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John R. Benton

John R. Benton

CLTC, Financial Planner, Owner of Chartered Financial Services

John has been in the financial services industry for more than 30 years.

In 1986, John graduated from Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, with a Bachelor of the Arts degree in Economics and a minor in Finance and Accounting. Shortly after graduation, John joined Prudential as a sales representative, where he excelled. He opened his own Prudential office in 1993, and has been providing quality service to his clients since.

Throughout his career, John has consistently finished each year among the top Prudential representatives. Since 2004, he has been a member of the Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT). The MDRT represents the top 1% of all sales representatives in the world.

Having joined the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity in 1984 while in college, John has been serving on its Board of Trustees since 1989. He has served in every capacity on the board and was presented the Distinguished Alumnus Award by the national organization. John has spent countless hours mentoring college men to work towards the fraternity's ideal of being gentlemen, athletes, leaders, and scholars as they endeavor to become balanced leaders for our nation's communities. Since 2001, John continues to serve his community as a volunteer firefighter on the Chatham Township Fire Department. Most recently, John was the President of the Fire Department.

John lives in Chatham, New Jersey. He is married and has two daughters, Emily and Sara, with Nina, his wife and business partner. He enjoys travelling, and skiing with his family, as well as motorcycle riding, golfing and shooting.