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Senior Vice President
Bernard Dougherty, CFP®
(412) 434-0990 x 1507
Downtown Pittsburgh - Corporate Headquarters


Bernard J. Dougherty is a CFP® professional, Registered Investment Representative, Licensed Insurance Agent and Senior Vice President with Hefren-Tillotson.

Bernie is a graduate of Grove City College with a B.A. Degree in Financial Planning and minor in Economics. Since joining Hefren-Tillotson in 1993, Bernie has completed masters level coursework in the areas of Taxation and Estate Planning.

An experienced member of the Hefren-Tillotson team, Bernie specializes in Comprehensive Financial Planning, Retirement Transitions, and Investment Management. He recognizes that financial success brings increased responsibilities and complexity. Through Hefren-Tillotson's MASTERPLAN approach, Bernie reviews and advises on all aspects of clients' financial situation; from Investment Advisory to Retirement Income and Long Term Care Planning.

Previously, Bernie was with the Ayco Corporation, a tax and financial advisory firm serving Senior Executives of the Fortune 500. He is experienced with the unique issues that confront Corporate Executives such as Stock Option/AMT Planning; Deferred Compensation; Concentrated Security positions and Estate Planning.

The youngest of ten children, Bernie learned early-on the value of a dollar. He and his wife Ronna keep active with their three children.

Bernie is a multi-year FIVE Star Wealth Manager Award winner presented by Five Star Professional.

Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. owns the certification marks CFP®, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and federally registered CFP (with flame design) in the U.S., which it awards to individuals who successfully complete CFP Board's initial and ongoing certification requirements.

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Hefren-Tillotson Inc. is a leading diversified financial services firm providing investment and retirement plan management and comprehensive, financial planning through MASTERPLAN® for individuals and businesses. The firm’s wealth management services are administered by Certified Financial Planner (CFP) professionals, Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Charter holders, attorneys, Chartered Life Underwriters, and CPA/PFS’s. Hefren-Tillotson offers corporate services including 401(k) retirement planning, executive financial counseling, fiduciary reviews and workplace financial planning seminars. Founded in 1948, the firm is headquartered in Pittsburgh and has offices located in Pittsburgh, Butler, Greensburg, North Hills, and South Hills. MEMBER SIPC.