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Leisl L. Cording, CFP®, CDFA®


Leisl L. Cording, CFP® CDFA® 

Senior Vice President, Financial Advisor

Email: lcording@whzwealth.com

Leisl brings nearly 15 years of experience working with high-net-worth individuals in multiple areas of retirement, financial, and estate planning. She is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP ®) and a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst (CDFA®). She is primarily focused on helping early- and mid-career clients, particularly women and families, to balance and prioritize their financial goals.

Leisl has been a recipient of the Five Star Wealth Manager Award in both 2021 and 2022 (2021 being the first year she was eligible). In 2023 she was also featured in FORTUNE magazine's "Five Star Wealth Managers Under 40."

(2021 - 2022 Five Star Wealth Manager Award, created by Five Star Professional. Presented in November 2022 based on data gathered within 12 months preceding the issue date. 2,950 advisors were considered, 290 advisors were recognized. Advisors pay a fee to hold out marketing materials. Not indicative of advisor’s future performance. Your experience may vary. For more information, please visit www.fivestarprofessional.com.)

Leisl started her career in the trust and investment services department at U.S. Trust in October 2008. While at U.S. Trust, she developed a passion for delivering superior client service and gained a broad knowledge of all aspects of wealth management while administering individual, retirement, and various types of trust accounts. She was responsible for managing client relationships ranging from $1 million up to $1 billion.

Subsequently, she joined People’s United Bank in the wealth management department in June 2014. She was an integral team member that helped to establish a wealth management presence in the Hartford, CT area. She assisted clients with navigating their complex financial situations and providing simple solutions to help reach their goals. Her responsibilities ranged from individual financial planning, trust and fiduciary administration, estate settlement, and investment management. While at People’s United Bank, she was involved in their Women in Leadership program, which focused on women in business and allowed her to share her expertise with women on the topics of investing and financial planning.

Today, Leisl is involved in various associations throughout northeast Connecticut. These include the Northeast Connecticut Women & Girls Fund Steering Committee, Putnam Business Association, Quassett Cemetery Association, and coaching soccer for the NECONN United Soccer Club.

Leisl grew up in Pomfret, CT and graduated from Woodstock Academy. She later graduated from Quinnipiac University in 2008 with a degree in Finance. She also played Division 1 soccer while attending Quinnipiac. She currently resides in Willington, CT and in her spare time, enjoys playing and coaching soccer, golfing, running, and traveling the world.

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