Financial Managers

The Jernigan/Priester Group

1320 Main St., Suite 800

Columbia, SC 29201

Phone: 803.343.8948, 803.343.8963

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Jan Jernigan, Tyler Priester

The Jernigan/Priester Group at Morgan Stanley is comprised of Jan Jernigan, Financial Advisor, First Vice President; Tyler Priester, Financial Advisor, Associate Vice President, and Senior Portfolio Manager; and Shari Hordern, Senior Registered Associate. Their focus is assisting clients with financial planning, defining goals, risk tolerance, and setting realistic expectations. They create a strategy for each investor to help achieve their goals to accumulate wealth that will support their lifestyle. The team believes customer service is a top priority.

Jernigan was presented with the “Key to the City of Columbia” in recognition of her outstanding volunteer work in the Midlands. She serves as the president of the University of South Carolina School of Dance Board and on the Board of Directors for the Midlands American Heart Association. She served as the AHA’s chair of the “2022 Go Red for Women Event” and as “Open Your Heart Chair” for the 2020 Midlands Heart Ball. She was named the 2019 “Woman of the Year” by the Midlands Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. She served as the 2018 commodore of the Columbia Sailing Club and was the former commodore of the Lake Murray Yacht Racing Association. She lives at Lake Murray with, Sammy, the puppy she rescued from Pawmetto Lifeline in 2020. Jan has a daughter, Polly; son-in-law, Cliffton; and grandchildren, Gabrielle (8), Isabelle (5), and Carter (2).

Priester was born and raised in Orangeburg County. He is a graduate of the University of South Carolina and a member of the USC Alumni Association. He is active in the community and is currently serving on the board of the Prisma Health Children’s Hospital. He lives in Forest Acres with his wife, Lindsey, daughter, Gardner, and son, Tap. His son is a survivor of a near-drowning and serves as the Children’s Miracle Network’s “Miracle Child” and is an ambassador to help raise awareness and funding.


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