Edward Barnes
Financial Advisor & Director of Retirement Plans
Industry Experience: Over 25 Years
215.643.9100
edbarnes@blbb.com
Edward Barnes
Financial Advisor & Director of Retirement Plans
Industry Experience: Over 25 Years
215.643.9100
edbarnes@blbb.com

Ed is the practice leader for our retirement plan service offering. As an ERISA 3(38) fiduciary, he offers clients a disciplined and well-documented approach to the regular reviews that are required of retirement plan processes and investments. Ed’s formal approach to a plan sponsor’s fiduciary duties provides a welcomed measure of assurance to management who may be concerned about the liabilities associated with offering and overseeing a qualified retirement program.

Prior to joining BLBB Advisors, Ed was the President and CEO of the Gwynedd Company for 24 years. As an Investment Advisor Representative with the company, Ed grew the Gwynedd Company to over $100 million in assets under management.

Ed also brings 25 years of corporate compensation and benefits experience acquired in large companies in the Philadelphia area. Ed has held senior human resource positions at CertainTeed Corporation, Shared Medical Systems, and NovaCare. In his various positions with these organizations, Ed was responsible for the management and funding of retirement and welfare benefit programs, with annual contributions exceeding $100 million.

Ed is a graduate of Temple University with a Bachelor in Business Administration and Accounting.

Outside of the office, Ed enjoys spending time with his wife, Pam, and family, spoiling his ten grandchildren, and playing golf. Ed serves on the boards of several local non-profit organizations.