Independent Henderson & Las Vegas Financial Advisors

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Independent Henderson & Las Vegas Financial Advisors Team Biographies


Tony DePasquale – President, Elysien Private Wealth / Chief Investment Council

Tony DePasquale is the President of Elysien Private Wealth & Real Property and leads the team of Las Vegas financial advisors as the founder of Elysien. Tony is a pioneer in the fields  of independent forensic investment audit and management services. Tony has more than 10 years experience in the fields of banking and investment management. He has consulted for numerous fortune 500 companies such as Merrill Lynch and ING. Tony has been awarded numerous awards for his accountable management of his Las Vegas financial advisors, Elysien Private Wealth and his clients. He has been recognized by In Business Las Vegas as a “Whos Who” in Banking and Financial Services in the Las Vegas Valley. He has also been recognized with the prestigious Excellence in Client Service Award by Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman and The Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce.

Tony holds a bachelors degree in Economic History with a minor in Marketing from the University of Nevada Las Vegas, as well as a Behavioral Science Degree form Citrus College in California. He is currently working towards an MBA degree with an emphasis in in banking and finance as well as his Certified Financial Planner (CFP) designations. Tony currently resides in Henderson, Nevada with his wife and family.


Dr. Lewis Karstensson – Chief Economic Advisor / Emeritus Professor of Economics, University of Nevada Las Vegas

Dr. Karstensson is the head of the Elysien Private Wealth & Real Property Economic Advisory committee and is the former chairman of the University of Nevada Las Vegas Economics Department. Dr. Karstensson holds an M.A and PhD in Economics from Ohio University, as well as B.A in Social Science from Humboldt State University. Dr. Karstensson has published and contributed to an array of economic books, papers and articles in some of the most prestigious economic publications in the United States. Dr. Karstensson spent 37 years as an educator and focused his teaching on economic statistics microeconomics and the history of economic thought. Dr. Karstensson currently resides in Henderson Nevada and is an avid golfer and sportsman.


Linne Karstensson – President, Elysien Real Property

Linne is a life long resident of Southern Nevada, being born and raised in Henderson and Las Vegas communities. She is one of the founding members of Elysien Private Wealth & Real Property and is the President of our Real Estate Division. Linne holds a degree in Marketing from the University of Nevada Las Vegas and was a member of Alpha Gamma Delta sorrority while attending university. Prior to co – founding Elysien Real Property, Linne worked for three of the largest and most prestigious home builders in the United States. Linne was formerly a partner in the residential real estate firm I Realty, which sold to Better Homes & Gardens in 2011 and is the co-owner of community real estate companies and Linne has been recognized as one of the young bright minds in the Southern Nevada real estate market and has been featured in numerous publications including Nevada Magazine, the Las Vegas Sun, the Las Vegas Review Journal and Las Vegas Living Magazine. Linne resides in Henderson Nevada with her family.


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