Neil Gronowetter is Founder & CEO of Emerald Tide Financial, an independent financial strategies company.
Neil walked away from a robust pension and benefits package, to fulfill his vision of serving clients first – not any particular company or product.
With 25 years of experience in serving clients across multiple industries, Neil employs an integrated suite of resources to deliver customized, comprehensive financial strategies and services.
Neil's cumulative skill sets and experiences in financial services, as a business owner, and as an attorney help him provide clients with valuable, customized perspectives and strategies. Through his independent platform and relationships, he delivers tax-efficient services and strategies with guarantees, which many advisors and their accountants may not know about.
Before working in financial services, Neil was president of a commercial real estate brokerage. He procured $3.1 billion in commercial real estate for private wealth offices, private equity groups, and publicly traded companies.
Neil started his career as a trial attorney in private practice and the Bronx District Attorney's Office. He tried and managed 24 jury trials from inception to verdict, with 17 victories.
During his career, Neil has earned many accolades, including the Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT), Top Developing Advisor and Top 5 Bronze Division awards while at Northwestern Mutual, and Top Broker at Newmark Knight Frank.
Neil graduated from Yale University and the University of Southern California Law School.
Neil and his wife live in Weston, Connecticut, with their three children.