People make all the difference

The varied expertise of our team goes far beyond investment management to encompass retirement planning, tax and estate planning, risk management, philanthropic planning, education planning, and the full spectrum of financial counseling services. The teams coming together to support our clients include specialists with designations and degrees ranging from CFP®, CFA® and CPA to MBA, JD, LLM and PhD.

But, you’ll benefit from more than our technical know-how. From every team member you work with, you’ll sense a willingness to collaborate and to understand and appreciate your views and preferences…along with a selfless dedication to helping you attain your goals.

We have carefully selected professionals to our team who are committed to delivering what we believe is an exceptional client experience.

Michael E. Higgins

Manager of Tax and Financial Planning

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As the Manager of Tax and Financial Planning at The Colony Group, Mike provides a broad range of tax planning and compliance support to Colony Group clients and to the wealth management division of the company.  He is also part of a team that is responsible for the preparation and review of client tax returns.

Mike originally joined The Colony Group in 2005 as a Portfolio Administrator for the Colony Investment Management team, where he was primarily responsible for new accounts, performance reporting, and client service requests.  From there, he joined the Colony Wealth Management team as a Senior Associate Financial Counselor, where his primary role was to support a team of financial counselors with all aspects of client relationships, including financial, investment and tax planning for high net worth individuals, families, and corporate executives.

In his spare time, Mike enjoys playing golf and hockey.  He also enjoys spending time with his family on Cape Cod during the summer months.