About Rick

Rick has been providing insurance and Financial Services since 1983.

Rick is an Investment Advisor Representative with Eagle Strategies LLC. He is dedicated to helping clients work towards their insurance and financial goals through detailed analysis of their financial needs and objectives.

Rick's office's outstanding service and commitment to excellence has built a solid client base of business owners, retirees, and affluent individuals, largely through referrals from satisfied clients and other financial professionals. Rick values openness and honesty, and displays these qualities with his clients, giving them the professional recommendations and technical assistance needed to help them achieve their goals.

Rick has earned the professional designations of ChFC® (Chartered Financial Consultant), AEP®  and MSFS (Master of Science in Financial Services) from the American College in Bryn Mawr, PA.  His past industry involvment has included being an instructor at the Marist College: School of Graduate and Continuing Education and being a Board Member of the Life Underwriters Association of Orange County.

Currently, Rick is a member of The Estate Planning Council of Hudson Valley, Inc., the National Association of Estate Planners & Councils, and the National Association of Life Underwriters.

As with most other things in life, the key to achieving your long-term financial objectives is planning. Your goal may be to fund your children's college, protect your family during your working years, or guaranteeing your own retirement security. These things won't happen by accident. It's important to determine what you'd like to achieve financially and then map out a strategy that will help you meet those goals. The good news is that it is never too late to start.

Of course, planning your financial future can be intimidating. Luckily, you don't have to do it alone. As a New York Life agent, and a Registered Rep of NYLIFE Securities LLC, I am a trained professional who can help you identify your financial needs and then determine what insurance and financial products can best help you meet your objectives.

Please use our website as a resource and don't hesitate to contact us for additional information or to schedule a meeting.

Thank you for your interest.


Richard Ernst is an agent of and licensed to sell insurance through New York Life Insurance Company and may be licensed with various other independent unaffiliated insurance companies in the states of AZ, CA (CA Insurance License #0B62149), CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, MD, ME, MT, NC, NH, NJ, NV, NY, OH, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA, WA, and WI. No insurance business may be conducted outside the states referenced.

Richard Ernst is a Registered Representative of and offers securities products & services through NYLIFE Securities LLC, Member FINRA/SIPC, a licensed insurance agency, and a wholly-owned subsidiary of New York Life Insurance Company, 58 Maybrook Rd, Campbell Hall, NY, 10916, 845-636-4171. In this regard, this communication is strictly intended for individuals residing in the states of AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, MD, MT, NC, NH, NJ, NY, PA, SC, VT, and WA. No offers may be made or accepted from any resident outside the specific states referenced.

Richard Ernst is also a Financial Adviser with Eagle Strategies LLC, a Registered Investment Adviser, and a wholly-owned subsidiary of New York Life Insurance Company, offering advisory services in the states of AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, MD, MT, NC, NH, NJ, NY, PA, SC, and WA. As such, these services are strictly intended for individuals residing in the states referenced.

Neither New York Life Insurance Company nor its agents or affiliates provide tax, legal, or accounting advice. Please consult your own tax, legal, or accounting professional before making any decisions.