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Joseph J. Bendrihem, LUTCF

Joseph J. Bendrihem, LUTCF

Managing Director

Joseph J. Bendrihem, LUTCF (Joe) is a Managing Director working out of the Melville office of Forest Hills Financial Group (FHFG).     Joe takes pride in his ability to bring people and resources together as he closely aligns FHFG’s goals and commitment towards their clients with the training and development of a top team of advisors. With his interpersonal skills and ease at building rapport, Joe likes nothing more than motivating and helping the newest associates build a successful career in the industry. 

Joe graduated from Queens College, New York in 2008 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History.  He began his professional career at New York Life, laying the groundwork for Joe’s introduction to Financial Services. He realized the industry was a good fit for him, enabling him to help others while bettering himself and his family. During his tenure at New York Life, Joe obtained council level production in four years, was promoted to partner in 2012 and Senior Partner in 2015. He has achieved his Life Underwriter Training Council Fellow (LUTCF) and is currently pursuing an additional designation from the American College of Financial Services. Now partnered with FHFG, utilizing his industry knowledge and experience Joe is committed to helping the firm grow and prosper.

 Joe’s strong sense of industry and community keep him actively involved as a member of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA) and Young Israel of Great Neck. He enjoys playing baseball and following his favorite New York sports teams which include the Mets, Jets, Rangers and Knicks.  Joe also loves spending time with his family.


Joe was born and raised in New Hyde Park and currently resides in Great Neck, NY with his wife Stephanie and children Hannah, Liana and Sean. 


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 and advisory services offered through PAS, member FINRA, SIPC. Financial Representative 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. 2019-91673 Exp. 12/21.