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    James Starnes


    MassMutual Texas Gulf Coast - Main Office
    3700 W Sam Houston Parkway South Suite 400 Houston, TX 77042-5118
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    About James

    I’m proud to lead MassMutual Texas Gulf Coast, a holistic planning practice known for excellence in sales leadership, diverse resources, innovation, and advisor support. A lifelong background as an athletic coach has instilled in me the principles and drive to bring out the best in others. I believe in investing in the success of our advisors, and providing them the means to thrive.

    Our firm offers a process-driven approach and a host of resources to help our advisors realize their full potential. A dedicated Case Design team, teaming opportunities, extensive training platform and individualized support – including a personal “concierge” upon joining the firm —uniquely position our advisors as well-equipped, lifelong partners for clients. We “push the envelope” every day to improve ourselves and our service to clients. 

    Nothing is more gratifying to me than bringing out the best in our people, and nothing is more satisfying than knowing that our advisors feel valued. Though I work hard to achieve that goal, I play hard too, coaching baseball and youth football, as well as enjoying quality time with my four wonderful children.

    Area(s) of Focus

    • Business Owners
    • Insurance Strategies
    • Investment Strategies
    • Special Care

    James Starnes CFP® is a registered representative of and offers securities, investment advisory, and financial planning services through MML Investors Services, LLC, Member SIPC, 3700 W Sam Houston Parkway South, Suite 400, Houston, TX 77042-5118, Tel: (832) 251-5400

    MassMutual Financial Group is a marketing name for Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) and its affiliated companies and sales representatives. Local sales agencies are not subsidiaries of MassMutual or its affiliated companies. Agency officers are not officers of MassMutual.

    I am licensed to sell Insurance Products in the following jurisdictions:
    Florida, Kentucky, Texas

    I am licensed to sell Securities Products in the following jurisdictions:
    Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming

    James Starnes CFP®, Houston, TX

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