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 started working at Cosner Financial Group on and off 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, always striving 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 and coaches his kiddos’ sports teams. In his free time, Ryan enjoys the outdoors and spending time with his wife Carrie and three kids: James, Hannah, and Lily.

Jim Cosner

Jim has been in the financial industry for over 30 years. You’ll quickly find he’s just as at home in the saddle, as at his desk. A graduate of the University of Wyoming and former service member of the United States Air Force, Jim’s financial career started in Midland, Texas in 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 financial topics to be understood by anyone. He has been married to his wife Denise for over 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 & Accounting from The University of Texas-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 Cosner Financial Group’s Midland, TX branch. 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, 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 fitness enthusiast, she also enjoys spending most of her time outdoors with her fiancé, family and friends in the Colorado mountains. Eager to answer any and all questions, Danielle is as friendly, outgoing, and positive as they come.

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 works from 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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