Staff

Wealth Services

John M. Schneider, CFP®

Owner & President

412.415.117

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John has over 25 years experience as a financial advisor helping his clients grow and protect their wealth. He specializes in matters such as asset allocation and portfolio management as well as real estate investing and property management.

He attended the University of Pittsburgh where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics from the university’s Honors College. He also attended the College of Financial Planning and is a Certified Financial Planner.

John lives in Sewickley and enjoys spending time with his family when away from the office.

  • Member, JMS Investment Policy Committee
  • Board Member, Aehr Test Systems
  • Audit Committee Member, Aehr Test Systems
  • General Partner, Real Estate Partnership III L.P.
  • General Partner, Keystone Crossing L.P.
  • General Partner, Cambridge Apartments L.P.
  • General Partner, Great Northern Corporate Center L.P.
  • General Partner, Continental Executive Parke L.P.
  • General Partner, Patrick Henry L.P.
  • General Partner, South Bend L.P.
  • General Partner, Riverview Office Towers L.P.
  • General Partner, 300 East Lombard L.P.

Scott W. Miller, CFP®

Executive Vice President, Financial Advisor

412.415.117
smiller@jmscapitalgroup.com

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Scott has over 20 years experience as a financial advisor working with clients on issues such as wealth management, insurance planning, asset allocation estate planning and tax planning. Scott enjoys helping his client achieve their long-term financial goals. Scott is a Certified Financial Planner.

He majored in Finance at Penn State University where he graduated from the Smeal College of Business with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. While at Penn State, he served for two years as an officer of the school's Financial Planning Association.

Scott lives in Mars, Pennsylvania with his wife, Jen, and two sons. In his spare time he enjoys he enjoys spending time with his family and playing tennis.

  • Member, JMS Investment Policy Committee
  • Volunteer, Western PA Chapter National Hemophilia Foundation

Melissa Tsaggaris Corso

Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer

412.415.1177
mcorso@jmscapitalgroup.com

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Melissa is graduate of the University of Oklahoma where she majored in Natural Sciences / Meteorology. As Chief Compliance Officer, Melissa is responsible for developing, maintaining and revising JMS' policies and procedures to ensure compliance with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC.) She has worked with Pittsburgh financial service firms since 1997, and has a broad depth of knowledge in back office operations and administration, regulatory compliance and customer support. Melissa has been with JMS since 2010, maintains her PA Life, Accident, Health & Annuities license and is a member of the JMS Investment Policy Committee.

Melissa and her husband, Domenic, reside in Bradfordwoods in the North Allegheny School District with their son, Gianni. Outside of work and playing the French horn, she enjoys spending time with family, reading, traveling and movies.

  • Board Member, Village of Bradfordwoods Townhome Association
  • Assistant Manager, SCS Soccer
  • Board Member, Western PA / WV Chapter - Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
  • Board President and Musician, North Pittsburgh Symphonic Band
  • Musician, Ingomar United Methodist Church Orchestra
  • Musician, Pine Creek Community Band
  • Musician, Wexford Acting Studio Orchestra

Dustin B. Widdoss

Vice President, Financial Advisor

412.415.1177
dwiddoss@jmscapitalgroup.com

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Dustin has over 7 years of investment management experience with a focus on portfolio construction. As a financial advisor, Dustin counsels clients on matters such as asset allocation, portfolio management , retirement and education planning as well as charitable giving.

He graduated from the University of Pittsburgh College of Business Administration where he majored in Finance and minored in Economics.

Dustin lives in Ross Township with his wife, Diana. In his spare time, he enjoys playing golf, softball and flag football and staying involved in the wrestling community. Originally from northeast PA, he takes great joy in traveling to visit and spend time with his family.

  • Member, JMS Investment Policy Committee
  • Passed, Level I CFA Exam
  • President, North Hills Wrestling League
  • President, Longvue Townhome Association
  • Assistant Coach, Fox Chapel Youth Wrestling
  • Board Member, Arsenal Family & Children's Cetner

Eric Lindblad

Research Analyst

412.415.1177
elindblad@jmscapitalgroup.com

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While relatively new to the retail financial services industry, Eric previously worked as a research assistant at Harvard Business School, MIT's Sloan School, and the MIT Economics department, including an assignment with the recent Chief Economist of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Olivier Blanchard. He also taught economics at MIT and as a Visiting Assistant Professor at Dartmouth College.

He graduated Phi Beta Kappa and cum laude from Princeton with a major in the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. He has a Masters in Economics from MIT, with majors in Public Finance and Labor Economics, and minors in Industrial Organization and Econometrics.

Eric now lives in Monroeville, Pennsylvania with his wife, Jackie, and their son. Outside of work, Eric enjoys spending time with his family and supporting his son in his various endeavors.

  • Member, JMS Investment Policy Committee

Corporate Office Team Members

John M. Schneider, CFP®

Owner & President

Patricia M. Schneider, M.S. Ed

Managing Director

Wendy Comstock

Controller

Tyler Minto

Property Management/Analyst

Stephanie Kamenicky

Accounting Analyst

Our Development Team

John M. Schneider, CFP®

Owner & President

Carla Frank

Accountant

Ed Pinto

Foreman

Minneapolis, MN

Jose Raymundo

Senior Property Manager, Riverview Tower

Denise Thompson

Property Manager, Riverview Tower

Robert Walsh

Chief Engineer, Riverview Tower

Steve Sinn

Lead Engineer, Riverview Tower

Baltimore, MD

Gloria S. Gray

Senior Property Manager, 300 East Lombard

Steven Jackson

Maintenance Engineer, 300 East Lombard

Chicago, IL

Jose Raymundo

Senior Property Manager, Continental Executive Parke

Harold Gerber

Property Manager, Continental Executive Parke

Cleveland, OH

Michele Najdenovski

Property Manager, Great Northern Corporate Center

Trikesha Hernandez

Property Management Assistant, Great Northern Corporate Center

Kevin Rodick

Maintenance Engineer, Great Northern Corporate Center