lares Michael S. Lares,  CFP®
Vice President/Portfolio Manager

Michael S. Lares joined Chemung Canal Trust Company in January 2004 as a Portfolio Manager. He has an MBA with Honors in Finance from St. John’s University in New York, Tobin School of Business. He was elected Assistant Vice President in 2005, and was promoted to Vice President in 2010. Michael is a CFP® (Certified Financial Planner™) professional providing portfolio management, technical analysis, portfolio modeling, and financial planning services to Wealth Management clients, not-for-profits, retirement plans, and institutions, utilizing his analytical skills and broad financial experience. Michael also is a graduate of NYBA Trust Investment School, The American College, and has attended the Stonier Graduate School of Banking at the University of Pennsylvania.

He is active in the community, serving as an Executive Board Member and Treasurer for the Chemung County Historical Society, as a Board member for Arnot Health Foundation, is a trustee of St. Mary’s Church in Elmira, and is a youth sports official in the area.


Phone: 607-737-3842