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Tom Ciardella, Sr.

Tom Ciardella, Sr.

General Agent

Office: 201.843.7700 x 211  

Over the course of more than 50 years in the industry, Tom has remained one of Guardian’s most consistently successful General Agents. He began his career in 1967 as an agent for Metropolitan Life before stepping into management in 1969. After 10 very successful years with Metropolitan, he made a career change and joined New England Life, where he spent the next 9 years building one of their largest agencies. Then, in 1986, Tom joined Guardian® as a General Agent with his partner, Mike Savino, to build Certified Financial Services.

Tom has spent the past 35 years growing Certified Financial Services as one of Guardian’s finest agencies, with more than 90 field representatives, making CFS a perennial top 10 agency. He is currently one of only four General Agents chosen to mentor other Guardian General Agents. He has served as a member of the Field Advisory Board several times and is a member of three Guardian Advisory Committees, Policyholder Services, Disability Income, and Innovative Underwriters Committees.

Throughout his career, Tom has received the industry’s top accolades as a General Agent from both Guardian and industry organizations.

Tom’s accomplishments include

  • Master Agency Award
  • Diamond International Management Award
  • Productive Growth Award
  • National Quality Award
  • Gold and Platinum National Management Award
  • National Group Insurance Award

Registered Representative of Park Avenue Securities LLC (PAS). Securities products and advisory services offered through PAS, member FINRA, SIPC. General Agent of The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America® (Guardian), New York, NY. PAS is a wholly owned subsidiary of Guardian. Certified Financial Services LLC is not an affiliate or subsidiary of PAS or Guardian. CA Insurance License Number - 4041829.