We know from having worked with our clients contemplating or going through divorce that they face stress and uncertainty about their financial future. The financial negotiation with your spouse over settlement terms can be one of the most important negotiations in your life.  A divorce can create a financial hardship.

Our goal is to provide the analysis, guidance and emotional support to help you make smart financial choices during the divorce process. This will allow you to move forward in your life with confidence, calm and a financial peace of mind.

Ira H. Mandel has 30 years of experience solving financial problems including extensive experience with major Wall Street firms and through earning a Harvard Business School MBA.  Ira also has extensive experience negotiating and resolving conflicts.

As a member of the Institute for Divorce Financial Analysts, Ira is specially trained and is a certified specialist in divorce financial analysis (CDFA™).  Ira acts as a divorce financial analyst before, during or after divorce to a spouse, their divorce attorney and/or mediator, or as a financial neutral to a couple.

Ira is also specially trained to be a divorce mediator and a financial neutral to a couple in a collaborative divorce.

In addition to Ira’s specialized divorce and mediation experience, Ira brings broad financial experience that further assists his clients. His experience includes financial planning/wealth management; retirement plans; insurance; real estate & mortgages (both residential and investment property); and, financial and valuation experience of family businesses and larger companies. His background also includes experience in almost all of the financial assets a family may own, two securities licenses, a NY State insurance license, and a NYS real estate brokerage license.  Ira is also a Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor (CRPC®).

The depth and breadth of Ira’s financial experience, licenses, certifications, training and education are significant attributes that distinguish him from other financial advisors and divorce financial analysts.