Ed graduated from Temple University's business school with honors in 1992. After doing recovery work for New York based money center banks, Ed secured a Financial Advisor position at Prudential Securities; working in Philadelphia and Manhattan. In 1995 Ed chose to become an independent advisor along with Glenn Scharf. Ed and Glenn have worked together ever since. "Being independent has gone hand-in-hand with our business being focused on the client first." Ed is married to Kathleen. They have three children. Ed is a Certified Financial Fiduciary® responsible for the development, implementation, and maintenance of investment portfolios, along with strategic planning with and for clients and prospective clients. He is also the Investment Team Leader.
Start date at Scharf Group: February 1995
Marital status: Married (Kathleen)
Children: 2 boys and 1 girl
Pets: 3 dogs
Where did you work before joining Scharf Group? Prudential Securities
What do you like best about working at Scharf Group? The experience and vision of our team. The freedom to make certain that everything we do is centered around helping others meet their financial goals and objectives. Being independent allows us to focus on the client.
Zodiac sign? Capricorn
Favorite color(s)? Blue
Where did you go to high school? Upper Merion, 1987
Where did you go to college/university? Temple University, 1992
Where in this country would you like to visit that you have not been to? Napa Valley
Where outside of this country would you like to travel to? Ireland
Interests? Spending time with my wife and children, sports, and reading
Favorite book(s)? Vince Flynn novels
Favorite TV show(s)? Blue Blood, Hogan's Heroes, Antique Roadshow
Favorite food(s)? Italian, and grilled meats
Favorite restaurant? My own kitchen
Favorite sport(s) to play? Soccer
Favorite sports team? New Castle United
Favorite Quotations? “Do unto others as you would have others do unto you. [Matthew 7:12]. “I am a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.” – Thomas Jefferson.