John Verfurth: Prior to joining Hightower as a Managing Director, Partner, John worked at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney. He became a Financial Advisor in 1995 after serving ten years in the U.S. Navy.
John’s areas of focus with VWG Wealth Management are Estate Planning, High Net Worth Client Allocations and Relationship Management.
He is a Certified Financial Planner™ practitioner and has been recognized from 2005-2007 on the Winner’s Circle Top 50 Advisors in the Virginia Business Magazine’s Wealth Advisor List and from 2008-2010, 2012, and 2013 on the Barron's Top 1000 Advisors (nationwide).
John has a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Notre Dame, where he was commissioned into the U.S. Navy. He flew as a Naval Flight Officer for ten years, three of which were as an Exchange Officer with the Royal Air Force out of the United Kingdom. He
also lived in Florida, California, and Japan before making Virginia his home. He and his wife, Susan have raised five sons and much of his time outside of work is devoted to his family. John has volunteered for the Boy Scouts of America as all five of his sons are Eagle Scouts, and he has been a Lector at St. Theresa’s Church. Any other spare time he has is enjoyed reading, riding the Peloton bike, running, playing golf or traveling.