ABOUT US | Greg Hinkson, CFP®

Greg Hinkson, CFP®
President and CEO
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Greg is president and CEO of Hinkson Financial Services. He began his career in 1991 with a nationwide financial services company. The company was known for its excellent training program and investment products. In 1993, he was recognized by the company as the #1 representative in the state of Michigan.

The following year, he started an independent firm that allowed him to fully represent his clients’ interests rather than the interests of a broker/dealer.

He currently holds FINRA Series 6, 7, and 63 securities registrations through Commonwealth Financial Network®. He is an Investment Adviser Representative of Commonwealth and also holds insurance licenses for life, long-term care, and variable contracts.

In addition to these licenses and a business degree from Penn State University, Greg is a graduate of the College for Financial Planning's CFP® professional education program.

Greg is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional who has taught university courses as an adjunct professor. He has been quoted by Morningstar Advisor magazine and named a Five StarSM Wealth Manager* five years in a row by Hour Detroit Magazine. He was featured in the Wall Street Journal as one of the Five Star Wealth Managers you need to know. In December 2014, he was included as one of five advisors in Forbes magazine's list of "Michigan Financial Leaders." This inclusion is based on experience, reputation, time in the business, a clean record, CFP® credentials, and the like.

Greg is married to Valerie and is the proud father of four children. They live in Rochester Hills and are members of Kensington Community Church. In his spare time, he enjoys reading about a variety of topics. In addition to finance, he enjoys books about history, religion, politics, and holistic health. He also enjoys working out, skiing, and traveling.

Greg Hinkson is proud to have been recognized as a President's Club advisor for 2016—a distinction based on annual production attained by 16 percent of advisors affiliated with Commonwealth Financial Network.

Each year, Commonwealth, the broker/dealer–RIA that helps us process investment transactions on your behalf, recognizes President's Club advisors by inviting them to an exclusive gathering of their peers, leading industry experts, and Commonwealth home office staff. President's Club advisors benefit from an intensive learning and networking experience designed to help them hone their expertise, share best practices, and provide ever-higher levels of service, education, and leadership to their clients.

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Based on 10 objective eligibility and evaluation criteria, including a minimum of 5 years as an active credentialed financial professional, favorable regulatory and complaint history, accepts new clients, client retention rates, client assets administered, education, and professional designations. 1,961 Detroit wealth managers were considered for the award; 630 (33 percent of candidates) were named 2016 Five Star Wealth Managers. (The criteria provided reflects the most recent year for which advisor received the award. The criteria used, the number of wealth managers considered for the award, and the percentage of those who receive the award, may vary from year to year). These awards are not indicative of the wealth managers' future performance. Your experiences may vary. For more information, please visit www.fivestarprofessional.com.
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