About Erik

Erik has been in the Insurance and Financial business since 1985 and founded ERIK OLSEN FINANCIAL in 1992.  He has a Master of Science degree in Financial Services from The American College in Bryn Mawr, PA. 

His industry involvement has included being President of the Estate Planning Council of Rockland County, Inc., Board Member of the Life Underwriter's Association of Westchester, Treasurer of the Westchester Chapter of The American Society of Financial Services Professionals, Member of Westchester's Estate Planning Council and Member of The Association of Advanced Life Underwriters, as well as currently being a Member of The National Association of Life Underwriters and The Association for Advanced Life Underwriters.

He resides in Valley Cottage, NY with his wife Elizabeth and their two sons, Andrew and Dylan, where he stays active in the community through his involvement as Deacon in their church, Gracepoint Gospel Fellowship. 


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