Local, Family-Owned, Hard-Working

Business Built on a Creed of Honesty and Hard Work

Cosner Financial Group has enjoyed long term success in a fickle industry by sticking with a fundamental commitment to serve the customer’s best interests. The Cosner team is proud to be recognized for our reliable expertise and plain-spoken advice and pleased to work every day to improve the lives of the people we serve.

Jim Cosner

While Jim has been in the financial industry for 28 years, you’ll find him just as at home in the saddle as behind the desk. A graduate of the University of Wyoming and former service member of the United States Air Force , Jim started Cosner Financial Group in Midland, Texas. In 2007, he opened the Fort Collins branch, and maintains a presence in both locations. Jim loves working with clients as much as he loves chicken-fried steak and potatoes: breaking down complex topics to be understandable by anyone. He has been married to his wife Denise for 30 years and they have 3 children and 3 grandchildren.

Ryan Cosner

Joining Cosner Financial group in 2002, Ryan earned his bachelor’s at Texas Tech University in Personal Financial Planning. Ryan truly loves coming into work each day, wanting to do his best to help clients achieve their personal financial goals. When not helping clients he can be found enjoying the outdoors in Fort Collins along with his wife Carrie and their kids James and Hannah.

Austin Kelly

Austin joined Cosner Financial Group in 2004 after earning his Bachelors in Finance and Accounting from The University of Texas at San Antonio.   He embraces CFG’s culture of relationship focused advising and enjoys the challenge each client’s unique situation brings.  Austin lives in Fort Collins and enjoy many of the family focused events the area has to offer.  When not helping with his daughters’ (Copley & Kinley) various sporting activities, Austin is an avid golfer and has recently taken up fly fishing.

Jeremy Newton

Hired by Cosner Financial Group in 2005, but not yet graduated from Texas Tech with a bachelor’s in Personal Financial Planning until 2007, Jeremy is the manager of the Midland, Texas branch of Cosner Financial Group. Jeremy loves solving problems for clients, and clients love him for it. Born in Lubbock, Jeremy loves yard work, beer, and barbecue, like a true Texan. Along with his wife Megan and their sons Cameron and Jacob and daughter Charlotte.

Danielle Phebus

The newest addition to the Cosner team, Danielle came on board in July of 2013 as Administrative Assistant. A Fort Collins native and Front Range Community College graduate, Danielle loves the multitude of tasks she does at Cosner, as well as red wine, pasta, travelling and sports. Eager to answer any and all questions and calls, Danielle is always friendly, outgoing, and positive.