Stephen P. Feehan, a wealth management advisor from Windsor, N.Y., joined the Board of the New York State Teachers’ Retirement System (NYSTRS) July 1. He replaced R. Michael Kraus, who retired in June after more than two decades of service as a NYSTRS trustee.
Feehan, elected to the position by the New York State Board of Regents on the recommendation of the state School Boards Association, is also a member of the Windsor Central School Board of Education. His professional accreditations include Certified Financial Planner (CFP), Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC), Chartered Life Underwriter (LCU) and Accredited Estate Planner (AEP). He heads Feehan Financial Services in Binghamton, N.Y.
More information on Feehan is available here.
Kraus had been a NYSTRS Board member since 1992 and served as Board president since 2009. A veteran of the insurance and employment benefit fields, Kraus is president of the insurance firm R.M. Kraus & Associates in East Aurora. He formerly served on the East Aurora Board of Education and various School Boards Association committees.