About our Firm


Here’s our story. We look forward to hearing yours.

At Retirement Income Planning llc, our sole focus is YOU.


We’re committed to helping you work toward achieving the retirement you want. We do this by providing guidance to help you develop an overall retirement income strategy and offering a variety of planning services and investment strategies to help achieve the objectives.

 

The team at Retirement Income Planning llc is here to help ensure you receive all the assistance you need, not only in developing your retirement income strategy but in maintaining it throughout your retirement.

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"Time is of the essence when planning for retirement."

- Mark S. Farnan

 

 

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Your team has years of combined knowledge and experience in financial services and serving people’s needs.

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Mark Farnan congratulating our client, Jenny, on her successful completion of the Ironman (actually Ironwoman!) last fall.

Mark S. Farnan

President

Since 1992, Mark S. Farnan has been helping individuals, couples and business owners pursue their current and future financial freedom through careful analysis and planning. Now as the president of Retirement Income Planning llc, Mark specializes in retirement income planning and estate planning while helping clients work toward their retirement dreams.

During his decades-spanning career in financial services, Mark worked in management positions for three Fortune 500 companies — Thrivent Financial, New York Life and MetLife — prior to founding Retirement Income Planning llc in 2012.

Mark is a member of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA) and a member of the NAIFA statewide Governing Affairs Committee. Additionally, he has trained and mentored over 125 financial professionals and has been featured nationally by U.S. News & World Report and locally by WTMJ-Milwaukee, WMTV-Madison and WKOW-Madison for his respected financial insights.

Mark is dedicated to improving lives of clients, not just with their financial situations but also with their quality of life. He previously served on the board of directors of the Children’s Heart Fund and The Actor’s Theatre and as vice president of the St. Paul Historic Preservation Commission. Mark resides in Madison and enjoys spending time with family and friends when away from the office.

 

Email: mark@riplanningllc.com

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David Tiutczenko

Director of Financial Planning & Investment Management

Dave’s career has consisted of various positions producing and managing in the financial services industry. Most recently, he was on the leadership committee where he was a regional development leader with Thrivent.

Dave lives in Pewaukee, where he and Nicole raise their three children. He is also an active member in the Pewaukee Basketball Club where he coaches. In his spare time he enjoys golf, fishing, volleyball, basketball, and spending quality time with his wife and children.

 

Email: david@riplanningllc.com

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Leonard D. Meske

Life - Annuities - Retirement

Len has 25 years of experience in helping individuals and couples meet their financial needs. Len builds strong relationships with his clients and is well respected for his professionalism and integrity. He has a Bachelor of Science from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh and is a member of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA). Len joined Retirement Income Planning llc in January of 2016.

 

Email: len@riplanningllc.com

Nick Knoche, Marketing Associate

Nick Knoche

Director of Marketing

Nick joined Retirement Income Planning llc in August of 2019 as a marketing associate. He recently graduated from UW-Madison with a degree in marketing. Nick's responsibilities include client communication, analysis, and marketing initiatives including our well-regarded client Christmas brunch, our Mallards client appreciation day, and our new informational seminars. Nick enjoys playing hockey and baseball, as well as spending time with friends and family.

 

Email: nick@riplanningllc.com

Sherry Yaun, Executive Assistant to Mark S. Farnan

Sherry J. Yaun

Special Projects Coordinator

Sherry is going into her 40th year in the financial services field, all on the administrative side of the business holding several positions including clerical management and as an Executive Assistant. Working with clients and witnessing the positive changes great financial planning can make in our client's lives is what she enjoys the most. Sherry joined Retirement Income Planning llc on January 2, 2013.

Her free time is spent with her family and friends. She enjoys attending any events which include her family members or many friends. She also enjoys cheering on all Wisconsin sports.

 

Email: sherry@riplanningllc.com


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