John E. Sirois, JD, MBA, CFP®, CIMA®, CIMC, is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM professional and certified investment management consultant with Raymond James Financial Services, Inc., Member FINRA/SIPC. John’s practice specializes in retirement planning, estate planning and investment management for individuals and families. John is an independent financial planner providing unbiased, independent advice with his clients' best interest in mind.
John is an avid speaker and has spoken to various groups and teaches courses at Nicholls State University covering investments, retirement planning, Teachers Retirement System of Louisiana (TRSL), Louisiana State Employees' Retirement System (LASERS) and Deferred Retirement Option Plan (DROP) planning, IRA distributions, long term care/Medicaid planning, and estate planning. In addition, he has appeared as a guest speaker at Money Watch Live and has taught continuing education courses for attorneys, financial planners, CPAs and insurance agents. John literally wrote a book on retirement planning in Louisiana. He is the author of The Louisiana Retirement and Estate Planning Book which covers various Louisiana specific planning issues, pitfalls to avoid, and clears many misconceptions Louisiana retirees and pre-retirees often have regarding retirement and estate planning.
John was born and raised in South Louisiana were he resides today with his wife Katherine, daughter Sophia and stepdaughter Lauren. In his free time, John enjoys hunting, fishing, cooking, reading and writing about retirement, investment and estate planning.