Don Harrington started in the financial services business after a career as a teacher and assistant coach for football at Kingswood-Oxford Prep. He received his B.A. from the University of Connecticut, and did his graduate work at Trinity College in Hartford, CT. He is registered with the National Football League Players Association (NFLPA) Financial Advisor Program.
Don holds the following industry designations and certifications:
Certified Financial Planner (CFP®)
Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC®)
Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU®)
Accredited Estate Planner (AEP®)
Certified Fund Specialist (CFS®)
Certified in Long Term Care (CLTC®)
He has received the Five Star Wealth Manager Award for the last five years (2014-18), and was the 2016 recipient of the prestigious Will G. Farrell Public Service Award in recognition of his activities for his industry and the community in Los Angeles.
Don is a Past-President of both the Los Angeles County chapter of The Society of Financial Service Professionals (FSP) and the Los Angeles chapter of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA-LA). He is also an active member of The Financial Planning Association (FPA) and The National Association of Charitable Gift Planners.
He has authored numerous articles for industry publications, co-authored two company textbooks and regularly teaches continuing education courses for financial professionals in Los Angeles. He has also been a guest lecturer for the Cal State-Northridge CFP® undergraduate program.
Don and his wife, Kathy, have 3 married children and live in Marina del Rey, CA.
The Five Star award is granted by Five Star Professional, an independent 3rd party marketing firm. This award is not indicative of future performance or success and stems from nominations byindustry professionals in a given market area and based upon objective criteria including retention rates, client assets administered, firm review and favorable regulatory and complaint history.
Don Harrington is a registered representative of and offers securities, investment advisory and financial planning services through MML Investors Services, LLC. Member SIPC(www.sipc.org). Supervisory office: 8383 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 600, Beverly Hills, CA 90211, Tel: 323-965-6300. Insurance offered through Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) - and other fine companies.