Wall Street 50 - 2013

Reilly George

George Reilly/Reilly Financial Group

George Reilly is the senior financial planner and services executive at Reilly Financial Group, an office of MetLife in Piscataway New Jersey.  He graduated from Brown University with a B.A. in business and economics and joined MetLife in 1993. He has been with the company ever since and has a long list of honors and accomplishments, including induction into the MetLife Hall of Fame, National Sales Achievement Award, Million Dollar Round Table, and life membership of the Chairman’s Council. He is also on the board of the Planned Giving and Estate Planning Committee’s Catholic Charity, is a member of the National Association of Industrial Office Properties and of the board for Somerset College.

Born in Staten Island, New York to Jay and Paulette Reilly, George has a deep and abiding respect for his Irish ancestry. “I learned the importance of faith, work ethic, family, sense of humor and story-telling from my Irish relatives,”  he said, relating that “as financial planners, we can educate our clients through stories. This art of storytelling evolved in Ireland and for that I am truly grateful.”

George, whose grandfather was born in Co. Clare, lives in New Jersey with his wife, Ann, and his three daughters, Meg, Katie, and Trish.