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Cooper Financial Services, Incorporated (CFS) was established in 1969 in Hamden, CT by the company founder, Melvin Cooper.

Mel was one of the early adopters of the "total planning" concept and earned the Certified Financial Planner (CFP)™ designation in 1983. CFS became a Registered Investment Advisory (RIA) firm in 1985 and is currently led by Michael Butler. Mike is fully credentialed and has over 30 years of financial services experience.

CFS reflects the shared values of our principals. We take satisfaction in continually educating ourselves to anticipate and respond to the ever-changing financial and economic environment.

The mutual commitment that exists between CFS and our clients has allowed us to enjoy relationships that span multiple generations. We believe that the path we have chosen is a “path with a heart” and we treat our clients with the same respect we accord members of our own family. We are passionate in serving our clients' needs and value the trust and confidence that they have bestowed upon us.