Making it Personal

We champion individuality and personality. We know no two people are the same and so we ensure your experience and level of service with Skylight is highly personalized.  We listen and get to know you in an in-depth way so that we understand what matters most to you when it comes to your interests, goals, and aspirations.  We act thoughtfully and respect your preferences so that we engage with you how you want and at the level you desire.

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Put a face to a name

We have over 200 financial planners throughout Ohio and beyond. So why not find out more about our talented team – their experience, specialties, credentials, passion for life and helping others.

A Winning Culture

We like to think about culture as the attitudes, actions, and values we bring to our work. And at Skylight, we have built a winning culture focused on three principles: Collaboration, Community, and Connection.  

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Collaboration

We are a team. Like the human body, our sum is much greater than the individual parts. We work together, celebrate together and serve our clients together.

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Community

We value our community and are humbled and privileged to serve others.  We support what really matters in people’s everyday lives.

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Connection

We like to make genuine connections and relationships with our clients, colleagues, and community partners. Many of these last a lifetime.

What We've Been Up To

For a highly personalized experience

At the heart of our community

We have a long track record of being integral leaders in our community. This is driven by a genuine desire to make a difference in people’s lives and make a positive and lasting contribution to the communities we serve.

We can’t thank our financial planners enough for their selfless hours of volunteer time, working relentlessly to improve quality of life and enrich their communities.

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Viewpoints from inside and out

“One of the most striking differences about Skylight is that we aren’t competing against each other but working together.  Everything we think about and do is with our client’s best interest in mind.”

Corbin Blackburn, Financial Planner, 4+ years
Viewpoints from inside and out

“The most rewarding thing that’s ever happened to me in Skylight is getting a hug from a client.  She told me it was the only way she could say thank you for changing her life.”

Tom Dlugopolsky, Financial Planner
Viewpoints from inside and out

“Since moving their main office to Ohio City in 2014, Skylight has made a tremendous impact in our community through their outreach and significant contribution to our economy.”

Kerry McCormack, Cleveland City Councilman
Viewpoints from inside and out

“Skylight Financial Group is one of those rare organizations in Cleveland that shares our passion for the city, believes in investing in the future and in the young professionals in our city.”

Mark Vondrak, Networking Director of the Cleveland Professional 20/30 Club
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“The amazingly generous people of Skylight host an annual toy drive and collect a staggering amount of toys for area children. The generosity of these wonderful people is absolutely inspirational!”

Captain Keith Sulzer, Liaison for the Cleveland Police Foundation
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“Skylight understands that all clients are different.  We only present necessary solutions that will contribute to our clients' goals.”

James Hailey, Director of Accountability

Our Firm

One of the largest locally owned financial planning firms in Ohio

  • In June 2017, Skylight merged with Lighthouse Wealth Solutions to create what is one of the largest locally owned financial planning firms in Ohio.
  • The combined experience of more than 200 financial professionals and a support staff of more than 50 individuals serving our clients throughout Ohio in four major locations - Cleveland, Cincinnati, Dublin, Ohio and Toledo, Ohio.
  • Since June 2017 the firm is jointly headed by Managing Partners Paul Fox and Michael Connole.
  • Our history can be traced back to 1886 when Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual), a leading mutual life insurance company run for the benefit of its members and participating policyholders, established an office in Cleveland.
  • Although we are a general agency of MassMutual, we also represent many other fine companies and are by no means limited to products that MassMutual can offer.

Our goal is excellence in all that we do.

We are proud to be recognized for excellence in a variety of areas from top workplace, marketing achievement to contributions to our community.