Thomas Desiderio

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Tom Desiderio is a Certified Financial Planner™ and a Certified Public Accountant and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants, working in Annapolis, Maryland.  He graduated in 1978 with a BS degree in Accounting from the University of Maryland in College Park and completed the CFP Professional Education Program through the College for Financial Planning in Denver, Colorado. He has been a CPA since 1981 and a CFP® since 1998.
Tom joined Coopers & Lybrand (now PriceWaterhouseCoopers) public accounting firm in 1978 and subsequently worked for an insurance company as Controller. He began his current practice in 1987. He served on the Board of Directors for the Bowie Performing Arts Center (BRAVA). He has appeared on various local TV and radio stations discussing financial planning issues as well as on a video sponsored by the Association of Retired Persons titled “Building A Solid Foundation”. 
Tom’s interest includes bicycling, bluegrass music, his home church, home improvements, spending time with his wife and family.

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Phasing Out Towards Retirement

Phasing Out Towards Retirement

| September 9, 2018

In late 2014, the Federal government launched a formal phased retirement program that allows eligible employees to work part-time in their positions while collecting half of their salary and half of their pension. Typically, at least 20% of their remaining work hours must be spent mentoring younger workers. And their pensions continue to grow based […]

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