Rick Shaughnessy

Rick Shaughnessy

Rick Shaughnessy


Financial Advisor


16 Years of Experience


  • Going to the beach with my family; wife Kerryn and kids Shea (16), Eva (15), Fiona (13), Charlize (11).
  • Watching my kids sporting events, playing golf.
  • Grilling for family and friends.
  • Enjoy involvement in various community events and organizations.

Community Participation

  • Monmouth University Gift Planning Advisory Council

  • Monmouth University Leon Hess Business School Student Mentor: Help prepare students for life after Monmouth through mentoring activities.

  • St. Catherine & St. Margaret Parish, Active Parishioner; Member of the St. Catherine School Technology Committee – Faith, Knowledge, Service.

  • Sea Girt Fire Company – Associate Member

  • Friendly Sons of St. Patrick of the Jersey Shore; trustee

Areas of Focus

  • Retirement Plan Distribution
  • Investments
  • Social Security Retirement Benefits
  • Retirement Planning Strategies
  • Saving for Education
  • Charitable Giving
  • Small Business
  • Tax Planning Strategies
  • Family Finances


  • Monmouth University, B.A.

Previous Experience

  • Investment Specialist – Park Avenue Securities, 2013 – 2014
  • Wealth Strategist – UBS Private Wealth Management, 2012 – 2013
  • Investment Advisory Consultant – UBS Private Wealth Management, 2006-2012

Awards & Recognition

  • Five Star Wealth Manager, 2024


  •  RICP®, Retirement Income Certified Professional

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Rick Shaughnessy is registered with, and securities are offered through,  LPL Financial.  Rick Shaughnessy is licensed and registered to conduct business in NJ.

Based on licenses and registrations I hold, I may also conduct business in CA, FL, NH, NJ, NY, NC, OH, PA, SC, TX, VA.

CA Insurance #0M221

Award based on 10 objective criteria associated with providing quality services to clients such as credentials, experience, and assets under management among other factors.

Wealth managers do not pay a fee to be considered or placed on the final list of year 2024 Five Star Wealth Managers.

Rick Shaughnessy is a financial advisor with,  and Securities and Advisory services offered through LPL Financial, a registered investment advisor. Member FINRA /  SIPC.

RICP conferred by The American College.

The LPL Financial representative associated with this website may discuss and/or transact securities business only with residents of the following states:AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, DC, FL, GA, ID, IL, IN, IA, MD, MA, MI, MN, MO, NH, NJ, NY, NC, OH, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, VI, WA.

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