Jerry  Boisseau

Jerry Boisseau

| CFP®, MBA, M.Ed.

Amherst Financial Services

Fee-Only financial advisor located in Toms River, NJ. Serving clients in Ocean County and nation-wide.


  • Fee-Only Financial Services
  • Comprehensive Financial Planning
  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Investment Management
  • Retirement Planning
  • Education Planning
  • Elder Care Issues
  • Estate Planning
  • Insurance Analysis
  • Charitable Giving and Trusts
  • Planning for Business Owners
  • Cash Flow and Budgeting

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81 E. Water Street
Suite 2A
Toms River, NJ 08753

Jerry Boisseau is a NAPFA-Registered Financial Advisor.
NAPFA is the country's leading association of Fee Only Financial Planners.
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Jerry had a successful military career and retired as a Lieutenant Colonel in 1981.  Upon completing his military tenure he became an Account Executive with Prudential-Bache Securities in Springfield, Massachusetts. He re-located his family to New Jersey in 1987 where he established Amherst Financial Services. The office of Amherst Financial Services in Toms River, New Jersey was established in January 1991.

Jerry has been in the Financial Services Industry since 1981 and has been a Certified Financial PlannerTM since 1986; he earned a Bachelor of General Studies with a concentration in Business from the University of Nebraska at Omaha, a Masters in Education Administration from Fitchburg State College in Massachusetts and a Masters in Business Administration from Western New England College in Massachusetts.

Jerry is a past member of the Institute of Certified Financial Planners (ICFP) and a Past-President of the Central New Jersey Chapter of the International Association for Financial Planning (IAFP). He is a member of the Financial Planning Association (FPA) and has served on the Board of Directors for the Financial Planning Association of New Jersey (FPANJ). He is also a member of The National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA) and the Estate and Financial Planning Council of Central New Jersey (EFPCCNJ). He was an adjunct faculty instructor for the College for Financial Planning, and has been on various Advisory Councils at the national level of the IAFP. 

Jerry was one of the organizers and is past Chairman of the Board of Directors for Shore Community Bank. He is past Chairman of the Community Medical Center Foundation Board of Trustees and is a trustee of the Community Medical Center Board of Trustees.  Jerry is a former member of the Board of Directors for Ocean’s Harbor House, where he has served as Board President; he is a active member of the Toms River Country Club, and served as a Board Member. Jerry is also a past member of the Rotary Club of Central Ocean Toms River, where he is a Past-President. Jerry is an active parishioner of St. Catharine of Siena Church, where he has served as a trustee and parish council President and member. He is a 4th Degree Knights of Columbus. Jerry is also a member of the Seaside Park Yacht Club. He is a former member of LeTip of Ocean County, where he was their first President and he’s a past Board Member of the Ocean County YMCA.

His biography appears in Who’s Who in Finance and Industry, Who’s Who in the East and Who’s Who in the World and Who’s Who in America. Jerry has been named a Paul Harris Fellow from the Rotary Foundation of Rotary International.

Jerry resides in Toms River with his wife Linda.