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Gerry Nowotny
Diamond Wealth Strategies
Phone: (847) 686-1069

Gerry has a JD and LL.M in estate planning from the University of Miami School of Law. He has his undergraduate degree from the United States Military Academy. He served on active duty for five years and left the service as a Captain. He has completed the CLU, ChFC and CFP programs. Gerry is married and has three daughters. He speaks Spanish and Portuguese.

Gerry has developed a national reputation in certain niche tax planning strategies such as private placement insurance products. He is well published in tax and estate planning periodicals. His series of articles on the use of offshore trusts in Rabbi Trust planning for non-qualified deferred compensation was cited in the Joint Committee of Taxation Report on IRC Sec 409A which eliminated the use of offshore Rabbi trusts..

Gerry specializes in tax reduction and deferral strategies for high net worth individuals and business owners. Some of these strategies include captive insurance arrangements and specialty applications of ERISA-based benefit plans. Gerry has also written extensively on the tax advantages of Puerto Rican residency and business operations.

Bar Admissions

  • Florida


  • United State Military Academy - B.S. (1982)
  • University of Miami School of Law - JD (1992)
  • University of Miami School of Law - LL.M (1993)

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • CLU
  • ChFC
  • CFP