James Geake, Co-Founder of Wayne Messmer & Associates, LLC, has a passion for assisting those who are nearing, or who are already in their retirement years. A lifelong Chicagoan, Jim feels strongly that his clients, as well as members of his community, should be educated and well informed when it comes time to making important financial decisions. He understands that financial choices made today could very well impact one’s retirement plan for years to come. Jim graduated from North Park University and remains active in and around the Northern Chicago community. He currently resides in Highland Park, Illinois with his wife, Cary, and their three daughters, McKenna, Payton, and Ryan. Jim encourages everyone to learn the names of his wife and kids, because as a client you will receive Jim's home telephone number and he rarely beats those ladies to the phone!