Charles L. Failla,  CFP<sup>&reg;</sup> - Financial Advisor

Charles L. Failla, CFP®


Sovereign Financial Group, Inc.

405 Lexington Avenue - FL 26, The Chrysler Building
New York, NY 10174
(888) 765-8180
(212) 922-1402


Charles Failla is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional and member of the Financial Planning Association. Serving clients at Sovereign Financial Group, Inc. in New York, NY and the surrounding communities.

Financial Advisor Overview

Charles (Chuck) Failla, CFP® is the branches Principal and works directly with clients on the development and implementation of all financial plans.
As a Board Certified Financial Planner® practitioner, Chuck is qualified to deliver the highest level of financial expertise to individuals as well as small business owners.  As a small business owner himself with close to 2 decades of experience working with organizations and individuals, Chuck has a diverse background to draw upon in helping clients reach their goals.  Prior to founding Sovereign Financial Group, Inc., Chuck was a consultant to major non-profit organizations such as The Metropolitan Opera, Purdue University and The Wharton School of Business.
In addition to working with clients, Chuck is a regular commentator on financial topics for Reuters News and CBS Market Watch, and, he has been quoted in numerous publications such as The New York Daily News, Elle Magazine and others.  He also speaks regularly to groups throughout the New York City and Fairfield County areas on a wide array of financial planning topics.
As an active member of the community, he volunteers his time and expertise for NESC and sits of the American Cancer Society?s Planned Giving Council -- he is also a participating member of the Financial Planning Association

Chuck lives in Stamford, CT.  In his spare time, you will find him golfing at Sterling Farms, hiking at Devil's Den Nature Preserve, or, sailing with his wife Carmen in the Long Island Sound.

Raymond James is not affiliated with any of the organizations listed above.

Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. owns the certification marks CFP®, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, CFP® (with plaque design) and CFP® (with flame design) in the U.S., which it awards to individuals who successfully complete CFB Board’s initial and ongoing certification requirements.


Financial Advisor Certifications

Securities Registrations or Exam Qualifications

Designations & Certifications

  • Other - Registered Investment Adv. Representative

Insurance Licenses

  • Life insurance: NY, CT, NJ, FL, CA, IL
  • Health/disability insurance: NY, CT, NJ, FL, CA, IL
  • Fixed annuities: NY, CT, NJ, FL, CA, IL
  • Variable annuities: NY, CT, NJ, FL, CA, IL

Broker-Dealer Affiliation

Raymond James Financial Services, Inc.

Broker-Dealer Disclaimer

Securities offered through Raymond James Financial Services, Inc., member FINRA/SIPC. Investment advisory services offered through Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. Sovereign Financial Group Inc. is not a registered broker/dealer and is independent of Raymond James Financial Services Inc. Links are being provided for information purposes only. Raymond James is not affiliated with and does not endorse, authorize or sponsor any of the listed websites or their respective sponsors. Raymond James is not responsible for the content of any website or the collection or use of information regarding any website’s users and/or members.

Financial Advisor's Specialties

Comprehensive Financial Planning, Charitable & Planned Giving, Asset Allocation, Investment Management, Employee Benefits, Retirement, Long-term Care, Sudden Wealth


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