Our Team


Curt Eskew, CLU®, CLTC


Curt Eskew has been working with individuals and businesses on their wealth accumulation and preservation goals since 1978. He is the past president and member of the Southwest Florida Estate Planning Council, member of NAIFA Sarasota, and member of the Planned Giving Advisory Committee for The Community Foundation of Sarasota. He is a Life and Qualifying Member of the Million Dollar Round Table*, and was honored to be elected by his peers as the 60th President of the Agents Advisory Council of New York Life Insurance Company.  He prides himself on his honesty and integrity.

Curt is a member of the Nautilus Group®, a resource for estate conservation and business succession ideas available to approximately 200 New York Life financial professionals nationwide.

In addition to being an agent with New York Life Insurance Company, he is also a registered representative for NYLIFE Securities LLC (Member FINRA/SIPC) offering securities products to individuals residing in the state of Florida.

He is an Investment Adviser Representative with Eagle Strategies LLC, a Registered Investment Adviser. Through Eagle Strategies, his clients have access to fee based financial planning and fee based investment advisory services.

Curt received his B.A. in Marketing from the University of South Florida. He holds a Chartered Life Underwriter® designation from the American College and the Certified in Long-Term Care designation.

Curt enjoys golf, tennis, and the Tampa Bay Rays. As an instrument rated pilot, he shares his love of flying with family, clients and children of the local Young Eagles program.

     *MDRT is recognized throughout the industry as the standard of excellence in life insurance sales performance.


Cliff Eskew


Cliff Eskew, Financial Services Professional, joined the Eskew Financial Group team in August 2008. He was a Staff Sergeant in the United States Air Force where he proudly served our country all across the globe. Cliff helps his clients throughout southwest Florida to build, protect, preserve and maximize their assets with the utmost integrity. He serves as the Community Relations Chair for NAIFA Sarasota. In addition to being an agent with New York Life Insurance Company, Cliff is also a registered representative for NYLIFE Securities, LLC (Member FINRA/SIPC) offering securities products to the residents of the state of Florida. A life-long resident of Sarasota, Cliff enjoys golf, local sports and spending time with his wife and two beautiful daughters.;

Lisa Garvey, L.S.A.


Lisa Garvey, Executive Assistant, brings 20 years of experience in sales, marketing, training and office administration to the Eskew Financial Group team. Prior to joining the staff in 2005, she worked as an independent consultant in the direct sales industry. She is responsible for various aspects of practice administration including underwriting processing, group health and 401K administration, compliance, and marketing. A Purdue University graduate and mother of two, Lisa has resided in the Sarasota/Bradenton area for 32 years.

Redonna Kelly


Redonna Kelly, Administrative Assistant, joined Eskew Financial Group in July 2007. She is responsible for all client service, appointment preparation and scheduling, data base management, and receptionist duties. Redonna brings 16 years of sales assistance, customer service and overall office administration to the Eskew Financial Group team. Prior to moving to Sarasota in 2003, Redonna lived in northwest Arkansas.