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Robert J. Tarlov, CLU, ChFC, CFP®

Robert J. Tarlov, CLU, ChFC, CFP®



Born in the city of Norwalk, Rob was raised by parents who instilled in him the importance of honesty, hard work, and respect for others. He has made these values cornerstones of his personal and professional life. As an elected public official in his community, a Rotarian, and as your financial consultant, he strives to make a positive difference in the lives of others.

Rob entered the financial services industry while in his junior year at college, and now many years later, his passion for helping others achieve their financial goals is stronger than ever.

Rob builds long-term relationships with his clients. The mutual trust and goodwill he fosters translates into quality service and dependable consulting you can rely on for years to come.

Let Rob help you gain financial confidence, and design strategies to help you pursue financial freedom that can last throughout your retirement years.


Rob divides his time each month between Florida and Connecticut. Claudia, his wife of 47 years runs a horse training facility in Vero Beach, FL and their two children both live several towns south of the horse farm. In Colchester, CT, he has been active in youth soccer and baseball and has served as Chairman of the Sewer and Water Commission and the Utilities Commission from 1991 to 2009 when he was elected to the Board of Finance, on which he served as chairman from 2011 to 2021.

Rob has been in the Financial Services Industry for over 47 years since joining John Hancock as an agent during college at Pratt Institute where he received a bachelor degree in Communication Arts. He has served as President of the following organizations: Meriden Rotary Club, Connecticut Valley Chapter of the Financial Planning Association, Connecticut Association of Insurance & Financial Professionals, Connecticut General Agents and Managers Association, Central Connecticut Business and Estate Planning Council, New Haven Association of Insurance & Financial Professionals and of the Hartford Chapter of the American Society of Financial Service Professionals and has served as Secretary of the Meriden Rotary Club since 1985.

Rob is an Investment Adviser Representative with Cetera Advisor Networks LLC. He has served on many Connecticut Insurance Department committees and task forces including the License Examination Review Committee and Continuing Education.