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David A. Perlmutter

David A. Perlmutter

Managing Partner, General Agent, Registered Principal

David A. Perlmutter is a Managing Partner, General Agent and Registered Principal at Forest Hills Financial Group (FHFG), a full service financial planning firm with sales offices in New York City and Melville, Long Island; a corporate office in Forest Hills and over 20 satellite offices in the tri-state area and Florida. David oversees the sales operations of the firm and he is proficient at building and fostering a successful network of talented advisors. He believes this is best accomplished by providing them with coaching, training, and a culture that motivates them to thrive. David serves as a valuable resource for the firm’s experienced associates leveraging their established industry knowledge and experience with the specialized training of the firm’s advanced planning team. He also enjoys mentoring new associates, laying the groundwork for rewarding and successful careers. Improving lives is the passion that drives his profession. 

David’s personal practice focuses on insurance planning, wealth accumulation, pension planning and estate planning strategies for individuals, families and business owners. Utilizing the Living Balance Sheet®, an innovative, web-based approach to better financial decision-making, He offers his clients unprecedented daily monitoring, insight and dynamic perspective into their own financial environment. David is a Registered Principal with his series 24 license and holds seminars for business owners and industry professionals. A third-generation financial services professional, his dad, Nathan M. Perlmutter, President and CEO of Forest Hills Financial Group, founded the firm in 1980 as a General Agent of The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America and has earned legendary status in the industry.  FHFG is one of the leading agencies representing Guardian today, and David’s sister Andie, COO at FHFG completes the Perlmutter team at FHFG. 

David began his professional career on the New York Mercantile Exchange as a reporter and worked his way up to trading crude oil before deciding to enter the financial services industry and join the family business in 2007. His strong sense of industry and community keeps him actively involved and he is a consistent qualifier for numerous industry recognition awards. Cited for outstanding leadership, in 2015 David was the only manager recognized by Guardian Life as a recipient of GAMA’s Brian H. Early Frontline Excellence Award, which recognizes managers who are role models for others and are emerging leaders of their companies. He is an active member of the Association for Advanced Life Underwriting (AALU) and the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA). David is also involved with the UJA Federation and Israel Bonds.  Passionate about supporting organizations like No Kid Hungry and Toys for Tots, David is also instrumental in initiating many of the firm’s philanthropic endeavors. 

Always a sports enthusiast, David enjoys playing basketball and golf, and loves spending time with his family. David’s hometown is Merrick, NY and he now resides in Syosset, NY with his wife Amanda, son Levi and daughter Stevie. 

Registered Representative and Financial Advisor of Park Avenue Securities LLC (PAS). OSJ: 200 Broad Hollow Rd., Suite 405, Melville, NY 11747. (631) 589-5400. Securities products offered through PAS, member FINRA, SIPC. General Agent of The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America® (Guardian), New York, NY. PAS is an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of Guardian. Forest Hills Financial Group is not an affiliate or subsidiary of PAS or Guardian. 2019-84389 Exp.8/21