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Would-be business owners have lots of homework to do

As a banker, I have been fielding an increasing number of calls these days from people who have been laid off and are looking to buy businesses.  As one who embraces the entrepreneurial spirit, I can see the reasoning: Because ...

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Van Dusen ranks among nation’s top advisers

Pittsford-based Lori Van Dusen ranks 63rd on the new Barron’s list of the top 100 independent financial advisers.  Van Dusen, a managing director at the Pittsford office of Convergent Wealth Advisors LLC, is on the independent list for the first ...

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CPA Firms

(Ranked by number of local CPAs*) 1. The Bonadio Group (3)   171 Sully’s Trail, Suite 201   Pittsford, NY 14534   (585) 381-1000   www.bonadio.com No. of CPAs Local/Outside Local(1) Area: 79/37 Total Staff Local/Outside Local(1) Area: 167/146 No. ...

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Digging for the roots of the Great Recession

The greatest economic crisis the world has seen in nearly three-quarters of a century did not begin with the collapse of Lehman Brothers a year ago. But the bankruptcy of that storied Wall Street firm on Sept. 15, 2008, signaled ...

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First Niagara to move headquarters, add jobs

First Niagara Financial Group Inc. is moving its headquarters to downtown Buffalo and will add 300 jobs over the next 12 months, bank officials announced Thursday.

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Fairport Savings to open Webster branch

Fairport Savings Bank will open a branch in Webster on Monday, bank officials said Wednesday. The branch, at 1067 Ridge Road East between Holt and Hard roads, is the fourth for the bank. It also has branches in Penfield and ...

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First Niagara completes National City deal

First Niagara Financial Group Inc. has completed its acquisition of 57 National City Bank branches in western Pennsylvania, all of which opened Tuesday as First Niagara locations, the Lockport-area bank announced.

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Pioneer Credit to shut down its Batavia site

Pioneer Credit Recovery Inc., which just five years ago anticipated a work force of 1,300 people, has been hit with a double whammy in 2009 because of a decision by federal lawmakers to move its Internal Revenue Service debt collection ...

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Sage Rutty relocating to get room to grow

Sage Rutty and Co. Inc. is taking steps to make itself more attractive to potential employees, packing up its Henrietta headquarters this weekend for a move to larger space at Corporate Woods and making shares of company stock available to ...

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Pitton named market chief

John Pitton, a senior vice president and senior client manager for commercial banking, is the new market president in Rochester for Bank of America Corp. Pitton, 51, replaces Joseph Rulison, who left in May to become managing director and market ...

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First Niagara launches mentoring program

First Niagara Financial Group Inc. on Thursday launched its 2009 Mentoring Matters program, including a $500,000 donation and backpacks for eligible participants. “Our goal with Mentoring Matters is to align our financial, employee volunteer and communication resources behind one central ...

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Manning & Napier adds jobs, grows assets managed

Perinton-based money manager Manning & Napier Advisors Inc. added a record $2.63 billion in new assets in the first six months of 2009, a 57 percent increase over $1.68 billion in assets gained a year ago, company officials said this week.

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Credit Unions

(Ranked by total assets as of Dec. 31, 2008) 1. ESL Federal Credit Union   100 S. Kings Highway, Suite 1200   Rochester, NY 14617   (585) 336-1000   www.esl.org Total Assets as of 12/31/08: 3,530,866 Total Loans as of ...

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The List: Money Managers

Information was provided by individual money management firms that responded to a mail and telephone survey by May 9. To be eligible for the list, firms must have at least one office in Monroe County, and may manage their clients’ ...

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The List: Money Managers

Information was provided by individual money management firms that responded to a mail and telephone survey by Sept. 14. To be eligible for the list, firms must have at least one office in Monroe County, and must manage their clients’ ...

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