John began his career in the early 1980’s as an Institutional Bond Salesman working for several investment firms including: Alex Brown & Sons, Paine Webber and George K. Baum. As a municipal bond specialist, his client base consisted of banks, insurance companies and other professional money managers.
In 2001 he had a deep-seated desire to apply his knowledge in the institutional markets to the retail investor. He joined a life insurance agency and in 2006 he received his CFP® designation. In 2015 the strong belief of the unique value offered by an independent financial advisor lured John to independence; he associated himself with Wellesley Financial Planners.
Central to John’s career as a financial advisor is not only to provide clients with strategies as they accumulate wealth, but also to build safe and secure income distribution strategies as they transition to retirement. His 30-year career in the financial industry is enhanced by the following credentials. He is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, ENROLLED AGENT “enrolled to represent taxpayers before the IRS.”
If you’re seeking an informed second opinion on Asset Allocation, Risk Management, Retirement Income, Medicare, Social Security and Tax strategies; you’ll find John to be comprehensive, knowledgeable, attentive, and trustworthy.
John grew up in Holmdel where he attended St. John Vianney High School; he obtained his B.S. Degree in both Business Administration and Marketing from King’s College. He resides in Red Bank: he’s an active member of The National Society of Enrolled Agents, The New Jersey Society of Enrolled Agents, The Jersey Shore Running Club and The Amerigo American Vespucci Society.