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New Jersey Five Star award winner



  • Five Star Professional award winner 2013-2014, 2017-2018
  • Manages over $1 billion in life insurance coverage
  • Qualified for Guardian's most prestigious Presidents Council since 1995, and ranks among the top 1% of all Guardian representatives in the country. 


Richard entered the Financial Services Industry in 1986 after graduating from college where he earned a BSBA in Accounting and Finance. While attending college, Richard completed an internship in the financial services industry and became FINRA licensed.

Richard Aronwald is a Registered Representative of Park Avenue Securities and a Financial Representative of Guardian. Richard represents most every Life Insurance Company in the country and currently manages over $1 billion in life insurance coverage on his clients. He is currently a member of the Guardian Life Insurance Company of America’s Elite group of producers. He has qualified for Guardian’s most prestigious Presidents Council since 1995, and ranks among the top 1% of all Guardian representatives in the Country.

After employing traditional financial strategies for eight years, it was in 1994 that Richard was introduced to LEAP and the Protection, Savings and Growth Model (PS&G MODEL®). It was at this time that he really began to understand the true meaning of Wealth Coordination and Asset Protection. He introduces financial strategies that provide his clients the ability to achieve “financial success” under many circumstances. Highly regarded in the industry, he often speaks at Financial and Life Insurance offices through-out the country and is often asked to assist on specific client cases.

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Registered Representative of Park Avenue Securities LLC (PAS). OSJ:52 Forest Ave., Paramus, NJ 07652 (201) 843-7700. Securities products offered through PAS, member FINRA, SIPC. Financial Representative of The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America (Guardian), New York, NY. PAS is an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of Guardian. Certified Financial Services, LLC is not an affiliate or subsidiary of PAS or Guardian

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The Five Star Investment Professional award, administered by Crescendo Business Services, LLC (dba Five Star Professional), is based on 10 objective criteria: Eligibility Criteria – Required: 1. Credentialed with appropriate state or industry licensures. 2. Actively employed as a credentialed professional in the financial services industry for a minimum of five years. 3. Favorable regulatory and complaint history review. 4. Accepting new clients; Evaluation Criteria – Considered: 5. One-year client retention rate. 6. Five-year client retention rate. 7. Number of client households served. 8. Recent personal production and performance (industry specific criteria). 9. Education and professional designations/ industry and board certifications. 10. Pro Bono and community service work. This year, we honored 23 New Jersey-area investment professionals with the Five Star Investment Professional award.