Matt became a Wealth Management Advisor in 2010 He has always known the value of a dollar. By the age of 13 Matt was starting small businesses shoveling snow or other odd jobs. He earned his Bachelors in Finance from USF and then quickly rose through the ranks of the large equipment industry. Wanting to have a more positive impact, Matt was drawn to switch careers and become a Wealth Management Advisor. He is passionate about helping others create financial security. He loves nothing more than to see a client's vision for the future come true!

Matt is married to his best friend Elizabeth. They reside in Tampa, FL with their children Lily, Cole, Parker, and Crew. In their free time, they enjoy projects around the home, gardening, traveling, and spending time with family.


  • FORUM (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021)
    The Northwestern Mutual Forum is given to those who have reached the highest level of excellence and represents the top segment in the industry.
  • DISABILITY INCOME TOP 10 (2018, 2017, 2016, 2015)
  • The Platinum Award (2013), The Gold Award (2011), The Silver Award (2010), The Bronze Award (2010)

Designations & Certifications


Matt Riggs received his CFP® certification in 2016.

The CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™(CFP®) certification is one of the most recognized financial planning marks in the world. CFP® certification identifies to the public those individuals who have met rigorous professional standards and have agreed to adhere to the principles of integrity, objectivity, competence, fairness, confidentiality, professionalism, and diligence when dealing with clients. The certification differs from an educational designation or state license in that it is based upon requirements that have been determined by extensive job analyses of actual practitioners in the field, and therefore, continue to evolve with the profession. The CFP® certification prepares the financial services professional for a career-long commitment to meeting the ever-changing financial needs of clients


Matt Riggs received his CFP® certification in 2019.

FINRA- Series 7 Registration

Administerd by Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and provides an individual with the qualifications necessary in order to make different types of trades with all types of general securities, excluding commodities and futures. It is also one of the steps necessary in order for a member firm associate to register with FINRA.



Matthew J Riggs, CFP®, ChFC®
Wealth Management Advisor

Riggs Financial Group

  • Office 813-875-2005
  • Mobile 813-767-5745
  • Fax 813-871-5488


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