Born and raised in Traverse City, Steve is the “founding father “of Bliss & Thompson Financial Services and has served in the Financial Services industry since 1981. Over his 38 years of service, Steve has always been dedicated to providing superior service and carefully thought-out advice for his clients, he strives to ensure that every decision is made for his clients’ success. Since 1981, our client base has grown substantially as clients have recognized his attention to detail, as well as his care and concern for their individual needs and goals. As a fully-licensed financial advisor, Steve holds securities registrations S6, S63, S22, S65 and S7 and receives continuing Education each year to keep abreast of current philosophies and new rulings in both industries. He is an Investment Advisor Representative with FSC Securities and is also licensed for Life and Long Term Care Insurance and Variable Annuities. Mr. Bliss is an estate planning and retirement specialist and brings the ability to develop priorities and implement strategies tailored to meet your specific goals and objectives. Steve can also provide business development and succession plans to all types of businesses whether it is a well-established business or newly launched endeavor.
Steve has helped many families navigate their financial lives, has built a lot of great friendships, shared in many joys and many losses, and feels extremely blessed to be a part of so many people’s lives.
Steve and his wife Loretta enjoy going to the beach, travel and getting together with family and friends. Steve’s hobbies include reading, woodworking and DIY projects for himself, family and friends.