Leonard Valletta, CFP®, MSNamed among Best-in-State Advisors, Forbes 2020 & 2021

Leonard Valletta, CFP®, MS
Named among Best-in-State Advisors, Forbes 2020 & 2021


Leonard Valletta, is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Siena College and holder of a Masters Degree in Financial Planning. He is also a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®) practitioner through the Certified Financial Planner board of Standards, Inc. Mr. Valletta is a committee member and past President of the Financial Planning Association of Northeastern New York. He has been in practice since 1984, all with Albany Financial Group. He also serves the role of LPL Registered Principal for the office.  

Len is a registered and licensed professional experienced in comprehensive financial planning and money management for individuals and small businesses. His particular areas of expertise are Retirement Planning, Investment Management and Estate Planning.  He is deeply committed to helping people realize their financial goals and feels a strong sense of responsibility to help his clients enjoy their money that they have worked so hard to acquire.   

Len has been named one of Forbes Best in State Wealth Advisors, both in 2020 and 2021. This designation is made in conjunction with the research firm Shook and is based on interviews conducted, industry experience and other qualitative criteria.

He served as one of WRGB’s (channel 6) financial experts and was called upon frequently to comment on the market and other various financial planning topics. He has also made several guest appearances on WTEN (channel 10), WNYT (channel 13), Capital News 9, and is an occasional contributor to the Capital District Business Review, the Schenectady Gazette and the Albany Times Union. Len is also a member of LPL Financial’s prestigious Chairman’s Council, which less than 2% of the companies 14,000 representatives qualify for. 

He resides in Schenectady with his wife Patty.