Gary Frisina began his career in financial services after serving in the Marines. He is a Vietnam War Vet. In 1974 Gary joined John Hancock as a Registered Representative. By 1980 Gary was promoted to Sales Manager and for 12 consecutive years Gary qualified for the Sales Managers Recognition Conference. During this time he also led his team to qualify for the Top 5 in the company.
In 1994 Gary was promoted to the Managing Director of the Eastern Long Island Agency. During this time he led the agency to the Top Agency in the company. In 2002 Gary retired from the agency. However, Gary couldn’t stay away from the business. He later on joined the firm to become Director of Education and Training. In 2015 Gary and three other advisors created Atlantic Advisors, LLC, an independent Producer Group, of which he is the President.
Gary is also a faculty member of the American College. As an instructor he teaches financial representatives various topics such as Estate Conservation, Business Planning, Retirement Planning, Eldercare and Investment Analysis. He is also a New York State CPE instructor.
Gary currently holds his life and health licenses and his series 1, 7, 22, 24 & 66. In 1988, he obtained his CFP, (Certified Financial Planner) designation from Adelphi University. He also has obtained his FSS, (Financial Services Specialist) and his LUTCF, (Life Underwriters Training Counsel Fellowship) designations, from the American College. Gary is a member of the Financial Planning Association and the Society of Certified Senior Advisors.
In his spare time Gary volunteers his time at the American Legion Post in St. James, NY. Gary is married with four children and four Grandchildren.
575 Broadhollow Road, Melville, NY 11757