Hightower Ranks No. 2 on Barron’s 2023 List of Top 100 RIA Firms

By Hightower Advisors / September 18, 2023

Six Hightower advisors were also named to Barron’s 2023 Top 100 Independent Advisors in America list.

CHICAGO, Sept. 18, 2023 — For the third consecutive year, Hightower has been named the No. 2 RIA in the country by Barron’s in its ‘2023 Top RIA Firms’ list. Now in its eighth year, the list is compiled based on assets managed by the firms, technology spending, staff diversity, succession planning, and more.

In addition to the national wealth management firm’s recognition, six individual Hightower advisors have been named to Barron’s 2023 list of the Top 100 Independent Advisors in America. The Hightower advisors on this year’s list are:

  • Matthew Dillig, The Dillig Bowen Group | Hightower in Northbrook, Ill.
  • Patrick Fruzzetti, Rose Advisors | Hightower in New York, N.Y.
  • Jeffery Grinspoon, VWG Wealth Management | Hightower in Vienna, Va.
  • Thomas Meyer, Meyer Capital Group in Marlton, N.J.
  • Richard Saperstein, Treasury Partners in New York, N.Y.
  • Jordan Waxman, Nucleus Advisors in New York, N.Y.

“Receiving the No. 2 ranking three years in a row reflects our commitment to supporting our advisors with resources to serve clients more holistically, which is the cornerstone of our community,” said Bob Oros, Hightower Chairman and CEO. “We encourage Hightower advisors, who are some of the most talented professionals in the business, to impart our ‘well-th’ concept of achieving well-being, health, and living one’s best life into their relationships with clients. I am proud of everyone in the Hightower community, and want to thank the six advisors named to the Top 100 Independent Advisors in America list and our entire team for the contribution they made to our success and growth this past year.”

This year, Hightower announced 11 acquisitions, including the Pennsylvania-based, full-service CPA and tax advisory firm GMS Surgent, establishing a tax subsidiary resource for Hightower advisors. Hightower offers its 135 advisory business in 35 states and the District of Columbia a range of services designed to catalyze and accelerate both organic and inorganic growth.

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