Uniquely Caitlin John


Caitlin John, LLC is a Private Wealth Management Firm based in Brighton, Michigan. As a Registered Investment Advisory firm we work with both individual and institutional investors. Our asset management style focuses on educating our clients on common misconceptions in key areas of investing: true asset class diversification, benchmark correlation, standard deviation and how important risk-adjusted returns are in today’s market environment. As a fee-based assets management firm, educating our clients invokes commitment on their part and accountability on behalf of our Advisors and the firm as a whole.

Our client services extend beyond asset management to provide strategic tax planning and wealth transfer strategies for both retirees and persons preparing for retirement. With our family lineage extending beyond forty years serving clients, Caitlin John is the culmination of our experience and passion. Our mission is to seek, introduce and deliver the most refined and forward thinking financial strategies and management techniques to our clients. Our foundation of ethics and performance standards are driven by one thing: Stewardship.

About Us


Caitlin John Private Wealth Management is a Registered Investment Advisory firm headquartered in Brighton, Michigan. The founder Ronald J. Briggs Jr. FIC, CRPC applying 33 years of industry experience saw the writing on the wall over a decade ago, “The world will be different in the future and investors will demand more”as an independent wealth management firm to provide fiduciary holistic financial guidance, giving each client our best thinking for them using transparent solutions. At Caitlin John, each relationship begins with an understanding of your unique circumstances today and vision for your future. Building upon this foundation of mutual understanding, you and your Advisor will navigate a path to your retirement success and identify the disciplined approach necessary to achieve it.

Your Caitlin John Advisor will work with you, as both architect and engineer, to design and implement solutions spanning portfolio management, financial planning, wealth preservation, and legacy transfer for generations to come.

Introducing A Smarter Way to Invest

Caitlin John and our Advisors work closely with third party Portfolio Managers like a Smarter Way to Invest. They are also an Independent Registered Investment Advisor Firm focused solely on portfolio management.

Knowing What You Own…

The financial services industry has become largely comprised of brokers selling products who are primarily transactional! It’s important that you know the difference between Suitability vs Fiduciary.

Net Retirement Income Maximization™

Your Retirement Goals and Dreams may only be achievable through the perpetual and sustainable cash flow that is needed to power two, three, or even four decades of your retirement.

Follow Your Retirement Dreams

How do you picture your retirement? Relaxing on a beach somewhere? Playing golf at the top courses across the country?

Protecting Your Family’s Legacy

When you think about leaving your mark on this world, the first thing that probably comes to mind is your legacy.

High Tides Float All Ships

At Caitlin John, we understand the importance of continuing education not only for the growth of our Advisors but for the well-being of their clients.

What is the Fiduciary Difference?