Our Management Team

Daniel R. Levy

President, CFO & CCO

Dan is the President, CFO and CCO of North Ridge Securities Corp. and runs the firm’s day-to-day operations; he is also its founder. He holds the same positions at our affiliated firm North Shore Capital Management Corp.

He has served in the investment business for more than 30 years, beginning in the highly-regarded Personal Financial Management ("PFM") Department at E.F. Hutton & Co in NYC. There, he helped develop comprehensive written financial plans for high net worth corporate and celebrity clientele.

Dan holds several FINRA licenses and acts as a General Securities Principal at North Ridge, as well as our Registered Options Principal and Financial Operations Principal.

In 1998, Dan was named to Long Island Business News "40 Under 40: Rising Stars in Business." He also served, for many years, as a member of the Suffolk County Make-A-Wish Foundation's Honorary Board of Directors and is now a Board Member and one of the driving forces behind the Pat Covelli Foundation, a charitable organization devoted to raising funds for medical research as well as helping individuals and families in need throughout the Tri-State area.

Sandra J. Grinspan, CFP®

Executive Vice President

Sandy is North Ridge’s Executive VP and is also NRSC’s product analyst and marketing specialist. She regularly provides our reps with a wide range of practice management tools and product strategy ideas learned through first-hand experience growing her own successful estate, investment and planning practice over the last 20 years.

Sandy is a FINRA-registered General Securities Principal, Municipal Securities Principal and Investment Adviser Representative; she is also a Certified Financial Planner™. She holds the same positions at our affiliated firm North Shore Capital Management Corp.

Earlier in her career, Sandy worked for Dreyfus Service Corp. and the Professional Planners Group in NYC. She is a graduate of the State University of NY at Albany as well as the LIU/CW Post CFP® program.

L. Matthew Levy, Esq.

Chief Operating Officer

Matt is the Chief Operating Officer at North Ridge, where he primarily focuses on the day-to-day operations of the firm and compliance-related matters. He is a FINRA-registered General Securities Principal and an attorney licensed in the State of New York.

Prior to joining North Ridge, Matt's legal practice was focused in the areas of securities litigation, commercial litigation and general corporate matters.

Matt received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the Goizueta Business School at Emory University in 2009 and his Juris Doctor from Brooklyn Law School in 2012.

Joseph H. Clinard, Jr.

Chairman Emeritus

Joe has been in the investment business for over 50 years and is an active part of our senior management. A co-founder of North Ridge Securities Corp., he began his career working for Merrill Lynch on the trading floor of the NYSE and also served as a VP of Chemical Bank's Personal Financial Services Division on Long Island.

He is a General Securities Principal, Municipal Securities Principal and Investment Adviser Representative. He previously taught at the CFP® program both CW Post and Adelphi Universities and was the founder of the LI Chapter of the IAFP (now the FPA), serving as Chapter President for over three years. He is past recipient of the Howard Black Memorial Award for Excellence and Achievement in Financial Planning.