Joel Johnson, CFP®
Managing Partner of Johnson Brunetti
Joel Johnson’s goal in working with his clients is making complex financial strategies simple and easy to understand. Joel has been in the financial services industry for over 26 years. As a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, Joel is the Managing Partner at his firm, Johnson Brunetti. Joel specializes in working with retirees and pre-retirees in developing investment, income and estate plans for all sizes of estates. He has helped hundreds of clients reduce unnecessary income taxes, social security taxes and estate taxes.
Joel is the host of "Better Money" on WFSB Channel 3 Eyewitness News Sunday morning between 7 AM - 9AM.
He has a weekly financial radio show, “Money Wisdom” that can be heard on several stations in New England, including WTIC Newstalk 1080.
He is the author of five books, including the Amazon best-seller, “The Money Map”.
Joel has been a Connecticut resident for over 25 years. Joel and his wife Wendy have been married for 26 years and they have four sons.
Eric Hogarth, CFP®
Partner at Johnson Brunetti
Eric Hogarth is a partner at Johnson Brunetti and is a member on our team of financial advisors. As a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Professional, Eric has been in the financial services industry for more than 12 years. Eric holds FINRA 6, 7, 63 and 65 licenses, as well as life, health, long-term care, accident, and property & casualty licenses. Eric values the trust that his clients put in him, and truly enjoys working with them. One thing that Eric loves about his job is being able to help his clients prepare for one of the most important times in their lives – their retirement years. Eric’s honest approach and ability to decipher and explain complex financial situations in a clear, direct manner makes him a true partner to his clients. Utilizing his talents in the financial services industry, Eric also serves as a member of the Board of Directors for Mystic Aquarium.
Eric lives in Madison with his wife Megan, his son Parker and his daughter Hayley.
Doug Miller is a 25-year veteran of the financial services industry. With decades of experience at Putnam Investments, GE Capital, and Allianz, he brings great insight and a thorough understanding of financial opportunities. Doug enjoys helping his clients by guiding them through their income needs. He takes complex financial situations and breaks them down to simple and easy-to-understand solutions.
Doug, his wife Pam, and their daughter Ellie live in Guilford along with their Bernese mountain dog named Pearl.
Heath Grossman, CFP®
Heath Grossman has been a member on our team of financial advisors since 2012. As a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional, Heath takes great care in assisting his clients to make prudent, well-informed financial decisions. His diverse experience in positions at some of the industry’s most prestigious institutions has included, financial advice, asset management, insurance and independent research. This knowledge has given him a unique vantage point, which influences his approach toward guiding his clients.
Heath resides in Simsbury with his wife Jetaun and twin sons, Dylan and Nate.
Ken Tumolo, CFP®
Ken Tumolo joined the team of advisors at Johnson Brunetti in 2014. He brings a strong dedication to helping clients on the path towards financial security and independence as they plan for their retirement years because everyone deserves a secure and independent retirement.
Ken holds his FINRA 7 and 66 licenses, as well as life, health and long-term care licenses. He graduated magna cum laude from Berkeley College with a Bachelor’s of Business Administration: Financial Services.
Ken resides in Southington with his wife, Beata and three sons, Nick, Jon and Matt.
Ben Fuchs, CFP®
Ben has been an advisor with Johnson Brunetti since 2013 and is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™. He is a graduate of the University of Connecticut where he earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business and Technology. Ben holds his FINRA 6, 63, 65 & 7 licenses, as well as life, health, accident and property & casualty licenses. Ben’s focus is in developing, recommending and delivering financial plans to clients that will meet their retirement goals.
Ben currently resides in West Hartford with his wife Kristin and daughter, Flora.
Alex Angst is a Financial Advisor with Johnson Brunetti. In his role, Alex is responsible for working with clients to develop strategies and recommendations for building and protecting clients' assets, as well as providing exceptional customer service and growing Johnson Brunetti's client base. Alex has worked for over five years in the financial services industry. Prior to Johnson Brunetti, Alex was a Financial Advisor for MassMutual for over two years.
Alex is FINRA Series 7 & 66 Licensed, is certified to sell long-term care insurance approved by the Connecticut Partnership for Long-Term Care, and holds his NIPR Life & Health License. He is newly married and he and his wife, Mimi, recently purchased a home together in South Meriden.
David Tetley joined Johnson Brunetti in 2016 as a Financial Advisor. In his role, David is responsible for working with clients to develop strategies and recommendations for building and protecting clients’ assets, as well as providing exceptional customer service and growing Johnson Brunetti’s client base. A Fairfield native, David will be instrumental in establishing relationships and outreach with our clients in our Fairfield location.
David has over 30 years of experience in the Insurance and Financial Service industries. As a result of his industry experience, David is committed to superior levels of professional and personal excellence, is skilled at relationship management and has consistently exceeded the requirements of a highly demanding client base.
David graduated from West Virginia University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance. He is FINRA Series 65 licensed and also holds his Life & Health License. In his free time, David enjoys spending quality time with his family, which includes three children. He enjoys golfing and boating.
Co-Founder, Johnson Brunetti
Nancy Brunetti founded Financial Retirement Solutions in 2003 with a vision to provide confidence-building and risk-minimizing financial management solutions to clients of retirement and pre-retirement age. Drawing on over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry and partnering with Joel Johnson in 2005, Nancy was instrumental in building Johnson Brunetti into the well-known, successful, integral pillar of the greater central Connecticut community that it has become. In late 2011, Nancy left the company in Joel’s more-than-capable hands to pursue her dream of living in Florida.
Today, Nancy runs a business coaching and consulting company, produces a weekly blog, and manages a website for financial professionals and entrepreneurs.
She lives in Merritt Island, FL with her husband, Todd, where they enjoy sunsets over the water and the occasional visit from a dolphin or manatee.