As a Speaker, Trainer and Seminar Leader.....“Wow! You made us see economic issues in a new light. Not only did we learn a lot, it was lots of fun.”
Southold Economic Council“You were the best speaker we have had at out convention since I can remember. You have a unique blend of expertise and showmanship.”
Richard Thomas, Vice President
F & T Life Insurance Company“Terrific speech! Would you do a full day seminar for our agents? Your message must be heard.”
Shawn Hough, Broker-Owner
Hough & Guidice Realty Franchise“That was a great program, fun and packed with incredible information. Held my attention every minute. Many thanks.”
“I can’t believe how much stuff you covered. You gave us so many opportunities for our business and you made it fun and easy to understand. Thank you.
SAIFA (Suffolk Association of Insurance & Financial Advisors)“You put on a great seminar. The town employees all enjoyed it. I can’t wait to apply the strategies we learned in your workshop.”
Hal Wefer, C.A.S.
Executive Director, Town of Smithtown, Youth Bureau“Thanks for the great program you put on for our breakfast meeting. It was worth every penny and more. You did give me a problem, however: You’re a tough act to follow. Our other speakers are going to sound dull in comparison.”
E. Hale Jones
Executive Vice President, SAIFA“What a powerful seminar! Every financial advisor should get their clients to attend your speeches and get this message.”
SunAmerica Mutual Fund“You addressed issues that every Realtor should know. You got our attention and we loved it. We never had a speaker quite like you before. You’re at the top of our list for future events. Thank you.”
ESBOR (Eastern Board Of Realtors)“Great speech, packed with information and humor. You get the point across like no one I’ve ever heard.”
Century 21“That was terrific. Get me your speaking schedule. Every one of our agents should hear you.”
John Hancock Financial“We all enjoyed your thought-provoking program. I recommend it for everyone, not just Baby Boomers.”
Ted Kowalczyk, Attorney At Law
General Council, Farmers & Traders Life Insurance Company“That was one of the most valuable seminars we’ve ever had for our agents. You and Tom Hopkins were the two best speakers we have heard this decade.”
Broker-Owner, Hough & Guidice Real Estate Franchise“Thanks for giving the keynote speech for our meeting. It was a knockout and you helped make the whole thing a success. Your seminar in the afternoon was just great.”
Joseph Newman, MBA
Dowling College“you did a nice job at the Community Education seminar. The attendance was high and everyone who was there raved about you and your program.”
Director of Community Education Programs, Miller Place School District“I went to a lot of financial seminars and fell asleep in the first five minutes. You were fun and held our interest with your humor and stories. But the message is powerful and on target. Great stuff.”
Nicholas Rotunno, President
Metro Innovations Corporation“Just want to let you know what a great job you did putting on that presentation for us in the Leisure Glenn community. We were never able to make much marketing inroads in that community. Since your program on our behalf, our agents already have made over a dozen appointments. Thank you.”
James J. Kelly, Jr., General Agent
John Hancock Life“Great work on that client seminar you did for us Patrick. I have had clients & prospects actually call us for a meeting. That never happened before. Loved your little coin trick. I could almost see the lights going on over the people’s heads as they got the point. Excellent!”
Signator Financial Services“You were speaking at the Long Island Board of Realtors meeting the other night and your ideas were just terrific. We all really enjoyed your talk and it was funny and entertaining to boot.”
Terry Medici, Broker-Owner
Talmadge Trail Realty Associates, Inc.“How did you get to be such a good speaker? A half hour went by like five minutes. Very thought provoking, funny and exciting at the same time.”
Kevin Cullen, Vice President
First SunAmerica Life“Great speech you gave at our association meeting last week. Your ideas were the number one topic. I got a feeling we’re all going to hear a lot more about you.”
Dr. Richard Bogdanski
Riverhead Chiropractic & Wellness Center“If we could get more speakers like you, our industry would do so much better. I was amazed at the wealth of information from your seminar and the entertaining way you presented everything.”
Linn Parrott, First Vice President
Manulife Financial“Nice speech and the program in the afternoon was even better. You were the best speaker there, hands down. None of our CPAs ever came up with strategies like you have. Funny though, when I asked them about it, they all said it would work. So why didn’t they think of it?”
As a business & personal, tax and financial counselor....
I appreciate Patrick’s plan to reach my retirement goals. Because of his tax expertise, he found and eliminated two areas of excessive taxation my previous advisors missed. His investment and insurance recommendations are right on target. I trust him and have recommended him to my colleagues and friends.
Dr. Antoun S. Mitromaras, President
North Shore Immediate medical Care, Inc.Patrick Astre has been my accountant & financial planner for the past nine years and has demonstrated he is trustworthy and cognizant of my financial goals. He never endeavored in “self serving” enterprises, rather, took a sincere interest in my realistic needs. As a result, I have attainable goals for my family’s needs and retirement. The dividends rendered are only superseded by Mr. Astre’s genuiness.
Harold S. Wefer, C.A.S., Executive Director
Town of Smithtown, Youth BureauFor many years, I have witnessed the sound advice and exceptional service Pat Astre extends to his clients. I take great comfort in Pat’s total focus on delivering the greatest benefit to his clients without regard to his personal economic gain.
William Riis, vice President
C.R. Hamilton, Inc.Patrick set up a top-notch college fund for our children and retirement plan for my wife and I. He also did a great job implementing a Tax Sheltered retirement plan for our employees.
William t. Partridge, President
Nassau-Suffolk Physical Therapy, Inc.Pat’s business and financial advice has been very valuable to us for the last 14 years. He does much more than take care of our tax and financial planning needs. His advice has been profitable to me personally and to our company. I recommended him for my parents’ estate plan and he handled it superbly.
Nicholas Rotunno, President
Metro Innovations, Inc.I am very happy with the service Patrick renders and the Estate Planning services he provided for my parents and myself. I want someone I can trust and believe in to handle my financial affairs. Patrick Astre provides that for me.
Christine M. Sciacca
A partial client list....
John Hancock FinancialSuffolk Association of Insurance And Financial AdvisorsFarmers and Traders Life Insurance CompanyEastern Board of RealtorsSignator Financial NetworkDowling CollegeMiller Place, Riverhead, West Hampton Beach and Three Village School Districts Community Education DepartmentsManulife FinancialHough & Guidice Realty Associates FranchisesFirst SunAmerica LifeLong Island Community Alliance