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Tompkins Financial Advisors adds new wealth advisor to its team

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Kevin Joy

ITHACA, N.Y. — Tompkins Financial Advisors, a unit of Tompkins Financial Corp. (NYSE: TMP), has added Kevin Joy to its team as a wealth advisor. 

Joy comes to Tompkins with more than 14 years of experience in the financial-services industry and will help the company build on the strong relationships it holds with existing and potential clients while working to exceed clients’ unique goals, the firm contended in a release.

Throughout his career, Joy has served as VP of investor relations for institutions such as HPS Investment Partners and Antares Capital in New York City. He has led both firms’ largest institutional investors, including clients with billion-dollar global portfolios, maintaining strong relationships and acting as a specialist for billion-dollar global public credit strategies. Joy also served as a leader and mentor for junior team members on the investor relations teams. He earned his bachelor’s degree from the School of Management at Binghamton University, with a concentration in finance.

“Kevin’s appointment is a testament to our commitment to excellence and our excitement for the future at Tompkins Financial Advisors,” Jennifer Green, senior VP and managing director for the firm’s Central New York region, said in the release. “We eagerly anticipate the fresh perspectives and contributions he will bring to our dynamic team, and look forward to the support he brings to our clients.”

Joy currently resides in the Syracuse area with his wife and their young children.

Tompkins Financial Advisors is the wealth-management arm of Tompkins Financial, an Ithaca–based financial-services holding company. With more than a century of experience, Tompkins Financial Advisors provides customized wealth-management strategies to clients across upstate New York and parts of Pennsylvania.

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