Business and Retirement Strategies

John P. “Jack” Sullivan, CFP®, CLU, ChFC, RICP®

Jack Sullivan is the President of Sullivan & Associates

Jack’s goal at Sullivan & Associates is to advise clients, their families and their businesses in meeting long-term financial goals, helping them grow, protect, manage, and transfer their wealth.  With more than 36 years of experience, Jack sums up his investment advisory philosophy: “My clients deserve the same unbiased financial advice that I would provide my family.”

Jack founded Sullivan & Associates in 2004 after a very successful career with AXA-Equitable where he held numerous field and headquarters positions ranging from Registered Representative and Branch Manager to Divisional President.

He is currently an active member of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors and the Association of Financial Service Professionals.

Jack is a Registered Representative with Equitable Advisors holding his FINRA Series 06, 07, 24, 63 and 65 registrations.

Jack entered into the Life Insurance industry in 1978.  At the start of his career, Jack joined The Equitable (now Equitable Advisors) as an agent in northern New Jersey.   In 1993 Jack relocated to Oklahoma to manage the Oklahoma City Branch.

 As a financial advisor, Jack’s individual and business clients span the US from coast to coast.  He has been a Qualifying and Life Member of the Million Dollar Round Table since 1985.  Jack earned his Chartered Life Underwriter designation (CLU) in 1985, the Chartered Financial Consultant designation (ChFC) in 1988 and the Certified Financial Planner designation (CFP®) in 2004.  Jack was inducted into the Equitable Hall of Fame in 2010 at the Centurion level.  He earned his Retirement Income Certified Professional (RICP®) designation in 2016.

Jack is active in several charitable organizations, having served twice as Board Chairman of Oklahoma Easter Seals.  He is also a member of the Oklahoma Independent Petroleum Association (OIPA), Wildcatters, National Stripperwell Association (NSWA)  and Oklahoma Veterinary Medical Association (OVMA).

Jack resides in Edmond, Oklahoma with his wife, Linda.  They have two adult children, John and Greer.

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