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Joseph P DeFazio IV, ChFC® , RICP ®  

Joe joined Passehl Financial in January 2020 as Director of Investments and Planning. In 2013, Joe joined Northwestern Mutual and over the past several years has worked in a variety of roles in planning and investments for the Philadelphia Network office before becoming a team member at Passehl Financial.  Joe is a proud graduate of Penn State University. Known as the “Wizard” to the team at Passehl Financial because of his innovation, and high level technology expertise, Joe is a great asset to our team and clients alike.

His strengths include analysis, planning, portfolio constructions, operations & effciency, teamwork and programming.

A native of Hatboro, Pennsylvania. Joe resides in South Philly with his girlfriend Maria. Joe enjoys being fun "Uncle Joe" to his nieces and nephews.

A self-proclaimed one-part-geek and one-part-athlete , he has an array of hobbies including reading, puzzles, faith, running and biking.  Joe loves a good challenge both professionally and personally.

Joe volunteeers with Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation.

Please call Joe with Investment questions and service needs. (215) 972 2775


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Geoffrey J. Passehl, WMCP®, ChFC®, CLU®, RICP®, CASL®
Wealth Management Advisor

Passehl Financial Services


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