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John J. Binz, JD

Financial Strategist and Chief Compliance Officer

John is the firm's chief compliance officer and a financial strategist in the Pittsburgh office. He also serves as a product specialist for our financial planning tools. Additionally, John serves as a member of McKinley Carter's Illiquid Assets Specialized Practice Group.

Licensing and Education

  • Juris Doctorate University of Pittsburgh School of Law
  • Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy Gannon University
  • FINRA Series 65

Accomplishments and Honors

Prior to joining McKinley Carter, John managed a book of business in excess of $300 million, including several high-risk government reversionary trusts.

Community Involvement

John serves as a board member at the North Hills Community Baptist Church.

He is also a long-time member of Trout Unlimited. When he’s not casting flies in the wind, he enjoys woodworking and golf.

Selected Resources

John’s Articles
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Nonprofits: How to Get Ready to Invest with an IPS

Every nonprofit organization knows that having more available resources equates to having a greater community impact. Thriving organizations usually empower a finance committee to act as their fiduciary and invest their excess funds. What's the best tool to help them achieve their goals? Learn how a strong Investment Policy Statement (IPS) will prepare your nonprofit for investment success.

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ESG Ratings Give Nonprofits More Impactful Investing Options

No one understands the impact of a dollar like non-profit organizations. Often, an organization’s ability to change the world for the better relies so much on the stream of donations to fund their mission. However all too often, pursuing that mission stops when an organization’s funding outpaces their needs and they turn their attention toward investing. It is now easier than ever to affect positive change in the world while still getting a return on invested capital.

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New CARES Act is Valuable Toolkit for Small Business Owners

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (or CARES Act) is more than a stimulus package, it's a toolkit for business owners to keep the lights on and care for their employees.

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