John J. Griffith, Jr., JD, CPC, AIF®Senior Vice President, Financial Advisor

  • 400 North Tampa Street
    Suite 1800
    Tampa, FL 33602
  • 813.218.5005
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John joined CapTrust Advisors in Tampa in 2003. He became part of CAPTRUST in 2017 when CapTrust Advisors merged with CAPTRUST. John is currently a senior vice president and financial advisor responsible for providing retirement plan and investment advisory services to fiduciaries of corporate retirement plans. Prior to joining the firm, John worked as a consultant at Raulin Inc. and he has worked in the industry since 1977.


  • Bachelor of Arts degree in history with a concentration in American economic history from Pennsylvania State University
  • Juris Doctor degree from Duquesne University School of Law


  • Accredited Investment Fiduciary (AIF®)
  • Certified Pension Consultant (CPC)


  • Florida West Coast Employee Benefit Council
  • Florida Public Pension Trustees Association Faculty member
  • Former President and founder of the Alliance Benefit Group
  • Former member of the board of directors of the Investment Life Insurance Co.


  • "Is Now the Time to Terminate Frozen Defined Benefit Plans?", Journal of Pension Benefits, Volume 20, Number 1, Autumn 2012

Personal Profile

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Favorite Book or Movie:
Islands in the Stream by Earnest Hemingway | Father of the Bride
Ideal Dinner Guest:
Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis, and Dean Martin
Words to Live By:
That's life, risen high in April and shot down in May.
Qualities I Admire in People:
Honesty, commitment, and loyalty