Senior Vice President, Investments
"I want all of my clients to attain and enjoy a secure retirement, and I hope they will make a difference in people's lives by giving back to those less fortunate through charitable giving," John says.
John and his team, Jamie Syperda and Jill Stern, have over 16 years of brokerage experience. They work with both pre-retirees and retirees, with investable assets of $1 million or more, clients with complex estate planning needs, and single, widowed, divorced and elderly women. They offer full-service brokerage, advisory and trust services.
John, Jamie and Jill started together with Edward Jones in 2009 in Westwood, New Jersey. Previously, John was a financial advisor with Edward Jones since 1993 and limited partner since 1996.
He currently holds Series 7, 63 and 65 securities licenses, and life, health and annuity insurance licenses.
John holds the Certified Retirement Plans Counselor® (CRPC®) and Accredited Asset Management Specialist® (AAMS®) designations from the College from Financial Planning.
John graduated Colorado State University, in Fort Collins, Colorado, with a Bachelor of Science business degree in 1982.
To unwind John plays tennis, paddle ball, golf, walking and swimming.
Originally from Philadelphia, John and Florence McLaughlin live in Essex County, New Jersey.
He volunteers on the Archdiocese of Newark Professional Planned Giving Advisory Committee and the Valley Hospital Foundation. He is a member of the Greater New Jersey Estate Planning Council and the Pascack Valley County Chamber of Commerce.