A comprehensive financial services firm committed to helping you improve your long-term financial success. Our customized programs are designed to grow, and conserve your wealth with superior service.
Get to know Geoffrey Kanner
Geoffrey I. Kanner graduated from the University of Connecticut and then served five years on active duty in the U.S. Air Force as a captain with the Strategic Air Command. Geoff entered the financial services industry in 1986. He is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM Professional (CFP® Professional), Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC), Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU), Registered Financial Consultant (RFC), Registered Health Underwriter (RHU) and CIC Certified Insurance Consultant.
To maintain his various professional designations, continued education is required annually enabling Geoff to remain current on changes in the various laws, procedures and technological advancements that relate to the financial industry. He is a member of the Financial Planning Association (FPA), Society of Financial Service Professionals (SFSP) and The National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA). He is a past president of NAIFA of Greater New Haven and NAIFA of Connecticut.
Geoff is a member of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary where he has held various leadership roles. He is currently qualified as an instructor and crew member. He frequently serves on safety patrols on Long Island Sound with other USCGA members and teaches boating safety courses. Geoff is a Justice of the Peace in his hometown and is married, resides in Hamden with his wife Maribeth and their three children, Stacey, Eliza and Noah.
Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. owns the certification marks CFP®, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM and CFP (with flame logo)® in the U.S., which it awards to individuals who successfully complete CFP Board's initial and ongoing certification requirements.
KANNER FINANCIAL SERVICES LLC was founded with the goal of assisting our clients in every aspect of their financial lives. Our founder, for over 20 years, has strived to provide the highest level of personalized service available, thus earning a reputation for excellence in our industry and in our community. For each of our clients we endeavor to help create financial stability, security and financial independence. After all, if you are not living your dream, you're living someone else's.