Francis X. Astorino MS CFP® CPWA®

Francis X. Astorino MS CFP® CPWA®


Francis X. Astorino, MS, CFP®, CPWA®, is president and Chief Executive Officer of The Astorino Financial Group, Inc.,a Registered Investment Advisor that he founded in 1986. Astorino is the driving force and prime influence in the firm's continued growth and success. At the same time, he personally oversees a large client base.

Mr Astorino is a Master Planner Advanced Studies(SM) ( MPAS® ) Professional. He is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Professional and a Certified Private Wealth Advisor (sm). In addition, he holds securities registrations and insurance licenses in 13 states, including the following registrations: Series 6, Series 7, Series 63, and Series 24 (held with LPL Financial).

Astorino has been both author and subject of magazine and newspaper articles that have appeared in Research Magazine and Financial Planning magazine, among others. He also taught various courses on financial planning. His Masters thesis was on Behavioral Finance titled, “Anchoring Wealth”.

In 1983, Astorino earned a BA from Boston College, and has served as president as well as treasurer of the college's New York metropolitan area alumni group.

Astorino has been actively involved in philanthropic organizations since 1983, and has been responsible for establishing and/or raising funds for multiple charities in excess of $10,000,000. In addition, he balances his responsibilities to the firm and to his family with a strong desire to give back to his community. Astorino has held a variety of both volunteer and appointed positions in local government, including serving on the municipal planning board and as an elected councilman for the Borough of North Caldwell.

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