Chicago Police & Fire Professionals


As a local CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional and former Chicago firefighter, Marty Gaughan brings a unique perspective to the financial planning process. Marty's experience and education, as well as his understanding of the city pension and deferred compensation plan, have positioned Gaughan Capital Management to be among the preferred financial services provider for Chicago police and fire retirees.

We provide the expertise you need to reach your retirement goals. Our familiarity with the Chicago pension funds, the Nationwide Deferred Compensation plan, and other city benefits can help you plan a strategy for your benefits in retirement. We can help you incorporate all of your department benefits as well as outside investments into a comprehensive financial plan. Our team brings together experienced professionals to help CFD and CPD members plan for all their retirement needs. With 15+ years of experience in advising both police and fire personnel, we will help you feel confident when making key financial decisions for you and your family.

We can help you:

  • Preserve, protect, and work towards growing your assets after retirement
  • Make informed, tax-efficient decisions regarding the many options available with your Nationwide Deferred Compensation plan
  • Implement strategies to minimize taxes and protect your life's work against unexpected life events
  • Create a personalized estimate of your retirement health care costs and help you plan accordingly