John Michael Cione
John Michael Cione has been involved in the financial services industry his entire life. He was born in Brooklyn, NY and moved to Holmdel, NJ when he was 11 years old. During summer vacation of his teenage years, he commuted on the train to Manhattan where he worked at an array of jobs on Wall Street on the New York Stock Exchange, the American Stock Exchange and the New York Mercantile Exchange. He graduated Holmdel High School in 1979 and started college at San Diego State University and graduated from UC San Diego in 1984 with a BS in Biology.
In September 1987, he received his Series 7 and 63 licenses and his first experience as a professional investment advisor was to witness the 1987 Black Monday Crash. From then until 2001, he worked for a plethora of small, boutique brokerage firms while building his clientele and earning his Series 24 and 27 licenses as well as the CA Life & Disability Insurance license. In 2001, John joined Capital Growth, Inc. and has been a part of the outstanding team of individuals that work there every day. He currently takes part in the management of approximately $40 million in assets invested in an array of financial products that meet the needs of his clients. John loves working with people, which makes coming to work something he enjoys.
John has a younger brother, two younger sisters, four nieces and two nephews. He is single, never been married, has no children and lives in Solana Beach, CA, two blocks from his parents home, with his dog and cat. He is an avid surfer, expert skier and travels extensively when not working on beautifying his home and creating art forms of many types.