Wall Street 50 - 2013

Travers Brian

Brian M. Travers/Travers & Associates, Inc.

Managing partner at Travers & Associates, Brian M. Travers has extensive experience in life insurance, estate planning, charitable giving, and wealth transfer strategies. His firm works specifically with high net worth families to implement life insurance strategies, and assists in fundamental estate tax planning strategies that protect his clients’ heirs and their charitable interests.

Born in Brooklyn, Brian is a third-generation Irish American on his father’s side. He is a member of the American Ireland Fund and supports a number of charitable causes. He is currently chairman of the Day One Foundation, which was recently established to assist underprivileged children gain access to health care and education. He is an active member of the Stony Brook Children’s Hospital Task Force and the Wounded Warrior Project, which for a decade has aimed to create a network of support for America’s wounded soldiers. He and his firm support One Warm Coat and are partners with Men’s Warehouse National Suit Drive campaigns.

Brian lives with his wife, Michelle, and their two sons, Nicholas and Brandon, in Kings Park on Long Island.