The Guardian Life Insurance Company, Alliance Advisory Group celebrate 40 years

JAMESTOWN – The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America (Guardian) and its local agency, Alliance Advisory Group are celebrating their 40th year of service to the greater community.

A community staple for the past four decades, Guardian entered the Jamestown market on April 1, 1973, under the partnership of Thomas L. Wade and Robert S. Johnson to provide critical financial products and services to the residents of Chautauqua County, Southwestern New York and Northeastern Pennsylvania.

AAG was created under the direction of Robert J. Fashano, General Agent. It maintains offices in Jamestown, Buffalo, Rochester and Syracuse.

“As a Chautauqua County native, I know the communities well and the value that our services could provide to those individuals and business owners throughout the southern tier,” Robert J. Fashano, Chairman and CEO, said. “I couldn’t be more pleased to have witnessed the growth and impact we’ve had in these markets under the guidance and direction of Tom Wade and Bob Johnson and I look forward to watching our legacy continue in the months and years to come.”

Since the company’s inception in 1973, more than 6,000 local individuals have benefited from its protection-first philosophy which aims to build and create wealth. Locally, Guardian and AAG employ a team of seven full-time advisors and support personnel and are continually looking to expand and develop its talent base.

“We’ve been fortunate to develop long-lasting relationships with members of our community and we thank them for their support and loyalty throughout the past 40 years,” Thomas Wade, Financial Advisor, said. “Our clients have become true partners to our organization’s growth and success.”

“As we look at the future of Guardian and AAG, we’re very excited to see the investments that both companies are making in the development of new products, services, technologies and training,” Robert Johnson, Financial Advisor, said. “We believe that the best is yet to come for our office in Jamestown, as well as the rest of upstate New York through AAG’s commitment to carrying out our mission of supporting and empowering our communities to thrive. We are committed to serving our clients, our second generation has been in place and we are continuing to add to our third generation.”

About Alliance

Advisory Group

Alliance Advisory Group, Inc. (AAG) is a financial services firm headquartered in Buffalo, with additional offices in Rochester, Syracuse and Jamestown. Ranked by Business First of Buffalo, we are one of the top 100 private companies and one of the largest independently-owned financial services firms in Western New York.