Les Szarka

Les Szarka

CEO, Founder, Co-Owner, Szarka Financial

Les Szarka is Chief Executive Officer, founder and co-owner of Szarka Financial. He has been a financial advisor and retirement planning specialist for over 30 years. Les builds deep relationships with his clients and has a profound commitment to help them reach their financial goals and objectives. A leader in his field, he is currently appearing on Fox8 Morning News as a financial expert. He also appeared for several years as a financial correspondent on the television show “Golden Opportunities”, aired Sunday mornings on NBC Channel 3 WKYC.

Les released his first book, “Money Brain: How Your Subconsicous Mind can Hijack Your Investment Decisions” in October of 2013, after conducting extensive research in the field of Behavioral Finance. He has successfully incorporated many of these principles into his daily practice, both in client management and investment allocation.

As a result of Les’ distinctive, lifestyle-oriented outlook on investing and his broad investment experience, coupled with decades of teaching financial concepts, Les has forged a presentation style that makes even the most complex investment strategies easy to understand. He is a frequent local and national guest speaker, as well as a lecturer at several universities.

Since 1985, Szarka Financial has been providing friendly, professional service to clients nearing and in retirement. They offer a full range of planning services for individuals, employees, and business owners across Northeast Ohio.