Event Description


“Ready, Set, Retire! What you need to know

for your retirement (for all ages)” (2 CPE)

with James Sullivan & Kristen Estep

“Leadership” (1 CPE) with TBA


8:30 AM – 9:00 AM

Registration, Coffee and Refreshments

9:00 AM – Noon

Educational Sessions (3 CPE’s)

Noon – 1:00 PM


1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Quarterly Meeting -ALL invited to attend


Cost: $35.00 - Please pay at the door

(Free for full time students with college ID - Must RSVP in advance)


 Please make checks payable to IMA NERC

If you cancel after April 23rd, you will be responsible to pay the fee.

Cost includes 3 CPE, morning refreshments and lunch.


Location: Goodwin College

Business & Mfg. Center

One Pent Rd, East Hartford, CT



RSVP (limited seats) on EventBrite.com by clicking link:



or RSVP to northeastregionalima@gmail.com

IMA Members please include with your registration:

Chapter Name and Member #


CPEs will be uploaded to your IMA transcript within one week of the event. If you require a certificate of

completion for another accreditation, please let us know, so we can prepare it for you in advance.




James M. Sullivan, AIF® is a Vice President and Financial Advisor with Essex Financial. James has over 15 years of experience in financial services, specializing in comprehensive retirement planning and investment advice. James is also responsible for the Retirement Plan Services Department at EFS which provides Advisory services to over 200 employer sponsored retirement plans. James holds his FINRA Series 7, 66, 9 and 10 licenses as well as his State of CT Life and Health Insurance license. James earned the AIF® Designation from the Center for Fiduciary Studies. James has been recognized by Financial Times and PLANADVISOR magazine as one of the top retirement Advisors nationally.



Kristin Estep is a Financial Advisor and Retirement Planning Consultant with Essex Financial. Kristin joined Essex Financial in March 2014 with a focus on expanding and servicing the Retirement Plans Department at the firm, working closely with James Sullivan and his team. Kristin worked as a licensed Relationship Manager in the Private Client Group at Fidelity Investments prior to coming to Essex Financial. While Kristin continues to focus on Retirement Plans, working with business owners and participants to achieve their goals, she also focuses on planning for Women and Millennial Investors. She currently holds her series 7, 63, and 65 licenses.


Getting to Goodwin College: 

From the North: Take I-91 South. Merge onto I-84 East via Exit 30 on left toward CT-2 East. Merge onto CT-2 East via Exit 55. Take exit 5A for High St. Turn right onto High St, and immediate right onto Pent Rd.

From the NorthEast: Take I-84 West to Exit 55. Merge onto CT-2 East via Exit 55 (Exit is on left). Take exit 5A for High St, Turn right onto High St, and immediate right onto Pent Rd.

From the SouthEast: Take CT-2 West to Exit 5A Main Street, Turn slight right onto Main Street. Turn Left onto W Brewer Street. Left onto High St, (go under highway) and right onto Pent Rd.

From the South: Take I-91 North Merge onto US-5N/CT-15N via Exit 29 toward I-84 East. Take Exit 90 to CT-2 East. Take exit 5A for High St, Turn right onto High St, and immediate right onto Pent Rd.

From the West: Take I-84 East. Merge onto CT-2 East via Exit 55.  Take exit 5A for High St, Turn right onto High St, and immediate right onto Pent Rd.