Craig J. Ferrantino, the president of Craig James Financial Services, has received the NEXT Financial Group Integrity Award for 2013.
He was honored at the company’s National Education Conference in San Antonio, Texas. This honor is awarded to a NEXT representative who demonstrates excellence in working with charities and improving the community.
Ferrantino volunteers with Southampton Volunteer Ambulance as a certified advanced emergency medical technician. He has also worked with youth ministry programs at St. Frances de Chantal Church in Wantagh, Sacred Heart Church in Cutchogue and the Basilica Parish of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary in Southampton.
“Receiving recognition for work that I love and am honored to take part in is truly a gift,” Ferrantino said. “I am humbled and very grateful.”
In his professional life apart from his community volunteer work, Ferrantino oversees independent financial and retirement planning in his role at Craig James Financial Services.
Ferrantino also hosts a Saturday morning radio show, “It’s All About Retirement,” on LI News 103.9 in which he advises retirees on investing and saving for their futures.