Ben has extensive experience in financial planning having started as a financial advisor with First Investors (FIC) in 1985. In the year 2000, Ben earned his CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification. After a distinguished career at FIC, Ben established a branch office of Raymond James Financial Services in August of 2010.
Currently, Ben manages the Raymond James Financial Services team at Dominos Farms in Ann Arbor. He provides wealth management and financial planning for individuals and families, as well as public schools, universities and small businesses. Over the years, he has developed a specialty in retirement planning, charitable planning and asset management. Like all members of his team, he attends numerous professional conferences each year in order to continuously improve his knowledge of the industry and skills as a planner.
Ben has been married to Jane for over 29 years a non-profit executive. They have 2 children, Emily (NYC, Actor) and Jackson (Tampa, Vet. Surgical Asst). The Griffith family actively support many charities, education and the arts in Washtenaw County. Ben is an advocate for the Shelter Association of Washtenaw County visiting frequently and providing support for the Delonis Center. Ben also has a passion for supporting youth and for many years he was a youth counselor at First United Methodist Church. Further, he has served on the state board of Child and Family Services of Michigan since 2002 and has also played an integral role in establishing kindergarten round up programs in local underserved communities.
Licenses held: Series 7, 9, 10, 26, and 63, Life & Health Insurance
Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. owns the certification marks CFP®, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, and in the U.S., which it awards to individuals who successfully complete CFP Board's initial and ongoing certification requirements.