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Thomas J. Curran

Founder, CEO & President - Curran Wealth Management, Curran Investment Management & Hippo Tax Services 


Thomas J. Curran is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Curran Wealth Management, Curran Investment Management and HIPPO Tax Services. Tom had a vision to give every client a panoramic view of their future. To achieve this, he championed comprehensive financial planning that embodied all aspects of life with a team of professionals that encompasses investment management, wealth management and tax preparation services. To learn more about our professionals, please click on the links above. 

With more than 40 years of experience in the securities business, Tom Curran has served his clients’ financial interests through his dedication and common-sense approach to successful investing.  Tom is a member of the Investment Committee and formulates the investment strategy for the firm. He is also the firm's Chief Compliance Officer. 

Prior to forming Curran Investment Management, Tom served as Managing Director and Certified Portfolio Manager of Curran Investment Management of Wachovia Securities, where he received firm-wide recognition as a Platinum member of Wachovia's Chairman's Circle of Excellence.

A graduate of Temple University, Tom received his MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania in 1968. He was a Fels Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania's Fels Institute of Local and State Government. Tom was one of only six advisors nationwide to be named to Research magazine's "2006 Advisor Hall of Fame." Tom was recognized for his superior client service and earning the respect of his peers and the broader community for the honor he reflects on his profession.

Tom began his career at First Albany Corporation, where he spent 24 years. As Senior Vice President and part of First Albany Corporation’s Private Client Group, Tom formed “The Curran Group” in 1996 to provide his clients with discretionary investment management services paired with a strong commitment to personal service. In 1998, the Curran Core Growth Equity portfolio was incepted, commencing a long, independently verified track record of risk-adjusted large-cap domestic equity out-performance that is still ongoing today.
 
In 2000, First Albany Corporation sold its Private Client Group to First Union Securities. As part of First Union Securities and later through the merger with Wachovia Securities, we continued to build a diverse client base and introduce our investment management services to individual and institutional clients.
 
In 2004, Tom and his team of eleven investment professionals left Wachovia Securities and formed Curran Investment Management, a limited liability company and federally registered investment advisor. 

In 2017, to better reflect the comprehensive services offered, Tom created Curran Wealth Management. Wealth Management better represents all of the comprehensive financial planning services we offer.