To Our Valued Clients,
It is with profound sadness and a heavy heart that we share the news of the passing of our beloved founder and CEO, Ronald W. Rogé. After a long and courageous battle with cancer, Ron peacefully departed from this world on October 10, 2023. His loss leaves a void that can never truly be filled, both personally and professionally.
Ron was not only a visionary leader but also a dear friend to many of you. His unwavering commitment to building strong personal relationships and his dedication to helping our clients achieve their financial goals were the cornerstones of his career. His legacy, built over decades of hard work and dedication, will continue to guide us in our mission to serve you with the same level of passion and expertise that he exemplified.
Ron’s leadership has shaped R.W. Rogé & Company, Inc. into the respected and reputable financial advisory firm it is today. His wisdom, integrity, and commitment to the highest ethical standards will forever be the guiding principles of our firm.
During this time of transition, we want to assure you that the core values and principles upon which Ron founded our company remain firmly in place. We are committed to upholding the high standards of service, excellence, and integrity that you have come to expect from us. Our team is dedicated to ensuring a seamless transition and continued support for your financial needs.
If you have any questions, concerns, or would like to discuss your financial plans in light of this transition, we encourage you to reach out to our team here. We are here to support you and honor Ron’s memory by continuing to provide the exceptional service he believed in.
We would like to express our heartfelt gratitude for your trust and partnership over the years. Ron held each of you in the highest regard and considered you not just clients but valued friends and family. As we move forward, we are committed to continuing the tradition of building strong, lasting relationships with all of you.
Information regarding the memorial service to celebrate Ron’s life and legacy is listed below. We hope that you will join us in remembering the remarkable man who touched our lives in so many meaningful ways.
Thank you for your understanding, and for allowing us to continue serving you with dedication and honor in Ron’s memory.
Bryant Funeral Home
411 Old Town Road East Setauket, N.Y. 11733
Friday, October 13, 2023
2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Saturday, October 14, 2023
Prayer Service held at Bryant Funeral Home at 10:30 a.m.
Burial at Washington Memorial Park
855 Canal Road Mt. Sinai, N.Y. 11766
In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to the Stony Brook Cancer Center by clicking here, or sending a check to The Stony Brook Foundation, Inc. with Stony Brook Cancer Center #220840 in the memo line in memory of Ronald Rogé.
Checks can be sent to the address below:
Stony Brook Foundation, Inc.
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-1188
Steven M. Rogé, MBA, CFP®, AIF®
Chief Investment Officer and Managing Director