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Sixteen HighTower Advisors Featured on Barron’s 2018 Top 1200 List

by HighTower on March 12, 2018

HighTower increases headcount from 14 honorees in 2017

CHICAGO, March 12, 2018/PR Newswire/  HighTower advisors secured 16 rankings on the 2018 list of Barron’s “Top 1200 Advisors by State.”

“HighTower’s growing community of elite financial advisors is our greatest asset,” said Elliot Weissbluth, HighTower CEO. “Congratulations to all of the dedicated professionals honored on this year’s Barron’s Top 1200.”

HighTower advisors appearing on the 2018 “Top 1200 Advisors by State” list include:

  • Barbara Archer—St. Louis, Missouri
  • David Bahnsen—Newport Beach, California
  • Michael Bapis—New York, New York
  • Wes Clayton—Huntsville, Alabama
  • Matthew Dillig—Chicago, Illinois
  • David Emma—Naples, Florida
  • Walter Gondeck Jr.—Deerfield, Illinois
  • Jeffrey Grinspoon—Vienna, Virginia
  • Jeff Leventhal—Bethesda, Maryland
  • David Molnar—San Diego, California
  • Pamela Rosenau—Aspen, Colorado
  • Richard Saperstein—New York, New York
  • Gregory Sarian—Wayne, Pennsylvania
  • Jordan Waxman—New York, New York
  • Ronald Weiner—Westport, Connecticut
  • Gibson Wilkes—Portland, Maine

The Barron’s “Top 1200 Advisors by State” rankings are based on assets under management, revenue generated by advisors for their firms, and the quality of the advisors’ practices. Barron’s examines regulatory records, internal company documents, and 100-plus data points provided by the advisors themselves. To view the full list, visit:

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Melinda Brodbeck

# Awards Barbara Archer Barron's David Bahnsen David Emma David Molnar Gibson Wilkes Gregory Sarian Jeff Leventhall Jeffrey Grinspoon Jordan Waxman Matthew Dillig Michael Bapis Pamela Rosenau Richard Saperstein Ronald Weiner Top 1200 Advisors by State Walter Gondeck Jr. Wes Clayton

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