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Kent Schmidt
Private Advisor Group

6702 Buckley Road, Suite 110A
Syracuse, NY 13212
Office: 315-703-1333

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Welcome to Private Advisor Group

Private Advisor Group is a comprehensive financial services firm committed to helping you improve your long-term financial success. Our customized programs are designed to help grow, protect, and conserve your wealth by delivering a superior level of personalized service and high quality advice.

We encourage you to explore our site and learn more about the services we provide access to. Should you have any questions or would like more information on our firm, please feel free email us or call us at(315) 703-1333. We look forward to hearing from you.

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