Scott Russell serves as Vice President for Highland Capital Brokerage in Western NY and Business Development Specialist for HighCap Financial. With more than 15 years of experience in the financial services industry, Scott specializes in advanced planning and design, building and maintaining exceptional customer relationships and focusing on a team approach to customer driven solutions.
Prior to joining Highland Capital Brokerage, Scott spent most of his career with a major insurance carrier. Early on, he began in an operations role and worked his way up to National Account Management where he worked exclusively with a large producer group within the life insurance industry. Scott’s ability to develop both business and personal relationships with his clients sets him apart from other insurance specialists. These relationships keep him focused on helping financial advisors build creative plans to incorporate insurance into an investment portfolio, while simultaneously finding the most optimal planning solution for their clients.
Scott holds a Life, Accident & Health license along with a Series 6 & 63. His many years of experience working with high-net worth clients has also given him a diverse background in advanced sales and design.
Scott lives in the Buffalo area with his wife of 15 years, three boys and two dogs. Scott is a lifelong Buffalo Bills fan and enjoys golfing, tennis, cooking and is an avid wine collector.