John Paul Mollica, CPFA
John Paul Mollica, who is the founding member of the Mollica Financial Group, has been working in the financial industry since 2002 where he started out as an intern with Smith Barney on Wall Street/Water Street. After 17 years in the business (15+ years licensed), Mollica Financial Group was born. Prior to John Paul Mollica opening the doors of the Mollica Financial Group, he successfully transitioned to Merrill Lynch Wealth Management from LPL Financial in 2012 where he spent 7 years working with clients. Prior to engrossing himself in the Financial Industry, John Paul studied Political Science, History and Criminal Justice at The College of Staten Island and Dutchess Community College. John Paul holds the professional designation of CPFA (Certified Plan Fiduciary Advisor). John Paul has focused on tailoring individual wealth management plans for his clients for over 13 years.
While John Paul grew up in upstate New York, his family roots are in Dyker Heights/Bay Ridge Brooklyn where the majority of his family had settled in over 90 Years ago.
John Paul and his wife Gina lived in Staten Island, NY, where they had two beautiful little girls (Jessie Lynn and Juliet Skye). John and Gina decided to relocate their family from Staten Island to Dutchess County, NY. Since the move John has established his office to Poughkeepsie, NY (originally in 225 Liberty Street NY, NY), continuing to help his clients throughout the country.
John Paul continues to follow the deep-seated tradition of participating in the communities he serves. This drives his interest in spending time volunteering with organizations in his community.
John Paul always says that the Mollica Financial Group feels that the "Client Must Come First"