Ric Bryant joined Janney in 2002 as a Senior Vice President after serving as a director with Alex, Brown and Sons. For the past 30 years, Ric has been helping individuals, families, and non-profit organizations achieve their financial objectives. His investment advice has been effective because it is based on a solid understanding of his clients’ goals, his personal commitment to the relationship as well as his experience in a wide variety of market environments.
An alumnus of Washington College, Ric also is a graduate of the Securities Industry Association’s program at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He is active in his community and has served as a board member for The Presbyterian Home of Maryland and Loch Raven Skeet and Trap. Ric is past vice chair of Maryland Special Olympics, former past President of the Pro Sports Chapter of Ducks Unlimited and former President of The Baltimore County Land Trust Alliance. Away from the office, Ric raises Christmas trees on his farm. He also enjoys outdoor activities including boating, hunting and fishing. He also has three adult children.
Carrie Jarmer joined Janney 2004. She began her financial career working with three financial advisors as a Registered Private Client Assistant. Later, she started a dual role and became the Operations Manager for the Towson Branch, working directly with the Branch Manager, the Financial Advisors as well as the Corporate office, overseeing the compliance, support staff and office related matters. Career progression led to Carrie becoming a Supervisor of Managers, responsible for overseeing the Firm’s Producing Branch Managers in the Northern and Florida Regions. Carrie joined RCR Wealth Advisors in 2016 as a Financial Advisor working with Ric Bryant, helping individuals and families toward achieving their financial goals through financial and retirement planning.
Carrie holds Series 7, 66, 9, 10 and 31 securities licenses as well as Maryland Life & Health licenses. She attained the Accredited Wealth Management AdvisorSM (AWMA®), the Retirement Income Certified Professional (RICP®) and the Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor (CRPC™) designation. The AWMA certification is the culmination of intense coursework and exams on how to better serve clients at any stage in their life. Courses focus on: asset management, investment strategy, estate planning, taxes, and more. The RICP and CRPC program focuses on the unique strategies to plan for retirement income. Topics covered include understanding the retirement income planning landscape and psychology of retirees, building asset allocations and advanced estate planning techniques that may help to reduce risk and mitigate taxation issues.
Carrie is a mother of two daughters, one who has “left the nest” and one in high school. She is a member of The Women’s Club of Roland Park, on the Board and Chair of their Finance Committee as well as a former member of First Financial Credit Union Supervisory Committee. Carrie is an avid animal lover, enjoys taking her dogs for hikes, reading, and hosting cookouts.
Rustin Bryant joined RCR Wealth Advisors in 2019 after working as a technology consultant for several years. As an advisor, his main focus is helping individuals and families achieve their financial goals through holistic financial planning and customized investment management. Rustin assists with the portfolio construction and financial planning as well as manages the advisory account trading platform for the team.
Rustin completed the Securities Industry Essentials (SIE) exam, holds his FINRA Series 7, 66, and Maryland Life & Health licenses, and received a B.A. in Communications Studies from the University of Maryland, College Park. He earned his Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor designation from the College of Financial Planning in 2021 to better serve our clients as they plan for retirement. The CPRC designation education focuses on providing advice on investing, income planning, social security, medicare, and achieving tax and estate planning objectives in retirement.
Rustin is an active board member for My Neighbors Foundation. In his free time Rustin is a youth lacrosse coach at the Hereford Lacrosse Club and also enjoys skiing, hunting, playing squash, and golfing.
Alyssa Mathews joined Janney in 2020 as a part-time Private Client Associate while completing her Bachelor’s at Towson University. Alyssa joined RCR Wealth Advisors full-time in 2021 after graduating with a B.A. in Business Administration & Analytics: Project Management. Alyssa completed the Securities Industry Essentials (SIE) exam and holds her FINRA Series 7 & 66.
Whenever possible, Alyssa loves to travel especially to the beaches on the East Coast and mountains in Deep Creek Lake. Alyssa is a movie buff that religiously goes to the movie theatres for new releases every month; Sci-Fi and Action are her favorite genres. Alyssa also enjoys being outdoors, hosting football games, and playing with her English Cream Golden Retriever.
Gianna Malagari joined RCR Wealth Advisors in 2022 after graduating from Towson University with a B.A. in Business Administration & Analytics: Finance and Economics Minor. Prior to graduating, she interned at RBC Wealth Management where she learned the service and administrative side of the private client business.
Gianna comes from a large Italian family with 6 siblings, and is originally from Mount Airy, Maryland. In her free time, she enjoys reading, watching murder mystery documentaries, and attempting to take her Frenchie, Biggie, for walks.
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.
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.
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