Richard Piazza brings over twenty years of diverse experience in wealth management, business development, sales, and service within the financial services industry to Forest Hills Financial Group (FHFG). Richard is adept at attracting, coaching, and developing experienced financial professionals focused on taking their business to new heights. In his personal practice, Richard helps his clients create healthy financial habits by employing innovative savings strategies that can help them protect and grow what they have to achieve future commitments and desires.
Richard graduated from Binghamton University, NY in 2000 with a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in Finance and Economics. He has worked his entire career in financial services and has built strong, gratifying relationships anchored by mutual trust and respect. Richard began his professional career as Director of Operations at CRT Capital Group and in 2007 became Vice President at Harbor Drive Asset Management. In 2013 he joined Park Avenue Securities as a Business Development officer and now brings his industry knowledge and experience to FHFG. Richard finds it incredibly rewarding to help his clients prepare for life’s “what if” scenarios. He empowers them with the education needed to gain confidence that they are making informed financial decisions for themselves, their families, and their businesses. When working with associates at the firm, Richard likes nothing more than helping them build rewarding and successful careers in the industry.
In his spare time, Richard enjoys working with his hands, tending to his vegetable garden, or wood-working. He also loves spending time with his wife and kids, golfing and shooting photography.
Richard was born and raised on Long Island, NY and now resides in Berkeley Heights, NJ with his wife Danielle and their children Juliana and Christian.
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 a wholly owned subsidiary of Guardian. Forest Hills Financial Group is not an affiliate or subsidiary of PAS or Guardian. 2021-123031 Exp. 6/23