Alliance Advisory Group Names New CEO

BUFFALO — The Alliance Advisory Group Inc. announces the firm has appointed James R. Fashano as its new CEO, which he will hold alongside his current role of president. Robert J. Fashano, founder and former CEO of the firm, will continue as chairman of the company, which is celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2019.

James Fashano began his career with AAG as a financial representative in 1995 and became president in 2012. A highly successful team leader and talent developer, his accomplishments include earning honors as the firm’s most valuable associate in 2003, 2005 and 2007, perennial club qualification with Guardian Life Insurance Company, Million Dollar Round Table membership, including Top of the Table and Court of the Table.

AAG is a financial planning firm headquartered in downtown Buffalo, with offices in Rochester, Jamestown, Syracuse and Ithaca. Its mission is to deliver superior strategies for all the wealth building and management initiatives that are important to their clients. They work with people across a diverse range of backgrounds and experience levels to provide insight and objective guidance that ensures success across all phases of the wealth building spectrum — accumulation, preservation, and distribution. By focusing on forming authentic connections that are underpinned by transparency, empowerment and the idea that a proper plan is the best protection for your financial future, AAG’s team acts as an experienced fiduciary with a vested interest in their client’s success. For more about AAG, visit