Jeffrey Snyder

Jeffrey B. Snyder

Certified Financial Planner ®

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Jeffrey B. Snyder leads the team at First Financial Associates, LLC. He is a Certified Financial Planner® and is a Level III Candidate in the CFA Program. Mr. Snyder holds Series 6, 26, 63, and 65 licenses through J.W. Cole Financial, is licensed to sell Life and Health Insurance in CT and MA, and is certified by the CT Partnership for Long-Term Care. (CA Insurance Lic #0F14094)

Mr. Snyder attended Bates College in Lewiston, ME, graduating in 2000 with a B.A. in Economics. He remains an active supporter and alumni class agent for Bates Alumni Association.

He went on to graduate school at Boston University, where he graduated with honors in 2005 with a Master’s of Science in Investment Management.

Mr. Snyder began his professional career at American Skandia in Shelton, CT, where he was an internal wholesaler for two years. In 2002, he became a Registered Representative with FFP Securities, Inc., and joined First Financial Associates, LLC. In this capacity he meets with clients and provides tailored financial solutions to their specific needs.

Mr. Snyder manages the FFMS Defensive Growth and FFMS Growth models. 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.

Jeff is an avid philanthropist, committed to giving back to his community. In addition to fundraising efforts conducted on behalf of his alma mater, he is involved with the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Aid to Artisans, and a host of other charitable causes.

An Eagle Scout, Mr. Snyder grew up in Glastonbury, CT, where he currently resides. As an avid golfer, he has been a lifelong member of Glastonbury Hills Country Club, and also enjoys travel and music.  Jeff can be reached at or 860-657-3000 x210.