Vincent Parascandola’s Life and Career

Vincent Parascandola focuses on financial services within the greater New York area. He deals with management development, productivity, recruiting, sales, retention and development of company services as the Senior Executive Vice President of AXA Advisors. He also has a hand in training both experienced and new financial professionals. During his career he has earned 25 years of experience and has been recognized for his skills and his roles as both a leader and a teacher to others. Before being hired by AXA Advisors Parascandola had several other careers in the financial field as well as an education from Pace University, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree, and Lubin School of Business.

Vincent Parascandola started his career in 1987 by working for Prudential. During his first year with the company he was awarded the title of “National Rookie of the Year”. Three years later, in 1990, he began working for MONY Life Insurance Company. While he was there he had a handful of regional and local field management positions.

In 2004 he was hired by AXA Advisors. AXA Advisors is a retail distribution channel, broker and dealer for the AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company. Parascandola is just one of the 6,000 financial professionals working at the company to help clients with asset allocation, investing, financial protection and long term savings plans for college or retirement. Vincent Parascandola’s first position at the company was as the New York Metro branch’s co-manager. He then became the President of The Advantage Group. The Advantage Group was a part of AXA Equitable that was used to attract financial professionals to the company.

Due to his hard work and drive for success Parascandola has been given several awards and honorary titles. A few of them include the Master Agency Award and the GAMA’s Career Development award. Aside from work, Vincent Parascandola is a highly requested speaker and has spoken at industry and company conferences, such as the LIMRA’s distribution conference and the GAMA’s national LAMP Meeting. He was also proud to give the commencement speech at his alma mater Pace University in 2014.