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Ferdinand Ruplin, ChFC, CLU

Ferdinand Ruplin, ChFC, CLU

President, CA Insurance Lic. # 0C92176

Ferdinand Ruplin, ChFC, CLU became President of Sound Private Wealth in 2022 after spending 22 years as Branch Manager. At Sound Private Wealth, Ferd now concentrates on the personal financial planning side of the financial services industry, working with his clients to develop strategies to meet their short and long-term goals.

Since 1990, Ferd has earned many awards for business excellence. He is a life and qualifying member of the industry “Million Dollar Round Table” – the premier international association of financial professionals where he has achieved “Top of the Table” status. He is a member of the prestigious Equitable Hall of Fame, both as an advisor and as a Branch Manager. He is a member of the Order of Excalibur and a Hallmark V award winner.

A firm believer in the importance of professional education, Ferd earned both the Chartered Financial Consultant and Chartered Life Underwriter designations from the American College in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania.

In recognition of his leadership role within Equitable Advisors, Ferd was elected to the executive committee of the Honor Guard, an organization comprised of Equitable branch leaders across the country. He subsequently served as their President.

A sought-after speaker, Ferd has conducted numerous seminars on a range of financial topics to professional organizations, companies and affluent individuals.

Active in his community, Ferd is a board member of the Boys and Girls Club of Suffolk County where he currently serves as Vice President and is a board member of the Long Island Charities. He has also coached Three Village Little League, CYO Travel Basketball and the North Shore Royals travel baseball team. Additionally, he has been honored at Huntington Hospital’s annual charity golf outing, and at Long Island Charities, as their “Man of the Year”. Ferd resides in Stony Brook with his wife, Loretta, and has two children, Ferdinand and Chelsea.


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