Mr. Barry Bulakites holds a Bachelor of Science in Marketing from Western New England College and is also a graduate of the London Business School’s Discovery Programme. Having started his career at Equitable Life of US in New York City as a District Manager, Barry Bulakites continued his managerial career at a number of financial service and insurance companies, including Mutual of New York, Mass Mutual, Provident Mutual/ Nationwide, and Lincoln National Life.
In 1996, Jackson National Life in Denver, Colorado, hired Barry Bulakites as its Senior Vice President of National Sales Development. As a senior officer, Barry Bulakites managed all sales and marketing activities while also overseeing recruiting efforts, training programs, public relations, and compliance issues. During his seven-year tenure at Jackson National Life, Barry Bulakites increased its sales more than eightfold.
In 2003, Barry Bulakites left Jackson National Life to become the Chief Sales and Marketing Officer at Table Bay Financial Network, Inc., America’s foremost field marketing firm, specializing in safe money solutions. At Table Bay, Barry Bulakites handles all sales and marketing issues and has effected consistent annual production increases. In 2005, Barry Bulakites founded America’s IRA Centers, now a subsidiary of Table Bay Financial Network. America’s IRA Centers is a leading provider of retirement distribution strategies and mitigating taxes that acts as a comprehensive community-based resource, and Barry Bulakites continues to serve its clients as a Senior Managing Partner.
Recently named an Elite IRA Advisor, Barry Bulakites has in the past worked closely with both Congress and the IRS to develop Multi-Generational IRAs and to draft the language of the 2002 tax act. Highly regarded for his financial expertise, Barry Bulakites is a frequent contributor to the Council of Economic Advisors that serves the President of the United States.