Our Team


Kurt Sakowski  | LPL Branch Manager & Senior Partner

Kurt is the Branch Manager and Senior Partner of Wealth Management Partners, LLC office in Hamilton, NJ. He offers 25 years of experience in the financial services industry to his clients.

Kurt joined LPL Financial in April of 2006. Since joining LPL Financial, he has been recognized each year as a top-tier financial advisor based on an annual production ranking. In 2015, he has been once again named to the LPL Financial Directors Club, which is awarded to less than 20% of all LPL Financial Advisors.

Also in 2015, he received an award from Five Star Professional, a market-specific research firm that identifies outstanding reputable and trustworthy professionals in wealth management. He is among fewer than 4% of financial advisors in New Jersey to receive this recognition.*

Kurt began his career as a Senior Associate with UBS/PaineWebber (1988-1999) in Princeton, NJ. In 1999, he joined Wachovia Securities (1999-2006) as a Vice President-Investments in their Lawrenceville, NJ office.

He works closely with his clients, providing the highest level of personal service to help them work towards their current and long term financial goals. Through LPL Financial, he is proud to offer his clients an array of unbiased and non-proprietary investment strategies and products.

Kurt holds the following securities and insurance licenses which allow him to offer many investment strategies to his clients. Securities Registrations through LPL Financial: Series 7, 24, 65. Commodity License: Series 31. Insurance Licenses: Life and Health Insurance.

He is a graduate of Rider University, Lawrenceville, NJ where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Kurt is an active member of the Financial Services Institute which is dedicated to protecting and advancing the value of the independent broker-dealer and independent financial advisor. Kurt is an active member of the Northern Burlington Chamber of Commerce and the Bordentown Elks Lodge 2085.

Kurt resides in Columbus, NJ with his wife of 25 years, Jill and their children, Ryan and Liza. In his spare time he enjoys many outdoor activities, including basketball, softball, tennis and snowboarding.

Phone: (609) 585-2425
Fax: (609) 585-2427
Email: kurt.sakowski@lpl.com

*The Five Star Professional "Five Star Wealth Manager" award is based on 10 objective criteria associated with providing quality services to clients such as credentials, experience, and assets under management among other factors. Wealth managers do not pay a fee to be considered or placed on the final list of 2014 Five Star Wealth Managers.

Dennis Tanner

Dennis was employed for 24 years as an accountant for a Fortune 500 company in New York. He Earned a B.S. degree in accounting from City University of New York Brooklyn College, and also a member of Phi Epsilon Pi (a national fraternity). Dennis is also a current Member of CCPA (Center City Proprietors Association), and a past member of Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce. He also served on the membership committee of the Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce, and is a past member of the West Windsor Environment Commission, E.M.T. for the East Windsor Rescue Squad and a current member of the Rittenhouse Astronomical Society. Dennis was named a 2015 Philadelphia 5 Star Wealth Manager.

Dennis has headed the LPL office in Philadelphia for 3 years. He offers 50 years in the Financial Industry, 24 years as an accountant for a Fortune 500 company in Manhattan and 26 years as an Investment Advisor, including 7 years as a Compliance Officer. Dennis holds the Series 7, 24, 63, 65and 66 licenses at LPL Financial, in addition to Health and Life Insurance licenses. Dennis began his career as an Investment Advisor with UBS/PaineWebber in Princeton, NJ.

Dennis Works with his clients to educate them about the investments that he recommends to them. He helps them to decide on investment portfolios that are appropriate for their investment objectives to meet their future financial goals.

Dennis lives in the Society Hill section of Philadelphia and enjoys Photography, Astronomy and spending time with his grandchildren.

Peter Piccinini Wealth Manager

Peter is a recent addition to the Wealth Management Partners team. He has been in the financial services industry since 1995. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in History from the Johns Hopkins University. He attended Rutgers - The State University for graduate school. After graduate school, Peter began his investment career with Oppenheimer & Company in Midtown Manhattan, followed by Janney Montgomery Scott on Wall Street Lower Manhattan and then Stifel Nicolaus & Co. in Princeton.

Peter has lived in central New Jersey since 1991. An avid Ravens fan, Peter enjoys, among other things, fishing the Delaware River, the Barnes Foundation of Philadelphia and the Grounds for Sculpture in Hamilton, NJ.

Peter is delighted to be joining Kurt, Dennis and the entire Wealth Management Partners family. He looks forward to using the extensive Wealth Management tools available to him and his clients.