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Experience matters—and we have plenty of it.

Our team members at Starkey Financial Partners include:

Timothy Starkey, CFP®, ChFC® Photo

Timothy Starkey, CFP®, ChFC®

Managing Partner

Phone: (973) 867-1393


Tim Starkey, Founder and Managing Partner of Starkey Financial Partners, understands the value of personal relationships. Throughout his 20-plus-year career as a financial planner, Tim has drawn inspiration from his formative experience within small independent schools. As a student, Tim benefited from teachers who provided him superb individualized support. That focus on developing one-on-one relationships has formed the bedrock of Tim’s practice with each and every client. 

Tim began his career as a financial advisor at Merrill Lynch and then Morgan Stanley, where he developed a reputation for excellence in financial planning. In 2019, Tim founded Starkey Financial Partners to fulfill his passion for delivering individualized service to clients striving to become financially resilient. 

Tim earned a B.S. in Business & Economics from Lehigh University and is a Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) and Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC®). He has been on the Alumni Leadership Council, Planned Giving Committee, Bell Society, and Investment Committee at The Peddie School and is a former Trustee at Chapin School—the very places that inspired his passion for earning clients’ trust and developing personalized relationships.

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Melissa Schreurs

Administrative Assistant

Phone: (833) 208-7472


Melissa Schreurs has 10 years of experience providing administrative and client management support in the financial services industry. She previously worked as a case manager within the industry, serving as a liaison who ensured a smooth informational flow between advisors and clients.

Melissa's strengths are the versatility she brings to all aspects of her role, and the clarity and timeliness of how she communicates with you-the client. She understands the operational challenges that you, your family and your business encounter on a daily basis—and uses this knowledge as a guidepost for providing you with a seamless client experience.

Melissa holds an International Business degree with a minor in Spanish from UNC Charlotte.