Matt was born in St. Louis, MO and moved to the Tampa Bay area when he was 3 years old.  He went to high school locally at Brandon High and the attended the University of South Florida where he received a BS of Finance in 1997. Matt started his career at the young age of 13 working working part time for RingPower and after completing college rose to the position of Vice President.  In 2006 he was referred to Northwestern Mutual by a client and after going through the comprehensive planning process and became client himself.  Matt found such value in the commitment and quality of service that in 2010 he took the leap of faith and after 18 years left RingPower to start his own financial planning practice.

Matt is married to his best friend Elizabeth.  They reside in Tampa, FL with their daughter Lily, son Cole, their yorkies Romeo, Penelope, and cocker spaniel Stella.  Matt & Elizabeth welcomed a new addtion to their family, Parker who was born on November 13th 2017.  In their free time, they enjoy projects around the home, gardening, traveling, and spending time with family. 


Matthew J Riggs, CFP®
Wealth Management Advisor

Riggs Financial Group


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