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Freedom America

Wealth Management

Freedom America Retirement Services of New England was founded with the mission of helping people become financially secure and free in retirement.

About Freedom America

Wealth Management

After a combined 50+ years of experience working for Fortune 500 companies in their retirement benefits and retirement planning divisions, Jim Mayer and Sue Mayer have teamed up to bring their career expertise directly to couples, families and individuals who are five to 10 years away from retirement in Southern New England. The firm has deep experience with defined benefits plans, ERISA retirement plans, non-qualified plans, and stock purchase plans as well as banking and insurance.

Jim Mayer personally managed an elite team responsible for overseeing the management of millions of retirement plan participants for many Fortune 500 firms, with hundreds of billions of dollars in retirement plan assets. As an expert in large retirement plans, he regularly attended and spoke at industry conferences. He is passionate about retirement.

Sue Mayer leveraged her degree and skill in education to become a corporate trainer for Fortune 500 companies, educating employees in all aspects of their retirement, defined contribution, and defined benefit plans.

Helping You Navigate to a

Secure Retirement

Meet the Team

Freedom America Wealth Management

Jim Mayer

Investment Adviser Representative, RFC®, RICP®, NSSA®

Jim Mayer has spent more than 37 years in the financial services industry and has been cited on ABC, NBC, Bloomberg, and Yahoo! Finance. His early career years focused on delivering retirement benefits to Fortune 500 companies. Currently, he works to provide valuable information to assist families and companies on how to navigate through the retirement and savings process. A much-overlooked aspect of retirement planning is the proper understanding of Social Security benefits, along with ascertaining when and how to properly file.

Born and raised in Northern New Jersey, Jim attended Temple University and St. Peter’s University, earning a Bachelor of Science in Marketing Management and a minor in Mathematics. He learned the retirement industry from the ground floor working at the former Bankers Trust Company while still a senior in college as part of the bank’s cooperative education and management training programs.

After seven years, he had worked his way up to the position of bank officer, but then left the firm to relocate to New England for a project management position at State Street Bank. While employed at State Street and its successor companies of CitiStreet, ING and Voya Financial, he worked on complex corporate retirement plans and was promoted to senior vice president and then executive vice president, managing and overseeing their Large Corporate Market division consisting of millions of retirement plan participants and hundreds of billions of dollars in plan assets. Clients consisted of household Fortune 500 and global corporations.

Jim is a fiduciary and the acting President of Freedom America Retirement Services’ multiple office locations. He offers complimentary consulting via the IMPACT planning process which includes an analysis of how different tax-qualified accounts like IRAs and 401(k)s, as well as pensions and Social Security benefits need to come together to form an overall income plan. “There’s no manual for retirement, so it’s key that clients make the right decisions in conjunction with all of their assets,” he says.

He is an Investment Advisor Representative with Family Wealth Advisers, LLC, has his Retirement Income Certified Professional (RICP®) designation from the American College of Financial Services, is a Registered Financial Consultant (RFC®) from the IARFC and is also National Social Security Advisor certificate holder. Jim also holds life and health insurance licenses in multiple states.

Sue Mayer


With a passion to enable people to live in financial peace…

Sue Mayer of Freedom America Wealth Management applies her educational background and specialization in retirement plans to the clients she and husband Jim Mayer work with at the firm. Sue enjoys using her gifts of teaching and training to help clients understand the importance of optimizing income from their pension, Social Security and tax deferred accounts to come up with a financial strategy to create protected income in retirement.

With an educational degree, Sue’s earlier career years as a teacher were followed by a transition to the financial services industry.

As a corporate trainer at several large financial institutions, she specialized in retirement plans and protection for plan participants as required by the employee retirement income security act (ERISA)- The federal labor law that governs most employer retirement plans. That experience in her job responsibilities brought Sue to many fortune 500 companies, where she was responsible for employee outreach, education and training in all aspects of defined benefit and defined contribution plans.

Sue left corporate America during her to children’s formative years but continue to work part time in the educational field as well as creating contributing her services to charitable based organizations involved in funding overseas and domestic needs. In addition to her desire to ensure retirees do not outlive their money, Sue has been active in assisting families who are struggling financially, training them in the importance of an outward focus, financial mentality.


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Freedom America Wealth Management is committed to helping you and your family navigate the complexities of retirement so that you can retire securely and successfully. Based in New England, Freedom America Wealth Management has three locations to serve you. Call us at (800) 679-0665.



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Get to know us! Our offices are located in North Attleboro, Massachusetts and Warwick, Rhode Island. If you would like a more in-depth, personalized consultation, bring your financial documents along.