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Our Team

michael-rugerMichael Ruger*

Partner and Chief Investment Officer at Greenbush Financial Group, LLC. Michael has more than 10 years of experience in working with employer sponsored plans, individual wealth management, and financial planning. He obtained his bachelor’s degree in Business Economics & Finance from SUNY Oneonta. Michael started his career as an Investment Officer in the trust department of Glens Falls National Bank and later joined DR Pension LLC to head their investment department for their employer sponsored qualified retirement plan division. Michael joined GFG in September 2007. He holds the following highly recognized financial designations:

  • Certified Financial Planner (CFP)
  • Qualified 401(k) Plan Administrator (QKA)
  • Tax Exempt & Government Retirement Plan Consultant (TGPC)
  • Certified Divorce Financial Analyst (CDFA)

David Wojeskidavid-wojeski

A Partner at Greenbush Financial Group, LLC, David founded the company in January 2000. David worked for several years at the big four firm Ernst & Young. His background supports the financial planning process as he provides expertise in the areas of estate planning, taxation, and retirement planning. David holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from SUNY Albany. He was also one of the founding members of the Albany Chapter of the Entrepreneurs Organization.

Rob Mangold*rob-mangold

Head of 401(k) Division at Greenbush Financial Group, LLC. As a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Rob brings a wealth of tax knowledge to the firm. Rob served as a senior auditor at a local CPA firm for 5 years before becoming the controller of a national level manufacturing company headquartered in the Capital Region. He holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from SUNY Geneseo.

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Certified Financial Planner (CFP)

Debbie Warddeb-ward

Head of Client Relations at Greenbush Financial Group. Deb has over 15 years of experience working in the investment industry. She plays a vital role in the firm by managing the day to day operations at GFG and ensuring that our clients have direct access to the information that they need to foster a high touch relationship with our firm. *Registered representatives who offer securities through American Portfolio Financial Services, Inc.