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Joseph H. Guyton, AEP®, CLU®

Joseph H. Guyton, AEP®, CLU®

The Guyton Group

Joe is Principal & Strategic Advisor at The Guyton Group, one of the preeminent strategic advisory firms on the New Hampshire Seacoast. With over twenty-five years of experience building custom & integrated plans for his clients, he understands the many challenges individuals face when building, maintaining and accessing their wealth.

Joe launched The Guyton Group in 1986 with the vision to assist and advise high net worth individuals, business owners and senior executives to protect their assets, plan their futures, grow their wealth, and ultimately achieve financial freedom. The Guyton Group has had the opportunity to work with nearly 500 clients, many of whom have remained with the firm for over 25 years.

As a highly respected and successful member of the financial community, Joe has received several honors in recognition of his accomplishments. Joe is an accredited Estate Planner, one of a very exclusive & distinguished group of professionals with the designation to practice in NH and MA. Requirements for this designation include experience, education, teamwork and dedication to the client. Joe is a member of the Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT), at the Top of the Table for 13 consecutive years. He is also a member of The One Hundred Club of NH, The NH Estate Planning Council (NHEPC), and the National Association of Insurance & Financial Advisors (NAIFA). Joe is an honored member of the Guardians Leader's Club, Presidents' Council and Chairman's Council as well as Guardian Elite, and a member of the Guardian Senior Sales Consultants.

Joe is active in the NH Seacoast community supporting several local and national charities. His contributions and generous support are given to Veteran's Count, The Children's Museum of NH, Cross Roads House, SIPP (Save the Indoor Portsmouth Pool), Friends in Action, Wentworth-Douglas Hospital & Health Foundation, Families First, 3-S Artspace, Great Bay Community College, The Repertory Theatre, The Music Hall, The Salvation Army, The New England Parkinson's Ride, The American Cancer Society, ALS Association, Pan Mass Challenge and Pancreatic Cancer Action Network. Joe’s belief in giving back to the community paired with his appreciation for those who have served our country prompted him to become a board member for the V-MAT Charitable Organization, a free martial arts training program for United States Veterans.

Joe resides in Rye Beach, NH with his wife of over 30 years. He is proud of his three grown children and his 3 grandchildren.

Pennsylvania State University – Bachelor of Science in Finance and Accounting

The Guyton Group – Principal, Senior Financial Specialist
CIGNA – Field Representative

Professional Organizations and Committees:

  • Million Dollar Roundtable (Court of the Table and Top of the Table)
  • National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA)
  • National Association of Estate Planners
  • New Hampshire Estate Planning Council
  • Association for Advanced Life Underwriting
  • International Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors
  • Guardian’s Leader’s Club, President’s Council, Chairman’s Council
  • Guardian Elite
  • Recipient of the Robert Effenson Award


Registered Representative & Investment Advisor of Park Avenue Securities, Financial Representative of Guardian.