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Richard E. Hertzberg, CFP®, WMS, CLTC, CMFC®

Richard E. Hertzberg, CFP® is the owner and General Manager of Ames Financial Services.

Early in his career, Rich was ingrained with a deep sense of satisfaction derived from helping others. This, combined with an interest in mutual funds and investing, started him on his path to the financial industry. Rich moved up the financial ranks quickly, expanding his education and experience while working for such companies as Bank Boston and Quick & Reilly. During this period, he earned his series 6 & 63 FINRA registrations, passed his series 7 and 65 FINRA exams and attained his Health & Life Insurance licenses for the State of Massachusetts and his Chartered Mutual Fund Counselor designation through the College of Financial Planning.

While employed at Commonwealth Financial Network® as an Investment Adviser Representative, Rich attained the Wealth Management Specialist designation and earned his FINRA Series 24 registration. A turning point for Rich and his career came when he met Raymond G. Ames of Ames Financial Services. Rich and Ray felt that their individual experiences, business knowledge and education complimented each other. They decided to ultimately partner at Ames Financial Services where they worked together for several years before Rich became the sole proprietor.

During his tenure at Ames Financial Services, Rich reached a milestone in his career by completing the rigorous requirements to attain his CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER practitioner certification through Boston University.

Currently, Rich is an active member of the Financial Planning Association and the Financial Services Institute. He lives locally in Franklin with his wife and son where he enjoys spending time with family and friends.

CFP®, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ andare certification marks owned by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. These marks are awarded to individuals who successfully complete the CFP Board's initial and ongoing certification requirements.

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