Justin Sanderson


Chief Executive Officer

Justin Sanderson is second-generation leadership of Sanderson Wealth Management and has been a member of the firm since its inception in 2001. As CEO, Justin steers all aspects of the business—from strategizing and communicating a clear vision for the future to collaborating with the leadership team on implementing new initiatives. He’s especially passionate about keeping the firm on the leading edge of technology and was instrumental in Sanderson building a company-wide platform that enhances convenience and performance for our advisers and clients alike. A CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional with over 20 years of wealth management experience, Justin also serves as a lead adviser to nurture relationships with select families.

Justin has earned a reputation as an active contributor within the investment and financial services field. He is a member and supporter of the Institute for the Fiduciary Standard, a think tank promoting the importance of fiduciary principles, as well as a member of the Forbes Finance Council, where he publishes thought leadership on financial matters with a focus on business succession.

Experience and credentials.

  • Certified Investment Management Analyst (CIMA®)
  • Member, NAPFA
  • Graduate of Investment Management Theory and Practice | Yale School of Management
  • Certificate in Financial Planning | NYU School of Professional Studies
  • MBA | Niagara University
  • BS in Business Administration, summa cum laude | Niagara University

Personal interests.

Since mentorship played a vital role in his career, Justin is enthusiastic about guiding recent graduates and young professionals through the vast investment advice industry. In addition to leading Sanderson’s mentoring efforts, Justin lends his experience as a member of the CFP® Board Mentor program.

Justin lives in East Amherst with his wife Katy, sons Jackson and Hunter, and daughter Felicity. In his personal time, he enjoys coaching Jackson’s basketball team.

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