Following his Father into the insurance field, John (“Jack”) Coughlin, founded the agency in 1947 after working for an agency in New York City and Larchmont. He has been active in the Independent Insurance Agents of Westchester and is a past President. He has also been recognized as the agent of the year. Selected by several Insurance companies to serve on their agents panels and as a speaker at meetings on computers and how to run an agency. Active and honored by local civic associations, Jack is active in his Church and Scouting
As CEO of the company Michael oversees operations in New York and Los Angeles. His career began on the East Coast in personal lines with The Aetna Property Casualty Co. Michael subsequently moved to Los Angeles where he spent six years on the commercial lines production side with FGW Insurance, in Chatsworth CA. Michael remains active in the development of new commercial lines production on a National and International basis, he also fosters agency growth through new producers and acquisition opportunities. A graduate of Regis University in Denver Colorado, Michael and his wife Najat have four children and reside in New Rochelle N.Y.
Tom Coughlin has been a licensed insurance agent and broker since 1984. Tom graduated from Mamaroneck High School and Rollins College in Winter Park Florida. After college Tom worked in real estate as a licensed real-estate broker for three years; selling residential homes. In 1993 he joined Coughlin Insurance Services; and in 1997 he became President and co-owner with his brother Michael. Tom specializes in designing personal insurance programs for high net worth individuals. Tom has served on the board of the Westchester Independent Insurance Agents and on the board for Family and Friends for Curing Paralysis. Tom divides his time between Westchester and his home in Manhattan.
John Coughlin is a Certified Financial Planner®, Chartered Life Underwriter®, Accredited Investment Fiduciary® and a Chartered Advisor for Senior Living™ with over 25 years experience. John worked with nationally recognized securities firms Shearson-Lehman Brothers, Oppenheimer & Co. and Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette prior to establishing Coughlin Financial.
John has worked with hundreds of individuals and business owners during his career. His strengths include his ability to listen, understand personal goals, analyze situations, identify problems and opportunities, explain investment options fully, construct financial plans, make recommendations and manage investments.
Recognizing the need for investment advice uncompromised by the conflicts of interest inherent in the financial services industry John started Coughlin Financial Services (CFS) in 2000 as an independent Registered Investment Advisor. John works directly for clients, not a bank, brokerage firm, mutual fund or insurance company. This means that CFS acts as a “fiduciary” and always puts your interests first.