Retirement Plans


Paul J. Knisell
Vice President, Retirement Plans
PHONE: (781) 761-1651

Paul is a Vice President in Summit’s Retirement Plan Services division. He brings over twenty years of experience in the retirement plan industry. Prior to joining Summit Financial Corporation in April 2002, Paul worked as a senior compliance specialist and compliance team leader with Trustar Retirement Services in Boston.

Educational and Professional Background
  • Suffolk University
    Bachelor of Science — Accounting
  • FINRA Securities Registrations
    Series 6, 63

Paul currently maintains the Certified Pension Consultant (CPC), Qualified 401(k) Administrator (QKA) and the Qualified Pension Administrator (QPA) designations awarded by The American Society of Pension Professionals & Actuaries (ASPPA).  


Paul was born and raised in Arlington, Massachusetts. He currently resides in Nashua, New Hampshire, with his wife and their two children.