial planning for the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification at Merrimack College. Providing expertise in company retirement plans, Jason attended the College for Financial Planning and attained the Chartered Retirement Plans SpecialistSM designation. In addition, Jason attended the American College and completed the advanced financial planning designation Chartered Financial Consultant®. He also has attained the AIF®(Accredited Investment Fiduciary) credential, providing expertise in fiduciary money management. Jason also became a member of the International Association of Registered Financial Consultants and earned his RFC designation. As well as acquired the industry registrations, designations, and appointments through Commonwealth Financial Network, Member FINRA/SIPC a Registered Investment Adviser.

*FT 400: To compile the 2018 list, the Financial Times evaluated nominees on six primary areas and calculated a numeric score for each advisor. The areas of consideration were assets under management (AUM), asset growth, compliance record, experience, credentials, and accessibility. Approximately 880 qualified applications were received; 400 advisors were selected, representing 45.4 percent of applicants. Not indicative of advisor's future performance. Your experience may vary. For the full methodology, please visit ft.com ​

Michael L. Klonsky, CFP®, AIF®

Senior Advisor

Michael Klonsky is from New York and now lives North of Boston with his wife Toni and his two children Will and Grace. Michael loves supporting his kids on the side line of their sports games.

Michael himself is very active in his everyday life and within his community. This year Michael participated in a swimming competition called Peaks to Portland which raises money to allow children from low income families to participate in enriching programs that the YMCA offers.

Klonsky dedicated his 2012–2013 triathlon season to raise money for the Massachusetts General Hospital's Cancer Center. Mike is past president of the Massachusetts chapter of the Lymphoma Research Foundation; and was recognized as a 2010 Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center honoree for being one of the 100 individuals whose diligence, philanthropy, and passion have helped advance the fight against cancer. Mike is training to swim the English Channel in August 2019 to continue his fund raising for the Mass General Cancer Center and to help fight hunger for kids in the United States.

Michael is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ practitioner and Accredited Investment Fiduciary® designee with more than 20 years of experience working with individuals, families, business owners, and professionals. He has the experience and professional credentials to guide you to a financial investment plan customized to your needs. He believes that the most effective planning happens in a three-step progression:

  1. Assist clients in the accumulation of capital for their defined goals
  2. Manage the capital to help ensure that it meets the client's goals
  3. Transfer remaining capital to beneficiaries in the most tax-efficient manner

Klonsky demonstrates his qualities of passion and competiveness in his dedication to triathlons and his devotion to helping his clients succeed in the financial world. 

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Lisa Richard, RP®

Manager of Client Services

Lisa Richard is from North Attleboro Massachusetts and has lived in Peabody for the past 20 years raising her family. Lisa’s two boys are at the center of her life, she always supporting them at their sports games and volunteering at their schools. As a family on Sundays the Richard’s can be found gathered around the TV loudly cheering on the Patriots. All of the passion that Lisa has in her everyday life is carried over to her work at New England Wealth Management.

Lisa graduated from Bridgewater State University with a degree in Finance and a Minor in Economics. She also has credentials from The College for Financial Planning; which are FPQP- Financial Paraplanner Qualified Professional. 

Lisa has been with the firm for more than six years and has quickly become an instrumental piece of the Client Services team. She has experience assisting the Private Wealth Management team in financial plan preparation and portfolio reporting and has increased her role in assisting the ERISA Retirement Plan team.

Kristen McDonald

Administrative Assistant

Kristen McDonald is from Everett Massachusetts. Kristen and her husband Steve, moved to Peabody to raise their three kids. They often enjoy traveling as a family, however, their favorite place to go is the most magical place on earth, Disney. Kristen is actively involved in the community and volunteers at her church teaching religious education. She also can be found enjoying all of the nature that New England has to offer, whether it be camping with her family or walking trails with her dog Cooper.

Kristen came aboard the firm in November 2015. She has several years of experience in the mutual fund industry, working as an executive assistant in support of a team of international and domestic senior portfolio managers. Kristen’s role at the firm is to support the ERISA Retirement Plan and Wealth Management teams. 


Larry Karle, CFP®

Senior Advisor

As a leading Financial Advisor for over 25 years and a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER professional , Larry has developed a reputation as a knowledgeable, empathetic, and loyal professional focused on creating and enhancing value for the companies and the individuals that he is grateful to serve.  Servant leadership is a guiding principle of the way Larry approaches his life personally and professionally.  Larry has committed his career to connecting with individuals and corporate clients “where they are” and then going to that place to create unique value. 

Anne Heutlinger

Financial Assistant