The Team

Martha B. Pierce

Managing Member; Principal;  Registered Representative

Licensed Stock & Bond Broker

O: 973-928-5400 x304

F: 973-928-5402

Martha is proud to have been given the opportunity to carry on the legacy of VBC Securities, LLC as its 4th Managing Member.  Martha has been a financial services professional for over twenty-five years.

 

After starting her career on the municipal bond desk at Smith Barney, Martha gained knowledge in relationship management, product development, marketing, compliance and operations for all domestic and international investment vehicles at notable firms like Arnhold and S. Bleichroeder, Inc., The Bank of New York Mellon and American General. 

 

Martha is a financial planning professional and brings that knowledge and expertise to VBC.  Martha is a Certified Financial Planner™ practitioner and a licensed New York State and New Jersey State Life Insurance Broker.

 

Martha holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH and a Certificate in Financial Planning from New York University - SPS, New York, NY.   Additionally, Martha is a member of the Financial Planning Association and participates in the New Jersey Chapter. 

 

Martha holds the following securities licenses:

·   Representative-Series 7

·   General Securities Principal-Series 24

·   Municipal Securities Principal-Series 53

·   Agent-Series 63  

Justin A. Tallaksen

FinOp; Principal; Registered Representative

Licensed Stock & Bond Broker

O: 973-928-5400 x303

F: 973-928-5402

Justin is VBC’s Financial and Operations Principal.  His focus on customer relations, operations, accounting and portfolio management is essential to our business.  Justin has a B.S. in Applied Mathematics and Statistics from Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY and uses those skills in developing investment strategies.  From his former position as the assistant to the CFO for the Borough of Paramus he brings VBC insight into municipal pension planning.

Justin holds the following securities licenses:

·   Representative-Series 7

·   General Securities Principal-Series 24

·   Financial and Operations Principal-Series 27

·   Agent-Series 63

Robert J. Pasch

Principal; Registered Representative

Licensed Stock & Bond Broker

O: 973-928-5400 x301

F: 973-928-5402

Bob celebrates over twenty years with VBC.  As a lifetime resident of Clifton, Bob enjoys being a full-service financial brokerage principal whose strong background in estate planning is key to his commitment to VBC customers.  Bob is a licensed New Jersey Life Insurance Broker.

 

Bob holds the following securities licenses:

·   Representative-Series 7

·   General Securities Principal-Series 24

·   Agent-Series 63

Anthony  D. Barone

Registered Representative

Licensed Stock & Bond Broker

O: 973-928-5400 x307

F: 973-928-5402

As an independent registered representative with VBC, Anthony works with his clients to develop investment and tax planning strategies and assists them in selecting and trading investments suitable for implementing those strategies. Anthony is a Registered Tax Return Preparer specializing in the preparation of personal, business, estate, gift and trust income tax returns through AB Consulting, LLC. He also provides bookkeeping and general accounting services for business accounting clients in Clifton and the surrounding area.

Anthony holds the following securities license:

·   Representative-Series 7

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