Anne Chernish


Anchor Capital Management, LLC

Financial Advisor

Anne Chernish


Anchor Capital Management, LLC

Financial Advisor

As a fee-only financial planner, my focus is to offer unbiased financial advice to help you achieve your life goals. - Anne Chernish, CFP®

Fee-Only financial planner located in Ithaca, NY, serving clients locally and across the country

Anne Chernish is a Ithaca, NY fee-only financial planner. Anchor Capital Management, LLC provides comprehensive and objective financial planning to help clients organize, grow and protect their assets through life’s transitions. As a fee-only, fiduciary, and independent financial advisor, Anne Chernish is never paid a commission of any kind, and has a legal obligation to provide unbiased and trustworthy financial advice.

Anne Chernish is a Fee Only Financial planner in Ithaca, NY. Anne Chernish is a NAPFA-Registered Financial Advisor.

Anchor Capital Management, LLC, a Registered Investment Advisor (RIA) is headed by Anne C. Chernish, CFP®, Managing Member, and President. She has been serving Ithaca clients since 1989, and has more than 40 years' experience in the securities industry. Anne is a graduate of Notre Dame de Namur University in Belmont, California, is a Certified Financial Planner™ (CFP) and a qualified New York State Life Insurance Consultant. She served as the executive assistant to one of the pioneers in personal wealth management and financial planning and has been licensed as a broker-dealer principal by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). As a holder of the CFP® designation, she actively participates in continuing education opportunities. Earlier in her career, Anne worked at major stock brokerage and financial planning firms.

Anne Chernish is a Member of the National Association of Personal Financial Advisors

The National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA) is the country’s leading professional association of Fee-Only financial advisors - highly trained professionals who are committed to working in the best interests of those they serve.

NAPFA members live by three important values:

  • To be the beacon for independent, objective financial advice for individuals and families.
  • To be the champion of financial services delivered in the public interest.
  • To be the standard bearer for the emerging profession of financial planning

Anchor Capital Management, LLC, is a small client-centric firm working closely with individuals, couples, families and multi-generation families, and small institutions to plan the accumulation and management of wealth to meet long term plans and objectives.

The Anchor team works from our offices in Ithaca, New York, and we serve clients throughout the United States. Anchor operates on a fee-only basis: financial planning services are offered for a quoted price and investment management services are recognized as a percent of assets under management.

Anchor does not receive or accept any other fees from commissions, referrals or other sources. Therefore our recommendations have no outside influences on advice to our clients.

Fee-Only, Fiduciary, Independent: Three Important Criteria to Consider When Choosing a Financial Advisor.


  • Comprehensive Financial Planning
  • Retirement Income Planning
  • Investment Management
  • College Education Planning
  • Tax Planning

Ideal Clients

  • Retirees and Near Retirees
  • Growing Families
  • Business Owners and Executives
  • Sudden Money Situations
  • Novice Investors

Working Together

  • In-Office Meetings
  • Virtual Meetings
  • Clearly Defined Fees
  • No Product Sales
  • Complimentary Initial Consultation

Professional Designations & Affiliations

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Office Locations:

  • PO Box 7150
    Ithaca, NY

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