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Important award and accolade disclosure(s):
Awards and recognition by unaffiliated rating services, companies, and/or publications should not be construed by a client or prospective client as a guarantee that he/she will experience a certain level of results if the Firm is engaged, or continues to be engaged, to provide investment advisory services; nor should they be construed as a current or past endorsement of the Firm or its representatives by any of its clients. Rankings published by magazines and others are generally based exclusively on information prepared and/or submitted by the recognized advisor. Investment performance generally is not a criteria for an award. Awards are not indicative of the Firm’s future performance. Neither the Firm nor the recognized adviser paid a fee for the awards listed below.
Barron’s Top 1200 Financial Advisors: This report ranks the top advisors in each of the 50 states, plus the District of Columbia, with the number of spots determined by each state’s population and wealth. The rankings are based on assets under management, revenues generated by advisors for their firms, and the quality of the advisors’ practices. Investment performance isn’t an explicit criterion. In evaluating advisors, Barron’s examined regulatory records, internal company documents, and 100-plus points of data provided by the advisors themselves.
Rochester Business Journal’s Power 100: This is a list of 100 leaders in the Rochester community hand-selected by the Rochester Business Journal for their accomplishments and accolades. It is presented in alphabetical order since the selected leaders are not ranked.
Financial Advisor Magazine RIA Ranking 2020
To be eligible for this ranking, firms must be registered investment advisors that file their own ADV with the SEC and provide financial planning and related services to individual clients. Firms that complete an online survey are ranked based on year-end assets under management. The ranking also includes each firm’s percentage growth in assets, average assets per client relationship, percentage growth in assets per client, and percentage change in number of clients.
Rochester Business Journal Circle of Excellence Honorees
The Rochester Business Journal Women of Excellence awards recognize high-achieving women for their professional experience, community involvement, leadership and sustained commitment to mentoring. Winners were selected by a panel of judges comprised of previous Circle of Excellence and Women of Excellence honorees. The Circle of Excellence recognizes women of longstanding, notable success in the community who are leading the way for other women. These honorees were selected by Rochester Business Journal editors.
Rochester Business Hall of Fame 2019 Class of Honorees
The Rochester Business Hall of Fame is presented by Junior Achievement of Rochester New York Area Inc., the Rochester Business Journal and Rochester Museum & Science Center. The Hall of Fame Committee, advised by an independent group of past inductees, selects each year’s honorees. Members of the Hall of Fame are selected on the basis of their business contributions to the Rochester New York area.
Citywire’s RIA Future 50 2019
To qualify, firms must be registered by the Securities and Exchange Commission as an RIA with between $250 million and $2 billion in assets under management at the end of 2018. Using a proprietary scoring system, Citywire evaluates firms based on their degree of independent ownership; AUM growth; percentage of fee-based business; approaches to sustainability, including sustainability programs and diversity initiatives; processes in place for attracting and maintaining talent; succession planning; staff credentials; investment offerings and capabilities; client education and charitable work; and firm service offerings.
Barron’s Advisor Hall of Fame
Advisors appearing in our rankings have answered 100-plus questions about their practices in our annual survey. The questionnaire addresses a wide range of data points, including the assets the advisors oversee, the revenue they collect on those assets, the industry designations they possess, their regulatory records, the length of time they’ve been in the industry, their charitable and philanthropic work, the investment vehicles they use to allocate assets, the sizes and shapes of their teams, and more.
Barron’s Top 100 Independent Wealth Advisors 2018
This ranking reflects the volume of assets overseen by the advisors and their teams, revenues generated for the firms, and the quality of the advisors’ practices. The scoring system assigns a top score of 100 and rates the rest by comparing them with the top-ranked advisor. A ranking of “N” indicates the advisor was not ranked in the specified year. HNW=high net worth; UHNW=ultrahigh net worth.
Barron’s Top Women Financial Advisors 2020 and 2018
This ranking reflects the volume of assets overseen by the advisors and their teams, revenues generated for the firms and the quality of the advisors’ practices. The scoring system assigns a top score of 100 and rates the rest by comparing them with the top-ranked advisor. A ranking of “N” indicates the advisor was not ranked in the specified year. Advisors who wish to be ranked complete a comprehensive application about their practice.
Forbes Top Women Wealth Advisors 2021, 2020, 2019 and 2018
The Forbes ranking of America’s Top Women Wealth Advisors, developed by SHOOK Research, is based on an algorithm of: qualitative data, such as telephone and in-person interviews, a review of best practices, service and investing models, and compliance records; as well as quantitative data, like revenue trends and assets under management. All advisors have a minimum of seven years’ experience. Portfolio performance is not a criteria due to varying client objectives and lack of audited data. Neither Forbes nor SHOOK receive a fee in exchange for rankings.
Forbes Best-In-State Wealth Advisor 2021, 2020 and 2019
The Forbes ranking of Best-In-State Wealth Advisors, developed by SHOOK Research, is based on an algorithm of qualitative criteria, mostly gained through telephone and in-person due diligence interviews, and quantitative data. Those advisors that are considered have a minimum of seven years’ experience, and the algorithm weights factors like revenue trends, assets under management, compliance records, industry experience and those that encompass best practices in their practices and approach to working with clients. Portfolio performance is not a criteria due to varying client objectives and lack of audited data. Neither Forbes nor SHOOK receive a fee in exchange for rankings. New York City is excluded from the calculation and has separate ranking lists to honor their Wealth Advisors.
Forbes Top Wealth Advisors 2020, 2019 and 2018
The Forbes ranking of America’s Top Wealth Advisors, developed by SHOOK Research, is based on an algorithm of qualitative criteria, mostly gained through telephone and in-person due diligence interviews, and quantitative data. Those advisors that are considered have a minimum of seven years’ experience, and the algorithm weighs factors like revenue trends, assets under management, compliance records, industry experience and those that encompass best practices in their practices and approach to working with clients. Portfolio performance is not a criterion due to varying client objectives and lack of audited data. Neither Forbes nor SHOOK receive a fee in exchange for rankings.
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