Contact Information for the MainStay Investments RIA Team

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  • Scott Thies, Senior Vice President,
    External Advisor Consultant

    973-713-6655
    scott_thies@nylim.com

    Mr. Thies has over two decades of investment experience and joined MainStay Investments in 2001. Since 2005, Scott has been an external consultant working with RIAs, private banks, and trust companies. Before joining MainStay, Scott was at AXA Advisors, after working as a Financial Advisor with John Hancock. Scott earned a BS in finance from Quinnipiac University and holds the Series 7 and 63 licenses.

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  • Greg Zipoli, Senior Vice President,
    External Advisor Consultant

    312-972-9158
    greg_zipoli@nylim.com

    Mr. Zipoli came to Mainstay Investments’ Institutional Intermediary Business in August of 2015 to build out its Institutional presence in the Midwest. He brings over two decades’ experience working with fiduciaries including large RIAs, single family offices, and consultants. Prior to Mainstay, Greg was with Cedar Capital and since 1997, has worked exclusively with RIAs, fiduciaries, and other intermediaries at organizations such as Fidelity Investments, State Street Global Advisors, and Pershing Advisor Solutions. Greg lives in Chicago, received his BS from Ithaca College, and holds the Series 7 and 63 licenses.

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  • Tom Entwistle,
    Relationship Manager

    845-558-2970
    tom_entwistle@nylim.com

    Mr. Entwistle joined New York Life/MainStay Investments in 2011 as an Internal Investment Consultant covering Independent Financial Advisors before joining the Institutional Intermediary Channel in April, 2014. He began his career as a Financial Advisor with Wealth Advisory Group in 2010. Mr. Entwistle earned a B.S. in Finance with a Minor in Economics from The University of Hartford.

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