Jeff was born and raised in Hawaii. He attended Kaiser High School and then ventured to the mainland to attend college at San Diego State University where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business.
Jeff serves as CIO of The E.A. Buck Family of Companies. He partnered with his father Ed and joined E.A. Buck Company in 2004, with the mission of helping to improve the lives of others. Joining E.A. Buck as a young professional enabled Jeff to actively participate in the growth and evolution of E.A. Buck, ensuring a succession plan was soundly in place. Jeff’s role in the company ensures our clients can count on our support and guidance for many decades to come.
Prior to joining E.A. Buck, Jeff was an Executive Senior Director with Excel Communications which involved developing and supporting a marketing team in excess of 1000 representatives. During the early 2000’s in southern California, Jeff began a second career in real estate as an investor and property manager.
Jeff is passionate about educating clients on their financial options and helping them strategize for their overall financial well-being. He enjoys listening to his clients' needs and the challenge of finding appropriate solutions in an ever-changing financial market.
A true family man, Jeff relishes spending time with his wife Katie and their six wonderful children. With the goal of expanding outreach and education of finance to all of the island’s youth, Jeff serves as a board member on the Hawaiian Council of Economic Education as well as a board member on the Community Council at Koko Head Elementary School.