Senior Vice President Investments

Ernie S. Tolentino

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Ernie joined Retirement Benefits Group (formerly The Founders Group) in October of 2008 as Senior Vice President, Investments after serving as Vice President, Investments for AIG Financial Advisors in Del Mar. Ernie’s expertise is working with individual investment and retirement management.  He is a fixed income specialist with extensive experience in tax-free municipal bonds. Throughout his career he has continuously helped his clients with strategies to generate a lifetime income in their retirement.

Ernie has been involved in the Financial Services Industry for 19 years. His career began in 1997 at Merrill Lynch where he last served as Manager's Assistant in their Rancho Santa Fe office. Beginning in 1999, he joined Prudential Securities where he developed his experience in the areas of: Comprehensive Wealth Management; Employee Stock Options; Retirement Planning; Education Planning; Variable Annuities and life Insurance.


Ernie studied Economics at San Diego State. Financial Consultant Holds s7 and registered with LPL as representative. CA Insurance Lic# 0C70649.


Ernie is an avid golfer and enjoys fishing, running and cycling in his spare time. He participates in a number of philanthropic efforts ranging from the San Diego Lifeguards to fundraising for the San Diego State Soccer Foundation. He applies the principles of trust, respect and communication not only in his personal life but in each and every interaction with his clients.

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