We also provide our clients with the teaching and solutions they need to make informed decisions about their retirement, with guaranteed lifetime income vehicles, long-term care planning tools, and tax-efficient wealth transfer strategies.
President and Chief Executive Officer
Thomas Brueckner is a financial educator, market historian, published author, radio talk show host, seminar speaker, national columnist for Senior Market Advisor, mentor to other advisors, and an insurance professional to over 750 of his own clients now spread throughout 18 states and five countries.
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He has taught strategies offering a higher degree of safety at colleges, conference centers, and retirement workshops from Maine to California. In addition to other national publications, his ideas and articles have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, National Underwriter, Senior Market Advisor, Broker World, Agent Journal, and the Manchester Union Leader.
Thom has received several awards from organizations such as the New Hampshire Better Business Bureau, the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors, and the New Hampshire Business Review. From 2002 to 2017, Thomas was a member of the Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT), a global, independent association of 62,000 of the world’s leading life insurance and financial services professionals from more than 500 companies in 69 nations. For 13 years, he qualified for MDRT’s Top of the Table honor, their highest achievement level.
Thom and his wife, Laurie, have three grown children and make their home in Merrimack, New Hampshire, and Scottsdale, Arizona.
With two decades of experience managing small businesses, Gina is uniquely qualified to research, develop, and manage every aspect of operations at Senior Financial Resources, Inc.
Long a favorite of our most tenured clients, Gina has played an integral role in SFR’s exponential growth over her 15-year tenure and currently manages the staff, administers HR services, tracks client asset transfers, and handles all of the company’s bookkeeping.
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CEO Thom Brueckner says of Gina: “Her thoughtful, caring ways have always been a big part of the ‘personal touch’ reputation that SFR enjoys, and she is as vigilant in defending our brand as she is dedicated to building it. Our staff and advisors are blessed to have a person of Gina’s experience, reliability, and personal integrity as a resource in the office.”
Gina graduated from the University of Maine at Farmington after earning her Bachelor of Science in 1990. Gina holds her New Hampshire Life Producer’s Life Insurance license and is a notary public. She and her husband, Matt, live in Hooksett, New Hampshire. She volunteers with the Do You Know Him Ministry, serving a hot breakfast to our homeless neighbors in Manchester on the weekends, and is an avid gardener and quilter.
Investment Advisor Representative/Federal Benefits Specialist/Insurance Agent
Leon Simoneau is an investment advisor representative with Retirement Wealth Advisors in Nashua, N.H. His goal is the protection and growth of his clients’ savings that have taken them a lifetime to accumulate. With many people living into their 90s, a major focus is to create a lifetime income stream to solve the number one fear of retirees – running out of money. With a combination of strategies, along with Social Security and pensions, Leon strives to achieve his clients their desired retirement lifestyle.
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Leon is also a Federal Benefits Specialist with V.E.B.S., where he teaches federal employees throughout the country on how to maximize their federal benefits. He works with many federal agencies, being contracted by the government to hold retirement classes and coach individuals on how their benefits work along other retirement strategies.
Leon has been married 30 years to Sherry, who works with him, and has her “Certification in Long-Term Planning” along with 30 years of life insurance experience. They have two adult children and live in N.H. Leon is the eighth of 11 children and is a third generation from Nashua.
CLTC, Life and LTC Specialist
With over 32 years’ experience serving both New England and Florida retirees, Sherry’s tenure in the insurance industry exceeds even that of our CEO, Thomas Brueckner.
Sherry has helped hundreds of clients solve a myriad of cost and insurability challenges — first by listening, then by exhaustive research — shopping out only those solutions that address both her client’s problem as well as their budget. Sherry believes that no policy solution does a client any good if it’s not in place when a claim is filed; her goal is solving as much of a problem as possible — without making clients insurance-poor.
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Sherry has decades of experience and helps provide state-of-the-art solutions that are both exhaustive and current. In 2010, Sherry distinguished herself among the truly elite in the area of long-term care planning by completing the CLTC Master Class and receiving her Master CLTC designation.
A graduate of Endicott College and Tampa College with a Bachelor of Arts in Business, Sherry holds insurance licenses in New Hampshire, Maine, Arizona, and Massachusetts.
Client Services Manager
Brittany is a native of Nashua and brings valued business experience and compassion to the position of Client Services Manager. Her dedication, efficiency, work ethic, and professionalism have made an enormous difference in our team’s capabilities during SFR’s exponential growth over the last five years. Brittany is gifted at customer service and attention to detail, and she has an uncanny ability to anticipate our clients’ needs.
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Our Office Manager, Gina Mercier, says of Brittany: “She is bright, kind, cheerful, highly organized, and a pleasure to work with. When it comes to managing the needs of our Client Family, she shines. She is always thinking three steps ahead! Brittany has an insightful ability to connect with anyone across multiple generational boundaries, and our clients adore her.”
When Brittany isn’t working, you’ll find her spending time with family, knitting, curled up with a book, or hiking in the White Mountains.
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