John Hyland is a founder of Private Advisor Group and brings over 20 years of experience working in the financial services industry to his role as managing director. John’s expertise lies in helping those nearing or planning for retirement to manage their investments to best serve their individual goals and objectives.
John began his career in 1990 with American Express Financial Advisors, where he focused on retirement and estate preservation planning and asset management. He ascended through the ranks to hold the position of district manager and platinum financial advisor. Wanting to give his clients a greater choice of products and services, John partnered with Linsco/Private Ledger in late 1997 and created Morristown Financial Group.
Following the tradition set by his parents and grandparents, who all served a turn as mayor of Morristown, NJ, John is actively involved in his community. John is a trustee of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and president of the board for the Leukemia Society of New Jersey. He also sits on the board of Invest in Others, an organization that honors advisors who give back in their community. John has also served as the major gifts finance chairman of the Morris County St. Patrick’s Day Parade and chaired the finance committee as a member of the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey’s board of trustees.
Born and raised in Morristown, John resides there with his wife, Kristin, and their three children, Kieran, Patrick and Kelsey. He is an active runner and triathlete and has raced in the New York Marathon and completed the Ironman ten times since 2000.
Education: BA, St. Bonaventure University
Registrations Held with LPL Financial: FINRA Series 7, 24, 63
Designations: Certified Financial Planner (CFP®), Chartered Mutual Fund Specialist (CMFS), Certified Fund Specialist (CFS), Chartered Financial Consultant® (ChFC®)