David is a lifelong resident of Portland, Ct. He graduated from Xavier High School in Middletown and the College of the Holy Cross and attended University of Hartford’s Barney School of Business. After working as Clerk of the Superior Court in Middletown for a number of years, he began his career in financial services as an insurance agent in 1984. David has been affiliated with Gateway Financial Group for over 20 years.

Throughout his career David has worked with business owners assisting them in developing employee benefit plans for health, life and disability insurance and retirement planning.  He works hard to build a trusted relationship with each of his clients and has enjoyed valued relationships with them for many years. In 2009 Dave expanded his practice to include advisory services. In addition to his professional licenses, Dave is registered as a Retirement Income Certified Professional ™. He works with his clients to assist them in managing their assets to provide adequate income throughout their retirement. As an independent advisor Dave can provide objective advice, unencumbered by any potential conflicts of interests. 

David is a past president of the Portland Jaycees and the Middletown Exchange Club. He served on the board of directors and as President of the Xavier High School Alumni Association and was inducted in the Xavier High School Hall of Honors in 2001. He was active with Boy Scout Troop 49 in Portland. He recently served on the Town of Portland Board of Assessment Appeals. Dave is currently co chair of the annual Interfaith Golf Tournament.

He resides in Portland with his wife Elise and has three children, Kevin, Christopher, and Katie.  Check the background of this investment professional on FINRA BrokerCheck.

 REGISTRATIONS:

  • Registered with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA)
  • FINRA Series 6 (Investment Companies / Variable Contracts Representative Exam)
  • FINRA Series 65 (Uniform Investor Advisor Law Exam)
  • FINRA Series 63 (Uniform Securities Agent State Law Exam)
  • Licensed with the Insurance  Department of  Connecticut

Contact Information


Gateway Financial Partners
500 Winding Brook Drive, P.O. Box 1032
Glastonbury, CT   06033
860.652.4360 Ext 294
Fax: 860.652.3163
dobrien@mygfpartner.com