Robert DiNicola, MBA

Robert DiNicola, MBA

Founding Partner

Retirement Planning Specialist


Robert’s background includes over 30 years of experience; focusing on business and personal financial planning, estate preservation, and investment strategies especially for retirement.

Robert designs financial strategies, serving high-net-worth individuals, and guides them through a planning process concentrating on suitable recommendations. Working with a team of professional associates; he concentrates his services in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, especially the Lehigh Valley, and has established his core business in the New York area since the late 1980’s.

Since 1989, Robert has developed successful relationships with CPA’s in New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania where he provides financial services for their clientele.

Robert is a recognized leader with Equitable Advisors, He is a member of The Sterling Group, a division of Equitable Advisors, which is a select group of financial professionals who are distinguished for achieving a standard of experience and service. In 1995, Robert achieved membership in The Million Dollar Roundtable; recognized internationally as the standard of excellence in the life insurance industry. Robert achieve the AXA/ Equitable “Hall of Fame Award” in 2003, and attained “Hallmark I, II, and III Awards” in 2004, 2001, and 2017. Robert made “The Superior Achievement Award” in 2008 and “The Circle of Excellence” in 2006, 2007 and 2015. Robert was awarded in 2018 “The Silver Medal of Honor”.Honor”.


Robert presents seminars, educating employees of all types of organizations. He has designed and presented seminars for Associations and CPA Firms. Topics: "The 15 Financial Myths Demystified", and "The Family Love Letter."

Education, Professional & Civic Affiliations:

Robert has been awarded the title of Retirement Planning Specialist by Equitable Advisors based on the successful receipt of a Certificate in Retirement Planning from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

He is a graduate, of Bernard M. Baruch College, City University of New York, MBA in Finance, '89. Received his BBA at Bernard M. Baruch College, '78;

Maintains continuing education in the areas of Estate Planning, Business Succession Planning, and Retirement Planning.

FINRA Registrations: Series 6, 63, 65 and 7

Member of: The Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce, Contributor to The United Way, The American Heart Association, The Tourette Syndrome Association, Inc., NFL Alumni/Helping Hands for Kids, Dr. Theodore Atlas Foundation, Starlight Children’s Foundation, Multiple Sclerosis Organization, and United Cerebral Palsy..

Robert, his wife Ramona, and three children live in The Lehigh Valley-Pennsylvania.


The Retirement Planning Specialist title is awarded by Equitable Advisors, based upon the Financial Professional's (FP) receipt of a Certificate in Retirement Planning from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. In a collaboration between the Wharton School and Equitable Advisors' affiliate, Equitable Life Insurance Company (NY, NY), coursework for the certificate was developed exclusively for Equitable Advisors FPs, and the title may be used only by FPs who have completed the required coursework and maintain the title through ongoing continuing education requirements. To verify that an FP has earned and holds the title in good standing, contact Equitable Complaints about an Equitable Advisors FP should be directed to

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