Ben Fonseca NorthStar

Ben Fonseca



Ben Fonseca, Senior Regional Vice President

Ben Fonseca serves as senior regional vice president for NorthStar Securities, LLC (NorthStar) covering the Northeast region. He manages NorthStar’s sales efforts and supports advisors in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Maine, Vermont and Rhode Island.

Ben has accumulated vast experience and knowledge in various capacities of wholesaling throughout his 16 years in the financial services industry, including seven years in the non-traded REIT space. Prior to joining NorthStar, he served as regional vice president with Pacific Cornerstone Capital where his responsibilities included wholesale distribution for the Northeast region. He also served as regional vice president for Fidelity Investments Institutional Services Company, where he was responsible for wholesale distribution in the Southwest.

Ben and his wife, Jen, live in North Attleboro, Massachusetts, with their two daughters. Ben enjoys weekend outings with his family and watching football with friends.

Bachelor of Arts, English, University of Rhode Island
Securities Licenses
Series 7 and 63



Jonathon Ranello


Jonathon Ranello, Senior Regional Sales Consultant

As the key home office contact, Jonathon Ranello is the dedicated regional sales consultant for the Northeast team offering service and support to advisors. He brings more than seven years of investment experience to his role and is responsible for providing communication and education on NorthStar’s various alternative investment products while cultivating relationships with advisors.

Prior to joining NorthStar, Jonathon was involved in institutional sales for an electronic broker-dealer, Instinet, LLC in New York City, where he helped develop and run an online commission aggregation platform for institutional trading clients.

Jonathon lives with his wife in the Denver area and enjoys fishing, camping and hiking.

Bachelor of Science, Economics and Political Science, Rutgers University, New Jersey
Securities Licenses
Series 7, 24 and 63