has always looked up to his
Growing up he
father excel in the financial advising business, host a radio show and open his
own company in Boca Raton.
So it comes as no surprise that Costa
would follow in his
"I saw the joy he
got from what he
did and I had no doubt in my mind that was what I wanted to do," said the 26-year-old.
works side-by-side with his
father Andy Costa
.Three years ago, he started working for Costa Financial Securities in Boca Raton, an independent Broker Dealer.Currently he splits his time between the Boca Raton and Hollywood offices working as a financial advisor.He works closely with Costa 1031 Alternative Group and is President of Costa Financial Insurance Group. Costa
has a close relationship with his
father, who has guided him through the business.
"We talk not once a day but five times a day.We're always in contact and he
has always trusted me and my decisions," he
said."A lot of people my age get brushed over because they are considered too young or not having enough experience but that's not the case with my father."
father says Andrew
has taken the business to new heights since it opened 15 years ago in Boca Raton.
has joined the business, he's
brought exciting, new ideas that have been successful in attracting new business for us," said Andy
, who hosts the Costa Financial Hour on WSBR 740 AM Money Talk radio Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. "He
has created two segments that didn't exist before and as a result revenues have increased five to six times what it did two years ago."
plans on continuing to grow the company with knowledge he's
gained from his
father and assistance from the team.
"The backbone of Costa Financial
will always be personalized investment management but the future of the company is continuing to create a diverse business with many different specialties," he
Among those are: the 1031 Exchange division, Tenant In Common division, premium financed life insurance and life settlements, annuities and in the future "providing attorney and accounting services."
"Most importantly all different divisions are a stand alone business within itself," he
father believes that one day his
son will take over the business.
tries to show his
dad how much he
is appreciated not just on Father's Day but every day.
"Everything I know today is due to him.I wouldn't be where I am without his
taught me that you have to take chances and work hard for success and treat clients like they are your family."Andy
feels the same about his
relationship with his
son."Our relationship transcends Father's Day.We're pretty much on the same page everyday," he
been a miracle for me and one of the greatest joys in my life."