Peyton Hawkes


Hawkes Wealth Management


Peyton Hawkes


Hawkes Wealth Management


What many people don’t expect when they work with us — we’re human too. We’ve all made our fair share of mistakes in this world; many of these mistakes helped us become the competent advisors we are today. - Peyton Hawkes, AIF®

Fee Only Financial Planner Located in Binghamton, NY and Serving Clients Nationwide

Peyton Hawkes is a Binghamton, NY fee-only financial planner. Hawkes Wealth Management 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, Peyton Hawkes is never paid a commission of any kind, and has a legal obligation to provide unbiased and trustworthy financial advice.

Peyton Hawkes is the President of Hawkes Wealth Management, a family-owned and operated firm serving the Greater Binghamton, NY community since 1981 with asset management and retirement income planning. Our family-owned and operated firm is a fee-only NAPFA member, so you can rest assured that our recommendations are without conflicts of interest that large sales organizations bring to the table.

Learn More About Peyton


If you had a million dollars to spend, what would be the first three things you would buy?
I would buy an RV and do financial travel writing. A villa in Tuscany. Provide a fund for financial literacy for high school students

What’s the most likely place people could find you on a Saturday night?                                                     Well, if I am involved in a community theater production, you may find me acting and singing for my dinner :-)

Which would you pick: Living on the beach or living near the mountains?
I like the beach for about 2 or 3 days. Then I get bored and hot and sticky with sand, so I head to a mountain lake for hiking and a quiet place to read.

Today's leaders seem to have a lot of trouble providing effective government What would you do to fix it?

The United States was conceived as of the people, by the people, for the people. Today? It is one big conflict of interest, and we have no representation. I would repeal Citizens United and get the big money and lobbyists out of Washington.

What does investing mean to you and how do you see the future?
We have a great opportunity to be owners of businesses through stock ownership. And frankly, you MUST be an owner, because it is ONLY the owners of the means of production that make money in real terms after inflation. The future? Markets provide the capital and direct it's efficient deployment, and that is the way it should be.

Peyton Hawkes is a Member of the National Association of Personal Financial Advisors

The National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA) is a 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.

What is Fee-Only?

Fee-Only advisors are experienced financial advisors who do not work for commission as compensation, but rather remain impartial to products, such as mutual funds, insurance products or other broker/dealer vended products. By abandoning this traditional business model, Fee-Only advisors put your well-being first!

A Fee-Only Advisor:

  • Has No Broker/Dealer
  • Has No Corporate Parenting
  • Can Act as a Legal Fiduciary
  • Represents Only The Client

At Hawkes Wealth Management, Inc. in Binghamton, NY, we have been providing asset management and long term planning services for over 30 years. To us, we believe advice is an impartial expert opinion based on your individual circumstances. By working with a Fee-Only advisor, you are receiving the only true way to an impartial financial recommendation. To learn more about our company, or for a free consultation, call us at 607-773-8055.

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

  • National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA)
    Peyton Hawkes is a NAPFA-Registered Financial Advisor

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

  • Accredited Investment Fiduciary®
    Peyton Hawkes is an Accredited Investment Fiduciary® (AIF)

    Accredited Investment Fiduciary® (AIF®) training empowers investment professionals with the fiduciary knowledge and tools they need to serve their clients’ best interests. Advisors who have earned the Accredited Investment Fiduciary designation have gone through training, met the qualifications, and passed the exam allowing use of the AIF designation and they are immediately able to demonstrate the added value that they can bring to both existing and prospective clients.

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Office Locations:

  • 721 Chenango Street
    Binghamton, NY 13901

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