John Benton Jr.

Financial Planner,

My Focus Areas are Protecting Your Family, Saving for Retirement, Living in Retirement, Financial Strategy, Saving for Education and Small Business Planning

Languages spoken by this financial professional: English

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About John

As a financial planner, I advise clients in Somerset, Middlesex, and Morris counties with experience-crafted financial strategies and insurance risk management strategies.

Our team's dedicated and dynamic approach can help you form the cornerstone of your financial future.

I'm Most Proud Of: Serving my community as a volunteer firefighter on the Chatham Township Fire Department.

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Life Happens. Being prepared makes all the difference.

You have options when it comes to your financial future - no matter your life situation.

Exploring Financial Strategies

We’ll work together on your toughest investment challenges – whether you need reliable income, protection from market volatility and other risks, or continuing your family legacy.

Living in Retirement

Discover how our annuity options can help you create income for retirement and may be right for your personal financial needs. A Traditional or Roth IRA can also be an option to help you save for the future with either tax-free growth or on a tax-deferred basis.

Protecting Your Family and Greatest Assets

Whether you are recently married, buying a house, taking care of a loved one or preparing to retire, each new stage of life is exciting and uncertain. Ensure you’re protected with life, auto, home, long-term care and disability insurance.

Meet Our Professional Team


  • Financial Planner

    Pruco Securities, LLC

    May 1986 - Present | Warren, NJ

    In a career spanning over 33 years, John Benton and his team have taken client service to new levels. By offering smart, sound financial planning and meaningful risk transference tactics through the use of proven insurance products, the Benton team has helped many clients discover their financial potential and achieve their goals.

The Prudential Difference

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    • Property & Casualty: AZ, CA, CT, DC, FL, IA, MA, ME, MI, MT, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, TN, TX, UT, VA
    • Variable Annuities: AZ, CA, CT, DC, FL, IA, ME, MT, NH, NJ, NY, PA, TX, UT, VA, VT
    • Securities License: AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, IL, MA, MD, NC, NH, NJ, NV, NY, PA, SC, VA, VT, WA, WI, WY
    • Variable Life Insurance: AZ, CT, DC, FL, IA, ME, MT, NH, NJ, NY, PA, UT, VA, VT( CA License #0I98519)( TX License #1890839)
    • Fixed Annuities: AZ, CT, DC, FL, IA, ME, MT, NH, NJ, NY, PA, TN, UT, VA, VT( CA License #0I98519)( TX License #1890839)
    • Life Insurance: AZ, CT, DC, FL, IA, ME, MT, NH, NJ, NY, PA, TN, UT, VA, VT( CA License #0I98519)( TX License #1890839)

John Benton is associated with the North Western Hills Financial Group Office, 110 Allen Road, 2nd Floor, Basking Ridge, NJ, 07920-9999, Managing Director: Marybeth Sawchuk, Phone: 908-754-7000. John Benton offers financial planning and investment advisory services through Pruco Securities, LLC (Pruco), doing business as Prudential Financial Planning Services (PFPS), pursuant to separate client agreement. John Benton offers insurance and securities products and services as a registered representative of Pruco and an agent of issuing insurance companies.  1-800-778-2255. NY Coronavirus Information for Consumers (New York residents only.)Opens in a new window For information on fees, refer to: Pruco Securities Form CRS (Prudential Advisors)Opens in a new window.

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