Graeme grew up in northern England and graduated from the University of Southampton with a degree in Quantitative Economics. He has over 10 years of experience in both capital and financial markets. A former derivative broker in London, he came to the U.S. on a temporary break to coach soccer and decided to stay.
As a Retirement Income Certified Professional (RICP), Graeme has a philosophy that all the relevant aspects of a client’s financial life must be considered when building an effective retirement income plan. His begin with the end in mind approach to retirement planning is what helps him stand out from the crowd.
“We have been thinking about retirement planning all wrong. It’s not the size of your assets that determines your wealth in retirement, it’s the efficiency of how you can turn those assets back into a monthly income stream that is the measure of true wealth.”
Graeme aims to provide an integrated and holistic view into every aspect of his clients lives. He encourages clients to come to him for financial advice on any aspect of their lives. Whether it be purchasing a new home, getting their budget in order, or protecting their family income streams, he takes his role as a financial advisor as far as the client wishes.
He lives with his wife and two young children in the Little Italy neighborhood of Chicago. He is an avid traveler, enjoys an active lifestyle, playing soccer, tennis, golf and impressing his family and friends with his gourmet cooking.
Graeme is a registered representative of and offers securities and investment advisory services through MML Investors Services, LLC, member SIPC (www.sipc.org). He holds the following FINRA investment licenses: Series 7, Series 63, and Series 65.
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