Peter A Mortka, CFP®, CLU®, ChFC®
Wealth Management Advisor


Spring Street Financial

  • Office 518-459-4665
  • Fax 518-677-1184

Our Team

I take customer service seriously. So does my team.

Together, we are committed to providing exceptional customer service to all of our clients.


 
Andrea L Nichols

Andrea L Nichols, CLU®, ChFC®

Director of Planning and Logistics
Office 518-459-4665
Fax 518-677-1184

Professional
Andrea is an Associate Wealth Management Advisor and the Director of Planning & Logistics for the Spring Street Financial team. Andrea began her career at Northwestern Mutual in 1996 and guides clients through all phases of the financial planning process.

Andrea has earned her CLU® and ChFC® designations and holds the Series 7,6, and 63 investment licenses. She also has her Life, Accident, Health and Long-Term Care insurance licenses.

Personal
A lifelong resident of the Capital Region, Andrea currently lives in Schenectady with her husband, Justin. Outside of work, she enjoys traveling and visiting her daughter, Jayde, in Massachusetts.

 
Linda Huck

Linda Huck

Director of Insurance Operations
Office 518-459-4665

Professional
Linda joined Northwestern Mutual in October of 2014. Her prior experience includes many years in the computer programming field. She holds a NYS Life, Accident & Health License. Linda graduated from the University of New Hampshire with a B.S. in Mathematics.

Personal
Linda is an avid Rangers hockey fan and 'retired' hockey mom.  Linda’s son Chris is a Project Engineer in Brooklyn and her daughter-in-law Michelle is starting her PA career in NYC. Linda’s daughter Lauryn recently received her Master’s in Athletic Training from the University of Alabama where she was the Women’s Volleyball Athletic Trainer, and she will be starting PA school in New Hampshire next year. Linda looks forward to spending more time at Cape Cod and Lake Placid and with her Labrador Molson.

 
Connor V Morelli

Connor V Morelli

Director of Wealth Management
Office 518-459-4665

Professional
Connor joined Northwestern Mutual in January of 2020 as Director of Wealth Management Services. Prior to joining Northwestern, Connor was an Associate Financial Advisor with Ameriprise Financial. Connor holds both the Series 7 and 66 licenses, NYS Life Accident and Health license and has earned the Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor designation from the College for Financial Planning. Connor graduated from Siena College in the Spring of 2018 with a B.S in Finance.

Personal
Connor is an avid sports fan, growing up playing basketball and tennis and enjoys supporting the Siena Saints Men’s Basketball team. In the warmer months, Connor spends his free time outdoors on the golf course and in downtown Saratoga Springs. You can also find him visiting the beaches of Cape Cod with his family. He enjoys volunteering for the Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York and supporting the local community.

 
Courtney Buckley

Courtney Buckley

Director of Marketing and Business Operations
Office 518-459-4665

Professional
Courtney joined Northwestern Mutual in November 2018 as Director of Marketing & Business Operations. In her role, Courtney is responsible for managing operations of the Albany District Office as well as marketing for Spring Street Financial. Courtney began her career in television and radio for PBS and has had roles as Chief Marketing Officer at Northwestern Mutual, Director of Corporate Relations for the Palace Theater and Foundation & Community Relations Manager for M&T Bank.

Personal
Born and raised in the Capital Region, Courtney attended Shaker High School and received her B.A. in Communications at Marist College in Poughkeeepsie, NY. Courtney is actively involved in the community and is a board member of the Homeless and Travelers Aid Society and committee member for Park Playhouse Productions and Go Red for Women. Courtney is a 2011 graduate of the Capital Region Chamber’s Leadership Tech Valley and served Co-Chair of the program from 2017-2019. Courtney resides in Latham, NY with her husband, Peter and children- Avery and Grayson.

 
Christian H Densmore

Christian H Densmore

Associate Wealth Management Advisor
Office 518-459-4665
Fax 518-677-1184
Mobile 518-423-7684

Professional
Christian graduated from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 2016 with a Bachelor’s degree in Business and Management. He started his financial career with the Mortka Financial Group in 2018 and currently holds his Life, Accident and Health Insurance license. He is also Series 7 licensed.

Personal
Christian calls upstate New York home, growing up in Corinth and currently living in Moreau with his wife, Aliceanne. Besides work, he enjoys time spent with family and friends, traveling, golfing, and hiking in the Adirondacks.

 
Kessie Blanchard

Kessie Blanchard

Investment Operations Associate
Office 518-459-4665

Professional
Kessie joined Northwestern Mutual in August 2019. Prior to joining the Spring Street Financial Team, Kessie spent 5 years in planning and logistics for a tile company.

Personal
Originally from Brooklyn, NY, Kessie came to Albany, N.Y. to study American History at SUNY Albany. She loves reading and gathering knowledge more suitable for a Trivial Pursuit game than a history dissertation.

 
Kaitlin R Hungershafer

Kaitlin R Hungershafer

Client Service Associate
Office 518-459-4665
 
Sarah E Kralovic

Sarah E Kralovic

Planning Assistant
Office 518-459-4665

Professional

Sarah joined Northwestern Mutual in March 2020. Prior to joining the Spring Street Financial Team, Sarah held administrative positions at several Capital Region businesses, including a music school, a recruiting firm, and a public health non-profit. Sarah graduated from the University of Tampa with a B.A. in English.

 

Personal

Born and raised in Saratoga County, Sarah enjoys reading, writing, camping in the Adirondacks, and vacationing in Vermont and Maine with her extended family. In her spare time, Sarah takes a weekly ballet class and is an active member of a book club, a Bunco group, and the young adult group at her church.

 
 

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