Our Team

Chris "Crickie" Garton

1350 NW 138th St. Ste. 300
Clive, IA 50325
(515) 273-5120 x114l
Fax (515) 273-5128

E-mail: cgarton@securitiesmail.com
Website: firstheartlandfinancialgroup.com

Chris joined First Heartland Financial Group in August of 2013. He holds individual financial consultations in the areas of retirement & savings strategies, long-term care insurance, and life insurance. Chris helps clients of all ages in:

  • Retirement & Savings Strategies
  • Financial Needs Analysis
  • Long-Term Care Strategies
  • Estate Conservation Strategies

First Heartland Financial Group, Inc. professionals work with many companies to help meet your needs. Here is a small sample:

  • Lincoln Financial Group.*
  • Jackson National Life Insurance Co.*
  • Principal Financial Group*
  • John Hancock Life Insurance Company (U.S.A.)*
  • The Prudential Insurance Company of America*
  • AVIVA Life & Annuity Co.*
  • Wellmark/Blue Cross Blue Shield of Iowa*
  • The Hartford Financial Services*
  • MetLife Investors USA*
  • Genworth Life & Annuity Co.*
  • Transamerica Life Insurance Co.*
  • Mutual of Omaha Insurance Co.*
  • Lincoln Benefit Life  Insurance Co.*


Chris grew up in Norwalk, Iowa. Currently he and his wife, Tricia, reside in Adel. They have two sons; Grant (11) and Finn (8). As a family, they enjoy spending their time golfing, fishing and hunting. Chris also enjoys coaching his sons baseball teams and watching them play soccer. Chris is a big Hawkeye and Notre Dame fan!