About Our Portfolio Managers
Al Procaccino II
Mr. Procaccino II is a Certified Financial Fiduciary®, Certified Fund Specialist ®, Certified Financial Planner™ and President, CEO and Chief Compliance Officer of Castle Financial & Retirement Planning Associates, Inc. since the firm’s inception in 1992. He has been active in the financial services industry since 1978 with over 40 years of industry experience holding FINRA licenses, 5,7,63,65, and 24 (Securities Principal). Castle Financial is an Investment Advisory Firm registered with the Securities Exchange Commission (the “SEC”). Mr. Procaccino is currently an Investment Advisor Representative of TD Ameritrade Institutional and Charles Schwab & Company, Inc. Prior to forming Castle Financial, he directed the Retirement Group at Cowen and Company as a Partner of the firm. He was Vice President and Branch Manager at Dean Witter Reynolds, Inc. at 5 WTC in NYC, and Retirement Group Strategist and Senior Vice President at Oppenheimer & Company. Mr. Procaccino also served as Senior Portfolio Manager on the Macro Strategy Fund. He has a Master of Business Administration in Finance and is also a graduate of the College for Financial Planning and attended the New York Institute of Finance. Mr. Procaccino is a long- standing member of the National Society of Accountants and NJ Association of Public Accountants.
Korey Bauer is Chief Investment Officer, Managing Director and Portfolio Manager of Foothill Capital Management, LLC. Korey is a Chartered Market Technician® (CMT) charter holder. Korey has over seven years of investment portfolio experience. Korey is a founding member of Foothill Capital Management. From 2014 to 2018, Korey was the President, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Compliance Officer of Bauer Capital Management LLC. Previously, he was Senior Vice President, Analyst and Market Technician at Castle Financial & Retirement Planning Associates, Inc. from 2011 until 2014. He served as Portfolio Manager of the Catalyst Macro Strategy Fund from March 2014 to November 2014. Korey has been performing extensive research on the financial markets since 2007 and is a published author on SeeItMarket.com, Nasdaq.com and other publications. Korey earned a B.A. from Marist College.