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Joel Hochman, CFP®

Senior Wealth Advisor, Managing Director

Deerfield, IL

Joel is a Senior Wealth Advisor in MAI’s Deerfield, Illinois office. He joined MAI in 2021 following the acquisition of Hochman Cole Investment Advisors. A CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER  professional, Joel has been assisting clients with their financial services and wealth management needs since 1983.  

Joel has conducted hundreds of training and educational seminars for accounting professionals, associations, companies, and the general public on all aspects of financial planning, including retirement planning, investments, and estate planning.  He has also been a guest and host of "Moneywatch" on CBS radio.

In 1986 he co-founded a nationwide financial services firm that recruited, trained, educated, and supported over 700 accountants.  This firm was acquired by a Fortune 500 company in January 2000.

Joel received a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from Purdue University, and a Master of Science in Industrial Administration from the Krannert School of Business at Purdue.  He is a member of the Financial Planning Association. When he’s not working, Joel loves to travel, play golf, and spend time with his family, especially his four grandchildren.