John Hoke, AAMS®
John Hoke is a well-rounded, genuine, and analytical financial planner. He has a deep appreciation for financial planning and a distinguished background in the military. John first came to know us at LPL in 2016 when he worked for Jay as an assistant. After graduating from Florida Southern College with a Bachelor's Degree in Economics and Finance, John embarked on his journey at Raymond James, specializing in SMA Trading. There, he honed his skills in investment strategies and risk management techniques. Throughout his career, John has worked with various Registered Investment Advisors (RIA), gaining a breadth of knowledge and insight into different financial approaches and investment vehicles. With a passion for helping individuals and families achieve their financial goals, John returned to the retail side and joined our team as a Financial Advisor in 2022.
John is soon to be promoted to Captain in the U.S. Army Reserves and is still an active member. This experience has instilled in him the values of discipline, leadership, and meticulous attention to detail, qualities that he seamlessly incorporates into his financial planning practice. John completed ROTC (Reserve Officers' Training Corps) to earn his commission at Florida Southern College in Lakeland, FL, while graduating with his Bachelor's Degree in Economics and Finance.
John is an old soul who loves to honor tradition. He is a 4th generation St. Petersburgian and is married to Carolyn Hoke. They live on the west side of St. Pete, and you can find them regularly playing fetch with their dog, Kiwi, at Abercrombie Park, riding their bikes to the beach, and taking sunset boat trips.
Education, Registrations, and Licenses held with LPL Financial:
- Bachelor of Science, Florida Southern College
- Accredited Asset Management Specialist, AAMS®
- Plumbing Apprentice Certification, Pinellas Technical College
- Series 7 General Securities Registered Representative
- Series 63 Uniform Securities Agent State Law
- Series 65 Uniform Investment Advisor Act