Meet John Savadjian

Insurance Broker and Financial Advisor

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Who is John Savadjian?

John Savadjian is the top financial adviser at Old Tappan Financial LLC, which is a family owned business in Old Tappan, New Jersey. But he is also the Principal. John has been working in the economic field for almost 40 years. John began his work at Prudential in 1975 and was so loyal to their company and so successful that he ended up staying there for 36 years. While at Prudential, John wore many different hats and had many different positions including a position as a leading sales manager, an agent, and even an assistant to the Vice President of Prudential. He worked his way through the entire business, and eventually he became a general manager and continued in this position at one of the biggest insurance agencies in the USA and had that position for more than 28 years. Old Tappan LLC offers a variety of insurance services for both personal and business services including; Life Insurance, Health Insurance, Renters (and other dwellings) Insurance, Automobile Insurance and more. For companies Tappan offers; Property and Liability Insurance, Workers Comp, Commercial Vehicles and more. They also provide employee benefits.

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Career History And Awards

When John Savadjian was a managing director at Prudential he grew his insurance agency into one of the most successful organizations in the company. As to be expected, John also earned quite a few awards and commendations that are explicitly given by the company to highlight their agents. In 1981 when John was first starting out, he was awarded the Leading Sales Manager in the Eastern Home Office. A few years later he was then placed as a general manager and received over 20 different President Citation Awards – one of which is a very coveted award called the Chairman’s Trophy. This is an award only given to the top General managers in the business, and he received his in 2005.


Over the years, John Savadjian has won the Financial Managing Director award in the United States several different times. He also won another coveted award in 2006 and 2007 called the GAMA International Master Agency Award. This award was specifically given to Mr. Savadjian to acknowledge his excellent abilities when it came to distribution management in both the insurance and financial niche. GAMA International is an association of sorts which serves over 5000 distribution leaders around the entire world. GAMA provides all types of educational studies and training resources for people in the insurance and financial industries.


Also, in 2006, 2007 and 2008, John Savadjian won the GAMA International Management Diamond Award – one of the most coveted and highest awards you can pursue, for offering first-class services and having superior work ethics.


in 2018 John Savadjian became a member in the Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT).

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Educational And Professional Background

John Savadjian went to one of the most prominent schools in New York – The City College Of New York where he got his Bachelor of Science degree in Business. But, John also holds a Chartered Financial Consultant degree (CHFC) and a Chartered Life Underwriter certification, as well as a Certified Long Term Care appellation from the American College too.


John also has and keeps several different registrations. One is registration with the SEC (The US. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is an agency of the United States federal government. It holds primary responsibility for enforcing the federal securities laws, proposing securities rules, and regulating the securities industry, the nation's stock and options exchanges, and other activities and organizations, including the electronic securities markets in the United States.) The registration he has here is as an Investment Adviser. This position specifies his duty as a person who is eligible, as well as compensated to provide different services relating to fiscal planning and investment portfolios.


An Investment Adviser has many different titles for which they are known for such as an IAR (Investment Adviser. Representative) as well as an RIA (Registered Investment Adviser.). John has taken and passed several of the required exams for this position include the Investment Company products / Variable Contracts Principal Examination and the State Securities Law Exam.


John Savadjian is an enrolled as a Broker with the FINRA or Financial Industry Regulatory Authority. FINRA is a private corporation that acts as a self-regulatory organization. FINRA is the successor to the National Association of Securities Dealers, Inc. (NASD) and the member regulation, enforcement and arbitration operations of the New York Stock Exchange. It is a non-governmental organization that regulates member brokerage firms and exchange markets. When you are registered as a Broker with FINRA, you can also be called an RR or a Broker Dealer. Primarily when it comes to Brokers, they tend to deal with a larger broker firm as a salesperson. Then, the broker firm or the broker-dealer purchases and sells securities; things like mutual funds, bonds, stocks and other related financial services and products.

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Personal Interests

John Savadjian has been married to his wife Diana for almost 30 years in their home in Tappan New Jersey. They have three amazing children which they are incredibly proud of: Lisa, Armand, and Andre. John's son Armand is also in the family business and is the Agency Principal at Old Tappan Financial LLC. In his spare time, John enjoys watching all sorts of sports, but he also likes to ski and play golf when time permits.

Allegiance To Quality

Over the 40 years that John has served in the financial niche, there have been many different changes in the financial world. However, when it comes to what the client wants, not much has changed at all. A customer, whether it was 40 years ago or today still wants to create a long-term relationship with a financial adviser who they can trust and with someone who is well-educated and experienced in their field. Not only that, but a client looks to an adviser as a person that can give them unbiased and non subjective advice when it comes to their finances. It's important that a client can find an individual that can guide them in the right direction. John is the person who will be able to offer this to you and so much more. This is an individual who cares about his clients – new and old; each will receive the same undying commitment and knowledge that John possesses. John believes that when it comes to his clients, it’s important to build an interpersonal relationship with each and every client, as well as the other people he works with. John Savadjian spends quality time with clients to provide individuals as well as businesses a proper foundation for their financial needs and also helps to plan for things like a retirement fund, a new start-up, mutual funds and more. John offers various calculated strategies to accomplish any and all goals a client may have when it comes to their finances. It doesn't matter if they want to leave money behind for their loved ones after they pass, if they wish to reach a particular goal for a retirement fund, or they just want enough money every month to put into stocks, John is the man you want working for you to do your financial planning.

Insurance services offered by John Savadjian

What is Business Insurance?

At Old Tappan Financial LLC agents like John will assess and analyze all of your company risks. They will evaluate things like customers and liabilities, your employees and workers, assets and operations. They then use their experience, knowledge and resources to find the BEST policies for your needs that work for your company, as well as the budget you have available. Business insurance isn’t only available and significant to corporations and larger companies, but to smaller companies, self-employees/freelancer businesses, and mom and pop shops. Anyone can benefit from insurance. If your goal as a corporation is to get the best coverage possible for yourself and your employees, then John Savadjian is the financial and insurance broker you want to work with because he will make sure that you are adequately covered, but also ensure that they give you a policy that will grow as your business grows.

What is Personal Insurance?

John Savadjian offers a broad range of options for not only yourself but your family and any property you might rent or own. One of the most important aspects of selecting the right insurance is first to make a comparison of all the available policies out there. It takes a lot of time to go about something like this, but John will do all of the work for you and let you know which policy would be better suited for your personal needs. Every client of John’s is your personal adviser for an insurance claim; also he will also customize a policy for your needs, identify any risks at hand, and analyze your personal assets to make sure that you get the best policy possible.

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