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Here at Malecki Financial Group we strive to meet the needs of individuals, successful professionals, business owners and retirees by offering the resources, products, and education needed to successfully establish clients’ financial goals that will suit their specific situation. We have made a commitment to work hard for our clients and with a reputation from our outstanding services we have built a solid client base and expanded our business through referrals from our clients.

Stan J. Malecki, AIF®

President / Regional Director

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Stan J. Malecki has been helping clients work toward their financial goals for more than 25 years. Through his guidance and personal service, he assists clients with a wide range of financial needs, specializing in investment management, wealth management, 401(k) rollovers, retirement distribution planning, retirement planning, trust accounts, and insurance. 

Stan is an Accredited Investment Fiduciary (AIF®) and holds this duty foremost in his practice. To Learn more please visit: Fiduciary Practices 

Recognized for his dedication to his clients’ best interests, he continuously tracks financial trends and educates his clients on the services and strategies best tailored to their needs. He became a Registered Representative and began practicing as a financial consultant in 1993 and holds Series 6, 7, 24, 51, 63 and 65 securities registrations through Cetera Advisor Networks LLC. He also is insurance licensed for life, annuity, disability and long-term care.

A resident of New Jersey his entire life, Stan enjoys spending time with his family and the outdoors.

Eric Stiles, CFP®

Financial Advisor

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Series 7, Series 66 Registrations

Life Insurance License: NJ 

Eric is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional & joined Malecki Financial Group in 2014. He is a graduate of Rutgers University, with the class of 2015, and received a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and a minor in Psychology. Eric holds the Series 7 & 66 registrations as well as a life insurance license for the state of New Jersey.    

Eric started working with Malecki Financial Group as an intern & has been working with clients since 2015.  He has been working with our clients to help make their financial future easier, by assisting them with a wide range of financial needs, specializing in retirement planning, investment planning, insurance planning & retirement plan rollovers. He prides himself in helping his clients pursue their financial goals.

He enjoys being outside, going to the beach and spending time with his wife Lindsay.

Daniel Paonessa

OSJ Branch Manager

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Daniel Paonessa serves as our OSJ (Office of Supervisory Jurisdiction) Branch Manager; responsible for supporting and managing the advisors with our firm. Daniel brings with him 12 years of compliance experience and more than 16 years of experience in the financial services industry. While working at Cetera Advisor Networks home office, Daniel was responsible for monitoring and overseeing over 40 branch offices. He works hand-in-hand with our Operations Team and Principal to ensure that we meet all FINRA regulatory issues. 

Hailing from southern California, Daniel enjoys playing guitar and watching as much sports as time will permit.


Coleen Gregory

Director, Operations and Office Management

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Coleen has been with Malecki Financial Group since 2005 and is truly our solutions director responsible for providing the company’s organizational needs through personalized and group training, human resources, accounting, and technology support/implementation. 

With over 30 years of customer relations support and corporate experience, Coleen is dedicated to working with our clients and advisors to ensure that they are always provided with the highest level of service. 

A New Jersey native, Coleen enjoys spending time with her family, reading, running, cooking and the beach. 

Kaitlyn Stefaniuk

Manager, Client Services & Operations

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Kaitlyn joined Malecki Financial Group in 2013 and is our Manager of Client Services and Operations.  She is a graduate of Kean University and received a degree in Business Management,

Functioning as our team’s client service liaison between financial advisors and clients, Kaitlyn facilitates various compliance and operation responsibilities, client support and account documentation. Kaitlyn strives in delivering exceptional customer service to every client and advisor. 

A New Jersey native, Kaitlyn enjoys spending time with her husband and kids, concerts and the beach.

Darleen Burns

Client Services Associate

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Darleen recently joined Malecki Financial Group and is new to the industry. With over 30+ years of customer service experience, Darleen is looking forward to assisting the Malecki Financial Group Team while working closely with Coleen and Kaitlyn to continue providing outstanding services to our clients.

A New Jersey native, Darleen enjoys spending time with her sons, friends and trips to Atlantic City.

Kara McClean

Scheduling Coordinator


Kara is an Oregon native and moved to MN in 2003. She is new to the financial services industry and will be celebrating her one year anniversary in March 2022. Kara recently joined Malecki Financial Group to assist in scheduling appointments with existing Clients. Her main goal is to keep Stan & Eric's calendar busy with the right type of appointments.

She's excited to work with the team and contribute towards a positive Client experience in all interactions.

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 or its registered representatives.