Scott P. Barker

Scott Barker is a Financial Advisor with Baystate Financial. He has 30 years of financial services experience and joined Baystate Financial in 2013. He has been a financial advisor since 1998.

Scott believes in long-term investing, developing and sticking to a sound financial strategy through all kinds of market conditions. He considers a diversified portfolio to help reduce risk, increase returns, and help a client weather the inevitable ups and downs of market cycles. It is important to Scott that he educates his clients to help them be smart and patient investors. Scott believes in advising his clients to be balanced, disciplined, and flexible. Finally, he feels that proper balance is vital to success in one's life and one's investments.

Prior to joining Baystate Financial, Scott was a financial advisor and registered principal with LPL Financial for 15 years. Scott has also worked as a client manager in Fidelity Investments institutional retirement group. He also worked in Putnam Investments institutional retirement group where he managed the plan administration team and recordkeeping operations for one of Putnam's largest institutional clients. Scott received a Bachelor of Arts degree in history from Holy Cross College in Worcester, Massachusetts. He has obtained the series 7, 6, 24, 65, and 63 FINRA securities registrations.

Scott resides in Osterville, MA with his wife and three children. Outside of his advisory practice, Scott enjoys spending time with his family, boating, golfing, cycling, and playing hockey.