Melissa Considine

Director of Financial Planning

Melissa Gaier is a financial planner and investment advisor at Estate & Trust Advisors.  Heading up the financial planning efforts for the firm, she helps determine each client's needs and coordinates strategies to reach their goals as they relate to retirement planning, insurance, taxes, estate planning, Social Security planning, education funding, long term care issues, and charitable giving. Melissa collaborates with her fellow advisors and each client to identify their concerns and aspirations, then crafts a comprehensive financial plan to address their individual needs. Melissa also assists in the investment research and retirement plan servicing areas.

Melissa graduated from Miami University’s Farmer School of Business with a B.S. in Finance. At Miami, she was part of both the University Honors and Business Honors programs. Prior to joining Estate & Trust Advisors in 2011, Melissa worked as a registered representative and financial advisor for a national broker/dealer. A native of the north shore, Melissa now lives in the Lincoln Park neighborhood of Chicago and enjoys being involved in her community, spending time with family and friends, and cheering on the Cubs.