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The Biond Financial Team

At the Biond Financial, we help our clients protect, save and grow their financial wealth. Our goal, through our process, is to show each client the whole picture from a macroeconomic standpoint so they can build and protect their wealth while taking control of their economic future.

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Joseph Biondolillo

President & Founder

Joseph Biondolillo is the founder of BiondFinancial (also known as "Biondolillo Financial Group").

Joe has a passion for finance, business and helping people plan for success in their life and wealth. Financial Strategies are a key focus for Joe and his clients, but education plays a vital role in helping families and business owners making intelligent financial decisions for the right reasons. Joe focuses on education first, then financial strategies. It's a compelling commitment.

A student of the financial industry, Joseph has furthered his knowledge and education by completing coursework through leading industry academic institutions such as the College for Financial Planning, Business Enterprise Institute (BEI) and The Exit Planning Institute. Joseph, is regarded as an industry-renowned lecturer, presenting to regularly to closely held business owners and industry professionals, on financial and insurance related topics.

Joseph has recently been named to the 2022 Forbes/SHOOK Research List of Top Financial Security Professionals! Joseph is honored to be ranked number 8 in the state of New Jersey! Joe has successfully trained and mentored dozens of industry professionals. A graduate of St. John’s University, his entrepreneurial spirit has allowed him to build and sell multiple businesses. Joe truly enjoys owning his own business, believing he can control his own destiny. Today, he works with his clients to try and achieve the same for themselves. Financial Strategies are a key focus for Joe and his clients but education plays a vital role in helping families and business owners make intelligent financial decisions for the right reasons. Joe focuses on education first, then financial strategies.

Joe is an active member in the community, with involvement in multiple charitable organizations. Joe is a board member for the Emergency Children’s Help Organization and an ambassador with the Staten Island Economic Development Corporation.

Joseph resides in Rumson, NJ with his wife, Nicole, and their 4 children.

Financial Representative of The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America (Guardian), New York, NY. BiondFinancial, LLC is not an affiliate or subsidiary of Guardian. AR Insurance License #12821376, CA Insurance License #0I32947.


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Peter Vitale

Investment Advisory Representative

Peter Vitale, a seasoned Financial Advisor of BiondFinancial, has a history of success in the Financial and Insurance Industry, specializing in Investment Strategies and Special Care planning with over 20 years of experiance.

Peter is licensed in Life & Health in New York, New Jersey, Florida, and Pennsylvania.

In addition to his professional memberships, Peter is, also, a member of the Life Underwriter Training Council Fellow and National Association of Financial Advisors.

Peter’s goal is to guide clients towards financial independence and longevity by setting necessary benchmarks. He does this by ensuring a step-by-step approach to clearly develop and explain the overall planning process for each client's understanding and needs.

Peter resides in Staten Island, NY with his wife, Kathleen, and their two children.

Registered Representative and Financial Advisor of Park Avenue Securities and Financial Representative of Guardian.

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Nicholas Franco

Investment Advisory Representative

Nicholas has been fulfilling his passion in the financial services industry by educating high-level executives, families, and other professionals for nearly 20 years. Growing up in a family that had deep roots and a long history on Wall Street, Nicholas followed in his father’s footsteps and got into financial services at a very young age.

Nicholas has helped clients from across the country reach their wealth creation objectives at a variety of large and reputable institutions such as Wells Fargo Financial and Foresters Financial Services to name a couple.  In his previous role, Nicholas was the Regional Vice President for a multi-billion-dollar mutual fund family. His past experiences in the business world have helped build the foundation for his present role as Director of Client Services at BiondFinancial.

Nick has presented extensively at financial industry workshops as a thought leader. He is regularly called to speak on various topics including capital markets, risk mitigation, Social Security planning, college planning, and retirement income strategies.

Nicholas is a graduate of Monsignor Farrell High School and attended St. John’s University. He currently holds a life insurance license in the state of New York and New Jersey. Lastly, he is FINRA registered in Series 7, Series 63, and Series 65. He is an avid football and hockey fan and currently resides on Staten Island.

Registered Representative and Financial Advisor of Park Avenue Securities and Financial Representative of Guardian.

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Amanda Robinson

Director, Operations & Client Relations

Amanda Robinson is the Director, of Operations & Client Relations at BiondFinancial. Since joining BiondFinancial in 2019, Amanda oversees the firm's daily operations including client relations, administration, and marketing. In addition, Amanda is responsible for guiding or clients through the onboarding process, service requests, and any additional client service needs that may arise. Amanda provides an uncompromising level of service to all BiondFinancial clients and advocates on their behalf to ensure the best possible outcomes, all while building strong long-term relationships. Amanda is the glue that holds the team together and her positive attitude and determination keep our clients serviced at the highest level. 

Amanda brings to BiondFinancial, over 16 years of experience in the financial and insurance industries holding roles in client service, administration, and marketing. Amanda studied Business Management at Penn Forster and Education at Monmouth University. Amanda holds her insurance licenses in NJ and NY and is also a Notary Public in NJ. She enjoys spending her free time outdoors and traveling with family and friends. Amanda resides in Middletown, NJ with her husband Kenneth and they have two amazing boys, Chase and Aiden.

Please email amanda.robinson@biondfg.com or call her at 732-852-7020 for any client service needs.

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Michael Howley

Financial Representative, Manager

Michael grew up in Monmouth County, New Jersey where he attended Christian Brothers Academy. He graduated from Flagler College with a B.B.A in Business Administration and Finance. Michael is a motivated entrepreneur who has worked in the financial industry throughout his post-college years gaining knowledge and insight from companies such as AIG and Merrill Lynch Wealth Advisors. 

Michael transitioned from a career in corporate finance to pursue a more meaningful client-focused practice. He specializes in the integration and coordination of assets via wealth building and protection strategies for individuals, families, and business owners. His key planning areas include cash flow management, college funding, retirement planning, protection planning, estate planning, distribution planning, risk management, and charitable giving. Michael is a Leaders Club and Christopher Ferrara award recipient. 

Michael resides at the Jersey Shore and is an avid runner, passionate New York Yankees & Notre Dame football fan, a super networker, and most importantly enjoys spending time with his family and friends. 

Financial Representative of Guardian. CA Insurance License #0M04135.


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John Palmeri

Investment Advisory Representative

John Palmeri is a Financial Advisor, specializing in investment and planning strategies with 6 years of experience in the financial and insurance industries.

 John is a graduate of City University College of Staten Island. He currently holds life, accident, and health insurance licenses in the state of New York, New Jersey, and Texas. John is FINRA Registered Series 6 and Series 63.

John enjoys spending time with his family and friends during his down time. He resides in Staten Island, NY.

Registered Representative and Financial Advisor of Park Avenue Securities and Financial Representative of Guardian.

 

 

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Steven Francione

Financial Representative

As an Associate at BiondFinacial, Steven works alongside senior financial professionals to strategize long-term financial strategies and provide a smooth and engaging client experience. He understands that no two lives are the same. His approach includes listening in detail to each client's situation and creating a personal strategy. Steven specializes in client onboarding and retirement strategies and hopes to provide clients with a reassuring voice and long-term values. Steven graduated from West Chester University of Pennsylvania with a Major in business management. He currently holds life, accident, and health insurance licenses in the state of New Jersey and New York. He also holds a FINRA registered series 6. In his free time, Steven enjoys spending time with his family, friends, and pets, while enjoying outdoor activities such as hiking, surfing, and fishing. 

Financial Representative of The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America (Guardian), New York, NY. BiondFinancial, LLC is not an affiliate or subsidiary of Guardian.

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Alex Asfar

Client Relationship Manager

Alex aspired to engage in a profession that would enable him to assist others, which he holds in high regard. His diligent work ethic and drive to excel are evident in his approach to work, and he utilizes his management and communication experience to achieve success.

At BiondFinancial he specializes in maintaining client relationships and enhancing the client's experience with Biond Financial. Alex brings a unique blend of intelligence and personal touch to each client interaction. He focuses on wealth preservation and understanding the aspirations that fuel it. The client experience under Alex's guidance transforms into a tailored arrangement where financial goals become shared ambitions. 

Alex lives in Red Bank, New Jersey and received his BA degree from Monmouth University. During his free time, Alex enjoys fishing, golfing, and spending time with his family and friends.

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Seanna Manzo

Director, Administration

Seanna has worked in the financial and insurance industries for 7 years, providing remarkable office and executive support. Seanna manages the overall daily office operations at BiondFinancial, including office management, technology, and all administrative processes throughout the office. Seanna holds a bachelor’s degree in English from Rowan University. She resides in Eatontown NJ with her husband, Zachary.

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Lucille Cimorelli

Office Manager

Lucille has worked in the accounting and financial industries for 44 years. She is the smiling face and bubbly personality you will be greeted by when you visit us at our Staten Island office. Lucille is responsible for managing our administrative operations in the Staten Island office. Lucille resides on Staten Island with her husband Gaetano, and has 2 sons.

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Sarah D'Agostino

Administrative Assistant

Sarah brings to Biond Financial 10 years of administrative experience. She is the first energetic and vibrant face you will see when you enter our Red Bank office and the first voice you will hear if you give us a call. Sarah is tasked with maintaining the daily administrative tasks throughout the office and ensuring every guest has a delightful experience at our office. Sarah studied Business Marketing at Merrimack College in North Andover, MA. She moved to New Jersey from Rhode Island 8 years ago and currently resides in Freehold, NJ.

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