Meet The Founder
Lawrence Sprung, CFP®
President | Lead Wealth Manager
Lawrence Sprung, CFP® is the President and Founder of Mitlin Financial, Inc. As Mitlin Financial’s president, Larry drives planning and asset management services, as well as business development, for the firm.
Larry entered the financial industry in 1996, and continues to be inspired and energized by the challenge of helping his clients achieve and even surpass their financial goals.
Larry earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics from Binghamton University. He holds the Certified Financial Planner™ designation, reflecting expertise across a broad range of planning topics.
In 2004, Larry founded Mitlin Financial, Inc., a company named in memory of his wife’s grandfather Mitchell, and his mother, Linda. Mitlin is an SEC Registered Investment Advisor (RIA) that prides itself on facilitating their client’s financial future.
Being a fiduciary is a perfect fit for Larry’s personality and business perspective as he puts clients first and consistently helps them make decisions that are right for them. Those decisions are determined through the rigorous financially planning process.
Larry is known as a devoted educator. His efforts in addition to regular client meetings include workshops on diverse financial topics. He is also a frequent speaker at industry conferences and regularly films the firm’s “Mitlin Minute,” which is designed to provide information regarding relevant financial topics.
Many who have heard Larry speak comment on his ability to break complex financial topics down into easy to understand concepts. Larry prides himself on making sure the client understands the plan being laid out for them.
Today, Larry is proud to be serving the second and third generations of his clients. He has seen first-hand how strong financial habits, instilled in parents, children and grandchildren, can impact a family’s wealth and wealth stewardship for generations.
Mr. Sprung has been working to leverage technology even more for his clients. Mitlin has launched a free app for both Apple and Android; one that allows clients to see their assets in real time.
An as active volunteer, Larry serves on the National Board of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP), and sits on its Financial and Investment committees. With his wife, Denise, he has raised more than $1,000,000 for the organization through the Keith Milano Memorial Fund. The fund was created at AFSP in memory of Larry and Denise’s brother-in-law and brother, respectively.
Mr. Sprung is the Co-Chair of Long Island Event Committee for the Binghamton University Metro Chapter Alumni Association. He is responsible for organizing, scheduling and hosting Binghamton Alumni events on Long Island. He is consistently networking with fellow alumni and assisting new graduates as they embark on their careers.
Larry has been recognized as one of Long Island Business News' "40 Under 40*" and was subsequently chosen, in 2009, as Valedictorian of the "40 Under 40*" Class of 2006. Most recently, he was the recipient of the “2017 Top Financial Executive Award**”. His commentary is regularly featured in publications such as Long Island Business News, U.S. News & World Reports, Newsday, Investopedia, Yahoo Finance, Nasdaq’s website and RT Digital Magazine, serving the publishing industry.
If you have the pleasure of meeting Mr. Sprung, you will find that he is more often found conversing about AFSP, his sons’ or a hockey game. Doing business and creating relationships is at the heart of who Larry is and it is all done with style and grace.
* Since 1998, Long Island Business News has recognized outstanding members of the business community on Long Island who are under the age of 40. These future leaders of Long Island have already begun to distinguish themselves in business, government, education and the not for profit sector. They have a proven track record of career success, are involved in mentoring and promoting their profession and find time to give back to their communities. Candidates must be nominated for the award, and do not pay a fee to be considered or placed on the final list.
**Long Island Business News recognizes financial professionals for their outstanding performance as stewards of Long Island's corporations, government and nonprofit organizations. They highlight accountant, financial advisors, controllers, chief financial officers, and other professionals. Candidates must be nominated for the award, and do not pay a fee to be considered or placed on the final list.