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Thomas O'Shaughnessy

Senior Director
Marcum Financial Services, LLC
Investment Advisory Representative
Raymond James Financial Services

500 W. Monroe Street
Suite 2000
Chicago, IL 60661

Thomas O'Shaughnessy is an investment advisor representative at Marcum Financial Services, LLC based in Chicago, IL. With over 25 years in business and investment management experience, Mr. O'Shaughnessy has advised and developed financial products and programs for some of America's great companies. He has a particular passion for working with closely held and family owned businesses that ambitiously pursue their vision.

As a professional investment advisor representative, Mr. O'Shaughnessy focuses on building companies into wealth creation enterprises. He helps translate business success into financial success for both employers and employees through qualified and non-nonqualified compensation planning. These includes pensions, profit sharing plans, qualified employee stock option programs (ESOP), 401k programs, and non-qualified executive compensation planning.

Working with accounting and retirement administration firms, Mr. O'Shaughnessy is adept at integrating wealth planning with tax planning strategies. He has been asked to consult with banks about their approach to the retirement market.

In addition, he has been a panel speaker for the Profit Sharing Council of America and has designed internet-based programs used by more than 15,000 licensed financial advisors to improve retirement programs.

Mr. O'Shaughnessy holds a M.S. of Personal Financial Planning from the College Board of Financial planning. He is a University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana graduate and is proud to have maintained his CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER (CFP®) certification since 1997 and was awarded the CHARTER RETIREMENT PLAN SPECIALIST (CRPS®) and the MASTER PLANNER ADVANCED STUDIES (MPAS®) designations in 2018.

He serves as the president of the Great Lakes Study Group, which is the Chicago chapter of the National Institute of Pension Administrators (NIPA), an organization devoted to the advancement of professionalism in the retirement plan industry.

Professional & Civic Affiliations
  • Great Lakes Study Group (NIPA), President of Chicago Board
  • Knights of Columbus, St. Margaret Mary Council 16011, Past Treasurer, Lecturer, Founding Council Member
  • St. Margaret Mary Parrish, Catechist
Accreditations and Designations
  • Certified Financial Planner (CFP®)
  • Charter Retirement Plan Specialist (CRPS®)
  • Master Planner Advanced Studies (MPAS®)
Subject Matter Expertise

Financial Education
Retirement Plan Design
Strategy and Management
401k Enrollment/Education
Plan Benchmarking
Portfolio Development
Pre-Retirement Consulting
Fiduciary Service 3(38), 3(21)

Practice Focus

Partnerships/Sole Proprietors
Family Owned Businesses


Bachelor of Arts
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

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