Meet Our Team

Raymond Kinjo, MBA, CFP®

Financial Adviser

Raymond has been in the financial services industry since graduating from the University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business. Having grown up watching his father help hundreds of families for a very long time, Raymond has a strong vision to continue his father’s legacy and service his clients for many decades as well. His main passion is to learn a lot about friends and client's background, needs and vision. Since partnering with his father in 2014, he has mainly worked with the Japanese community. As a bilingual speaker with experience working in Japan after his MBA, he understands the unique needs of the Japanese community.

Raymond received a BS from USC and and MBA from the Thunderbird School of Global Management. He holds a Series 7, 6, 63 and 66 licenses. He is also a proud Certified Financial Planner, given to financial planning professionals with the highest degree of ethics, transparency and knowledge.

He likes to spend his free time with his daughter Mackenzie and wife Megumi. Raymond also is an avid golfer.

Yoshio Kinjo, MBA

Financial Services Professional

Mr. Kinjo has been with New York Life for 42 years. Born and raised in Okinawa, Japan, Mr. Kinjo spends most of his time working with Japanese business owners and families by helping them find the best possible financial solutions.

Mr. Kinjo's experience is in the area of business insurance and estate planning. He is a distinguished Chairman's Council agent from 1977 to 2008. He is also a Life Member of the Million Dollar Round Table*.

His hobbies include spending time with his family, traveling and golfing. Mr. Kinjo is married to Toshie, and has 3 children, Christine, Janice and Raymond.

Mr. Kinjo received his B.S and MBA from Cal State Long Beach.

Kozue Matsumoto

Office Manager

Born and raised in Japan, Kozue is a native speaker of Japanese. Kozue is committed to client services for our Japanese-speaking clients. Kozue also assists the marketing efforts and office management to connect with clients as well as his community. In her spare time, she is a concert performer for Koto. She has been playing since 3 years old and also teaches Koto.

Lena Kelly

Client Relations Manager

Born in Japan and raised in Los Angeles, Lena is the newest member of our office. She speaks Japanese and is committed to providing a smooth onboarding process for our clients. Lena also works with Kozue on the marketing process of the office and looking forward to further connecting with our clients. Her hobbies are watching Japanese dramas and exploring food options.

**Our consultants are employees of New York Life Insurance Company and are not directly employed by Raymond & Yoshio Kinjo.

*The Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT), The Premier Association of Financial Professionals, is recognized globally as the standard of excellence for life insurance sales performance in the insurance and financial services industry.