Albert  Teplin

Albert Teplin

| PhD, CFP®

Connemara Group

(301) 998-6595

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  • Retirement Planning
  • Investment Management
  • Tax Planning
  • Estate Planning
  • Insurance Services
  • College Education Planning
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1700 Rockville Pike
Ste 400
Rockville, MD

1300 Pennsylvania Avenue
NW - 7th Floor
Washington, DC 20004

2111 Wilson Blvd
Suite 700
Arlington, VA 22201

Fee-Only & Fiduciary

The National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA) is the country's leading association of fee-only and fiduciary financial planners.

Albert Teplin is a fee only financial planner with offices in Rockville, MD, Washington, DC, and Arlington, VA.  Connemara Group is an award-winning professional fee-only planning and investment consulting firm providing services for a flat fee with no Assets Under Management (AUM) requirement.  Albert Teplin is a NAPFA-Registered Financial Advisor and a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Professional.

Dr. Albert M. Teplin, PhD, CFP® is Senior Financial Planner with Connemara Group. A 2012 graduate of Georgetown University’s Center for Continuing & Professional Education Certificate in Financial Planning Program, Al is a retired PhD economist with The Federal Reserve System. Dr. Teplin’s career as an economist and consultant spanned more than thirty years. From 1989 to 2001, he was the chief of the Flow of Funds Section at the Federal Reserve Board in Washington, DC and served as senior economist before leaving in 2002. He then consulted for the European Central Bank, Bank of Japan, the Federal Reserve, and U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis.

Dr. Teplin has also served as a corporate director for two publicly traded companies. He was a director of Viad Corporation from 2009-2015; Viad Corp is an S&P Small Cap 600 company that provides services to the trade show industry and exhibitors and offers travel and recreation services in the United States and Canada. Dr. Teplin was Audit Committee chair for six years and later chair of the Corporate Governance Committee. He was also a director of MoneyGram International, an S&P Midcap 400 company, from 2006 to 2011, where he served as chairman of the audit committee from 2008 to 2011. Dr. Teplin holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin–Madison. He has a doctorate in economics from the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland and resides in Rockville, Maryland.

Thomas Conway is CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ serving the Washington DC area.


Connemara Group, LLC is an award-winning Rockville, Maryland and Washington, DC based professional fee-only planning and investment consulting firm providing services for a flat fee with no Assets Under Management (AUM) requirement.  The firm is consistently named a top peer-ranked fee-only planning firm by Washingtonian magazine and others.  President and Founder, Thomas B. Conway, is himself a top fee-only planning professional with more than twenty years of experience and multiple credentials.  The team consists of top planners with significant professional backgrounds in law, accounting, economics and other fields.