Meet The Team

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Gregory A. Gallo

Co-Founder

Greg began his professional career in 1992 in the Financial Services Division of the Audit Group at Ernst & Young LLP. After spending nearly four years at E&Y, Greg moved on to Wall Street to work for a boutique investment bank, first as a financial advisor and subsequently as the firm’s Insider Research Analyst.

With his accounting background, PFS (AICPA’s Personal Financial Specialist) and Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor (CRPC®) credentials, Series 7, 27, 86 and 87 licenses, and both life and health insurance designations, Greg takes pride in his ability to understand an investor’s broad range of financial needs. He has been a guest on Fox Business News as well as quoted in The Wall Street Journal and Worth Magazine.

Greg graduated from The College of New Jersey Summa Cum Laude with a B.S. in Accounting and completed the Executive Education Retirement Strategy Program at the University of Pennsylvania – Wharton School.





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Kevin J. DeRosa

Co-Founder

Kevin J. DeRosa is a consummate financial professional with a wealth of experience and expertise in guiding clients in wealth accumulation. A CFP by training, DeRosa also holds series 7, 24, 55, 63, 65 and 87 securities licenses. Kevin founded The Opus Group in 2004, with his partner Greg Gallo, to focus on the financial lives of high net worth corporate executives and professional athletes. One of those athletes happens to be Kevin’s brother Mark DeRosa, a 16 year Major League Baseball player. In addition to The Opus Group, Kevin owns a national independent broker-dealer and registered investment advisory firm, which services thousands of retail and institutional customers across the U.S. and abroad. Kevin is an avid weightlifter, cuban cigar aficionado, and plays guitar. He married his highschool sweetheart and together they have three daughters.

 

 

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Michael Sheehan

Managing Director

With close to a decade of industry experience, Michael leads as a Managing Director at The Opus Group. Michael works with introducing new clients and is involved in the process of developing investment portfolios & strategies. He specializes in individual stocks and secondary/private transactions. Michael studied finance at Fairleigh Dickinson University, and was invited to attend the exclusive Forbes Under 30 Summit for 2014, 2015, and 2016. His success and recognition in his first ten years in the industry are only the beginning, signs of a remarkable and historic career to come. When Michael is not working, you can find him on the Assault Bike at his local gym or Barry’s (Pre-COVID). He currently resides in Westfield, NJ.

 

 

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Mary Marino

Executive Assistant

Mary Marino is the Executive Assistant for Kevin DeRosa & Michael Sheehan. Prior to joining The Opus Group, she was a Fundraising Coordinator at Moelis & Company. Moelis is a global boutique investment bank, that has advised on more than $3.5 trillion in transactions since its inception in 2007. Ms. Marino recently moved back from Manhattan, where she spent the past ten years working in finance. She graduated from Rutgers University with a BS in Environmental Science.

Mary enjoys competing in sailing regattas where she skippers 420’s, FJ’s, J27’s, and J95 sailboats. She has been sailing for 25 years, and has coached for Monmouth University, Greenwich High School, and Larchmont Yacht Club. Ms. Marino currently lives in North Long Branch with her dog, Dutch.

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