Independent, Honest and Locally Owned

A Business Built on a Creed of Honesty and Hard Work, Cosner Financial Group has enjoyed long term success in a fickle industry by sticking with a fundamental commitment to serve the customer’s best interests. The Cosner team is proud to be recognized for our plain-spoken advice, and is pleased to work every day to improve the lives of the people we serve.

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Ryan Cosner

Ryan worked at Cosner Financial Group off and on through high school and college. He earned his bachelor’s degree at Texas Tech University in Personal Financial Planning and joined the CFG team full time in 2007. Ryan truly loves coming into work each day, wanting to do his best to help clients achieve their personal financial goals. When not helping clients, he serves as President of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Larimer County, coaching his kiddos’ sports teams, enjoys the outdoors, spending time with wife Carrie and kids James, Hannah, and Lily.

Jim Cosner

Jim has been in the financial industry for over 30 years, you’ll find him just as at home in the saddle as behind the desk. A graduate of the University of Wyoming and former service member of the United States Air Force, Jim started his financial career in Midland Texas 1988. In 2007, he opened the Fort Collins branch, and maintains a presence in both locations. Jim loves working with clients and developing lasting relationships. He excels at breaking down complex topics to be understandable by anyone. He has been married to his wife Denise for 35+ years and they have three children and five grandchildren.

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Austin Kelly

Austin joined Cosner Financial Group in 2004 after earning his Bachelors in Finance and Accounting from The University of Texas at San Antonio.  He embraces Cosner Financial Group’s culture of relationship-focused advising and enjoys the challenge each client’s unique situation brings.  Austin lives in Fort Collins and enjoys many of the family focused events the area has to offer.  When not helping with his daughters’ (Copley and Kinley) various sporting activities, Austin is an avid golfer and has recently taken up fly fishing.

Mark Kornblau, CFP®, MS

Mark earned his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison (magna cum laude) and a Master’s Degree of Science from Colorado State University. He has been a professional portfolio manager for over 30 years.  Mark serves on the Investment Committee of Cosner Financial Group.  In his leisure time, Mark enjoys traveling, running, downhill skiing, hiking, photography, and spending time with his family. Longtime residents of Fort Collins, Mark and his wife Donna, have two daughters and one granddaughter.

Jeremy Newton

Jeremy, who holds a bachelor’s degree in Personal Financial Planning from Texas Tech, is the manager of the Midland, TX branch of Cosner Financial Group. Born in Lubbock, TX, Jeremy is a true Native Texan. When he isn’t busy seeing to clients’ needs, you can find him spending time with his wife, Megan, and coaching Little League for their sons, Cameron and Jacob, and watching their daughter, Charlotte, play soccer and volleyball.

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Danielle Phebus

Danielle came on board in July of 2013 as an Administrative Assistant. A Fort Collins native and Front Range Community College graduate, Danielle loves the multitude of tasks she does at Cosner Financial Group. An avid cross fitter, she also enjoys spending most her time outdoors with family and friends in the Colorado mountains. Eager to answer any and all questions, Danielle is always friendly, outgoing, and positive.

Jody Randall, BS

Jody has been a Senior Client Relations specialist and Operations Director in financial services for nearly 25 years. Jody earned her Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration degree from the University of Northern Colorado. Jody is at home talking with and assisting clients while also managing day to day business operations. In her leisure time she enjoys scrapbooking, cruising, watching movies, and spending time with her family and grandson.

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