Knowledge. Experience. Service.

About Us

The principals of Firstrust Financial Resources (FFR) have over two decades of experience in wealth management, financial planning, employee benefits and advanced life insurance planning. Previously the leadership of Progress Financial Resources, LLC, we joined forces with Firstrust Bank, one of the region’s oldest and most respected financial institutions to form a premier financial services firm.


Pictured left to right: David Fleisher, Andrew McIlhenny and Adam Sherman

We are recognized by the region’s legal, accounting and investment communities and are frequent guests on CNBC, FoxNews, KYW News. But we take the greatest pride in the long-term relationships we have established with our clients. With over 40 associates and staff with tax, legal, financial, and business backgrounds, we offer a tremendous depth of knowledge and personal service. To learn more about the FFR team, click on their names to the left.

  • Our accomplished principals have over two decades of experience.
  • Over 40 associates and professional staff are at your service.

Team Work

The FFR team combines individual experience into a comprehensive service offering for each client.

1st photo: L-R Shaun O'Connor, David Fleisher, Paul Markowich

2nd photo: L-R Adam Sherman, Jeffrey D'Italia, Andrew McIlhenny, Shaun O'Connor, David Allon, Eric Markowitz, Paul Markowich, Brian Wells, Jerel Ruttenberg, Sue Izyk, Brian Smith, Carlos Guevara, Rod McCallum, Lisa Hanson, Aaron Wagner

Banking Services

FFR is a wholly owned subsidiary of Firstrust Bank and, in addition to FFR's Center City Philadelphia headquarters, our clients may meet with FFR representatives in all of Firstrust Bank’s 25 locations. Click here, to find out more about Firstrust Bank. 

Neither MetLife nor FFR and its affiliates provide tax or legal advice. Please consult your own tax and legal advisors regarding your particular circumstances. MetLife and its affiliates do not offer bank products and services and are not affiliated with Firstrust Bank.