With over 30 years of experience in the areas of financial planning, investments and insurance, Richard understands that this business is a relationship built on professionalism, trust and integrity.
Richard has always had a passion for helping people and wanting to make a difference in their lives. As a financial professional, his clients include people from all walks of life: Individuals, Families, Business Owners, Entertainers, Actors and World-class Athletes. Richard works with them on a one-on-one basis to develop a customized strategic, long-term financial plan designed to enable them to achieve their goals and objectives. By removing the mystery from complex issues, his clients can easily and fully understand all their options.
Richard graduated from New York Institute of Technology with a degree in Finance & Marketing and holds a professional degree from Adelphi University in Financial Planning. He began his career as a stockbroker with Paine Webber. After becoming a CFP®, he joined Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company as a career agent and the Investment Coordinator for the largest agency in New York City.
Richard holds a FINRA, Series 7 (General Securities Representative), Series 63 and Series 66 (Uniform Securities Agent) registrations, as well as, Health, Accident & Life Insurance licenses. He also received a Life Underwriting Training Counsel Fellowship (LUTCF) designation. He is a member of many professional organizations including Life Underwriters Association and CFP Board of Standards & Practices.
Richard believes in the concept of giving back to the community. He supports a variety of charitable causes including “No Kidding Me 2 (NKM2)”, “Cooley's Anemia” and “Habitat for Humanity”. Numerous times throughout the year, he organizes and hosts events that benefit these important charities. He is also a financial educator, hosting seminars and workshops to keep his clients abreast of the latest developments in various products, market conditions and investment strategies. He has taught Retirement, Investment & Income Planning at many institutions and corporations such as Viacom and Pfizer.
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