James Werner

Certified Financial Planner™, Vice President

Work at Halliday:

Jim offers a personal approach to helping his clients and their families make smart decisions with their finances. As a Certified Financial Planner, he is held to the highest ethical and education standards. By listening to what is most important to his clients, Jim develops high quality comprehensive financial plans with recommendations that are appropriate for the financial plan.

Since joining Halliday in 2009, Jim has supported the firm’s relationship with the City University of New York as an advisor to CUNY’s base pension and supplemental retirement accounts. He is often called on by CUNY to be speaker at pre-retirement conferences offering timely topics such as social security planning, tax efficient retirement income strategies, principles of diversification, maximizing employer retirement benefits, and income/expense planning. His skills as an educator have also been utilized by Molloy College, where he served as the director and an instructor of Molloy’s graduate business program (2010 – 2015) in personal financial planning, teaching classes in financial planning, investment planning, employee benefits, and retirement planning.

Background and Education:

  • FINRA (Financial Industry Regulatory Authority) Series 7, and 65
  • SEC (Securities and Exchange Commission)
  • Insurance Licensed for Life, Health, Disability, Long Term Care, Fixed and Variable Annuities in NY and NJ
  • Financial Planning Association

Hofstra University, Masters of Business Administration
Lafayette College, BS Civil Engineering

Additional Information:

Treasurer, Youth and Family Counseling Agency (Oyster Bay, NY)

Past President, Oyster Bay Rotary Club

Published Articles:

Five Key Areas of a Complete Financial Plan

Why Do We Invest?

The Street Submission

Spousal Social Restricted and Spousal Benefits

Social Security Benefits – Retirement Daily

Understand Your Spousal and Social Security Benefits

Five Key Areas of a Complete Financial Plan