Our Experience


Ken Gilmore

Ken is an investment advisor for  Financial Consultant Group. Ken has more than 29 years of financial experience helping clients develop a comprehensive approach toward investment planning and implementing custom-designed investment programs. Prior to founding FCG, Ken had been a Vice President, with Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner and Smith Inc. During his years with Merrill Lynch, Ken received considerable advanced training and received the designation of Certified Financial Manager. Ken holds Series 3, 7, 31, 63 and 66 licenses in addition to being a Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor, and a Certified Annuity Specialist. Ken graduated Kean University with a B.S. in Economics, and holds a Masters in Accounting (M.S.) from Caldwell University.


John Kanouse

John manages operational and administrative areas for FCG. He has more than 8 years financial experience helping clients. Prior to joining FCG, John worked for Morgan Stanley and the William Paterson University Alumni Association. John holds Series 7, 63,24, and 3 licenses; he also received a Bachelor of Science in Finance from William Paterson University. John is currently attending Farleigh Dickinson University, preparing for the Certified Financial Planner designation.


Jamie Sherr

Jamie has over 25 years experience in investment management and financial planning. She started her career at Merrill Lynch where she received advanced training in many areas. She has authored broker/dealer written supervisory policies and procedures, Anti-Money Laundering Policies and Procedures, Business Continuity Plan , and Investment Advisor Code of Ethics. She has obtained series 4,7,24,27,53, and 55 licenses. Jamie is a Rutgers Business School graduate.


Megan Cardinale

Megan is a client satisfaction associate with FCG. She assists clients with account reporting, performance reports, along with other client service requests. Megan also coordinates requests to National Financial Services. Prior to joining FCG, Megan worked for 7 years with Faith & Begorra as a sales associate. Megan graduated William Paterson University with a Bachelor of Arts in History.