Our Mission

Crescent City Retirement Group’s mission is to offer independent financial management and advice in Investment Planning, Risk Management, Income Planning, Retirement Planning, and Estate Conservation.



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Retirement Keys with Anthony Cangemi

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Do you ever feel like you need a guide to help navigate your retirement? Retirement can be scary, but it doesn’t have to be! Listen in to learn more about creating a reliable and long-term retirement and download your complimentary Retirement Income Toolkit.

Your Retirement Income Toolkit provides you with information to help make sound decisions and build a retirement on a solid foundation that will stand the test of time.

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Our Services

To develop a financial strategy for your future, it’s important for your financial professional to see a complete, 360 degree view of your financial picture, including how your retirement assets are integrated and work with one another. We can work in concert with tax professionals or attorneys in our network to advise you on specific aspects of your financial strategy.

At Crescent City Retirement, we offer or can refer you to professionals providing the following services:

Retirement Income Planning, Wealth Accumulation, Asset Protection, Tax Minimization Planning, Long Term Care, Estate Planning, IRA Legacy Planning, Trusts, Life Insurance, Annuities, Probate, Charitable Giving, Income Planning and IRA & 401(K) Rollovers

Finanical Planning

When you hire us to plan for you, we don’t work for an insurance company or a particular money manager, we work for you. We think this is how business should be done in the financial world, and we are very proud of our commitment to always put our best foot forward.

Retirement Planning

Our Firm takes pride in providing comprehensive retirement planning services to our clients. We review our clients’ wills, estate plans/trusts, taxes and insurance. Our comprehensive services integrate all aspects of our client’s financial picture in a coordinated effort to provide for financial clarity and multi-generational wealth.

Tax Planning

Tax planning can have a large impact on the amount of wealth you will be able to transfer to your heirs. We will help ensure that your retirement plan takes full advantage of available tax credits and deductions to help certify you and your heirs are maximizing wealth for generations to come.

Social Security Maximization

5 Important Social Security Questions You Should Know

For many retirees, Social Security benefits form the foundation of their retirement income. In order to make sure you get the most out of your benefits, you should have a solid grasp on this complex matter.

We have put together an informative brochure that helps answer the following questions:

  • What is your Social Security amount?
  • When is the best time to start taking your Social Security benefit?
  • Are there different options if you are married?
  • Does earning additional income while you are on Social Security impact the value of your benefit?
  • Do you pay tax on your Social Security benefit?

Please contact us to receive your complimentary Social Security Maximization Report today!

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Crescent City Retirement Group, LLC, Crescent City Insurance Group, LLC and Anthony Cangemi are not affiliated with or endorsed by the Social Security Administration or any government agency.  This content is for informational purposes only and should not be used to make any financial decisions.

Do you ever wish you had an owner’s manual
to help plan for retirement?

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This book can help provide the foundation you need for a successful retirement.

You’ll Learn:

  • Social Security Strategies
  • Asset Organization
  • Investment Solutions
  • Legacy Planning
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Register For An Upcoming Seminar

Call our office as registration is required for these events.

Events are subject to change without notice.

“Retiring Well…”

We will address the following:

  • Can you create a retirement income plan that lasts?
  • Will you receive your full Social Security benefit?
  • How much risk are your retirement savings exposed to?
  • Do you have access to technology that can make your retirement easier to manage?
  • 6 things you need to know about the new federal Tax Law.

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Keeping Your Financial Information Safe and Secure

With the Generational Vault, you never have to worry about forgetting where you put trusts, wills, powers of attorney, insurance policies, investments, medical directives, tax returns, and other personal or family mementos because they are all kept in one place.

Meet The Team

Anthony Cangemi
Founder and President

Anthony J. Cangemi is an Independent Advisor Representative with Crescent City Retirement Group, LLC, a registered investment advisory firm, and president of Crescent City Insurance Group, LLC. He has been providing trusted advice and financial solutions since 2008. He is a Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor and holds his Series 65 and Insurance License. Anthony’s firms located in Kenner and Gretna Louisiana are dedicated to helping people increase their wealth, minimize their taxes, protect their assets and most importantly, maintain their independence.

Katie Landry
Office Manager and Marketing Director

Katie has been an employee of Crescent City Retirement for over eight years now. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management from University Of New Orleans. Katie makes sure the office run smoothly on a daily basis and also organizes everything from client events, retirement workshops, email blasts and much more! Katie and her husband, Julian, reside in Mandeville where they both grew up and are raising their two girls: Josephine & Evie.

Grace Lambert
Director of Client Account Reviews

Grace Lambert has been an employee of Crescent City Retirement for over five years now. She assembles all Annual Reviews for our clients and their accounts.  She is also famous for her fresh baked cookies that she makes in the office daily. Her and her husband Gary have been married for over 35+ years and live in Metairie. They have two grown children- Natalie and Little Gary, two dogs- Deuce & Jacquimo and three grandchildren-Bryce, Lilly & Rosie, that she enjoys spending her spare time with.

Diann Kreutz
New Business & Client Service Associate

Diann is a licensed insurance agent and has an associate degree in business administration. She has been in the insurance industry since 1998 working with large insurance companies such as John Hancock and Genworth financial. Her responsibilities include processing new business and handling service for our clients.  She is a long time resident of River Ridge, enjoys visiting her son in Dallas Texas, and spending time with her large Italian family and friends.

Melissa Munoz
Client Service & Case Design Coordinator

Melissa has been with us since December 2017. She is our Client Service & Case Design Coordinator.  If you have any questions regarding your account, she will be handling many of your service needs. She is also the contact person for initial and follow up appointments.  Melissa is married with two boys: Tyler and Preston. Tyler is a student at UNO and Preston attends Holy Cross. Her and husband, George, enjoy exploring new restaurants our wonderful city has to offer!

Brad Carr
New Business & Client Service Associate

Brad Carr brings two decades of retirement planning experience, following a successful career in Corporate America. Brad holds his Series 6 and 63 and Insurance license. As an Associate Advisor with Crescent City Retirement Group, Brad is responsible for assisting Anthony with client workshops, as well as conducting initial interviews with both existing and potential clients. A Gulf Coast native, Brad finds immense personal satisfaction in assisting seniors plan for an enjoyable stress-free retirement.

Strategic Alliances




In 2008, Wayne brought 30 years of institutional investment experience to the private clients of Gradient Investments. During his tenure at AXA Investment Managers, Wayne served as senior portfolio manager for the U.S. Investment Grade Fixed Income Team. As the lead portfolio manager, he managed $9.5 billion of fixed income assets with a variety of mandates ranging from aggregate, corporate and government bond portfolios.

Wayne has been quoted on the subject of the global economy in numerous nationally and internationally recognized investment publications such as Bloomberg, Reuters, and The Los Angeles Times. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst® and a member of The Chartered Financial Analyst Institute and the Twin Cities Society of Security Analysts.




Mike brings over 24 years of institutional equity investment experience to Gradient Investments and its affiliated advisors and clients. He has extensive experience working directly with financial advisors designing and actively managing portfolios. Mike has successfully invested in numerous market and economic cycles giving him a level and depth of experience that is rare in this industry. He spent more than 20 years at Thrivent Financial where he managed numerous equity funds through various economic cycles. Mike’s media highlights include numerous appearances, providing market insight on CNBC, Bloomberg TV and Bloomberg Radio.

Mike has also been quoted in The Wall Street Journal, Barron’s, Smart Money, Reuters, Business Week and numerous other local, national, and global investment publications.


Mariann has 20 plus years of working with both institutional and high net worth clients and has amassed a strong breadth of investment experience in her tenure. This experience includes company and industry sector analysis, risk monitoring and portfolio management in both the equity and fixed income markets. She is highly attuned to economic and market conditions, and has extensive experience selecting individual stocks, ETFs and mutual funds. In addition to being a CFA®, she is a member of both the CFA Society of Minnesota and the CFA Institute. Mariann’s media highlights include quotes in Barron’s, The Wall Street Journal, Fortune, NPR, Washington Post, and the Chicago Tribune. She has also appeared on Bloomberg TV and Fox Business News.



With over 20 years of experience, Nick brings decades of private industry accounting, public accounting, business taxation, IRA taxation, technical taxation, tax law, and tax policy knowledge to the organization. With an in-depth knowledge of the financial services industry and understanding of the complex demands of diverse business settings, he provides an invaluable perspective on the intricate relationships between tax and business issues. Nick holds his series 27, 7, and 66, as well as his life and health license. Nick remains active in the accounting industry and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants (MnCPA) and the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA). Nick is a member of Ed Slott’s Elite IRA Advisor Group.

Crescent City Retirement Group, LLC

(504) 828-2171


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2400 Veterans Blvd, Ste 150
Kenner, LA 70062

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401 Whitney Ave, Ste 204
Gretna, LA 70056

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Houma, LA 70360

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Mandeville, LA 70448

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