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Thomas R. Huisgen and Nathan R. Huisgen are a father-son team dedicated to helping clients reach their financial goals at Torch Financial Services. As a firm, we value familial connections and want to provide our clients with advice to help them take charge of their lives, both financially and personally. Whether you are looking forward to leaving a legacy for your family, saving for your children’s education, or learning more about what it takes to retire and spend more time with the ones you love, our professionals can provide comprehensive financial planning to help you get there.

We understand that the financial world can be overwhelming to some, and we hope to eliminate these worries and help you focus on your dreams. As a multi-generational firm, we value the relationship between client and advisor and use an all-inclusive approach with your investment portfolio. We also act as a hub by connecting clients with other services, such as tax professionals, insurance specialists and estate planners.

Torch Financial Services operates out of Western New York, but serves clients in many other states. We act as a guiding light for families who want to establish a legacy they are proud of for the ones they love. Through caring and comprehensive services, we can help you take the next step in pursuing your financial goals.


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