John has over 26 years of experience in the life and health insurance field. He began his career with John Hancock in 1993, and then segued to Mass Mutual and New York Life, and eventually an independent broker. John was energized by being independent, and joined The Russell Agency to bring his expertise to grow the Life and Health division of the agency in 1998. John works with both Personal Lines and Commercial clients at the agency to resolve their life and health needs. He works with the commercial clients to offer Group Employee Benefits, such as Health, Life, Dental, Vision and Disability, business life insurance planning to fund; Buy-Sell and Succession planning Agreements and Key-Employee coverage, and with the personal clients to offer individual life insurance planning to fund; Wealth Transfers, Pension Maximization and Estate Planning.
John is currently in the process of securing his Chartered Life Underwriter and CFP designations, and is a member of the Society of Financial Services Professionals and National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA), a Member of PIA and a Certified Long Term Care Advisor.
John has been active in a number of local civic organizations, including West Haven Rotary Club and the Milford and Fairfield Chambers of Commerce. John is a current Member and Past President 2012-2013 of the Rotary Club of West Haven and has served as Board of Director for Community Service for countless charity events.
John lives in Milford, CT with his wife, Denise and their daughter Ava and son, John, is an avid golfer, enjoys traveling with friends and family and cooking homemade meals.