James Reese, CFP®, CLU

James Reese, CFP®, CLU

Founding Managing Partner

Retirement Planning Specialist

At Retirement Group
  • 25+ years of industry experience; 13 years of senior branch management roles.
  • Attended University of Denver where he was a member of the Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity.
  • Successfully completed an advanced learning curriculum, focused on asset allocation and wealth management strategy, hosted at Harvard University.
  • Retirement Planning Specialist, having received the Certificate in Retirement Planning from The Wharton School of Business at The University of Pennsylvania. 
  • Holds FINRA series 24, 26, 53, 6, 63, 65 and 7.
  • Current trustee of Longs Peak Council of The Boy Scouts of America and Ben C. Delatour Foundation; current member of the de Tocqueville Society.
  • Jim and his wife Kathy proudly have 2 sons and 5 grandchildren.


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California Insurance License #: 0A99749

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