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There is a story about teamwork that has really resonated with me and filtered how I've come to believe in the importance of working within a team environment. Here is that story:

An Anthropologist proposed a game to children of an African tribe. He put a basket of fruit near a tree and told the kids that the first one to reach the fruit would get the basket of fruit to keep. When the anthropologist told the kids to run, they all took each others hands and ran together towards the tree. They sat together enjoying the fruit. When asked why they ran like that, they said "Ubuntu," how can one of us be happy if all the others are sad. Ubuntu is a philosophy of African tribes that can be summed up as "I am because we are."

At the end of the day, we are all apart of the same community. Our goal as team members is to accentuate each other's strength so that we can provide the best possible expertise and service to you. Please take the chance to look over our team members. 


Derek Mazzarella

Financial Advisor

(781) 292-3283

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My burning desire is to give my clients the ability to take control of their financial world; it’s time to fundamentally look at how we manage our finances. 

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Gracio Garcia

Director of Investments

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Gracio Garcia is The Bulfinch Group’s Director of Investments. Gracio and his team design and implement financial strategies to help maximize wealth and protection, and minimize risk. Under his guidance the Investment Team monitors the...
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Melissa Simeone

Investment Department Coordinator

Melissa Simeone, a young and devoted business professional, believes it is important to deliver on promises made. She joined the Investment Department at The Bulfinch Group in 2012 working directly under the leadership of Gracio Garcia...
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Richard Howell

Financial Advisor



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I am committed to helping my clients achieve their financial goals, as I have done for my family. After a 25+ year corporate career, culminating as a Vice President for a Fortune 500 company, I have transitioned my focus to helping...
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Mark Markell

Employee Benefits Director

Michael Murray

Employee Benefits Director

Douglas Hall

Employee Benefits Director

Many clients have described The Bulfinch Group as one of the top financial advisory firms Massachusetts, and we take our client’s feedback very seriously. It is very encouraging to see the growth of the individuals and businesses we've helped over the years. This is what motivates us further to work as a team and look at ourselves and our clients as one community. We help each other, and at the end of the day, everybody wins. 


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