My Approach

What are your dreams and goals for retirement? I can help you achieve them with our exclusive Confident Retirement® approach. It all starts with a personalized conversation, where we'll discuss retirement needs - covering essentials, ensuring lifestyle, preparing for the unexpected, and leaving a legacy. By breaking retirement down into doable steps, we can help take the uncertainty out of planning for your financial future.

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  • Married for 9 years to my wife Anne who is a native of Cork County, Ireland
  • Amateur photographer and you may see my work in local galleries
  • When it snows, you may find me snowboarding at Hidden Valley,PA
  • And when its a bit warmer, I enjoy running outdoors and participating in 5k races around western PA

Community Participation

President and treasurer of the Board of Directors, Sweetwater Center for the Arts in Sewickley,PA

Former board member and treasurer, Three Rivers Rowing Association, Pittsburgh PA

Former board member, Sewickley YMCA, Sewickley PA

Ameriprise proudly supports Wounded Warrior Project and Warriors to Work


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Areas of Focus

  • Retirement Planning Strategies
  • Investments
  • Estate Planning Strategies
  • Wealth Preservation Strategies
  • Tax Planning Strategies
  • Insurance

Awards & Recognition

  • FIVE STAR Wealth Manager1, Pittsburgh Magazine, 2012, 2013 & 2014
  • Premier Protection Award, RiverSource Life Insurance Company 2, 2014


  • CRPC®  Chartered Retirement Planning CounselorSM
  • AWMA®  Accredited Wealth Management Advisor
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  • MBA, Duquesne University, 1985
  • BS Economics, Pennsylvania State University, 1979

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