The Founder Rich Kasparian is the founder of Garden City Financial Group Inc., a firm headquartered in Garden City, New York. The firm works passionately with individuals, families, and businesses to plan, manage, and pursue their financial goals with confidence. In 2009, Rich founded the firm because he knew there was a need for sound, personalized, and objective advice in the confusing world of financial planning that sometimes seems to lack common sense. Before Garden City Financial Group, he worked as a tenured Financial Advisor at Citi Smith Barney and covered multiple branches. He was also responsible for hosting numerous financial seminars for Citibank employees as well as outside corporations.Rich offers securities and utilizes the vast platform available through LPL Financial, the largest independent broker dealer in the country. * He is a graduate of St. John’s University and holds Series 7, 63, and 65 licenses(registrations with LPL Financial) and is licensed as an Insurance Producer(Life, Accident,& Health) in various states.*Based on total revenues, as reported in Financial Planning magazine, June 1996-2018.