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Welcome, Marc Johnston!

Join Us in Welcoming Marc Johnston!

Join Us in Welcoming Marc Johnston!

The Bedminster Group Welcomes a New Wealth Advisor


Gene Balerna CIMA®, President and CIO of The Bedminster Group and Danielle Sto Domingo, Director of Client Services, are pleased to welcome Marc L. Johnston, CFP®, ChFC®, CAIASM, to The Bedminster Group team! Marc has over 25 years of investment, financial planning and portfolio management experience.  Before relocating to South Carolina in 2023, Marc was a money market mutual fund portfolio manager with the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association’s investment group, RE Advisers Corp.  During his 20-year career there, he also provided shareholders and plan participants with financial education, planning and portfolio construction services.

Marc earned his Master of Business Administration degree from Northeastern University in Boston, MA and his Bachelor of Arts degree from Villanova University in Villanova, PA.  Marc was also commissioned as an officer in the United States Navy upon graduation from Villanova University.

His designations include: The CFP® certification issued by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards. Inc.; the ChFC® designation issued by the American College; and the CAIASM designation granted by the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst Association.  He likes reading financial publications and staying up with market trends.  Marc lives in Hilton Head with his wife Lisa and dog Everest.  All three of his children are out and making their way in the world.  He enjoys keeping fit and beach activities when not in the office.

Please stop in to say hello and help us welcome Marc to The Bedminster Group at your convenience.

The Bedminster Group is one of the premier investment managers in the Lowcountry for over two decades and is located at 36 William Pope Drive, Suite 201, Bluffton, SC. For more information go to