Management / Financial Advisors
Check the background of any investment professional on FINRA's BrokerCheck
Christopher McClure, President and CEO. In addition to serving as President and CEO, Mr. McClure serves as Chief Compliance Officer and Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining Westport Capital Markets, LLC in 2001, Mr. McClure was a First Vice President with Prudential Securities from 1997 to 2001. He has also held Financial Consultant positions with Merrill Lynch Pierce Fenner & Smith and Shearson Lehman Brothers. Mr. McClure began his investment career in 1987 with U.S. Trust Co. He graduated from Providence College with a BS degree in finance. Mr. McClure holds his Series, 7, 24, 27, 53, 63, 65, 79 and 99 licenses. He also holds registrations in Life & Health Insurance.
Brian Cleary, Senior Vice President. Mr. Cleary joined Westport Capital Markets, LLC in February of 2009 as a Senior Vice President specializing in portfolio/asset management and financial planning. Prior to joining Westport Capital Markets, LLC, Mr. Cleary was with Smith Barney for 37 years. His experiences are vast, in addition to being a Financial Advisor, he was a fixed income advisor, assistant manager, branch manager, training advisor, as well as a guest speaker at numerous corporate events. He graduated with a BA from University of Massachusetts with a continued focus on investment finance and psychology.
Eric E. Lawton III, Managing Director, Senior Financial Advisor. Mr. Lawton joined Westport Capital Markets, LLC in November of 2013 specializing in portfolio/asset management and wealth planning strategies. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Lawton was a Vice President of Investments at Merrill Lynch. He also held Financial Advisor positions at Prudential Securites and Legg Mason Wood Walker. Mr. Lawton began his investment career in 1998 after graduating from Manhattanville College with a BA in Finance and Economics with a minor in Philosophy. Mr. Lawton holds his Series 7, 63 and 65. He also holds registrations in Life & Health Insurance.
Richard Stine, Vice President Investments. Mr. Stine joined Westport Capital Markets, LLC in November of 2015 specializing in portfolio/asset management, wealth planning strategies, financial planning and life insurance reviews. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Stine worked at JP Morgan as a Financial Advisor. He also worked at Deutsche Bank where Mr. Stine was a member of one of Connecticut's most successful teams in their Private Wealth Management division. He began his financial career in 2011 with Ameriprise Financial after playing professional hockey. Mr. Stine holds his series 7 and 66 licenses. He also holds registrations in Life and Health Insurance.
Marisa Maher, Chief Administrative Officer. Ms. Maher co-founded Westport Capital Markets, LLC in 1996 and serves as Chief Administrative Officer. Ms. Maher began her investment career in 1982 with Dean Witter Reynolds. Prior to that, Ms. Maher served four years in the United States Navy.