Paul Byron Hill, MBA, MFP, MSFS, ChFC®, ATA, CFP®, is a nationally recognized Wealth Management Professional, Retirement Specialist, Financial Educator, Author, and Speaker. He has been written about in Money, Fortune, and Forbes; and seen in NBC, ABC, CBS, and FOX network affiliates along with Wall Street Journal’s Market Watch, Bloomberg Business, New York Business Journal, and others.
As the Co-Author of Retire Abundantly, Paul has been interviewed by businessman James Malinchak, author of over 20 books and featured on ABC-TV’s hit series, Secret Millionaire. Reuters honored Paul in a New York City event as one of the nation’s 500 “Top Advisers.” Professional Financial Strategies, Inc., the independent investment advisory firm he founded, has been ranked multiple times as a “Top Wealth Manager” in Wealth Manager.
Paul founded Professional Financial Strategies, Inc., one of the first advisory firms in New York offering personalized financial planning, now serving professionals, executives and families of business owners nationwide. Based in Rochester, NY, Paul and his firm act as a personal chief financial officer for his clients, bringing together a distinctive multi-disciplinary, multi-dimensional wealth management process that strategically integrates lifestyle retirement planning with investment management, mitigating taxes, protecting assets and passing on a family legacy for making greater impact.
In 1983, Paul earned a pioneering designation as a Certified Financial Planner (CFP®), and then ChFC® (Chartered Financial Consultant) and ATA (Accredited Tax Advisor) designations. Subsequently, he earned his MBA in Finance from the prestigious Simon Business School at the University of Rochester. His extensive education includes MFP (Master of Science in Financial Planning) and MSFS (Master of Science in Financial Services). Paul holds a BA with Distinction from the University of Rochester. Paul and his team are committed to continuing professional education to serve with excellence.
Paul was presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Who’s Who, and has shared his breadth of knowledge at St. John Fisher College, teaching CFP® courses as an adjunct faculty member of the College for Financial Planning. He publishes and edits Planning Perspectives, and is on the WealthManagement.com RIA Advisor Editorial Panel.