Senior Vice President, Merrill Lynch
Polytechnic Alumni Association - International Board of Directors
(Term ending August 31, 2023)
Frank Robertazzi CFP®, is a Senior Vice President at Merrill Lynch. His team works with clients across the United States on achieving their financial goals. Prior to joining Merrill Lynch in 2007, Frank had a successful career as a Vice President of national and global business technology development in both the electronics and lighting industries at HP, Agilent, and CML.
Frank is a native of Brooklyn, NY. He graduated from the Polytechnic Institute of NY, now the NYU Tandon School of Engineering, in 1980 with a BS degree in Electrical Engineering, after completing his studies at Brooklyn Technical High School.
Frank began his career with Hewlett Packard’s Semiconductor Group. During this time, he worked on the co-development and set of standards on fiber optic technologies with multinationals such as IBM. He also brought HP’s semiconductor technology to a broader base of clients around the world through a globally integrated channel strategy. Frank’s channel strategy for HP/Philips solid-state lighting collaboration was one of the first efforts to commercialize solid-state lighting.
At CML, he collaborated with a local entrepreneur, LED Specialist Inc., to bring solid-state lighting to such companies as Boeing.
In 2007, Frank re-engineered his own career into one of Wealth Management at Merrill Lynch. At Merrill, Frank leads a team of advisors that work with clients around the United States on achieving their financial goals.
Frank’s goal is to assist our alumni and students to realize their dreams through mentoring opportunities and help them thrive in the New York Metro area’s rich mosaic of people, technology, and finance.