Ryan Belanger is the Managing Principal and Founder of Claro Advisors, LLC.
As a Certified Financial Planner™ and Wealth Advisor with Claro, Ryan works with clients to develop, implement, and oversee solutions to address their wealth management and financial planning needs. Ryan dedicates his time to helping clients understand the investment landscape and prides himself on delivering affordable, quality investment choices because he believes his clients deserve better. He named the company Claro, which is a latin phrase to “make clear in the mind”- which is what he wants for his clients.
Prior to founding Claro Advisors in 2012, Ryan spent seven years at Morgan Stanley where he became a Vice President responsible for advising clients in all aspects of wealth management. His clients included individuals, families, businesses as well as high school and college endowments. Ryan received a BA in Economics from The College of the Holy Cross and has previously passed several securities industry exams, including the FINRA Series 7, 24, 66, and the MA Life and Health Insurance Producer Exam. In 2009, he earned the Certified Financial Planner™ distinction.
He is most proud of his philanthropic activity. Along with his wife Rachel, he started a foundation that raises money for genetic research in the name of their late daughter, Bella. Ryan is also a volunteer teacher at the Collegiate Success Institute, where he teaches resume building, public speaking, and interview skills to inner city high school students. Additionally, Ryan is on the Executive Committee for the American Cancer Society Coaches vs. Cancer annual event. He also provides 10 annual scholarships for kids to attend a basketball camp in Casco, Maine.
Ryan resides in Boston’s Back Bay with his wife Rachel their two sons, Chance and Trey. He enjoys exercising, golfing, reading and spending time with his family. He has been featured in numerous magazines and industry publications.