John Griesinger is an advisor with First Financial Consulting. Mr. Griesinger works with individuals and privately-owned businesses on financial planning issues including investment, retirement, and cash flow management. Mr. Griesinger has developed a reputation among financial professionals and clients alike as a particularly well-versed resource in the area of retirement planning. He is well-regarded by his clients for his ability to make the technical aspects of retirement planning easily understood by the average person.
Prior to joining First Financial Consulting, Mr. Griesinger spent eight years working for Pacific Life Insurance Company where he specialized in utilizing innovative strategies to help manage the risks common to retirement, namely market volatility, loss of purchasing power, and outliving one’s nest egg.
Through his consultative role with clients and various speaking opportunities, Mr. Griesinger has demonstrated his expertise on topics including:
- Lifetime income strategies
- Principal protection
- Asset allocation and risk-adjusted returns
- Wealth transfer and charitable giving
Mr. Griesinger received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Westmont College, majoring in economics and business. He later earned a Masters degree from Fuller Theological Seminary. In addition to his financial services expertise, John speaks Spanish and has spent time in Latin America providing pastoral and character development training to young adults and church leaders.
Mr. Griesinger resides in the Los Angeles area and enjoys skiing, mountain biking, and is an avid musician.