John Patrick Foley, CFP®

Financial Planner®

John focuses on helping young professionals and women in business throughout the Greater Boston area create personalized financial strategies for retirement, investment, tax management, college savings, risk management, and estate planning. He also works with small business owners set up or enhance their business’s retirement plans. His goal is to use his knowledge and experience to help clients understand and feel empowered by their money. Before joining E3 in 2013, John was a financial advisor at Ameriprise Financial where he started his financial planning practice in 2005.

John lives in Arlington, MA with his wife, Susan, whom he married at Fenway Park in 2012, and their black cat, Salem. Together, John and Susan run Arlington Newcomers and Neighbors, a group that connects new residents and longtime-locals to each other and to the community. John holds 10-game season tickets to the Red Sox and Bruins and has participated in the Movember Foundation’s annual mustache-growing challenge every year since 2011 to raise money and awareness for men’s health issues.


  • Bentley University in 2005, magna cum laude, BA in Economics and Finance

Professional Credentials:

  • Chartered Financial Consultant® (ChFC®)
  • FINRA General Securities Representative Examination Series 7
  • FINRA Uniform Combined State Law Examination Series 66
  • Investment Adviser Representative of Commonwealth Financial Network

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