Andy knows what it’s like to pull oneself up to make a better life. He isn’t afraid to say that his early life was tough. Growing up in a broken home gave him a deep commitment to helping others achieve financial stability. Andy put himself through college working construction. This led him to start his own construction business. After a few years though, he longed for something different and went into the investment industry. He learned the ropes, but his position didn’t allow him to do more than just fill orders. Andy wanted to help people and make a difference in their lives. Answering a classified ad brought him to Cooney Associates where he found what he was yearning for: working closely with clients to help them plan and fulfill their dreams. He loved it so much, he bought the business from his mentor.
Andy has deep experience in both corporate and government retirement plans, pension plans, and Social Security. He is Cooney’s investment and tax expert, meaning that Andy loves finding ways to save clients money through strategies that can help lower taxes. He also focuses on risk management through investments.
Outside the office, Andy is deeply committed to his wife and kids. He also enjoys a good book with his dog at his side.
Fun Fact Andy has a degree in Neurobiology and Anatomy. He and his wife rescue pit bulls.
Ideal Retirement Andy looks forward to a nomadic life with his wife, then finding an ideal spot to build a home with enough land to share with a motley crew of well-loved rescue dogs.