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John Rousos

Vice President, Signature Life
15801 Brixham Hill Ave., Ste. 450
Charlotte, North Carolina, 28277


John Rousos joined Highland Capital Brokerage in 2010. He supports financial advisors in the Eastern North Carolina area on both the institutional and independent sides. John has over 30 years of experience in the insurance and financial services industry. He earned his Chartered Life Underwriter® degree in 1989 and holds life, accident and health, long term care, Series 6 (Investment Company Products/Variable Contracts Limited Representative), Series 63 (NASAA Uniform Securities Agent State Law Examination), and Series 65 (Uniform Investment Adviser Law Examination) licenses.

John started his career with Equitable Life as a career agent in upstate New York in addition to holding some management positions with the company. He was part of Chase Bank’s newly emerging life insurance program acting as a liaison between financial advisors and carriers for several years.

He came to North Carolina in 1996 with First Union Bank as an Estate and Business Insurance Specialist working with the banks high net worth clients. John has helped wealthy individuals and business owners with intricate estate and business planning issues. He held similar roles with BB&T and SunTrust Banks while partnering with the wealth teams of those institutions.

John has used his partnering ability to work with financial advisors that are part of the many different institutions Highland is associated with along with independent advisors who utilize Highland’s products and services.

He is a member of the Wake County Estate Planning Council and Professional Development Chairman for the Southeastern NC Chapter of the Society of Financial Service Professionals.

John lives in Raleigh, NC with his wife Elishia and two daughters.


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