Meet the Salem Team

It took seven years of rigorous search for Paul Pignone of Boston Retirement Advisors to identify a firm with which he would be comfortable entrusting his clients’ financial future. As a Fee-Only financial advisor, Paul placed a high value on finding a successor who shared his guiding principles of trust, ethics, and independence.

Paul believes that in Ben Beck and Jim Bode, he has found two outstanding professionals with great experience at global firms, and the independence and drive to manage their own practice with tremendous success. In 2016 the match was finally made, and Boston Retirement Advisors joined the Beck Bode family of companies.


Aligned with your interests

Not only are our advisors CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professionals, in addition we belong to the National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA), the country’s leading professional association of Fee-Only financial advisors-highly trained professionals who are committed to working in the best interests of those they serve. There are currently only 1500 advisors in the country (Source: who provide high-quality, long-term financial planning and access to a full range of financial services-but without the influence of commissions.

Our Team

Paul Pignone, CFP®
Benjamin Beck, CFP®
Managing Partner / Chief Investment Officer
James Bode
Managing Partner
Joan Waters
Michele Naehle
Meg Curry, CFP®
Director Financial Planning / Operations Support
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