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Jay Poole, AAMS®

VICE PRESIDENT
Pentas Wealth Management
Financial Advisor
Raymond James

Jay Poole, AAMS® strives to provide his clients with financial confidence by building financial plans tailored to address their unique goals and risk tolerance.

He is dedicated to serving individuals, families, and business owners with complex financial needs by devising a clear plan to achieve their financial goals. He facilitates a process where custom solutions are designed, implemented, monitored, and communicated to provide comprehensive wealth management services. Jay’s process includes an initial meeting to gather pertinent information, followed by planning sessions to establish and clarify the goals of the client. Once established, a plan is put in place, and there is an active process of review, checking for progress, and making adjustments to ongoing goals. His disciplined planning process helps the clients build confidence and reinforces that Jay puts their interests first and will help them reach their goals through each stage of life. He excels in retirement planning and tailoring portfolios to mitigate the anxiety around questions like, ‘Is there a right time of year to retire?’ and ‘When should I take social security?’

Jay has more than 10 years of financial service experience. He began his career as a financial advisor after selling a successful hotel management and development company. Jay is an Accredited Asset Management Specialist℠ (AAMS), a designation that signifies a high level of consulting experience with investments, insurance, tax, retirement, and estate planning issues. He is currently enrolled in the University of Georgia’s Master’s in Financial Planning program and plans to sit for the Certified Financial Planner (CFP) once awarded his degree.

To learn how Jay gives back to his community, see Giving Back.

Raymond James is not affiliated with any of the organizations mentioned above.

Accredited Asset Management Specialist℠ and AAMS® are trademarks or registered service marks of the College for Financial Planning in the United States and/or other countries.

Get to Know Me

Favorite movie

Open Range

Favorite book and author

John Adams by David McCullough

Interesting fact about Jay

He was a Paratrooper in the US Army

Favorite hobbies

Traveling, boating, volunteering

Pets

Jay and his family have a dog, Trooper, who is half Boston Terrier/French Bulldog