Justin Kelleher

Justin E. Kelleher

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Justin E. Kelleher is an advisor at First Financial Associates, LLC. Justin holds Series 7 and 66 securities licenses through J.W. Cole Financial, and is also licensed to sell Life and Health Insurance in CT.

Justin attended the University of Maine in Orono, ME, served as the vice president of the student body for two years, and graduated in 2001 with a B.S. in Secondary Education. He then embarked on a seven year career as a high school social studies teacher.

Later he returned to the University of Maine as a member of the M.B.A. program specializing in finance, and graduated in 2008. After a successful internship with Merrill Lynch in New York City, Justin joined First Financial Associates in 2008.

Justin currently works as a portfolio analyst and a retirement planning specialist with clients. He loves to research answers to difficult questions for our firm and our clients, and enjoys working in partnership with clients to construct meaningful financial plans.

Justin advises the FFMS Defensive Growth and FFMS Growth models for First Financial Associates. The firm specializes in active management of money earmarked for retirement, such as IRA’s, Roth IRA’s, 401-k, 403-B, and 457 Plans. Through its models, the firm currently manages mutual fund, variable annuity, and variable life insurance vehicles, and reviews all asset allocation decisions on an ongoing basis. Justin leads the firm’s effort to combine our proprietary trading strategies with best-of-breed financial products.

A married father of two, Justin lives in Glastonbury and is passionate about youth sports. Recently, he has coached in local baseball, basketball, and soccer leagues. He also loves to fish (despite his usual lack of success), watch movies, work on projects around the house, and spend time with his family. Justin can be reached at justin.kelleher@jwcemail.com or 860-657-3000 x302.