Investment Services

No matter what stage you're at in creating and growing wealth, through our relationship with Tompkins Financial and INVEST Financial Corporation, we're proud to offer you access to investment services. Tompkins Financial has been providing access to investment, trust, and estate services for more than a century. Our goal is your success and peace of mind. When you choose Tompkins Financial as your investment partner, you can expect expertise, experience, sound advice, and extraordinary personal service - delivered with the same values, integrity and convenience as the community bank you know and trust - Tompkins Trust Company.

Investment Management - For clients who have achieved a level of wealth that they want to enhance and protect, we provide professional Investment Management as part of our suite of Wealth Management and Trust and Estate services. Our financial advisors bring years of experience and professional training to creating investment strategies for our clients. We use a disciplined, objective process that combines active investment management with tax efficiency, while minimizing risk.*

Tompkins Financial offers Investment Management through Tompkins Financial Advisors, one of the nation's leading wealth management firms and an Independent Registered Investment Advisor with a Trust division of Tompkins Trust Company, providing trust, estate and investment services for more than a century. Tompkins Financial Advisors is proud to adhere to a fiduciary standard in providing advice and investment services.  Today, clients have entrusted us with more than $2 billion in investments to our care and management.

Brokerage Services - for clients who are at the stage of building wealth for retirement, to fund college education, to buy a home, or other goal, a registered financial consultant from our Tompkins INVEST team can help with advice and guidance, retirement accounts, 529 plans, mutual funds, and annuities from well-known investment companies and insurance providers,

Tompkins INVEST is part of Tompkins Financial Advisors, a division of Tompkins Trust Company. Brokerage services are provided through our relationship with INVEST Financial Corporation.

Retirement Services for Business Owners and Employees - we offer access to a variety of retirement plans to meet the needs of business owners and their employees through our Tompkins Financial affiliates and INVEST, including IRAs, and SEP, SIMPLE, profit sharing, pension, 401 (k), and 403 (b) plans.

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Chris Milner and Shannon Carson are registered representatives of INVEST Financial Corporation (INVEST), member FINRA/SIPCINVEST and its affiliated insurance agencies offer securities and certain insurance products.  INVEST is not affiliated with other entities named. Products and services offered through INVEST *Are not FDIC/NCUA insured *are not guaranteed by any Bank/Credit Union* may lose value.

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Tompkins Financial Advisors is the brand name used by Tompkins Financial Corporation for the wealth management services offered by its separate subsidiaries Tompkins Trust Company and TFA Management, Inc. Tompkins Trust Company provides bank trust and asset management services. TFA Management Inc. subsidiary Tompkins Wealth Management, Inc., a Registered Investment Advisor (RIA), offers financial planning, investment, tax, and risk management services. Securities are offered through TFA Management Services subsidiary Ensemble Financial Services, Member FINRA, SIPC.

Investments are not FDIC insured, not bank guaranteed, and may lose value.