Stephen Tavano

Financial Advisor

My Focus Areas are Protecting Your Family, Saving for Retirement, Living in Retirement, Financial Strategy, Saving for Education and Small Business

Languages spoken by this financial professional: English

About Stephen

Nothing compares to the feeling of helping a family or individual plan for their financial future.

I'm Most Proud Of: Hearing from clients about how I helped them plan for Retirement, protect their family and grow their money. There's nothing better!


Life Happens. Being prepared makes all the difference.

You have options when it comes to your financial future - no matter your life situation.

Exploring Financial Strategies

We’ll work together on your toughest investment challenges – whether you need reliable income, protection from market volatility and other risks, or continuing your family legacy.

Living in Retirement

Discover how our annuity options can help you create income for retirement and may be right for your personal financial needs. A Traditional or Roth IRA can also be an option to help you save for the future with either tax-free growth or on a tax-deferred basis.

Saving for Retirement

Get help reaching your retirement goals on your terms with an annuity, 401(k) or IRA. An annuity can be a way to provide retirement income and defer year-end taxes, and an IRA and 401(k) give you options to save for the next phase of your life. See if one or all of these retirement vehicles are right for you.


  • Financial Advisor

    Prudential Financial

    December 2017 - Present | Sarasota, Bradenton, FL

    Doing what is in the Best Interest of Clients

  • Owner

    Tavano & Associates, LLC

    April 1980 - January 2018 | Bradenton, FL

    Income Tax Preparation for Individuals and Small Business

  • Financial Advisor

    Edward Jones

    January 2014 - November 2017 | Holmes Beach, FL

  • Teacher of Mathematics & Business

    NYC Dept of Education

    September 1993 - September 2012 | NYC

  • Treasurer, Chief Fiscal Officer

    Village of Ossining, NY

    December 1982 - December 1989 | Ossining, NY

    Elected to the Board of Trustees: Legislative Decision Making Elected Treasurer: Operational position recording, investing and managing Public Funds

The Prudential Difference

    • Variable Annuities: CO, FL, MD, NC, NH, NY, PA, TX
    • Securities License: AZ, FL, NC, NY, PA, TX
    • Variable Life Insurance: CO, FL, MD, NC, NH, NY, PA( TX License #1925805)
    • Fixed Annuities: CO, FL, MD, NC, NH, NY, PA( TX License #1925805)
    • Life Insurance: CO, FL, MD, NC, NH, NY, PA( TX License #1925805)

Stephen Tavano is associated with the Greater Florida Financial Grp Office, 3030 N Rocky Point Dr W, Suite 460, Tampa, FL, 33607-7203, Managing Director: Michael Thomas, Phone: 813-287-1726 . Stephen Tavano offers investment advisory services through Pruco Securities, LLC (Pruco), doing business as Prudential Financial Planning Services (PFPS), pursuant to separate client agreement. Stephen Tavano offers insurance and securities products and services as a registered representative of Pruco and an agent of issuing insurance companies. 1-800-778-2255. NY Coronavirus Information for Consumers (New York residents only.)Opens in a new window For information on fees, refer to: Pruco Securities Form CRS (Prudential Advisors)Opens in a new window.

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