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Get To Know Our Founder

Lawrence Sprung, CFP®, is the founder of Mitlin Financial, Inc. He leads planning and asset management services, in addition to focusing on business development.

Larry and his firm prioritize clients first. He and the team consistently help clients make healthy financial decisions and offer a tremendous client experience that leverages today’s top tools and technology.

Many who have heard Larry speak comment on his ability to break down complex financial topics into easy-to-understand concepts. That’s because Larry prides himself on making sure every client understands the tailored financial plan being laid out for them.

He’s committed to offering educational workshops where he shares his knowledge and insights on a diverse set of financial topics. He is also a frequent speaker at industry conferences and regularly films the firm’s “Mitlin Minute” videos that provide important information on relevant financial topics. Larry is also the host of the Mitlin Money Mindset™.

Larry earned a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Binghamton University before entering the financial services industry in 1996. Helping his clients pursue – and even set higher-reaching – financial goals continuously inspires and energizes Larry. In 2004, just eight years after beginning his career, Larry founded Mitlin Financial, Inc.

Today, Larry is proud to serve the second and third generations of his clients. He has seen firsthand how strong financial habits, instilled in parents, children and grandchildren, can impact a family’s wealth and wealth stewardship for generations.

Larry has received several industry recognitions, including being named a 2019 finalist for the Invest in Others For Community Service Award. He was also included on the Long Island Business News “40 Under 40” list, which recognizes distinguished professionals who give back to the community. He was the valedictorian of the class of 2006. Larry also received a 2017 Top Financial Executive Award.

Outside the office, one of Larry’s greatest passions is raising awareness for mental health. He serves on the national board of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and sits on its financial and investment committees. With his wife, Denise, he has raised more than $1.5 million for the organization through the Keith Milano Memorial Fund. The fund was created at AFSP in memory of his brother-in-law.

Larry is the co-chair of the Binghamton University Long Island alumni chapter, organizing, scheduling and hosting Binghamton alumni events. Larry actively networks with fellow alumni and assists new graduates as they embark on their careers.

He values his family tremendously and his desire to do right by his wife and sons drives who he is in and out of the office. You’ll likely find Larry and his family at any number of ice hockey events on any given weekend.

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Investopedia 100 Top Financial Advisors of 2021: Awarded to Larry Sprung. Advisors who wished to be ranked self-submitted or peer-submitted answers to questions compiled by Investopedia. Rankings were determined based on number of followers and engagement on social media, primary contribution to professional industry websites and their focus on financial literacy. An advisor’s ranking on this list does not ensure that a client or prospective client will experience a higher level of performance or results, nor a guarantee of future investment success.

Best piece of financial advice received:

Pay yourself first!

Favorite book:

“The Richest Man in Babylon”

Something on your bucket list:

To skydive, even though I am not fond of heights

Place you’d most like to visit:

Northern Lights