Justin Harris, CFP®, CMFC®, is a Principal at Cassaday & Company, Inc. and has been with the firm since 1998. Justin works collaboratively with his clients to help them make important life decisions, set financial goals, and plan for the future. By embracing a model of integrated wealth management, he addresses all of the relevant areas of personal finance including investment management, taxes, wealth accumulation, cash flow generation, insurance, and estate planning to generate comprehensive financial plans for his clients.
Justin is the Vice Chairman of Cassaday & Company, Inc.’s Investment Policy Committee (IPC), which develops the firm’s overall investment selections and policies. Within the IPC, he is responsible for the management and oversight of the firm’s U.S. small company equity holdings. Justin is also a member of the fixed-income subcommittee. During his tenure at the firm, Justin also held the positions of Senior Vice President as well as Director of Research, where he was responsible for refining the research process that is still practiced by the firm today.
In 2021 and 2020, Justin was recognized by Forbes as a Best-In-State Wealth Advisor. Justin was also ranked # 7 on Rep. Magazine’s 2015 list of the “Top 50 NextGen Independent Broker-Dealer Advisors” under the age of 40 in the United States. Justin is among the firm’s top advisors and is a member of Royal Alliance’s “Royal Court”.
Justin is a graduate of Randolph-Macon College and is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®)*, a professional designation he attained through Georgetown University’s Executive Certificate in Financial Planning program. He also received his Chartered Mutual Fund Counselor (CMFC®) designation through the College for Financial Planning.
Outside of Cassaday & Company, Inc., Justin serves on the Finance and Investment Committee for PRS, Inc. (formerly Psychiatric Rehabilitation Services), a non-profit organization which provides counseling, skills training, and support to individuals living with mental illness, substance use disorders, and mild intellectual disabilities.
Justin is a native of Alexandria, Virginia, where he currently lives with his wife Kerri, daughter Carter, and sons Walker and Landon.
Justin’s Media Mentions:
Forbes Ranked Justin a 2021 Best-In-State Wealth advisor.
Executive Leaders Radio Interview
Justin sat down with Executive Leaders Radio, a radio show featuring DC Executives, to talk with host Herb Cohen about his background and rise to success at Cassaday and Company, Inc.
Rep. Magazine ranked Justin Harris #7 on its list of the “Top 50 NextGen Independent Advisors” in the United States.
Justin is an Investment Advisor Representative with Cassaday & Company, Inc. and a Registered Representative with Royal Alliance Associates, Inc., one of the largest independent broker-dealer firms in the country; he holds the Series 7 and Series 66 securities registrations.
*Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. (CFP Board) owns the CFP® certification mark, the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification mark, and the CFP® certification mark (with plaque design) logo in the United States, which it authorizes use of by individuals who successfully complete CFP Board’s initial and ongoing certification requirements.