About Us

We are a group of experienced insurance professionals committed to providing our clients with unbiased advice and assistance in obtaining the best possible coverage available in the marketplace today.  The Alimony Protection Group, LLC (APG) has collaborated with many experienced matrimonial attorneys to create and develop the Alimony Protection Plan™.   This program addresses many of the issues and pitfalls that are associated with the acquisition and on-going management of life and disability insurance policies that are required as part of today’s complex divorce process.  A more detailed description of the Alimony Protection Plan™ can be found on this web-site but rest assured that the Alimony Protection Group is poised to provide you with a comprehensive suite of services and products to assist you in fulfilling the insurance obligations specified in your property settlement agreement.

About the Founder

John P. Canavan, ChFC, CLU
Alimony Protection Group, LLC

John Canavan has been involved in the financial services and insurance industries for over 28 years with extensive experience in the life and disability insurance sector.  John is the founder and President of the Alimony Protection Group, LLC, based in Florham Park, New Jersey.  He oversees the strategic direction of the company and is involved in the development and on-going management of the Alimony Protection Plan™, a program designed to assist matrimonial attorneys and their clients with the many issues involving insurance planning in the divorce process.

John entered the financial services industry in 1986 as a senior associate of Alliance Financial Group, LLC (AFG) a full-service financial planning firm based in New Jersey.  In 1991, he was named President of AFG and in 1996 he merged AFG with Certified Financial Services in Paramus to form one of the largest independent financial services firms in New Jersey.  In 1999, he formed Alliance Financial Resources (AFR) and relocated his offices to Cedar Knolls, NJ.  AFR worked closely with many legal and accounting professionals to assist them in delivering comprehensive financial services to their clientele.

As a result of his work with professional advisors and matrimonial attorneys John recognized the need for the highly specialized insurance consulting services that are offered by the Alimony Protection Group.

John attended Regis High School in New York City prior to receiving his B.S. in Economics from Fordham University.  He is a member of the Society of Financial Service Professionals and on weekends is also a Certified Flight Instructor (CFI) and a 1st Lieutenant in the Civil Air Patrol.