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Mark Allaria, CFP®

Partner | Wealth Advisor at CarsonAllaria Wealth Management

Mark is a Partner and Co-Founder of CarsonAllaria Wealth Management, an independent RIA located in Glen Carbon, IL. Mark is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional and specializes in working with individuals within 5 years of retirement and those that are already retired.

As a Partner and Wealth Advisor with CarsonAllaria Wealth Management, Mark’s primary role is to work directly with clients as the leader of their financial plan, while also creating and implementing strategic vision for the firm. Mark is a builder of strong relationships and takes pride is providing clarity and removing uncertainty from a client’s financial situation.

Mark was born and raised in Edwardsville, IL. He earned a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Evansville, where he played Division I basketball. Mark earned a Master’s Degree from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. Before making a career move to financial planning, he coached collegiate basketball for SIUE for nine years.

Mark and his wife, Sarah, have 5 children; Macy, Lane, Ty, Bradley, and Isaac. Mark enjoys watching and supporting them all in their various activities. He also enjoys coaching basketball for the boys, playing golf, hunting, and traveling.

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