Our Team

Our Team

Edward L. Bayarski, CFP®, ChFC®, CLU®, AIF®


Ed Bayarski is a graduate of Seton Hall University with a bachelor of arts degree in economics. He currently holds the professional credentials of CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Practitioner, as well as Chartered Financial Consultant®, Chartered Life Underwriter®, and Accredited Investment Fiduciary® Designations.

In addition, Ed holds the FINRA Series 7, 24, 63, 65 securities registrations and is an Investment Adviser Representative with Commonwealth Financial Network®. Ed also holds licenses for life and health insurance. During his career, Ed has served on the Board of Directors of the Northern New Jersey chapter of the Society of Financial Service Professionals (SFSP) and the Estate Planning Council of Bergen County. 


Fixed insurance products and services offered by Strategic Wealth Planning, Inc. are separate and unrelated to Commonwealth.

John Bayarski, CRPS®

Vice President

John joined the Strategic Wealth Planning team in 2018.  As Vice President, John assists clients in organizing their financial affairs and developing comprehensive plans for achieving their personalized goals.  With his 10 years of diverse management experience, he has developed a passion for building client relationships.  He is dedicated to adding value to the financial lives of his clients and empowering them to feel confident in their decisions through strategic thought, meaningful conversation, and comprehensive planning. 

John is a graduate of James Madison University, with a Bachelors of Business Administration degree.  He holds FINRA series 7 and 66 registrations and is an Investment Advisor Representative of Commonwealth Financial Network.  In addition to these registrations, John has Life and Health Insurance licenses and has earned the Chartered Retirement Plans Specialist® designation.

John lives in Midlothian, VA, where he enjoys spending time with his wife, Maeve, and their two daughters, Emma and Jacquelyn.  While balancing his passion for work and family, some of his favorite activities include traveling and playing golf.