Philip Califano is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Certified Financial Planner (CFP) specializing in comprehensive tax and financial planning. He has been assisting clients with their tax and financial needs for over 28 years. Focusing in the areas of tax, retirement and estate planning Philip uses innovative financial and investment strategies to assist his clients in achieving their financial goals.
Philip was born and raised in San Pedro, California. He graduated with honors from UC Santa Barbara in 1985 with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Economics. While earning his certification as a Public Accountant, Philip began his postgraduate career as a Tax Research, Planning and Compliance Specialist with Arthur Young, a large tax and accounting firm.
Along with his CPA and CFP designations Philip is a Registered Principal with Sagepoint Financial. He currently holds the Series 7, 24, 63 and 66 registrations and is a California Life, Accident and Health Insurance licensed agent, license number 0B53567. Philip invests heavily in education in order to maintain and continually develop his skills with state-of-the-art financial and tax innovations.
Philip chose SagePoint Financial as his broker dealer in order to offer his clients a wide array of financial products. His integrity and passion for providing outstanding personalized service are evident in his quest to team with his clients in reaching their financial dreams. In his spare time Philip enjoys spending time with his family, golfing and cooking.