Jackson Cusick

Financial Advisor

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Jackson Cusick

Financial Advisor

Trustworthy guidance for your unique financial journey.

Jackson offers financial advice catered to your goals, interests, and values and built on relationships.

Jackson provides complete financial plans that avoid being a “one-size-fits-all” solution. Because, the truth is, there is no “one-size-fits-all” life.

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Getting started


Nothing is assumed in the financial planning process. During the first discovery meeting, Jackson takes time getting to know you, your current situation, and your financial concerns and long-term goals. Also, he will answer any immediate questions you may have about financial wellness.

Map a financial path

If you choose to move forward, Jackson will build a financial roadmap around your priorities, The plan lays out specific financial choices on the horizon, as well as personal recommendations and steps forward.

This phase includes any follow-up meetings needed to review each element of the plan. Jackson believes education is critical to make your financial plans work, and he strives to ensure that you understand all the financial guidance given to you.

Execute and adjust

Changes in your life are inevitable! Jackson will adjust his guidance to keep you on the right track.

Also, when markets and accounts shift, he will communicate updates that may affect your situation.


At the heart of everything Jackson does is a deep-seated desire to positively affect his clients’ lives. Recognizing that each client has different needs, Jackson dedicates himself to understanding their situation before making recommendations for the path forward. And he does so with compassion and an appreciation for others.

Connect With Jackson

Jackson has a passion for understanding markets, investments, and financial wellness, and he strives to build relationships with his clients while educating and guiding them as they pursue financial freedom. Jackson works diligently to help each client develop achievable goals, understand their financial choices and portfolios, and implement strategies for reaching their personal plans.

With registrations and licenses including Series 7, Series 66, and Life and Health, Jackson has the expertise to provide comprehensive financial planning services. Before working as a financial advisor, Jackson received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Colorado and worked as a field producer for the CBS TV show, Survivor. This unique background has taught him the importance of adaptability, creativity, and problem-solving—qualities he brings into his work as a financial advisor.

Born and raised in San Diego, Jackson now lives in Point Loma, CA. He loves surfing, fishing, golfing, and traveling. He also believes in the importance of giving back to his community and does so by volunteering as a coach for a third- and fourth-grade elementary school lacrosse team in his hometown.


When working with Jackson, you gain access to a group of financial specialists for each stage of your financial life cycle. They use their different perspectives on each of the facets of your financial plan to optimize it for what you most need—and want.

Chris Sitek, CLTC®, CASL®, CLU®, ChFC®, RHU®, REBC®
Chris Sitek, CLTC®, CASL®, CLU®, ChFC®, RHU®, REBC®

Vice President Life and Long-Term Care

Sean McTeague, CFP®
Sean McTeague, CFP®

Financial Planning Specialist

Jeff Landt, CFA, CFP®
Jeff Landt, CFA, CFP®

Senior Vice President and Chief Investment Officer

Steven Vacinek, CIMA
Steven Vacinek, CIMA

Director of Investments

Chase Brakke, DIA, DIF, CEPA®
Chase Brakke, DIA, DIF, CEPA®

Vice President of Business Owner Solutions

Carrie Hancock, ChFC®, CLU®
Carrie Hancock, ChFC®, CLU®

Vice President, Financial Planning Resource Center

Financial services

Financial planning

A financial plan bridges the gap between your current financial snapshot and a long-term roadmap. Using your specific goals and needs as a framework, Jackson designs a personal financial strategy to help you reach your goals. Financial planning is the cornerstone of Jackson’s process, and he will educate you on each part of your plan so that you understand the “why” and “how” from start to finish.

Investment management

Using thoughtful investment management, Jackson matches your goals with portfolios that growth, risk, and tax models to give you assets and access at the right time.

As an independent advisor, he has access to a broad range of investment options to cater to your needs, along with a deep knowledge of special considerations you should keep in mind.

Retirement planning

Do you have questions about what your finances will look like once you finish working? Jackson can answer those and help ensure you are set up for an easy retirement when the time comes. He will recommend how best to prepare for retirement and distribute your wealth for any situation that might come your way.

Business succession planning

Business succession goes hand-in-hand with retirement planning. Again, you may wonder what will happen to your business once you retire. Jackson can help you answer that question and will recommend measures to ensure that the ownership transition goes smoothly.

For a comprehensive review of your personal situation, always consult with a tax or legal advisor. Neither Cetera Advisor Networks LLC nor any of its representatives may give legal or tax advice.


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    Ten Governor
    5075 Shoreham Pl, Suite 260
    San Diego, CA 92122

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