About Us

Mary Collins Sanborn, President & CEO

Mary started her investment career working in two bank trust departments, first Liberty Bank for 11 years, then M&T Bank for 4 years.  In 1984 she joined Harold C. Brown, Inc., a regional broker dealer/ investment advisor.  In 1992 she was named Senior Vice President and had about $110 million under her management.  In 1994 she left Brown and founded Niagara Investment Advisors, Inc.  In the spring of 2000 her clientele had reached $220 million.  Her company was acquired by First Niagara Bank in June of 2000.  Collins Advisors, L.L.C. is the new company Mary started in October of 2003.

 Christine Collins-Schwinger, COO & Sr. Vice President

Christine joined the company in 2005, and represents the second generation of Collins Advisors, L.L.C. Christine’s clients include a wide range of individuals from novice to mature investors. She develops custom portfolios specifically designed to suit her clients’ risk tolerances, ethical and social perspectives, and short and long term investment goals. Christine earned her BA and MBA at Canisius College and considers it her mission to build wealth for generations by promoting financial literacy and responsibility for families and small businesses

Stephen Harts, Sr. Vice President 

Steve joined Collins Advisors in May 2017, bringing 34 years of investment industry experience to the firm. He began his career in 1983, working on Wall Street for the Pershing division of Donaldson, Lufkin, and Jenrette, gaining extensive knowledge of brokerage house operations. Steve had a 22 year career with Harold C. Brown & Co serving initially as the Office Manager and Manager of Trading Operations. He then assumed the role of Investment Advisor and Portfolio Manager. In 2011, his sales team formed Winthrop Financial, where he was a Senior Vice President. Steve most recently decided to join Collins Advisors and is welcomed as a new sales team member. He provides depth and vision with his many years of financial industry experience by providing sound investment advice and portfolio management.

Meg Sabella, Office Manager

Meg Sabella joined Collins Advisors, LLC in September 2015.  She comes with 25 years of Finanical Services and Office Management experience. Meg has extensive experience in client service, financial planning and project management. Her strong account management and relationship building skills and being key contributor to cross-functional Cusotmer Support related operations will enhance our service to our valued clients.

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Collins Advisors LLC

584 Delaware Avenue

Suite 104

Buffalo, NY 14202

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