Jim had over 50 years’ experience in providing insurance and financial services to both business and individual clients. He has earned the designation of Chartered Life Underwriter.

Donald H. Barkley, CLU



Mike has over four years in financial services to both businesses and individuals.  Mike holds a B.A. from Wittenberg University and a MBA from Ohio Dominican University, along with various securities and insurance licenses.


When not working with our clients Mike is an avid Columbus Blue Jackets fan and has been officiating High School and College football for the past 15 years.


Email Mike at mike@jpickarski.com

Michael J. Pickarski, MBA, AIF

John E. Pickarski, ChFC

John has over 30 years’ experience in wealth management services to both business and individuals. He is an investment advisor representative of Sigma Planning Corporation. and has earned the designation of Chartered Financial Consultant.  John holds a B. S. from Eastern Kentucky University and a M. A. from Central Michigan University along with various securities and insurance licenses.


He is the Past-President of the Springfield Estate and Tax Planning Council. John currently serves as Past President of the New Carlisle Rotary Club. John is also enjoying his 34th year of officiating high school and college football.


Email John at john@jpickarski.com

We would like to pay tribute to two of our past partners. Jim and Don had worked with us for over ten (10) years. We learned much from each of them and continue to service their clients as part of our growing family.

As Administrative Assistant Pam has been working with us for over 10 years and is responsible for processing all paperwork and statements received and sent from the office. She is also the first person most people get to speak to when they call the office. She enjoys talking with all of our clients and assisting them in whatever service they request.


Email Pam at pam@jpickarski.com

Pamela Fordham-Smith

(937) 525-9500 Springfield  (877) 595-1947 Toll-Free  (937) 435-7788 Dayton  (937) 525-9622 Fax
2754 East Main St.,   P.O.  Box 959  Springfield, Ohio  45501
Securities offered through Parkland Securities, LLC.  Member FINRA / SIPC.  Advisory services offered through Sigma Planning Corporation, a Registered Investment Advisor.  John Pickarski & Associates, LLC is independent of Parkland Securities, LLC and Sigma Planning Corporation.

James A. Landsiedel, CLU

Don had over 50 years’ experience, as well, in providing insurance and financial services to both business and individual clients. He too has earned the designation of Chartered Life Underwriter.