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John Adams Vaccaro, CFP®


John Adams Vaccaro is responsible for setting the strategic direction for the office and oversees all advisory and planning activities and setting the strategic direction for the Westport office of Goldman Sachs Personal Financial Management, within the Consumer and Investment Management Division of Goldman Sachs.

Prior to joining Goldman Sachs Personal Finance Management, John helped found and acted as the Securities Principal and part Owner of Sperber Adams, a brokerage firm. He also held the position of Capital Partner Representative with investment banking firm Colin, Hochstin Company.

John holds a BA degree in English from Lafayette College and is currently the sponsor for a joint educational program with the school and Barron’s. He earned his CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®) designation in 1991.

When not in the office, he loves to spend time with his wife, Cindy, and their two daughters, as well as reading, hiking, sailing and golf. John is an avid supporter of the arts and gives generously to his community.

United Capital Financial Advisers, LLC d/b/a Goldman Sachs Personal Financial Management (“GS PFM”), is a registered investment adviser and an affiliate of Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC and subsidiary of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., a worldwide, full-service investment banking, broker-dealer, asset management, and financial services organization. GS PFM does not provide legal, tax, or accounting advice. Clients should obtain their own independent legal, tax, or accounting advice based on their particular circumstances.