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Biographies
Michael Fruchtman

Michael J. Fruchtman
Senior Vice President
Financial Advisor

Michael is a Senior Vice President of Wealth Management with the Fruchtman Group.  He has been with Morgan Stanley since January 2008 and was previously with UBS Financial Services for 15 years. Michael launched his career as a Financial Advisor with EF Hutton in 1983, where he met his wife and partner, Diane Baccash-Fruchtman. As a member of the Fruchtman Group, Michael’s role is to manage investor portfolios using extensive research and his technical analysis style. He monitors and analyzes portfolios for both individuals and small to mid-sized corporations.  Michael manages both discretionary and non-discretionary accounts on a consultative basis and is ensconced in the separately managed accounts and mutual fund arenas. He is the proud father of two; Alex and Anne.  He resides in Westfield, New Jersey with his wife of 28 years, Diane.

Hobbies & Interests: golf, avid sports memorabilia collector & fan, antique collector and aspiring painter



Diane Baccash-Fruchtman

Diane Baccash-Fruchtman
Vice President
Financial Advisor

Diane is a Vice President of Wealth Management with the Fruchtman Group. She has been with Morgan Stanley since January 2008 and was previously with UBS Financial Services for 15 years. Diane began her career as a Financial Advisor at EF Hutton in 1981, where she met her husband and partner Michael Fruchtman. As a member of the Fruchtman Group, Diane’s role is to consult small to mid-sized corporations on their qualified plans and conduct enrollment and educational seminars for the companies. Diane also operates workshops/seminars as well as portfolio reviews for individual investors. As a pioneer of women’s educational seminars since 1995, Diane is determined to be a leader for females, young and old, in addressing their financial needs and helping them understand the complex world of investing. Diane is fluent in Arabic. She is the proud mother of two, Alex and Anne. She resides in Westfield, New Jersey with her husband of 28 years, Michael. They both love their poodle, Coco.

Hobbies & Interests: knitting, antique collector, playing bridge, classic movie enthusiast, birding



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Alexander J. Fruchtman
Financial Advisor

Alex is a Financial Advisor with the Fruchtman Group.  He joined the practice to address the needs of the next generation for new and existing clients, their families, and their businesses.  He is responsible for new client development and marketing for the group and specifically strives to meet the financial needs of the underserved LGBT community.  Raised in Westfield, NJ, Alex graduated with honors from The George Washington University where he obtained a BBA with dual concentrations in International Business and Management of Information Systems.  Alex is fluent in Spanish and proficient in German and Arabic. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, Alex worked as the Regional Sales Development Analyst for Lufthansa German Airlines’ Southeast USA headquarters. Alex very much enjoys giving back to his alma mater, and is active in GW’s Alumni Association and Luther Rice Society. Alex’s diversified experience in multiple industries and fields will help the group continue to provide elite service to its clients.  

Hobbies & Interests: aviation, basketball
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