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Meet Our Team!

Meet our Financial Planning Team at Malecki Financial Group. We specialize in helping individuals, professionals, business owners, and retirees achieve their financial goals.

With tailored solutions and unwavering commitment to your best interests, we provide personalized strategies and ongoing support.

Trust us to guide you towards a secure future.

Contact us today to get started.

The Malecki Financial Group Team

Stan J. Malecki, AIF®, CEPA®

President / Regional Director

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Series  6, 7, 24, 51, 63 and 65 Registrations

Life Insurance License

Stan J. Malecki, AIF®, CEPA® is a seasoned financial professional with nearly 30 years of experience, specializing in strategic exit planning for business owners, investment and wealth management, retirement planning, 401(k) rollovers, trust accounts, and insurance solutions. As an Accredited Investment Fiduciary (AIF®), Stan upholds the highest standards of integrity, always placing his clients' best interests first.

For outdoor-loving business owners, Stan offers personalized service, recognizing their unique needs and aspirations. He collaborates closely with them to develop comprehensive exit plans, ensuring a smooth transition of business ownership while preserving their financial security and passion for the outdoors.

Stan's commitment to his clients' well-being is evident through his dedication to educating them on tailored services and tax-efficient strategies. Since becoming a Registered Representative in 1993, he has earned the trust of his clients as a reliable financial consultant, and holds Series 6, 7, 24, 51, 63 and 65 securities registrations through Cetera Advisor Networks LLC.

As a trusted partner throughout their entrepreneurial journey and beyond, Stan J. Malecki is dedicated to helping outdoor-loving business owners achieve their long-term financial goals and enjoy the rewards of a well-planned exit strategy.

Outside of work, Stan indulges in quality coffee and fine cigars while dedicating time to the family hunting farm. His true passion lies in the great outdoors, where he enjoys hunting and fishing.

Eric Stiles, CFP®

Financial Advisor

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Series 7, Series 66 Registrations

Life Insurance License: NJ 

Eric is a dedicated CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional specializing incomprehensive wealth building strategies for affluent young families in Monmouth County, NJ. He joined Malecki Financial Group in 2014 and has been working directly with clients since 2015. With a Bachelor's Degree in Economics and a minor in Psychology from Rutgers University, Eric understands his clients' unique needs and aspirations.

His proficiency lies in financial planning, asset management, college savings plans, and protective services solutions. Eric is passionate about empowering his clients to pursue their financial goals and build a secure future. Whether designing comprehensive retirement plans, optimizing investment portfolios, or securing their loved ones' future with life insurance, Eric is committed to guiding young families toward financial success.

Join Eric as your partner on the journey towards a bright and prosperous future. Together, you can navigate the complexities of financial management and work towards a more secure future for your family.

Beyond financial planning, we believe it's important to connect on a personal level. As a proud graduate of Rutgers University, Eric has a passion for supporting their football and basketball teams every season. When outside of the office, you might find him enjoying the beautiful shores of New Jersey, cheering on the Jets, or spending quality time with his wife, Lindsay. 

Coleen Gregory

Director, Operations and Office Management

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Coleen has been an integral part of Malecki Financial Group since 2005, holding the position of Solutions Director. In this pivotal role, she expertly oversees the fulfillment of the company's organizational needs through personalized and group training, human resources management, accounting, and technology support/implementation.

With a remarkable track record of over 30 years in customer relations support and corporate experience, Coleen's dedication is unwavering. Her commitment extends to collaborating closely with both our valued clients and advisors, ensuring they consistently receive the utmost level of service and support.

Hailing from the great state of New Jersey, you can often find Coleen at the beach or spending time with her family.

Kaitlyn Stefaniuk

Manager, Client Services & Operations

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Kaitlyn's journey with Malecki Financial Group began in 2013, where she quickly excelled and assumed the vital role of Manager of Client Services and Operations. She is a distinguished alumna of Kean University, having earned her degree in Business Management.

From overseeing compliance and operational tasks to providing unparalleled client support and managing crucial account documentation, she consistently ensures the smooth functioning of our operations. Kaitlyn's unwavering commitment lies in delivering nothing short of exceptional customer service to both clients and advisors alike. Her dedication to excellence forms the cornerstone of our organization's success, fostering enduring relationships with our valued clientele.

Darleen Burns

Client Services Associate

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Calling the office soon? Meet Darleen!

Darleen joined Malecki Financial Group in 2021 and is new to the finance industry, but not her role. With over 30 years of customer service experience, Darleen works closely with our team to ensure that our clients receive the highest level of care and attention. Darleen's extensive experience, dedication, and exceptional customer service skills make her an invaluable asset in delivering outstanding service and building strong relationships with our clients at Malecki Financial Group.

Outside of work, Darleen cherishes her time spent with loved ones, including her sons and close friends. Being from New Jersey, she also enjoys trips to Atlantic City!

Daniel Paonessa

Compliance Director

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Meet Daniel Paonessa, our Compliance Director, responsible for supporting and managing advisors within our firm and region. With 14 years in compliance and over 19 years in the financial services industry, Daniel brings extensive experience to the table.

Previously, Daniel served at the Cetera Advisor Networks home office, where he monitored and oversaw more than 40 branch offices. His comprehensive understanding of compliance matters and regulatory intricacies ensures that our firm operates within the stringent guidelines set by FINRA, fostering an environment of trust and integrity for both clients and stakeholders. Daniel's collaborative spirit shines as he works hand-in-hand with our Operations Team and Principal, fostering a seamless flow of coordination that ensures all aspects of the firm's operations run smoothly and efficiently.

Beyond work, he enjoys playing guitar and indulging in sports, hailing from southern California and currently residing in Las Vegas.

Kara McClean

Scheduling Coordinator

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Call (732) 248-9400 x2001

Text (732) 339-3539

Kara, an Oregon native who relocated to Minnesota in 2003, brings her fresh perspective and enthusiasm to the financial services industry. Joining Malecki Financial Group in March 2021, she has quickly embraced her role as an appointment scheduler for existing clients.

Working remotely, Kara is dedicated to ensuring that Stan and Eric's calendars are consistently filled with appointments tailored to meet each individual's unique financial needs. Whether you're a long-standing client or new to the firm, Kara is readily available to assist you in securing the perfect appointment to address your financial goals.

In her free time, Kara stays active by walking, biking, lifting weights and is a true health food fanatic. She also loves spending time with family and friends, watching new Netflix series, or listening to educational podcasts. 

Kara McClean is not affiliated or registered with Cetera Advisor Networks LLC. Any information provided by Kara McClean is no way related to Cetera Advisor Networks LLC nor its registered representatives.

Nicholas LaTorre

Data Operations Specialist

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Allow us to introduce Nicholas, the esteemed Financial Services Assistant at Malecki Financial Group. Nick joined the team in September 2022, and is currently pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in Business Analytics at Kean University, with an expected graduation in May 2024.

With a world-class education in his arsenal, Nick brings a fresh perspective and innovative ideas to our operations. His proficiency in business analytics empowers him to analyze data and trends, providing invaluable insights that enhance our decision-making processes. Beyond handling paperwork and administrative tasks, Nick plays a pivotal role in supporting Stan and Eric during client meetings. He conducts thorough research and coordinates follow-up correspondence, ensuring our clients receive the utmost attention and care throughout their financial journey.

Nick is a true sports enthusiast with a particular love for soccer. He also collects sneakers, with an impressive collection of over 100 pairs!

Anastasia Manes

Marketing Specialist

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Meet Anastasia, our Marketing Assistant at Malecki Financial Group. Joining our team in May 2023, Anastasia's passion for marketing and her dedication to excellence have already made a significant impact on our team.

With a Bachelor's Degree in Marketing from Kean University, Anastasia graduated with magna cum laude honors in January 2024. Her academic prowess combined with her hands-on experience make her a true powerhouse in the marketing realm. With over 5 years’ experience in the field of marketing, Anastasia is a valuable asset to our advertising efforts in the financial advising industry. Check out our social media profiles to see her work in action!

When she’s not immersed in the world of marketing, Anastasia enjoys spending time with her family. She is a South Jersey native who loves to go to concerts!

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