Elliot Silverstein, Founder & Managing Partner

Elliot Silverstein’s expertise lies in financial planning and wealth management with a focus on estate planning, risk management, retirement planning, and tax-efficient investments. He founded Gideon Strategic Partners in 2012 while at AXA, with his close friend and business partner, Robert Amoruso. Their vision has always been to provide customized financial planning and impeccable client service. Gideon was founded on the highest of ethical and moral principles. In 2016, Gideon became an independent firm and joined M Financial Group’s global network of Member Firms.

Elliot began his career in 2008 as a Financial Consultant at AXA and was promoted to Regional Vice President in 2015. He won several awards for production, and management including Circle of Excellence, Summit, Hallmark I, and the Management Development Award, and he was nationally ranked each year for overall production including #1 and #2 in the country for his company-assigned class in 2010 and 2011 respectively. Elliot helped build and lead the top team in the country at AXA and was inducted into the Sterling Group and Elite Producer Group. He is a qualifying member of the Million Dollar Round Table based on his production and has been since his first year in the business.

Elliot attended high school at The Peddie School in Hightstown, New Jersey. He graduated from and played football at Union College and holds an MBA from the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship at Nova Southeastern University. He received the Retirement Planning Specialist Certificate from the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Executive Education and maintains the FINRA Series 7, 24, 63, and 65 securities licenses; as well as Life, Accident, and Health Insurance licenses.

Elliot is from South Florida and spends as much time as possible with his friends and family. Outside of the office, he actively supports people, causes, and charities he believes in. He mentors undergraduates from his alma mater and is active in the Union College Gridiron Club. He enjoys music, travel, cooking, reading, yoga, art, and sports.