Glenn partners with clients in all areas of their personal financial and business-related needs, including financial coaching and planning, retirement plans, group benefit planning and business consulting. He is responsible for the overall vision, direction and marketing of Scharf Group, meeting with clients and prospective clients, and strategizing with his team to help clients accomplish their financial goals and objectives. Glenn is a Certified Financial Fiduciary®, is Bucket Plan Certified®, and is the founder of Scharf Group.
Glenn Scharf can offer investment products and services to residents of the following states: AL, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, KS, MA, MD, ME, MN, MT, NC, NE, NH, NJ, NV, NY, PA, SC, TX, VA, WV, and insurance products and services only to residents of: AL, FL, GA, IL, NJ, OK, PA.
Start date at Scharf Group: Founded Scharf Group in January 1995.
Marital status: Married (Jennifer)
Children: Alexa, Rachel, and Drew
Pets: Milo Grey Scharf (Havanese), Lucky Charm Scharf (Havanese)
Where did you work before starting Scharf Group? Prudential Securities from 1986 through 1995.
What do you like best about working at Scharf Group? Helping our clients achieve their financial goals and objectives. Working for myself. Being able to run a company where my clients come first and where I can provide a productive, fun, and friendly environment for my team.
Zodiac sign? Gemini
Favorite color(s)? Blue
Where did you go to High School? Harriton High School, 1982
Where did you go to College/University? Ursinus College - 1986, University of Madrid (two summers abroad though Villanova University and East Tennessee State University)
Organizations? Chapter Success Coach with BNI, BNI Elevated Success Chapter Member, President’s Council - Ursinus College, Board Member - Ashton Pointe HOA, Volunteer – Rise Above Performing Arts.
Favorite movie(s)? Dead Poets Society. It's compelling, thought-provoking, and inspirational.
Interests: Spending time with my family, networking, playing volleyball, technology, reading, cooking, swimming, outdoor activities, meeting new people, food, flying trapeze, travel.
Where outside of this country would you like to travel? Italy, New Zealand, and Greece.
Favorite food(s)? I like all types of food (except anchovies). I like to try new types of cuisine.
Favorite sport(s) to watch? Football.
Favorite sport(s) to play? Volleyball.
Favorite restaurant(s)? Vetri, Philadelphia, PA – consistent quality of food, service and innovative cuisine. 410 Bank Street, Cape May, NJ – authentic, creative, and good food. Boca, Sarasota, FL - fresh, seasonal, delicious! Screaming Goat Taqueria, - Sarasota FL - elevating tacos to a new level. Indigenous, Sarasota, FL – innovative, carefully sourced American cuisine in a warm yet sophisticated restored home.
Famous person(s) (alive) you would like to meet? Oprah Winfrey. I'm fascinated by her drive and determination and how many lives she touches.
Favorite Quote(s)? "To listen well is as powerful a means of communication and influence as to talk well." - John Marshall, “I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” - Maya Angelou (American Poet, b.1928)