Our Team

The Southwoods Investment Group takes a comprehensive approach to investing using a process to learn about the client’s current financial situation, and the objectives they would like to meet later in life.

The team works with each client to set realistic goals, and designs a plan that works to not only achieve those objectives but also to consider the daily income needs of the investor and their family. Each member of the Southwoods Group is equipped with the knowledge, and experience to structure and maintain a plan with diversified investments that are the most appropriate for the client.

The team also uses the resources available at Janney Montgomery Scott to provide quality guidance to their clients. The professionals in Janney’s Wealth Management Department offer unique investment products and services for a complete wealth management experience.
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Scott A. Wilson
Executive Vice President / Investments, Financial Advisor
About Scott
Scott attended the University of Massachusetts and graduated from Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts with a BS in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance Economics in 1996. Following four years as an Investment Strategist, Scott now assists clients with a strong concentration in equities, option trading, asset allocation, and analyzing the markets. Scott is licensed with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority.
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Paul J. Murray, CFP®
Executive Vice President / Investments, Financial Advisor
About Paul
Paul is a graduate of Siena College with a Bachelor of Science. Paul is licensed by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority and has his New York State life insurance licenses. He completed the College for Financial Planning program and achieved a Certified Financial Planner™ (CFP®) professional certification.
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Jonathan A. Sefcik, CLTC®
Assistant Vice President / Investments, Financial Advisor
About Jonathan
Jonathan graduated with a B.A. Magna Cum Laude from SUNY Buffalo, followed by his achievement of an MBA concentrating in Finance which he received from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI). Jonathan is licensed with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority. He also holds the Certification in Long-Term Care (CLTC®) designation.
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Daniel G. Smith
Vice President / Wealth Management, Financial Advisor
About Daniel
Dan attended SUNY Albany and began his career with First Albany Corporation. Dan is licensed with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority and holds NYS insurance and annuity licenses, is certified to sell NYS Long-Term Care Partnership Insurance, and holds the designation of Investment Advisor Representative. He is currently a candidate for the Certified Financial Planner™ (CFP®) professional certification.
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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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