News & Insight

HighTower Names Industry Veteran Bob Oros as New CEO

by on January 07, 2019

CHICAGO — Jan. 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — HighTower today announced that industry veteran Bob Oros has been named Chief Executive Officer of the company. In his new role, Mr. Oros will focus on growing and scaling the company, building value for advisors, employees and investors, and furthering HighTower’s mission to become the U.S.’s premier independent fee-based advisory firm. “Over […]

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HighTower Appoints Marc Cabezas to Head Expanded M&A Group

by on July 13, 2018

CHICAGO, July 13, 2018/PR Newswire/ — HighTower, one of the nation’s largest Registered Investment Advisors (RIAs), today announced it has named Marc Cabezas as the new head of its expanded Mergers & Acquisitions team, reporting directly to Elliot Weissbluth, CEO, HighTower. “HighTower’s strong momentum and rapid growth – including our recent acquisitions of Salient Private Client […]

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HighTower Kicks Off 2018 with Addition of New Team in Santa Fe

by on January 17, 2018

CHICAGO, Jan. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — HighTower announces the launch of a new advisor team in Santa Fe, New Mexico led by Managing Director Gayle Johnson. The team’s practice was previously affiliated with Merrill Lynch Wealth Management, where they managed $115 million in client assets. “HighTower provides a collaborative community where advisors like Gayle Johnson can share their ideas and business practices, enabling them to […]

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HighTower, on Track for Record-Breaking Year, Welcomes New RIA

by on October 31, 2016

CHICAGO, Oct. 31, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — HighTower announces that IronGate Partners has joined the HighTower community. IronGate Partners Inc. is an RIA overseeing $250 million in assets in Wilmington, N.C. Chief Investment Officer Steve Coggins, Chief Client Officer David R. Hartness and Chief Operating Officer Chris Jones lead the team. “The addition of IronGate Partners continues our pattern of unprecedented growth throughout 2016,” said Michael Parker, Chief […]

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HighTower Acquires $500 Million RIA in Beverly Hills

by on July 06, 2016

CHICAGO, July 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — HighTower announces that Acacia Wealth Advisors, a boutique multi-family office in Los Angeles overseeing more than $500 million in assets, has joined the firm. Acacia co-founders Meloni Hallock and Alev Lewis will continue to lead the team as Managing Directors and Partners of Acacia Wealth Advisors at “Meloni and Alev bring to HighTower a distinguished RIA business with a long […]

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HighTower Acquires J.M. Egan Wealth Advisors

by on June 28, 2016

CHICAGO, June 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — HighTower announced today its merger with J.M. Egan Wealth Advisors, an RIA with offices in Sea Girt and Madison, N.J. as well as New York City. The team manages approximately $300 million under the leadership of John Egan, Managing Director. Moving forward, the team will be known as The Egan Group at HighTower, and will move its New York City office into […]

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HighTower Teams Take Nine Spots on Financial Times' List of Top RIAs

by on June 20, 2016

CHICAGO, June 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — The 2016 FT 300, a ranking of the nation’s top Registered Investment Advisers compiled by the Financial Times, includes nine HighTower teams: The Bapis Group at HighTower—New York, N.Y. HighTower Bethesda—Bethesda, Md. HighTower Las Vegas—Henderson, Nev. HighTower San Diego—San Diego, Calif. HighTower Twickenham—Huntsville, Ala. HSW Advisors at HighTower—New York, N.Y. Morse, Towey & White Group at […]

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$700M RIA RDM Financial Group Joins Forces with HighTower

by on December 18, 2015

CHICAGO, Dec. 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — HighTower announces that RDM Financial Group, Inc., a Westport, Connecticut-based investment advisor with $700 million under management, will become a partner of HighTower. “Ron Weiner’s contributions to the industry and passionate advocacy for his clients are truly remarkable,” said HighTower Founder and CEO Elliot Weissbluth. “When a highly distinguished independent advisor who has run his own firm for many […]

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Five HighTower Practices Rank Among Financial Times Top 300 RIA Practices

by 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: HighTower Bellevue – Bellevue, Wash. HighTower Las Vegas – Henderson, Nev. HighTower Twickenham – Huntsville, Ala. HSW Advisors at HighTower – New York, N.Y. Morse, Towey and White Group at HighTower – New York, N.Y. Pagnato Karp at HighTower  – Reston, Va. The […]

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