Fairport Wealth Deborah Feldman

Deborah B. Feldman, CFP®


Deborah joined Leonetti & Associates in 1984. She shares responsibility for implementing the practice’s strategic plan as well as providing oversight of the practice’s financial planning and asset allocation processes.

Deborah is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM (CFP® ) practitioner, an investment advisor representative, and a member of the Financial Planning Association.

Deborah has received recognition for her work in the finance industry. She has been recognized as a Five Star Wealth Manager* (2015-2022) and has appeared in Chicago Magazine (2015-2022). Deborah was also recognized as a Best in State Advisor by Forbes-Shook Research (2018-2023) and Best Financial Advisor by Forbes-Shook Research in 2018 and 2019.

Articles written by or about Deborah have appeared in Chicago Sun-Times, The Wall Street Journal, Chicago Tribune, Money, Crain’s Chicago Business, Sylvia Porter’s Personal Finance and other publications. She has co-authored financial planning articles in the Journal of the American Association of Individual Investors; has appeared as a guest panelist on the finance show with Phil Ponce on WTTW Channel 11 and on WGN radio; and was a regular guest of the radio talk show “Your Money” on WJKL in Chicago.

Deborah has been involved with Northwest Community Hospital, first as a volunteer, and later as a member of their Charitable Gifting Advisory Board.

*Wealth managers do not pay a fee to be considered or placed on the final list of Five Star Wealth Managers. The Five Star award is not indicative of the wealth manager’s future performance. Wealth managers may or may not use discretion in their practice and therefore may not manage their clients’ assets. The inclusion of a wealth manager on the Five Star Wealth Manager list should not be construed as an endorsement of the wealth manager by Five Star Professional. Working with a Five Star Wealth Manager or any wealth manager is no guarantee as to future investment success, nor is there any guarantee that the selected wealth managers will be awarded this accomplishment by Five Star Professional in the future. Five Star Professional is not an advisory firm, and the content of this material should not be considered financial advice. For more information on the Five Star award and the research/selection methodology, go to www.fivestarprofessional.com displayed.

Insights from Deborah

Chicago IL Client Team