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Five HighTower Advisors Rank Among Forbes 2018 Top Women Wealth Advisors

by HighTower on May 10, 2018

CHICAGO, May 10, 2018/PR Newswire/ — HighTower advisors claimed 5 spots on the Forbes “2018 Top Women Wealth Advisors” list of 250 standout financial strategists across the country. The featured HighTower advisors are:

  • Pamela Rosenau, The Rosenau Group at HighTower (number 15)
  • Gibson Wilkes, Wilkes Duffy Wealth Management at HighTower (number 92)
  • Ruth Berger, RJ Wealth Management at HighTower (number 157)
  • Laurie Kamhi, LCK Wealth Management at HighTower (number 158)
  • Pamela Abraham, HighTower Fort Myers (number 180)

“It is a privilege to work with these talented, accomplished members of the HighTower community,” said HighTower CEO Elliot Weissbluth. “We proudly congratulate the honorees for this recognition from Forbes, a well-deserved accolade that illustrates the high caliber of advisor that thrives here at HighTower.”

The list, compiled by SHOOK Research, is based on an algorithm of qualitative and quantitative data. SHOOK evaluates wealth advisors with a minimum of seven years of experience based on factors like revenue trends, assets under management, compliance records, industry experience and best practices learned through telephone and in-person interviews.

To date this year, HighTower advisors have appeared in On Wall Street’s “40 Under 40,” Forbes’ “Best-In-State Wealth Advisors,” Barron’s “Top 1200 Advisors by State” and Barron’s “Top 100 Financial Advisors.”

About HighTower

HighTower is reshaping the financial services industry from the inside out. As one of the nation’s largest Registered Investment Advisors (RIAs) dedicated to providing advice, not selling a product, we are a relentless champion of the fiduciary standard. HighTower acquires independent RIAs and wirehouse teams, and also provides comprehensive services to independent financial advisory businesses. We believe that the wealth management industry can and should do a better job of serving the needs of individual investors and their financial advisors. We built HighTower upon a commitment to put our clients’ best interests first. For the 6th consecutive year, HighTower ranks on the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing companies in America (2012 – 2017). For more information, see and

Melinda Brodbeck

# 2018 Top Women Wealth Advisors Awards female financial advisors Forbes Gibson Wilkes Hightower HighTower Fort Myers Laurie Kamhi LCK Wealth Management Pamela Abraham Pamela Rosenau RJ Wealth Management Ruth Berger The Rosenau Group Wilkes Duffy Wealth Management

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