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Eight HighTower Teams Included on Financial Times' 2017 List of Top RIAs

by HighTower on June 22, 2017

CHICAGO, June 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Eight HighTower teams appear on the 2017 FT 300, a ranking of the nation’s top Registered Investment Advisers compiled by the Financial Times:

  • The Bahnsen Group at HighTower—Newport Beach, Calif.
  • The Ezzell-Conklin Group at HighTower—Folsom, Calif.
  • HighTower San Diego—San Diego, Calif.
  • HSW Advisors at HighTower—New York, N.Y.
  • The Lerner Group at HighTower—Deerfield, Ill.
  • The Sarian Group at HighTower—Wayne, Pa.
  • Treasury Partners at HighTower—New York, N.Y.
  • VWG Wealth Management at HighTower—Vienna, Va.

“Investors throughout the country rely on HighTower advisor teams for insightful and transparent guidance on issues related to their financial health,” said Elliot Weissbluth, CEO, HighTower. “Congratulations to these exemplary teams for their recognition by the FT 300.”

To qualify for inclusion in the Financial Times rankings, firms must manage $300 million or more in assets. Areas of consideration include adviser AUM, asset growth, the company’s age, industry certifications of key employees, SEC compliance record, and online accessibility.

HighTower advisors also appear on Barron’s 2017 Top 1200 Advisors by State, Top 100 Financial Advisors, and Top 100 Women Advisors lists; Forbes’ list of America’s Top Women Advisors; and On Wall Street‘s 40 Under 40 list.

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