Our Team

jamesFinancial Advisor
James L. Roche, RICP®, ChFC®, CFP®,
516.240.1912
james_roche@natfin.net

Licenses & Qualifications
CFP® – Certified Financial Planner
ChFC® – Chartered Financial Consultant
RICP® - Retirement Income Certified Professional
Series 7 - General Securities Registered Representative
Series 66 - Uniform Securities Agent and Investment Advisor Representative
New York State Life & Health Insurance License

As a Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) James had to complete the industry’s most comprehensive financial planning curriculum containing nearly 100 integrated financial planning topics, ranging from:

  • Investments
  • Income Tax Planning
  • Retirement Planning
  • Employee benefits
  • Estate Planning
  • Risk Management
  • Insurance

CFP® practitioners must pass a compressive two-day, 10-hour exam, and must meet a multi-year experience requirement in order to use the CFP® certification marks.

In addition the CFP®, James also earned the Chartered Financial Consultant designation (ChFC®), which possess an average study time of 400 hours and completion of 30 hours of continuation education every two years.

James also holds the designation of Retirement Income Certified Professional (RICP®), enabling him to develop personal retirement income plans for retirees and those approaching retirement. Such planning generally involves topics such as converting savings into steady income, tax minimization, risk management, choosing when to claim Social Security Benefits and reviewing company retirement benefits. James creates roadmaps that help our clients' assets last while ensuring peace of mind during a retirement that could be decades long.

Along with managing the personal financial plans of his clients, James is part of the NFN Wealth Management team where he collaborates on creating firm-wide strategy efforts and investment analysis.

A graduate of Sacred Heart University, Jack Welch School of Business, James resides on Long Island, and enjoys boating, fishing, football and physical fitness.

Registered Representative and Financial Advisor of Park Avenue Securities and Financial Representative of Guardian. Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. owns the certification marks CFP®, Certified Financial Planner™ and CFP® in the U.S., which it awards to individuals who successfully complete CFP Board’s initial and ongoing certification requirements.

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deanFinancial Advisor
Dean Rothman, AAMS
516.240.1893
drothman@natfin.net

Licenses & Qualifications
AAMS – Accredited Asset Management Specialist
Series 7 – General Securities Registered Representative
Series 63 – Uniform Securities Agent
Series 66 - Uniform Securities Agent and Investment Advisor Representative
Series 55 – Limited Representative – Equity Trader
New York State Life & Health Insurance License

Dean began his career in the investment industry in 2000, and joined NFN in 2002. Dean holds the AAMS® designation, which required him to complete a course of study encompassing investments, insurance, tax, retirement, and estate planning issues.

In 2015 Dean was selected to the Long Island Business News “Top 40 Under 40” in recognition of his mentoring, community involvement, and as one of Long Island’s future business leaders.

In addition to investment management and individual planning, Dean specializes in managing retirement plans for small business owners.

A graduate of Seton Hall University, Dean resides in Brightwaters, New York with his wife Jessica and their two daughters – Emily and Olivia. Dean is an avid runner and triathlete, having completed dozens of races including the NYC Marathon and the Ironman.

Registered Representative and Financial Advisor of Park Avenue Securities and Financial Representative of Guardian.

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joanClient Service
Joan Gartner
516.240.1927
jgartner@natfin.net

Licenses & Qualifications
Series 11 – Assistant Representative
Notary Public
New York State Life & Health Insurance License

Joan began her career in the Financial Services industry in 2003. A graduate of Adelphi University, Joan lives in Malverne, New York with her husband Dennis and two daughters, Lindsay and Morgan. Joan is an active member of her local school board and is an advocate on Long Island for promoting diversity in the work place including people with disabilities.

Registered Representative of Park Avenue Securities.

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allysonClient Service
Allyson Ramnarace
516.240.1907
allyson_ramnarace@natfin.net

Allyson began her career in the Financial Services industry in 2001, and earned her Bachelor’s Degree from Baruch College. In addition to client services, Allyson also provides operational support and expertise to the firm’s 40+ Registered Representatives.  Allyson lives in Queens, NY with her dog Bailey, and enjoys global travel and eclectic dining.

 

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