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AXA is a financial services company that offers retirement savings strategies, investment advice, wealth management and services for financial protection. They provide financial services through AXA Equitable Financial Services and insurance services through AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company. The company has been in business since 1859.

AXA Group is the U.S. subsidiary of the company, which is headquartered in Paris, France. The U.S. division has been headquartered in New York City, since 1859. They have offices in New Jersey, Syracuse, Charlotte and Farmington, Ct. they have 43 branches throughout the U.S. The company has over 4,719 advisors who help clients reach their financial goals. The company has over 103 million clients around the world. AXA has been named the top insurance brand in the world for seven straight years.

AXA is involved with philanthropy programs that promote responsible investing, environmental programs, renewable energy projects and “green loans.” The company is in solid financial standing with more than twice the number of assets required by regulators.

Vincent Parascandola currently serves as the Senior Executive VP of AXA Advisors. He directs sales, management, recruiting and the development of new and experienced advisors. He has more than 25 years of work experience in the industry. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from the Pace University in New York.

Vincent started his career with Prudential in 1987. He worked as an agent and received the title of National Rookie of the Year. In 1990 he moved to MONY Life Insurance Co. He had several managerial positions there. In 2004 he joined AXA Advisors. He served as President of The Advantage Group, a unit of AXA. He continues to work to improve the performance of the company’s advisors under his management.

Mr. Parascandola has been recognized for his leadership skills, with GAMA’s Career Development award and Master Agency Awards. He has spoken at numerous industry conferences, sharing his vast knowledge and expertise. He has served as Chairman of LIMRA’s Field Officers Committee in the past as well.