Jim Forsyth is the founder of Forsyth Financial Services, an independent financial services and investment firm. Jim started his financial career in 1997 working for a large financial services firm. Over time, he felt his clients would be better served by leaving and working independently. In 2008, he partnered with Commonwealth Financial Network®, one of the premier broker/dealers in the United States. This relationship ensures that his clients have the best array of investment choices and research teams to complement their financial goals.
Jim has been a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ practitioner since 2003 and holds several other designations, including:
- Member of the Financial Planning Association
- FINRA licenses in 11 states
- FINRA Series 6, 7, 24, 63, and 66 registrations through Commonwealth Financial Network
- Life and health insurance licenses
Jim is a Northwest native, living in Oregon and Washington for most of his life. He graduated cum laude from Pacific Lutheran University with a BA in Communications. He currently lives on Whidbey Island with his wife, Teresa, and two daughters, Bailey and Parker. He is an avid golfer, black lab fanatic, and coach and loudest cheerleader for his girls’ basketball teams.