Our Qualifications

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Arthur Gray - Partner

Arthur Gray is a Senior Partner and has been in the investment industry for over 48 years. Arthur graduated from the University of Connecticut in 1967, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Microbiology. In 1970, Arthur decided to pursue a career in the financial field. His career started a First Investors Corporation in Hartford, CT and after several years he decided to open his own firm. With that Schooner Financial Associates was founded in 1992.

Arthur has a wealth of experience and has found great satisfaction in helping people work towards their financial goals. Over the course of 48 years, he has worked to customize retirement and savings plans for a large variety of clients and continues to do so today. Arthur offers a wide range of investment options including mutual funds, ETF's, Annuities, Life Insurance and Long-Term Care Insurance.

Arthur holds his Series 7 & 63 registrations through LPL Financial. Life, Variable Life and Variable Annuities Licenses, and Health Insurance License.

 

 

Richard Turner - Partner

Richard Turner is a Partner, with over 34 years of investment experience. He graduated from The University of Massachusetts Boston in 1984 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Management, with a concentration of Finance.In 1984 Richard started with First Investors Corporation and completed his tenure in 1992 as a Group Manager.In 1992, he joined Schooner Financial Associates and in 1994 become a partner.

Richard offers each client a custom tailored strategy to help pursue their financial goals.Richard offers access to many investment options including mutual funds, ETF's, Annuities, Life Insurance and Long-Term Care Insurance.

Richard holds his Series 6, 63 & 26 registrations through LPL Financial. Life, Variable Life and Variable Annuities Licenses, and Health Insurance License.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Melissa Gray-Murphy, CFP®

Melissa is a Senior Partner and a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER TM  professional graduating from the University of Connecticut in 2000, with a degree in Mathematics. After graduating, Melissa joined Schooner Financial Associates working alongside her father, Arthur Gray. She specializes in working with both individuals as well as employers to create customized Retirement Planning strategies.

Melissa offers access to a wide range of savings plan options such as mutual funds, stocks, bonds, Brokered CD's, ETF's, Annuities and Life Insurance.

Melissa has completed through rigorous training needed to be called a CFP Profession and is licensed in every state to provide you with customized service. Melissa holds her Series 6, 7 & 63 registrations through LPL Financial. Life, Variable Life and Variable Annuities Licenses, and Health Insurance License.