Chet entered the Financial Services Industry in 1995 after graduating with honors from the University of Florida where he earned degrees in Psychology and Business.
Chet Schwartz is a Registered Representative and Financial Advisor of Park Avenue Securities and a Financial Representative of Guardian®. Chet represents many different Life Insurance Companies in the country and currently manages over $3.6 billion in life insurance coverage* on his clients. He is currently a member of the Guardian Life Insurance Company of America’s Elite group of producers. He has qualified for Guardian’s most prestigious Presidents Council for 6 years and ranks among the top 1% of all Guardian representatives in the Country.
With a large concentration in accomplished institutional financial service professionals, partners at international law firms, C-Level executives and entrepreneurs, Chet brings a “Protection First” philosophy to his discussions to help ensure that any client success already achieved is insulated from outside economic influences that could potentially result in myriad kinds of wealth confiscation. In addition, Chet believes in adhering to a prudent and passive approach to a long term oriented investment philosophy that looks to achieve a highly diversified exposure to many asset classes and global markets. At all levels of success, his primary objective to help close the “knowledge” gap that many find themselves in when looking to make informed choices about protecting, accumulating and/or consuming the assets they own.
Highly regarded in the industry, he frequently speaks at Financial and Life Insurance offices and conferences through-out the country and is often asked to assist on specific client cases and mentor opportunities with other advisors.
Chet and his wife Niki, along with their two young sons Bennett and Wyatt, reside in Madison, NJ. In his free time he enjoys maximizing time with his family, travel, fitness, marathon training and discovering NYC’s best new burger.
*Death benefit, as of 2017.
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Insurance and securities licensed
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Chet is very involved with the Association of Life Underwriters (AALU), which is a trusted voice in Washington, D.C. for life insurance professionals and estate planners/advanced markets. Its function is to help ensure Congressional leaders appreciate the impact of government actions on the families and businesses that rely on life insurance for financial security. Recently he served as Program Chair, which is responsible for speaker and meeting content for AALU’s annual conference of approximately 1100 people in Washington, DC. Throughout the year Chet also meets with leading Congressional Constituents to ensure that they are kept informed and educated on existing and proposed insurance, estate and tax legislation that impacts his clients most.