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An Independent Financial Service Company


(919) 845-6414

Blanton Financial Group is an independent financial service company based out of Raleigh, NC, which began doing business in 1969. Being independent, we offer a wide variety of investment and insurance services and are not tied to a specific company. Thus, we are able to utilize a wide variety of companies for your specific needs. We approach investing with the goal of reducing taxes, meeting retirement needs, solving any unusual needs, and providing a plan to transfer assets to the next generation.


Our Commitment

“To always serve the best interest of our clients with the highest level of honesty and integrity.”


Carlton W. Blanton, CFP®

Carlton earned his degree from East Carolina University and immediately started working in the banking industry.  In 1999, he started his career in insurance and shortly thereafter acquired his investment licenses.  In 2000, he partnered with his father, at Blanton Financial Group, where he has become an intricate part of the business.  Carlton has obtained the designation of CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™.

Carlton is a native of Raleigh where he resides with his wife, Meghan, and their wonderful dog, Scout.  He enjoys spending time with his family, hunting, fishing and watching the ECU Pirates.

Gary C. Blanton, CLU

A graduate of East Carolina University with a BS in Business Administration, Gary started in the Financial Services Industry upon leaving school. Gary is a registered Financial Advisor in North Carolina, Virginia, South Carolina and Florida. He has obtained the designation of Chartered Life Underwriter. Carlton, Gary’s son, joined him in the firm in 2000 and together they have become a team to better serve their clients.

Gary and his wife, Cheryl, both NC natives, have lived in the Raleigh area for over 40 years. They have two children and two grandchildren. Gary’s pastimes include watching the Pirates play football, snow skiing, boating, hunting and most of all, spending time with his family. He is also an active member of Holy Trinity Anglican Church.

Contact Us

Blanton Financial Group, Inc.
314-025 W. Millbrook Road
Raleigh, NC 27609

Phone: (919) 845-6414
Fax: (919) 533-2013


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