Janet Kirk, AWM, CFP®, CPM®

Senior Vice President - Financial Advisor, Senior Portfolio Manager - Portfolio Focus

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Janet has more than thirty years of experience in the investment industry and became a financial advisor in the 1980s. Prior to joining RBC Wealth Management, she was a senior vice president with Morgan Stanley. 

Janet focuses on providing comprehensive wealth management and retirement planning to high net worth individuals. She received her CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM certification in 2006 and studied at Columbia University, earning the Certified Portfolio Manager designation in 2010. Janet has licenses for Life insurance, Long-Term Care insurance, and credentials as an estate and retirement planning specialist. Her quest for knowledge is ongoing and she is constantly looking for opportunities to broaden her knowledge to better serve and add value to her clients.

Janet majored in accounting at the University of Pittsburgh and studied at Duquesne University with a focus on psychology. She is an active member of the Financial Planning Association, and the Christian Financial Planning Association. Janet has served as treasurer for several nonprofit organizations, including the Washington City Mission, and is a past board member of the Southwestern Pennsylvania Human Services. She is also active in the community, supporting Meals on Wheels, Children’s Hospital, pancreatic cancer causes, and is an outreach to Hekima Place, an organization supporting African children afflicted with AIDS.

Janet is the youngest of seven children and when not attending one of her many family functions, she practices yoga and enjoys biking on the local trails. She is a voracious reader and loves gardening, traveling and meeting new people. Above all else, Janet enjoys hanging out with her husband, Andy, and their dog Moe.

Anne Hassenfeldt

Associate Vice President, Associate, Business Senior

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Anne began her career in the financial industry under Janet’s tutelage more than 10 years ago. Shortly after coming on board, she acquired her Series 7 license to assist in the trading component of the business and subsequently earned her Series 63, Series 65 and insurance license. In addition to her primary focus on client connections, Anne’s responsibilities include research analytics, hypothetical client portfolio reports, and management of the Portfolio Focus program. She also coordinates marketing, travel, expenses and various other business management tasks.

Originally hailing from Annapolis, Maryland, Anne is the only non-Pittsburgh native on the team, but the black and gold Steelers flag now waves proudly at the Hassenfeldts and they are pleased to call Pittsburgh home.

Nancy Sutton

Client Associate

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Nancy is a Pittsburgh native and graduate of Allegheny Community College. She embarked on a career in the healthcare industry for 10 years prior to joining the Kirk Group in 1997. Nancy tracks our client’s cost basis, provides estate valuation, and prepares client portfolio reviews and asset allocation reports, along with providing gain and loss information for tax reporting. She provides a high level of professionalism and enjoys the daily interaction with our clients.

Nancy is active in her church, enjoys gardening and bakes awesome scones. She resides in Mt. Lebanon with her husband and has three grown boys who live in the Pittsburgh area as well.

We are a blend of four intergenerational team members with a wide range of education, skills and life experiences. We do what’s right for each client specific to their goals, risk tolerances and stage of life. Our work ethic is unwavering and our sole purpose is servicing client needs by taking proactive steps, showing quick responsiveness and recognizing that each client is unique. 

To view our team brochure click here:  The Kirk Group Brochure