Paul Giannobile

Senior Retirement Plan Specialist
direct 952 225-0327
toll free 888 591-9770
fax 952 525-8538
1000 Shelard Parkway, Suite 300
Minneapolis, MN 55426
As a Senior Retirement Plan Specialist at Focus Financial, he specializes in helping corporate clients maximize the value of their retirement programs and works with individual employees to achieve and maintain financial independence. Paul began his financial career in 1989 at a regional retirement plan design and administration firm.

Differentiation

Using Economics 101 – supply and demand – to assess the overall financial markets, asset classes and individual funds. Specifically – applying technical analysis using the Point & Figure price charting methodology to determine where to invest, when to buy and sell, and what to own.

Registrations

Investment Advisor Representative – Focus Financial Network, Inc.

Registered Representative – Royal Alliance Associates, Inc.

Series 6, 62, 63, 65 & 26 Registrations

Life, Health, Disability and Long-Term Care Insurance Licenses

Education

Certified Fund Specialist (CFS)

B.S. Education & Business minor, cum laude – University of West Florida.

Pursuing an Accredited Investment Fiduciary (AIF) Designation from the Center for Fiduciary Studies

Professional Organizations

Profit Sharing/401(k) Council of America (PSCA)

Financial Services Institute, Inc. (FSI)

Services & Experience

In order to continue building a strong framework for a mutually beneficial partnership with your retirement plan, we offer our “Bill of Rights” outlining the services we provide.

Fiduciary Assistance:

  • Plan provider search, selection & monitoring process
  • Compliance with ERISA’s “prudent expert” standard
  • Establish & update Investment Policy Statement
  • ERISA Section 404(c) compliance
  • Department of Labor (DOL) and IRS updates
  • Total plan cost disclosure and comparisons

Investment Monitoring

  • Assist in the selection of plan providers and investment options
  • Track investment performance against appropriate peer groups and benchmarks on a continual basis
  • Analyze and periodically recommend new or alternative choices for the plan
  • Monitor and report funds overall status including risk, returns and consistency
  • Personally review investment results

Employee Communication & Education:

  • Initial and ongoing participant enrollment services & materials
  • Deliver on-going investment education
  • Take participant phone calls
  • Personalized retirement savings and asset allocation advice
  • Plan distribution assistance
  • Complimentary employee financial education seminar and plans

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