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Five HighTower Practices Rank Among Financial Times Top 300 RIA Practices

by HighTower on May 18, 2015

CHICAGO, June 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — The 2015 FT 300, a ranking of the nation’s top Registered Investment Advisors compiled by the Financial Times, includes nine HighTower teams:

More than 2,000 independent RIA firms applied for inclusion on the 2015 list. To qualify, firms must manage $300 million or more in assets, no more than 75 percent of which can be institutional. The Financial Times evaluated each practice according to criteria including AUM, AUM growth, years in existence, industry certifications of staff, SEC compliance record, and online accessibility.

“The Financial Times’ recognition of these nine teams reflects our high standards for HighTower membership and the caliber of professional that we invite to join our firm,” said HighTower CEO Elliot Weissbluth. “The HighTower culture fosters a degree of collaboration among top-performing advisors that is exclusive within the financial industry.”

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