My Team

When you became my client, you placed your trust in me to help make your vision a reality. I honor that trust with the help of my dedicated support staff. Together, we make a strong commitment to client service. If at any time you have a question, concern or need, please let us know.

Steven J Episcopo

Steven J Episcopo, ChFC®

Financial Planning Specialist
Office 315-671-1818

Steve is a Syracuse native and attended Ithaca College earning degrees in Business Administration and Cinema & Photography.  He enjoys woodworking, traveling, boating, and playing or watching all sports, especially the Syracuse Orange.  Steve has his Life, Accident & Health license as well as his Series 6 and 63.

Steve joined Northwestern Mutual in 2013.  He left to work for Tesla in 2016, moving to Los Angeles and then West Palm Beach.  He has now moved back to the Syracuse area and rejoined the team in 2019.


Mary Ann Buck

Mary Ann Buck

Director of Insurance Services
Office 315-671-1804

Mary Ann is a native of Syracuse and currently resides in Dewitt.  She has 4 daughters, 3 granddaughters and 3 grandsons.  In her spare time she enjoys being outside and spending time with her family and friends.  Mary Ann has her Life, Accident, and Health license.

Mary Ann joined Northwestern Mutual in 2012.

Mary Ann

Heather C Mulye

Director of Investment Services
Office 315-671-1803

Heather is a Syracuse native. She has a daughter and a son who are her world. She is an avid runner, enjoys training for and participating in OCR races and is an advocate for the special needs community. Heather has her Life, Accident and Health license as well as her Series 6 and 63.


Heather joined Northwestern Mutual in 2008 in the general agency’s Investment Operations department. She began a new role as a Pension Administrator in 2014, rejoining the investment field in 2018. Heather joined the team in 2020


Timothy R Barnhart, CLU®, ChFC®, RICP®

Financial Representative


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