Richard Nigro forges and manages relationships with financial advisors in South Florida as a Regional Manager with the investment firm Lord, Abbett & Co. LLC. Based in Fort Lauderdale, Richard Nigro maintains responsibility for facilitating partnerships with leading financial advisors in the South Florida region by leveraging the company’s intellectual capital and business-building resources. Operating with Lord Abbett since 2005, Richard Nigro wields a comprehensive understanding of the firm’s suite of investment options, which includes various mutual funds, retirement planning options, and managed asset accounts As a member of the Financial Planning Association of Greater Fort Lauderdale, he is able to stay ahead of the new developments in the area and the overall market. This has allowed Richard Nigro to drive sales growth for Lord Abbett in recent years. Richard Nigro laid the foundation for his career at Lord Abbett as an undergraduate at The Pennsylvania State University, where he studied finance and international business. After quickly receiving notice as a member of the freshman honor society Phi Eta Sigma, Richard Nigro maintained a strong commitment to his coursework during his time at the University, evidenced by placement on the Dean’s List and acceptance into The National Society of Collegiate Scholars. Before graduating with a Bachelor of Science, Richard Nigro ventured to Dublin, Ireland, where he spent a semester immersed in international business. In his free time, Richard Nigro augments his knowledge of finance by studying the works of Napoleon Hill, particularly his best-seller Think and Grow Rich, and Dale Carnegie. He also enjoys the contemporary non-fiction of Michael Lewis, who utilized his position as a financial professional to pen his influential work, Liar’s Poker.