Our People

Thomas R. Kershner 

President

Tom is the firm's President and was a founder of Kershner, Grosso & Co. in 1979. Tom has more than 30 years of investment experience. He heads the firms Trust department, is the Senior Trust Officier, serves as the firms principal liasion with clients,and leads the firm's client development and estate planning services. He serves on the Board of Trustees of the Hudson Headwaters Health Foundation.  Tom holds Masters and Ph.D. degrees in Economics from Harvard University.  

Email:  trk@KershnerGrosso.com

 

 

Christopher G. Grosso

Partner

Chris joined Kershner, Grosso & Co. in 1989. Chris is the firm’s Senior Portfolio Manager and is responsible for equity and fixed income research, selection, and the trading for client accounts. He is also the firms Chief Compliance Officer. Chris holds a BA degree in Business from Skidmore College. Since 2003, he has served on the Board of Directors and is the Audit Committee Chair of publicly traded International Isotopes. He is also on the Board of the Hawley Foundation for Children, a non-profit foundation serving children in need in Saratoga County.

Email: cgg@KershnerGrosso.com

 

 

Timothy P. Fontaine

Client Relationship Manager

Timothy Fontaine joined Kershner, Grosso & Co., as a Client Relationship Manager in 2019. Tim is a Certified Financial Planner (CFP®), and as such expands the financial and tax planning capabilities we have historically assisted clients with. Before joining Kershner, Grosso & Co., Tim was one of the three Trust Officers in the investment management division of the Adirondack Trust Company. Prior to the Adirondack Trust Company, Tim was with a division of Goldman Sachs that handles the financial planning and fiscal responsibilites of Corporate Officers around the world. 

Email: tpf@kershnergrosso.com

 

 

Vicki L. Bush

Paralegal & Office Manager

Vicki joined Kershner, Grosso & Co. in 2015 and has 9 years of experience in the legal administration of trusts and estate planning.  She assists with new client investment, Retirement Plan, and Trust accounts and also serves as a client interface. Vicki is a New York State Notary Public.

Email:  vlb@KershnerGrosso.com

 

 

 

Gabrielle R. Hoyt

Director of Administration

Gabrielle joined Kershner Grosso & Co. in early 2018. With an entrepreneurial background, Gabrielle has an aptitude for building strong relationships and supplying outstanding client service. She and Vicki spearhead operations and systems at Kershner, Grosso & Co.

Email:  grh@KershnerGrosso.com