Who Are We?
Friends and Neighbors is a broad coalition of concerned citizens dedicated to promoting ideas and public policies that honor the heritage and culture of New Mexico while recognizing New Mexico’s financial realities. Friends and Neighbors is a tax-exempt entity under 501(c)(4) of the Internal Revenue Code and is a registered domestic nonprofit corporation with the State of New Mexico.
New Mexico Based
Gregory J. Zanetti, Chair
Greg Zanetti grew up in Albuquerque and went to college at West Point where he graduated in 1980. After various military postings over six years, including NATO nuclear artillery units in Germany, Greg earned his Master’s degree in business and returned home. He went to work as a financial advisor for E.F. Hutton and joined the New Mexico Army National Guard. Greg became an independent financial advisor in 1991 and was promoted to Brigadier General in 2005. He sold his financial business upon being deployed to Guantanamo Bay in 2008 and served there as both deputy commander and commander Joint Task Force Guantanamo. Upon his return, Greg began managing money for both Bill Gates and Randy Talbot (former CEO of Symetra) until 2016. Greg and his wife Teresa recently returned to New Mexico where Greg started his new firm Zanetti Financial, LLC.”
Why Are We Doing This Now?
Friends and Neighbors is dedicated to setting a course for a better future for all New Mexicans by nurturing a business and family-friendly environment recognizing the commonalities among our diverse populations. We cannot do this without different policies and approaches.
At Friends and Neighbors we work together to solve problems. We need your financial support, your ideas and your relationships. Please join us as we work to create a New Mexico in which our children and grandchildren will want to live. Stand up for New Mexico.