Glenn  Blachman
Glenn Blachman

Amherst Financial Services


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Fee-only financial advisor with offices in Westfield and Toms River, NJ and serving clients across the country


  • Fee-Only Financial Planning
  • Financial Review
  • Hourly Fee Consultations
  • Retirement Planning
  • Investment Management
  • Tax Planning
  • Estate Planning
  • Insurance Services
  • College Education Planning
  • 401(k) and IRAs
  • Business Planning
  • Employee Benefits


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81 E Water St
Ste 2A
Toms River, NJ

900 South Ave West
Westfield, NJ 07090

Fee-Only & Fiduciary

The National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA) is the country's leading association of fee-only and fiduciary financial planners.

Glenn Blachman is a fee-only financial advisor with offices in Westfield and Toms River, NJ.  Gateway Advisory specializes in comprehensive financial planning to help clients plan, grow and protect their assets through all stages of life. As a fiduciary, Glenn Blachman has a sworn and legal obligation to put the interests of the client first, to provide unbiased and trustworthy financial advice.

Glenn Blachman is a Fee Only Financial planner in Toms River, NJ and a NAPFA-Registered Financial Advisor.

Glenn is one of the founding partners and a principal of Gateway Advisory, LLC. Gateway Advisory acquired Amherst Financial in 2016.  Prior to forming Gateway in 2010, Glenn was a Vice President and investment advisor at Merrill Lynch where he started his financial services career in 1994.

Glenn earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Rutgers University, his Certified Financial Planning designation (CFP®) from NYU, his Master of Science degree in Financial Planning from the College for Financial Planning, his Certification as an Investment Management Analyst (CIMA®) from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and his Accredited Investment Fiduciary designation (AIF®) from the Center for Fiduciary Studies.

Glenn is a member of The National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA) and the Investment Management Consultants Association (IMCA).

401(k) Wire named Glenn as one of the 300 Most Influential Defined Contribution Advisors.  Financial Times named Glenn as Top 401 Financial Advisors and Gateway Advisory as Financial Times 300 Top Registered Investment Advisors.

Glenn resides in Brooklyn, New York with his wife and two daughters.  He is also on the Advisory Board for Eisner Crane Lake Camps.  When he is not at work, he enjoys spending time with his family, an occasional round of golf, fishing and skiing.

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Gateway (dba Amherst Financial Services) delivers critical financial services and advice to affluent individuals and corporate and institutional clients. We are not simply advisors; we are stewards. Our mission is to measurably improve and simplify your fiscal responsibilities — to be your gateway to a brighter financial future.

Gateway is your fiduciary partner, dedicated to delivering retirement plan solutions for sponsors and participants alike. At Gateway, managing wealth is more than simply investing — we offer hands-on, integrated financial planning and investment services.