Our Advisors

Mark Napolin, CLU, ChFC

Mark Napolin, CLU, ChFC has an extensive background in all aspects of financial consulting. He understands the complexities of business and taxation issues, not only from years in the business, but from being the entrepreneur of a successful small business and consulting hundreds of small business owners, executives and corporations. Mark is both a Registered Representative and Investment Advisor Representative of Signator Investors, Inc.

Mark is a life member of the Million Dollar Round Table. He began his financial services career in 1974 after serving as a Captain in the U.S. Air Force. Mark works in conjunction with CPAs, attorneys, trustees and bankers to deliver a comprehensive package of financial solutions. Mark’s areas of concentration include estate planning strategies, charitable planning, retirement analysis planning and funding, investment planning, business succession planning, executive compensation programs, employee benefit planning, long-term care planning, life insurance planning and college education funding.

Education: Mark holds a bachelors degree in English from California State University at Northridge and holds the CLU (Chartered Life Underwriter) and ChFC (Chartered Financial Consultant) designations from The American College, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. In addition, he studied in the MBA program at the University of New Mexico, and remains current through continuing education course work.

Professional Affiliations: Include Past-President, New Mexico Estate Planning Council; Society of Financial Service Professional President, New Mexico – West Texas Chapter of Financial Service Professionals; National Association of Independent Financial Advisors; Board member of Women’s Economic Self-Sufficiency Team (WESST), Professional Advisory Council with the Albuquerque Community Foundation, and is a member of the New Mexico Planned Giving Roundtable.

Community Involvement: During Mark’s career his services have included University of New Mexico Foundation Planned Giving Advisory Board and Past-President of the New Mexico Arts & Crafts Fair Board of Directors. He previously served on the Amy Biehl Charter School Foundation Board, Presbyterian Medical Services Foundation Advisory Board and the Manzano Day School Endowment Committee.

Interests: Mark’s free time is spent on his various hobbies - snow skiing, gardening, hiking, walking, traveling, and reading.

Michael Kiefer

A Northern Colorado Native, Michael Kiefer, started his career over a decade ago in a regional Broker/Dealer. After earning his undergraduate degree in Biology from Colorado State University in 1994, Michael started his career in equity stock trading. In 2006, he completed his MBA from his Alma Mater. Michael relocated to New Mexico in January of 2009, when he assumed his current position as Operations Manager with Mark J. Napolin and Associates, Inc. Michael has since dedicated his years of diverse experience and operational expertise to the team. Michael is a Registered Representative of Signator Investors, Inc.

Michael’s free time involves a deep passion for cycling. As many may not know, Michael participated in the Olympic Trials in 1988 for cycling. Michael has been a competitor in several marathons in Texas, Colorado, Utah, New Mexico, and Wyoming. Also, Michael possesses a very active interest and received training in classical music. Michael has been a member of high school, collegiate, and municipal symphonies playing the upright bass and guitar.

You are welcome to contact Mike with any business matters related to your securities, investment, financial planning, retirement planning, or insurance needs. Mike’s direct number is (505) 881-7033, or you may e-mail him at mkiefer@signatorfn.com.