Advisor Biographies





Brian East, CFP®



After graduating from Salisbury University in 1998 and earning his Bachelor of Science degree in Finance, and Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics, Brian began his financial planning career.

  • In July 1998, Brian became a registered representative, investment advisor representative, and licensed agent for life and health insurance with American Express Financial Advisors in Bethesda, Maryland.
  • In January 2004, Brian was conferred with the CFP® designation by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards in Washington, DC.
  • In June 2004, Brian joined Shore Investments, a subsidiary of Shore Bank, in Onley, VA. 
  • In June 2012, Brian founded Atlantic Commonwealth Advisors, with offices in Accomac, VA and Salisbury, MD.

Brian lives in Salisbury, Maryland with his wife, Nina (DiCarlo) East, and three daughters, Lilly, Emma, and Charlotte.  Away from the office, Brian enjoys golfing and fishing with his buddies and spending time with his family.