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About Gregg F. Himfar CFP®

Gregg F. Himfar CFP® is a Certified Financial Planner™, with more than 20+ years of financial and insurance industry experience.  Gregg attended Northeastern Univ in Boston, MA   and graduated from San Diego State Univ with a Bachelor of Science degree - Business Finance.  Upon graduation, Gregg moved to Shelton, CT from San Diego and began a career   in financial services while working at American Skandia as an internal wholesaler.  With the goal of working on Wall St., Gregg moved to the Big Apple (NYC) and took the position of   Assistant VP of Insurance & Annuities at Chemical Bank – which subsequently merged with Chase Bank.  Working within the investment research department, Gregg worked on   equity research, fixed income research, economic analysis, along with annuity and life insurance product management for Chase Bank on Wall St.  While at Chase, Gregg was part of   a team responsible for establishing and updating the asset allocation models for the banks clients in the tri-state area.  It was at Chase, that Gregg began his studies toward the   Certified Financial Planner ™ designation. After a brief stay at Prudential working in product development, in June of 1999, Gregg opened GFH Financial - a financial planning   company providing service to individuals and businesses.  

Gregg is married, and lives in Carlsbad with his wife Stephanie and two kids – Leighton, age 11 and Reid age 14.  When not in the office, he’s in the gym working out, training his     working-line German Shepherd named “Bosco” in Schutzhund, or traveling with his son’s basketball team. Further, Gregg enjoys watching his daughter dance and perform at   functions, and enjoys watching her play softball every Sunday.  Gregg enjoys traveling and can be considered a foodie – as he’s often out for dinner in Southern CA, enjoying a wide variety of food types.  In addition, Gregg collects sports cards, coins, and rocks and is involved within the  local community – Gregg presently serves on the Board of Directors for AIGA (The Professional Association for Design) - local San Diego Chapter.

The Himfar Family - Leighton , Stephanie , and Reid