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Jayson M. Thornton, CFP®

Financial Advisor

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About "J.T."

Jayson M. Thornton, CFP® is an award winning Financial Advisor, specializing in Tax & Wealth Planning. He is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER ™  professional.

Jayson earned his Bachelor’s Degree from Missouri Valley College (Cum Laude, Honors Graduate) and his graduate certificate in Financial Planning from Howard University School of Business.

Jayson takes great pride in representing clients before the government to resolve tax issues and developing retirement plans.  He has been recognized by the US Department of Treasury for his "Outstanding Contributions" as a Financial Advisor and his Pro Bono work.


A Saint Louis native, Jayson graduated from McCluer North High School. Jayson strives to stay active in community service. He is a member of the National Association of Black Accountants, Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc., and the Financial Planning Association. ​​

Certification & License


Enrolled Agent (IRS)

Tax Advisor License

Practice Areas


Howard University School of Business

Graduate certificate in Financial Planning

Missouri Valley College

Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing

St. Louis Community College

Associate’s Degree in Accounting


50 Under 50 Black Financial Advisors

Association of African American Financial Advisors

20 Under 40 Outstanding African American Professionals

St. Louis American Foundation

BEST Wealth Manager (2023)

St. Louis Small Business Monthly

BEST Financial Advisor (ST. LOUIS)

#1 Financial Advisor - Missouri (2019)

Top Rated Local

POWER 100 - Financial Advisor (2022)

Delux Magazine

Finance Committee  - Commendation

City of Kirkwood, Missouri

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News & Media

CBS News  -  KMOV St. Louis, MO

NBC News - KSDK St. Louis, MO - Personal Finance

St. Louis Magazine

St. Louis Small Business Monthly


St. Louis American - Newspaper

Philadelphia Inquirer  - Newspaper


News Talk STL - Radio Station 

Jayson M. Thornton

319 N. 4th Street #608

St. Louis, MO 63102

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