Compass Securities Corporation, headquartered in Braintree, Massachusetts, is an institutionally focused introducing broker/dealer currently registered in 45 states (Member FINRA and SIPC). Compass has helped to raise over $15 billion for asset managers and loan syndicators. We work with a variety of third-party marketers and private placement agents in a number of real estate tax credit funds, alternative investment products and 40-act mutual funds.
As an independent broker/dealer, Compass strives to maintain high standards of commercial and ethical conduct and just and equitable principles in its business dealings. Compass is dedicated to serving the best interests of its clients while complying with regulatory requirements.
Our goal is to support the women and men who make up our team of talented registered representatives. Through their independent firms, they make introductions and raise capital for their clients with the highest compliance standards. Compass has the utmost faith in our people, policies and procedures so that you can trust that they will represent your firm in a responsible and high quality manner.
Scott Chaisson, President
Scott Chaisson assumed the position of President of Compass Securities Corporation in October 2016. He also serves as co-CCO and is a Registered Principal with the firm. His duties involve oversight of the company’s registered representatives, structuring selling agreements, representing Compass on all regulatory matters and growing business lines. He holds FINRA Series 6, 7, 8, 23, 63, and 65 licenses. Prior to joining Compass, Scott served as President of Capital Guardian LLC, a boutique wealth management firm.Read More...Read Less...
Scott completed his undergraduate education at the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1986. He served as an infantry officer for on both active duty and reserve status. Scott continued his education at DePaul University earning a Master’s of Business Administration in 1990. Scott brings over 20 years of experience in the brokerage industry and has served in several senior positions in the industry. He brings that experience to Compass and will focus on the continued commitment to support our representatives and a dedication to the continued growth and expansion of the company.
You can reach Scott at 781-535-6083 x 308 or email at scott@CompassSecurities.com.
John R. Ahern, Chairman Emeritus, Senior Advisor
John Ahern is the former President of Compass Securities Corporation and a General Securities Principal. He is also Senior Vice President of Compass Capital Corporation, a Registered Investment Advisory firm, as well as the President of Loper Associates, Inc., a real estate management company. He became Compass’ Chairman Emeritus in January 2015. Read More...Read Less...
He continues to bring a strong sense of integrity and commitment to both his investment advisory clients, and to the representatives of Compass Securities Corporation.
You can reach John at 781-535-6083 x 302 or email at John@CompassSecurities.com.
Timothy F. Shanahan, Founder and Chairman
Tim is the founder (1985) and Chairman of Compass Securities Corporation, a Compass Capital Corporation subsidiary and FINRA general securities broker/dealer. He serves as General Securities Principal, CFO, and Financial and Operations Principal . Tim is also a Trusted Financial Advisor with Compass Capital with over 30 years of advising high net worth individuals, corporate executives, retirement plans, and trusts. Read More...Read Less...
Mr. Shanahan was a partner in a Boston financial counseling firm of Cheverie & Partners from1975-1978. Prior to founding Compass, Mr. Shanahan was president of Alternative Financial Planning Associates (AFPA), a division of Alternative Investment Corporation of Boston. Mr. Shanahan was also a Senior Financial Consultant for the Personal Financial Consulting group at State Street Bank and Trust Company, a 200+ year old trust company, where he counseled high net worth individuals on a fee-only basis and managed customized mutual fund portfolios from 1991 to 1993.
He is a 1975 graduate of Suffolk University in Boston (BA Psychology).He completed the CFP curriculum offered by the College for Financial Planning in 1984 and was certified by the CFP Board in June 1984 and remained a member of the Institute of Certified Financial Planners through 1999.
You can reach Tim at 781-535-6083 x 305 or email at Tim@CompassSecurities.com.
Susan Weschler, Operations Manager, Registered Principal, CCO
Susan M. Weschler is the Operations Manager for Compass Securities Corporation. She is a Series 24 General Securities Principal and Series 99, Operations Professional, and has been associated with Compass since 1991. A graduate of The University of Connecticut, Susan has experience working with top producers at a major NYSE brokerage firm, and in a financial planning firm which offered services to Boston-area top executives. Read More...Read Less...
You can reach Susan at 781-535-6083 x 312 or email at Susan@CompassSecurities.com.
Jane E. Clougherty, Compliance Administration
Jane E. Clougherty is the Compliance Administrator for Compass Securities Corporation. She has been with Compass since 2010. A graduate of Stonehill College, Jane has worked with some of Boston’s premier law firms in Intellectual Property. She is responsible for general compliance administrative duties as well as being a FINRA Anti-Money Laundering contact, and the coordinator for Compass’s branch audit management system.
You can reach Jane at 781-535-6083 x 315 or email at Jane@CompassSecurities.com.
Registered Representative Team
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