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Anthony Edward Cristiano
Anthony has been in the financial services industry providing investment guidance to individual and corporate clients for twenty two years. From 2008 thru 2014, Mr. Cristiano has been nominated as Retirement Plan Advisor of the Year by Plan Sponsor Magazine. In 2012, Mr. Cristiano was named as one of the "Top 100 Retirement Plan Advisors" by Plan Sponsor Magazine. Anthony was awarded with the designation of "Senior Retirement Plan Consultant", a designation that is given to the advisors at UBS who are most experienced and knowledgeable that service defined contribution sponsors. Mr. Cristiano serves on the Board of Trustees of Liberty Health Care Foundation of the Jersey City Medical Center. Anthony resides with his wife and three sons in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey.
AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, IL, KS, LA, MA, MD, ME, MS, NC, NH, NJ, NV, NY, PA, RI, SC, TX, UT, VA, VT, WI, WV
Vincent J. Luongo, CRPC®, CRPS®
Vincent Luongo has been in the financial service industry for 11 years. Mr. Luongo primary roles include creating and implementing retirement and financial plans for his clients and specializes in estate planning, insurance, lending, and college planning. Mr. Luongo earned the degree of Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor from the College of Financial Planning in 2011, and the Chartered Retirement Plans Specialist degree in 2016. Vincent was awarded with the designation of "Senior Retirement Plan Consultant", a designation that is given to the advisors at UBS who are most experienced and knowledgeable that service defined contribution sponsors. In 2016, Vincent was recognized by the Financial Times as a Top 401 Retirement Advisor. Vincent holds a BA in Finance from the University at Albany. Vincent resides in Staten Island, New York with his wife and two children.
CA, CT, DE, FL, GA, IL, MD, MS, NJ, NV, NY, PA, SC, TX, UT
Karo Lokmanyan joined the Cristiano Group after previously working with them at Morgan Stanley, although he began his career at UBS back in 2008. Karo's responsibilities will include trading, investment strategy implementation, performance evaluations, Trusts & Estate administration, and general operations for the team. Karo holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from Rutgers University and resides in Dumont, NJ with his wife and son.
CA, CO, CT, FL, MA, NJ, NY, OH, PA, TX, WA
Client Service Associate
Jennifer Columbia has joined The Cristiano Group in 2015 as our dedicated Client Service Associate. Jennifer has been with UBS since 2005 and will be our team's "go to" person. On a day to day basis, Jennifer will be concentrating her efforts on providing comprehensive banking and administrative services to our clients. These efforts include overseeing account management (creation and maintenance), fielding general inquiries, and maintaining open lines of communication as well as providing administrative support to the entire team. Jennifer's lengthy tenure and depth of experience will be most helpful in providing our clients with the world class experience that they should expect from The Cristiano Group and UBS. Jennifer has degrees from The Laboratory Institute of Merchandising as well as City University of New York. She resides in Staten Island, New York.