Brian Doherty

The Doherty Method helps retirees and financial advisors simplify social security claiming decisions to help maximize retirement income potential.

Brian Doherty is the creator behind The Doherty Method, a simplified social security claiming methodology which is comprised of the award-winning book, “Getting Paid To Wait,” the “Paid to Wait” Social Security Calculator, and an online training program tailored to specific claiming strategies.

Brian is a featured speaker and has interviewed and written numerous articles for various national media publications, including Forbes, Huffington Post, U.S News, Newsday, Investment News and the Retirement Income Journal. With more than 30 years of experience in the financial services industry, Brian has trained thousands of financial professionals on Social Security claiming strategies and is President of Filtech, a consulting company that helps retirees maximize their Social Security income.

Brian’s background includes high-level executive management positions at several Fortune 500 financial services companies, including President and CEO of Key Bank’s investment subsidiary, Key Investments, and National Sales Manager for New York Life’s retirement income security division. Mr. Doherty is a sought after Public Speaker and has been a featured speaker for Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley, Wells Fargo, UBS, Citibank, New York Life and numerous other Financial Institutions. He received his MBA in Finance from Syracuse University and BS in Accounting from Elmira College.