• Associate Professor of Taxation and Director of the New York Life Center for Retirement Income at The American College of Financial Services
  • Co-developed the Retirement Income Certified Professional (RICP) designation
  • Writer and editor, contributing content to major publications, such as Forbes, Barron's, and TheHill

Experience

Jamie Hopkins is an associate professor of taxation and the director of the New York Life Center for Retirement Income at The American College of Financial Services. As director, he seeks to improve retirement income security through education and research. As an associate professor, he teaches courses focused on various ACFS designations' curricula. He has authored six books and dozens of articles on law, finance, and investments. His works have been featured in major publications, such as Forbes, Barron's, and TheHill.

Jamie holds Pennsylvania State Bar and New Jersey bar licenses and the Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC®), Retirement Income Certified Professional (RICP®), Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU®), and Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) designations. He also serves as the President of the Academy of Finance. In 2018, he was selected as Best Teacher Finalist by the Academy of Finance and as an American Bar Foundation Fellow. Over the years, he has earned other distinguished honors, such as the Top 40 Young Attorney distinction by the ABA, 40 Under 40 in Financial Services by InvestmentNews, and 2017 Distinguished Author by Trusts and Estates Journal.

Education

Jamie earned a B.A. in political science from Davidson College, an MBA in business law and J.D. in law from Villanova University, and a Master of Laws in taxation and tax law from Temple University.