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Pierce Mahar is a Certified College Planning Specialist (CCPS) and the President of Education Funding Specialists, Inc. As an experienced financial advisor, nine years ago Pierce founded Education Funding Specialists, Inc. to solely serve the needs of families intent on providing the best possible college experience for both the student and family.


James Corcoran serves as our Director of Operations. He is responsible for the coordination of all activities related to the practice. Jim is an expert in the naviagation of the student-parent focused Engus web based system which tracks all activities associated with the college experience.  In addtion, Jim is well versed in the coordination of the use of college loans in paying for college.

President Pierce Mahar (
 Director of Operations  James Corcoran (


Pierce’s dedication to his family and community is reflected in his business.  Pierce currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Pine Bush Girl’s softball League. He is responsible for the league’s training and development programs as well as managing his daughter’s team. When not in the office, Pierce can be found with his wife and two children enjoying the multitude of activities the area has to offer. 






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