Our Team

At Empire Wealth Management, our mission is the relentless pursuit of your financial goals. We’ve assembled a team of advisors who have been recognized for their expertise, and have been featured in The Wall Street Journal, Yahoo Finance, USA Today, CNBC, Reuters, CBS Money Watch, Market Watch, as well as various radio programs. Our advisors will collaborate to create a tailored plan to help you manage every facet of your financial life.

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TJ Tillman, AWMA®

Wealth Advisor

With over a decade of experience in banking, debt management, and retirement planning, TJ has worked in the capacities of Banker, Certified Debt Counselor, and Financial Advisor.  He has been employed by one of the world’s largest financial services firms as well as one of the nation’s leading life insurance companies.  TJ holds the Accredited Wealth Management Advisor (AWMA) designation through the College for Financial Planning.  Through his experience, TJ has developed a unique and holistic financial planning approach that has been incorporated into the planning process at Empire Wealth Management.

As one of the founding partners of Empire Wealth Management, TJ helps his clients plan for their futures by considering all aspects of their financial lives including retirement planning, college planning, budgeting, debt payoff, business interests, estate planning, and life insurance.  TJ seeks to provide the highest level of client service through proactive communication. He believes this objective is more effectively delivered by private firms with longer-term vision than typical corporate America.

TJ currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Small Business Alliance and also serves on their Free Enterprise Committee.

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Azine Askarinya

Client Concierge

Azine grew up in Chandler, Arizona.  She has a strong background in both customer service and leadership experience and has several years of experience in project coordination and administration.

As our Client Concierge, Azine uses her keen problem solving and forward thinking skills to keep our office running smoothly.  Her responsibilities include managing our front office, scheduling appointments and acting as a liaison between the client and the advisor to ensure all necessary paperwork is complete and accurately submitted.

Azine is currently pursuing a degree in Project Management and enjoys traveling around the world.  She speaks English, French, and Farsi, and is learning Italian as well.  For years she has been a volunteer tutor at UMOM, a homeless shelter in Phoenix, and has a passion for educating and helping others.  In her spare time, Azine enjoys utilizing painting and landscape photography as a creative outlet.

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Adam LeRoy

Director of Insurance

Adam started his career in the Banking, Finance and Insurance industry over fifteen years ago.  While working as a banker with one of the nation’s largest financial institutions, Adam’s main expertise was helping his clients with their financial needs in both a business and personal capacity.

Adam’s main objective is to not only help his clients grow their wealth and plan for the future, but to help protect the assets that they worked so hard to obtain.  Now that Adam’s focus is primarily on Insurance and asset protection, he can offer the utmost quality and excellence to all of his current and future clients.  Having worked as an agent for a national insurance provider for 5 years, Adam brings a level of expertise in the insurance industry that is second to none.  Adam is someone that truly cares about his clients and treats them as if they were his own friends and family.


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