Who We Are
Earley Consulting is an independently owned Financial Planning Practice serving the needs of individuals and business owners across Ireland.
We were established in 2006 and work with people who want financial control, confidence and peace of mind. We provide unbiased, impartial financial advice.
We help a range of clients, from those who want a complete financial planning or wealth management service, to those who are looking for investment advice on how to achieve a better return on their money.
Why Choose Earley Consulting?
We work with a small group of clients, building long-term relationships of trust, offering bespoke and exceptional one-to-one service.
Our most successful clients take time to create a financial plan and implement it.
We take time to understand what you really want in life, and put a plan in place to help you achieve that. When we work with you and put a plan in place, we will proactively guide you and manage the changes that will inevitably occur through the lifetime of the relationship.
Our team has over 60 years’ experience managing wealth, backed by industry qualifications and regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland. We have relationships with leading Irish and international investment and banking institutions, providing you with the best choice of products and services.
All our investment and pension portfolios go through a robust research process. In this process, we assess the investment companies and products in the market to bring you the best combination of investments.
Meet the Team
Paul Earley is the Managing Director of Earley Consulting. Paul has worked in financial planning for many years both in Ireland and Australia. He has held senior managerial roles in Bank of Ireland Private Banking and Commonwealth Bank.
Paul is well known in sporting circles as a former intercounty Gaelic footballer, GAA Coach and Tutor, former Manager of the Irish International Rules Team, and a GAA analyst on Sky Sports.
Nowadays, you are more likely to see Paul on a bicycle. He is committed to supporting charitable causes and each year he cycles the length and breadth of Ireland to raise money for the National Breast Cancer Research Institute, on whose Board of Directors he currently sits.
John Harney is a Financial Planner. He has over 10 years’ experience in the financial services industry. Prior to joining Earley Consulting John worked with HSBC Securities Services and FBD Financial Solutions.
John holds a Degree in Economics and Finance from Waterford Institute of Technology, a Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning from UCD and a Masters in Financial Services from UCD.
John is a Certified Financial Planner CFP® which is one of the world’s most widely respected financial planning designations.
John is a keep fit enthusiast and a keen Gaelic Footballer.
Marie-Elaine Duffy is Office Manager with Earley Consulting. She brings over 25 years of administrative experience in the areas of Office Management, Human Resources, Marketing and Training. Previously she has worked with Zurich Life and Bank of Ireland Private Banking.
She oversees the smooth operation and day to day running of the office.
In her spare time, Marie-Elaine has a keen interest in health and wellbeing, travel and interior design.
Paddy Geaney is the most recent addition to the Earley Consulting team having joined at the end of 2017. He is a Financial Adviser with over 26 years industry experience and prior to joining worked with FBD Financial Solutions.
Paddy specialises in advising clients on their Investment and Retirement Planning needs.
He is a keen golfer and loves to travel. However he is happiest supporting his beloved Dublin football team in Croke Park.