In 2011, John opened Brendel & Fisher Financial Advisors with his partner. Using customer satisfaction and exemplary service as their business model, they grew, now managing financial goal planning for individuals, families and businesses.

For over 25 years, John has been providing investment and portfolio management and research for his clients throughout the Northeast. Starting a career on Wall Street with W.J. Nolan, a municipal bond broker in the late 1980s. He moved onto one of the big brokerage houses, DeanWitter, for 8 years before joining Advest, Inc, a regional brokerage firm in Hanover, NH. John earned his AAMS in 2004. With an additional 6 years of experience as a portfolio manager for Smith Barney (later Morgan Stanley Smith Barney), John determined it was time to start his own firm, in partnership with Tim Fisher, and formed Brendel & Fisher Financial Advisors, LLC in April of 2011. There he could pursue the kind of service for clients he desired.

A graduate of St. Johns University, college of business administration, John earned his BA in Management and Marketing in 1983.

John is an accomplished sailor. His sailing accolades are numerous having been a National Champion 7 times in the Shields class, and World Champion in International Offshore Rule class, in 1987.  When not sailing, John relaxes as an avid skier, golfer, and motorboat enthusiast.