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Barry Goldberg


Barry Goldberg became part of the JJ Burns & Company team in 2016 when his company, Emmes Wealth Management, was acquired. He brings with him over 12 years of experience within the wealth management, investment banking, and life insurance distribution fields. As a Director, Barry provides clients with broad-based, integrated strategies based on a whole-life view of their financial situations.

Prior to founding and building Emmes Wealth Management, Barry was managing principal and president of Independent Life Brokerage Corporation. Before that he worked for Credit Suisse, first as vice president and then as director in their Investment Banking, Fixed Income Division. He started his career in financial services with Northwestern Mutual, where he served as a financial advisor specializing in wealth accumulation, planned giving, life insurance planning, educational planning, and executive benefits.

Barry holds a B.S. in Human Resources from the University of Delaware. He is licensed and registered through Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) as a Series 6, 7, 63, and 66 securities broker.

On the personal side:

Barry lives in Woodbury, NY with his wife Eden and their two children, Emmett and Tyler. When he’s not coaching his boys’ soccer and basketball teams, you can usually find him outdoors either hiking, golfing, or playing tennis. He’s also an avid long-distance runner, and has completed several marathons and half marathons.

What Barry brings to the table:

In addition to being a passionate chef, Barry also possesses charm, warmth, and an unparalleled ability to bring people together and make them feel comfortable. Just look for the table where everyone’s gathered and you’ll probably find him.

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