John J. Garrity

Executive Managing Director – Wealth Management

Mr. Garrity is a founding partner of Maxim Group LLC and serves as a member of the Executive Committee. He is responsible for overseeing Maxim Group’s Wealth Management branch office network, its Insurance Division, and the Investment Advisory platform of Maxim Financial Advisors.

Mr. Garrity has over three decades of experience in the securities industry. Prior to joining Maxim Group, he was a Senior Vice President and National Sales Director for Investec Ernst & Company, an international specialist bank headquartered in South Africa and the UK. Previous to that, he was the firm’s Associate Director of US Equity Research. For nearly five years prior to its purchase, Mr. Garrity acted as the Director of Sales and Training for Stuart Coleman & Company, a NYSE member firm which was acquired by Investec in 1999. Mr. Garrity began his Wall Street career in the Private Client Group of Drexel Burnham Lambert in 1985. Five years later, he joined the Wealth Management Division of Smith Barney where he worked predominately with individual high net worth clients. Mr. Garrity attended Fordham University and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. His market insights have been featured in several respected financial publications, including: The Wall Street Journal, Barron’s, Business Week, The New York Times and the Washington Post.

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