• Why Private Client Group?

    Everyone’s financial circumstances are different. Therefore, we would never suggest a “one size fits all” approach.

  • Why Private Client Group?

    Our success has been achieved by developing a complete understanding of our client’s financial circumstances and objectives, and developing and implementing solutions tailored to their specific goals and needs.

  • Long-Term, Multi-generational Approach

    As an independent firm, we are not driven by short-term corporate goals and have no obligation to sell proprietary products and services.

  • Long-Term, Multi-generational Approach

    Our focus is to understand your unique financial situation, maximize the potential for you to preserve and growth your net worth, and position you to transfer your wealth to succeeding generations.

  • Area of Focus

    Rather than approach our clients with a menu of investment products, we prefer to focus on broad elements of their financial picture, and how these components interact, in working with them to develop a long-term plan.


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Robert Kerman, RFC, CWS®

Senior Partner

(914) 232-4589
(914) 232-4587

Robert Kerman is the President of Robert Kerman Financial Services, LLC, and is an Investment Advisor Representative. His goal is to help his clients focus on objectives, and then to use the most satisfactory mix of strategies and financial products to achieve the desired results.

Robert earned the RFC designation in 1987 from the International Association of Registered Financial Consultants (IARFC). Additionally he has passed a rigorous course of study to become a Certified Wealth Strategist Professional (CWS®).

Robert is a member of the Financial Planning Association (FPA) where he served on the Boards of Directors of the FPA Chapter of the Greater Hudson Valley, serving Westchester & Rockland Counties in New York and Fairfield County, Connecticut, for ten years. The FPA is a professional organization dedicated to supporting the financial planning process in order to help people achieve their goals and dreams. With 23,000 members nationwide, members of the FPA adhere to a code of ethics and continuing education in the interest of providing the highest level of professional service to their clients. Robert has also served on the Board of Directors of the International Association Of Financial Planners (IAFP).

As a contributing professional in Westchester County and New York City’s financial planning community, Robert is also a member of the American Economic Association, International Association of Registered Financial Consultants (IARFC), National Society of Accountants (NSA), National Association of Tax Professionals (NATP), and the New York/Connecticut Association of Tax Professionals.
Robert is married with four children: Brian, Jeffrey, Michelle and Sean.

W. Gary Langenhahn, CLU, MSFS, ChFC

Senior Partner


W. Gary Langenhahn has been a trusted financial advisor to individuals and businesses for more than 39 years. Today, he is one of the best known and most effective financial mentors to an ever-growing number of successful business owners, professionals and highly compensated executives. An avid public speaker and problem solver, Gary brings a unique perspective, uncompromising expertise and caring to his work with his clients.

In 1972, Gary began his financial career in the competitive field of Life Insurance where he developed a clientele of successful entrepreneurs. Based on trusted relationships, he soon became more involved in his clients’ overall financial needs, helping them design and implement retirement, estate, business transfer and employee benefit plans.

Gary graduated cum laude with special honors from the State University of New York at Binghamton in 1971, receiving a B.A. in English Literature. He continued his education; completing his CLUdesignation in 1978, his Chartered Financial Consultant designation in 1981, and in 1989 was awarded the highest designation in his field, a Masters Degree in Financial Services.

Gary is affiliated with several professional associations including the American Society of CLU(Chartered Life Underwriters), Estate Planning Council of New York City, NAIFA (National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors), Million Dollar Round Table and the Board of Directors of the Staten Island Economic Development Committee.

Gary resides in Briarcliff Manor, New York, with his wife.

Rick A. Jaye, AIF



Rick A. Jaye, AIF, joined Private Client Group in 2015 as an advisor to business owners and high net worth clients. In addition, Rick remains active with SENEX Group as National Director of Sales. SENEX is a leading retirement service organization offering superior back office support to advisors, institutions and RIA’s.

Prior to SENEX, Rick was National Director of Sales for Southwest Financial Group and founding Partner of Greenbook Financial Services.

Rick has instructed on the topics of advanced tax, wealth and business entity planning at Georgia Tech, Duke University, and the University of Texas at Austin. He received 2013 distinguished national award from Wells Fargo Bank and Advisory for partner of the year.

Rick received a B.S. in Economics from the University of California, San Diego, and also completed an Exchange Program in Applied Economics from Dartmouth College. CA Insurance Lic# 0F76577.  Rick resides in the Orlando, Florida area with his wife; Rick also has three grown children.


SENEX is not affiliated with First Allied Securities or First Allied Advisory Services.

Pieter Voorhees, CLTC

Financial Advisor

908 719 3024

Pieter Voorhees, CLTC joined Private Client Group as a Financial Advisor in December 2015. Prior to that, Pieter served as a Financial Advisor with Ameriprise Financial, Morgan Stanley, and EF Hutton. He graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, with a B.S. in International Relations in 1964, and U.S. Naval OCS in 1965, after which he served for over four years in the U.S. Naval Reserve.

As part of the Private Client Group team, Pieter strives to put clients in a position to choose what is right for them and their families based on an analysis of individual situations and goals.

Pieter is involved with numerous local organizations including Care Givers Coalitions of Morris & Somerset Counties, the Senior Resource Center in Chester, NJ, the Long Valley Better Business Networking Group, and the Mount Olive Chamber of Commerce. He resides in Long Valley with his wife, Christy Ward, a photographer.

Susan DoCarmo

Executive Assistant


With 14 years of financial services industry experience, Sue DoCarmo is the Executive Assistant for our team. She is a vital part of the superior level of service that we promise our clients. In her role as Executive Assistant, Sue provides clients with quality service with her strong administrative skills while overseeing much of the group’s day-to-day operations. Sue also calls on her extensive knowledge of operations and accounting procedures to ensure that our client’s needs are promptly met. She is responsible for much of the client interaction that takes place each day, seeing that clients are satisfied with all of their service and cash management needs.

Sue currently lives with her husband in Bedminster, New Jersey.

About First Allied Securities

A dynamic leader in the financial industry with a reputation for excellence, First Allied Securities is a full-service independent broker/dealer. First Allied Securities, Inc. was founded in 1994 as a privately held company with a vision of providing independent financial advisors with cutting-edge technology, innovative products and top quality service. With nearly 1,000 financial advisors and 500 branches throughout the United States, First Allied is fast becoming recognized as one of the premier broker/dealers for successful independent financial advisors.

As an independent firm, we place your interests first. Your financial well-being is our priority. First Allied is dedicated to providing its affiliated financial advisors with the autonomy, capabilities and opportunities to do what they believe is best for you—our valued client. Whether you’re a first-time investor or a seasoned veteran, our mission is to provide the guidance and support you need to translate investment dollars into the potential attainment of lifelong goals and dreams.

First Allied Securities, Inc. is a member of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and the Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC).

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