Philip J. Kiernan Jr.
Phil is a Senior Managing Director and Senior Portfolio Manager of Highlander Capital Management (HCM). He entered the securities industry in 1994. Quickly realizing that the “cookie cutter” approach may not serve people’s best, long-term interests, he opened his own practice focusing on providing objective, long-term financial planning, and asset management. Phil maintains FINRA Series 7, 24, 63, and 66 licenses.
Phil has a B.S. degree in Business Administration from Montclair State University. After graduation, he was asked to join the University’s Alumni Association Board of Directors where he served from 1997-2008. He also served as their representative to the Montclair State Foundation Board of Trustees from 1998-2008.
Phil is a lifelong Giants fan as well as a season tickets holder. He supports The Police Unity Tour to create awareness of law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty. His financial commentary has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Post, and CNBC.com.