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VHFS understands that individuals face unique challenges as you prepare for today and tomorrow. Through our unique approach, we help our clients work through many phases of their lives. Whether your goal is preparing for retirement, estate strategy or growing your business, our personalized service focuses on your needs, wants, and financial goals and objectives. 

Vincent "Vic" T. Hirsch

Founder (1918-1991)

Vincent T. Hirsch, known as “Vic” to his friends, was born and raised in New Jersey.  He was awarded a purple heart during his service in World War II.  Following the War he went to work for The Prudential Insurance Company of America.  Vic became the first agent in the State of New Jersey to qualify for The Million Dollar Round Table, which is the highest achievement in the insurance industry.  Vic was asked to expand Prudential’s operations into Monmouth and Ocean County in 1957.  Vic opened four offices operating under “Vincent T. Hirsch and Associates” with locations in Asbury Park, Middletown, Lakewood and Toms River.  The Monmouth and Ocean County offices were the first Prudential branch offices to open outside of Newark and the first offices in Central-Southern New Jersey.  In 1973, Vincent T. Hirsch stepped down as manager of the Prudential Monmouth and Ocean offices and together with his son, Vincent J. Hirsch, they formed Vincent Hirsch Financial Services.     

Despite his success in business, Vincent T. Hirsch is best remembered for his extensive work with charitable community organizations. Vic’s charitable work included his efforts as one of the original founders of the American Cancer Society’s Monmouth County Unit in the early 1950s.  He continued as an active member of the American Cancer Society from the 1950’s-1980’s holding the offices of Fund Raising Chairman and Chairman of the Board.  Vincent T. Hirsch was President of the United Way, a member of the Boys Club Advisory Board and served on the Board of Governors at Jersey Shore Medical Center.  Vic also volunteered his time to coach the St Rose High School Varsity Boys Basketball Team from 1945-1951 and his team won the State Championship in 1949.    


Vincent "Vinny" J. Hirsch

Senior Partner


Vincent J. Hirsch is the current senior partner of VHFS. Vincent is a financial advisor and currently concentrates his practice on advising on retirement investing. 

Vincent J. Hirsch, known as “Vinny” to his friends, has followed in his father’s footsteps demonstrating a commitment to both his business and community.  Vinny is a lifetime member of the Million Dollar Round Table, past president of the Ocean County Life Underwriters Association and past instructor for the life underwriter Training Council.  Vinny received the industy's National Quality Award and National Sales Achievement Award for sales leadership throughout his career.  He is a member and past President of the of the Monmouth County American Cancer Society, a former Board member of Jersey Shore University Medical Center and former board member of Monmouth Community Bank. Vinny was founder and chairman of the American Cancer Society Five Mile Run and co-founder of the Jersey Shore Jr. Tennis League.  Vinny was Chairman of the Vince Lombardi High School Awards Dinner, a member of the “Re-Light The Knights Committee” raising money to purchase lights for the Wall Township High School Stadium.  He is a member and former Director of the St. Rose High School Athletic Club, a former Vice President of the Jersey Shore Navy League Council, and a member of the Wall Township Lions and Kiwanis Club. 


Serving Monmouth, Ocean and Middlesex Counties and the surrounding areas of NJ.  Vinny can help you find solutions to your financial challenges.  Together we will develop a financial strategy based on what is right for you.


Vincent C. Hirsch RICP®

Managing Partner & Financial Planner


Vincent or "Chris" as he is known to his friends, is responsible for the planning and operations of the company. With over 14 years of experience specializing in the fields of financial services and asset management, he is responsible for the firm’s Financial Services Division. Chris assists clients in achieving their financial goals by creating and executing wide-ranging strategies aimed at building assets that may be applied to asset management, retirement or other financial objectives. Chris is also a Retirement Income Certified Professional and he is able to demonstrate tremendous value to clients entering retirement by delivering smart strategies for creating secure, sustainable income for a clients retirement.

As a Financial Planner, Chris specializes in comprehensive financial planning services for a fee. Throughout the consultative financial planning process, I work with my clients and their advisors, as applicable, to formulate a detailed and robust financial plan that is tailored to their needs. 

The process I follow utilizes an integrated approach, helping my clients become more aware of their personal finances, future needs and how one financial decision impacts another. I work closely with my clients to help them understand the results of their written plan which includes non product specific strategies to help them achieve their goals. The plan can then be implemented with me, other professionals, or a combination of both. 

My financial planning services cover:
• Retirement planning
• Education planning 
• Estate strategies
• Risk Management 
• Insurance Needs
• Investment Planning
• Funding for a Major Purpose
• Current Net Worth and Cash Flow Statements

As a Retirement Income Certified Professional, Chris has been trained to help clients obtain a secure retirement by effectively managing the transition from asset accumulation during a client's working years to assert decumulation in retirement. Chris' knowledge in this area can provide tremendous value to clients by delivering smart strategies for creating secure, sustainable income for a clients retirement. 


Michael Hirsch



Michael Hirsch is a member of our financial services team who focuses on VHFS's insurance division.  With over 14 years experience he understands the protection needs of individuals and families and the unique challenges that face businesses today.  Whether you are an individual who is concerned about protecting his/her family members or a business owner concerned with protecting his/her business, Mike will make a comprehensive review of your entire insurance risk profile and help make sure that you are sufficiently protected for everything life can throw your way.