John D Darer, MSSC


John Darer CLU ChFC MSSC CeFT RSP CLTC brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the settlement consulting table, including 40 years of diversified financial services experience, 29 years of which are in the structured settlement and settlement planning space. John Darer is a highly skilled creative structured settlement expert, Certified Financial Transitionist (one of only two CeFTs in the structured settlement and settlement planning industry), a Registered Settlement Planner, licensed insurance agent, listener, communicator, thought leader and problem solver, and a prolific industry commentator for many years.

John Darer really loves what he does and it shows. John Darer breaks down complex and sophisticated financial ideas and concepts, presents them in a meaningful way that empowers people of any level, with the essential knowledge and conditions to feel confident to make decisions. John Darer assists parties in litigation, domestic, London Market, and other international clients and counsel in some of the most complex cases in aviation, personal injury, medical malpractice, product liability, environmental, transportation and maritime, employment, divorce and commercial contract settlements. John Darer’s diverse knowledge and background, foresight, patience and thoughtfulness, is a valuable asset to his clients, whether providing assistance at mediation, during discovery, post settlement, or “on the fly” New York CPLR Article 50A or Article 50B projections and analysis, or help managing stress where life transitions meet financial decisions.

Having been certified as a financial transitionist and with in-depth and ongoing training as part of the Sudden Money® Institute’s Certified Financial Transitionist (CeFT®) community of practice, John Darer is uniquely equipped with protocols and tools to help prepare and guide clients through both life impacting financial decisions and the emotional challenges that are part of financial transitions that can temporarily dilute decision making skills at a critical time.

John Darer maintains insurance licenses in 44 US states. John Darer is a 2023 A.M. Best Client Recommended Structured Settlement Expert.