Our Team

Typically Peter's clients are referred to him by other clients who appreciate what he does for them. These include individuals, families and businesses including legal and accounting practices, artists, musicians, athletes, and many others. Peter services a broad spectrum of clients, and they are diverse in their interests. Every day brings something different, and Peter always looks forward to learning something new about his clients, their families and their interests.

Often, Peter and his assistant, Joan Bersch will be called upon to assist clients with transferring various accounts in to Janney in order to help them consolidate their investments. Investments that clients often request include Municipal Bonds (Muni Bonds or Tax Free Bonds), US Government Bonds (Treasury Bonds), US Agency Bonds, Equities (Stocks), Unit Investment Trusts (UIT’s), Mutual Funds, Exchange Traded Funds (ETF’s), Variable Annuities, Fixed Annuities, and Life Insurance (with or without Healthcare Riders).

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Peter Ross
Vice President / Investments, Financial Advisor
About Peter
Peter Ross brings over thirty years of experience as an investment broker to the Upper Saddle River branch of Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, a NYSE Member firm headquartered in Philadelphia, PA. From his location in the New York City suburbs, Peter takes special interest in listening to what his clients have to say regarding their investments, their special needs and goals, and most importantly what is important to them in their daily lives.

Although Peter loves helping his clients find appropriate investments, nothing is more important to him than his relationship with each of them. Peter loves helping people, and he loves meeting new people. He strives to do his best to help his clients find what they are looking for. His overall goal is to follow the Golden Rule, to “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you”.
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Joan Bersch
Private Client Assistant
About Joan
Joan brings a wealth of experience with her. She and Peter worked at AG Edwards and Sons prior to joining Janney Montgomery Scott. Joan is brilliant, and knows just where to find the right people, information, forms, etc. for whatever our clients need. She enjoys keeping up to date with Peter's clients and their families as well.
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We collaborate with other Janney specialists, as needed, who have in-depth experience in specific disciplines. Together, we can assess your unique situation, analyze difference strategies, and develop a plan fit for your unique needs and goals.

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Debra Roey
Vice President, Retirement Plan Services Director
About Debra

Debra S. Roey joined Janney Montgomery Scott LLC in November 2006, as Janney Retirement Plan Services (JRPS) Manager. JRPS was founded in 1982 to provide Janney’s Corporate Retirement Plan Clients with support in plan design analysis, proposal procurement and review, investment fiduciary services, technical expertise, and problem resolution.


Debra has over 30 years of experience in the Retirement Plan arena. Prior to joining Janney, she served as Regional Director with Union Central Life Retirement and Investment Services. During her tenure, she received numerous sales awards including qualification for the company’s highest society membership. She also served on several corporate committees involved with Strategic Planning and Product Development.


Debra earned a B.A. in Business Administration from Rutgers University.

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Guy LeBas
Chief Fixed Income Strategist, Janney Montgomery Scott LLC Director, Custom Fixed Income Solutions, Janney Capital Management
About Guy

Guy LeBas is Janney’s Chief Fixed Income Strategist, as well as Head of Fixed Income for Janney Capital Management. As Strategist, he is responsible for providing direction to the Firm’s clients on the macroeconomic, interest rate, and bond market investing climate.


Guy authors bond market periodicals, which provide relative value recommendations across the fixed income spectrum. With Janney Capital Management, Guy is responsible for overseeing the Firm’s discretionarily managed bond portfolios, which take a client-tailored approach to generating consistent income across interest rate environments.


Guy joined Janney in 2006. Prior to joining Janney, Guy served as Interest Rate Risk Manager for U.S. Trust’s bank asset and liability portfolios, a role in which he oversaw risk and return on $20 billion of bank assets and derivatives.


Guy is also a frequent guest on CNBC, Bloomberg TV and Fox Business News, as well as a regular speaker at financial industry conferences. He received his education from Swarthmore College, holds an M.S. in Applied Economics from Johns Hopkins University, and is a CFA Charterholder.


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Mark D. Luschini
Chief Investment Strategist, Janney Montgomery Scott LLC President and Chief Investment Officer, Janney Capital Management
About Mark

Mark Luschini is the Chief Investment Strategist for Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, leading the Investment Strategy Group. In that capacity Mark is responsible for establishing the Firm’s broad outlook relating to conditions in the capital markets and the economy and to develop investment strategies that align with the best interest, goals, and objectives of individual and institutional clients. He also establishes the Firm’s asset allocation models used for portfolio construction and financial planning.


As Chief Investment Strategist, Mark serves as the Janney's investment spokesperson, offering national market commentary and developing asset allocation models and investment strategies. He chairs the investment committee and actively interfaces with both current and prospective clients.


Additionally, Mark directs Janney Capital Management, the Firm’s discretionary investment management division. Under his leadership, Janney Capital Management has delivered competitive investment results across multiple strategies. The total assets under management has grown to more than $4 billion, with nearly $3 billion in traditional equity and fixed income assets, and over $1 billion in various strategic and tactical asset allocation strategies utilizing exchange-traded solutions and mutual funds. Mark served on the Board of Managers for Janney, and currently serves as a Trustee for the Firm’s Pension & Profit Sharing Plan. He is a member of the Janney Wealth Management Department’s Mutual Fund and Alternative Investment Committees.


In Janney Capital Management, Mark chairs the Investment Committee which sets asset class and sector policy and directly participates in managing the equity, fixed income, and asset allocation strategies under its advisory. Mark has spent more than 30 years in the investment industry. He utilizes that experience to speak on topics related to macroeconomics and investment management at seminars and conferences.


His comments and written articles have been circulated in numerous publications ranging from the Wall Street Journal and Barron’s to the New York Times, USA Today, Financial Times, and Money magazine. He has appeared in various media outlets including CNBC, Bloomberg Television, Fox Business News, and CNN.


He has a BA and MBA from Gannon University and holds the Chartered Market Technician (CMT) designation from the Market Technicians Association

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