My Team

Through Northwestern Mutual, I have access to a Network of Specialists. We help each other, share ideas and common values, and leverage each other's talents to help you achieve your personal dream of financial security.



La Verne Olivia Henry

La Verne Olivia Henry

Director of Operations and Client Service
Office 212-819-1800

La Verne Henry graduated from NYU in 1993 with an Associates Degree in Liberal Arts.  After working at NYU Medical Center as a Health Information Management professional for 18 years, she joined John Parisi's team in 2007 as his Director of Operations and Client Service.  La Verne is committed to providing the highest quality of customer care to clients.   She takes client satisfaction very seriously!

La Verne currently resides in the Bronx, NY and she enjoys participating in family events, going to concerts, dancing and the Arts.  She appeared in movies, and played a role in "Aida" at the Metropolitan Opera House.

Brad Burton

Brad Burton, CFP®

Brad Burton is a Financial Planning Specialist who joined Northwestern Mutual in November 2015 and is an Investment & Financial Planning Specialist in the Park Avenue Office. Prior to Northwestern Mutual, Brad graduated from Towson University in 2010 where he received his Bachelors in Business Administration with a concentration in Management. He spent the first five years of his career at J.P. Morgan where he was a Registered Associate and Senior Investment Associate for two and three years respectively. His areas of expertise include Portfolio Analysis & Construction, Cash Flow Analysis, and complex Financial Planning Strategies and Implementation.

Brad currently holds his Series 7 and Series 66 licenses. He is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER TM Professional, holds an MBA in Finance, and is currently a Level II CFA Candidate. Along with his teammate, Brad looks to combine his areas of expertise with Aletta´s to produce thorough, concise and tailored financial plans to clients.

Originally from Smithtown, Long Island, Brad currently resides in Westchester, New York. Outside of work, Brad enjoys fitness, mentoring, traveling, and spending summers on Long Island with family and friends.

Aletta Marsans

Aletta Marsans

Aletta Marsans is a Financial Planning Consultant who graduated from Boston University’s Questrom School of Business with a BSBA double concentration in Finance and Marketing. Aiming to leverage the intersection of technology and business to design operating models for the financial future of clients, she joined Northwestern Mutual in May 2016. Aletta is passionate about combining her affinity for numerical analyses, love of strategy and inclination towards problem solving in the financial services industry.

Originally from Spain, Aletta is fluent in four languages, is a self-proclaimed foodie, and has a passion for traveling. Currently, Aletta holds her Series 7 and Series 63, along with her Life, Accident & Health Insurance licenses. She is a candidate for the CFP Board’s certification in July 2018.


John P. Parisi, CLU®, ChFC®, CLTC, CASL®

Financial Advisor


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