Michael Pensinger, CFP® is Owner and President of Pensinger Financial, Inc.
Being a family man balancing kids, bills, running a business, and saving for college and retirement Michael is well adept at handling the same problems that face many people today. People hire Michael to build comprehensive financial plans, to help them save for their kids’ college expenses, to provide professional management of their retirement portfolios, to be a skilled investor to choose the best investments for them, and to take the worry out of investing.
He has spent his entire professional career serving in a financial capacity; first as a trader, and most recently as a financial consultant.
Michael’s trading career allows him to truly understand how financial and capital markets operate. He brings this first-hand experience to the investment world. Most importantly he uses this knowledge and understanding to filter out the Wall Street noise and nonsense to assemble the best portfolios for his clients.
“I strongly believe my trading career coupled with my financial advisory experience has laid the foundation where upon I can build a trusted financial planning firm. I will listen to your concerns, answer your questions, and create a tailored plan so together we can accomplish your goals and objectives.” -Michael Pensinger
Michael is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ having completed is curriculum at DePaul University and passed the CFP Board’s March, 2014 comprehensive exam. To learn more about the CFP® designation click here.
Michael is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Urban and Regional Planning. Michael is a member of the Omega Delta Professional Fraternity, as an active member he received a Member of the Year Award and a Lifetime Achievement Award. He is a FINRA Uniform Investment Adviser Law Exam (Series 65) holder. Michael is commissioned by the State of Illinois to serve as a notary public.
Michael grew up in Park Forest, Illinois and now resides in Lemont, Illinois with his wife, two children, and two dogs. Michael served as Treasurer of the Lemont Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors (2014 - 2018); and currently serves on the Hope and Friendship Foundation Board of Directors, as well as an Open Space Committeeman with the Lemont Heritage Woodland Sanctuary.
Joseph Pensinger is COO of Pensinger Financial, Inc.
Joe is co-founder of Mocho Trading, a quantitative trading firm located in Chicago. Joe chairs Mocho's Management Committee and is the firm's Chief Risk Officer. Prior to Mocho, Joe was a partner at Allston Trading where he served in various trading and senior management roles. In total he has spent almost 20 years in financial services.
Joe is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a Bachelor of Science degree in General Engineering and he earned his MBA from Northwestern's Kellogg School of Management. He holds FINRA Series 7, 24, and 65 registrations.
He is an active investor in real estate and seed-stage financial technology companies.
Joe resides in Hinsdale, Illinois with his wife, two young sons and their family dog.
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You can conduct an Investment Adviser Search with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission here to view a detailed report about Michael and Joseph Pensinger or obtain information pertaining to Pensinger Financial’s advisory operations, services, and fees set forth in our current Form ADV Part 2 (Brochure).
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