Five Star Wealth Manager: Based on 10 objective eligibility and evaluation criteria, including a minimum of 5 years as an active credentialed financial professional, favorable regulatory and complaint history, accepts new clients, client retention rates, client assets administered, education, and professional designations. 2,467 Boston wealth managers were considered for the award; 622 (25 percent of candidates) were named 2017 Five Star Wealth Managers. These awards are not indicative of the wealth managers' future performance. Your experiences may vary. For more information, please visit www.fivestarprofessional.com.
FT 401:The Financial Times 401 Top Retirement Advisors is an independent listing produced annually by the Financial Times (September 2018). The FT 401 is based on data gathered from advisors, regulatory disclosures, and the FT’s research. The listing reflects each advisor’s status in seven primary areas: DC plan assets under management, DC plan participation rate, DC plan growth rate, specialization in DC plans, years of experience, advanced industry credentials, and compliance record. 670 qualified applicants were nominated, of which 401 were recognized (60 percent of candidates. This honor is not indicative of the advisor’s future performance. Neither the advisors nor their parent firms pay a fee to the Financial Times in exchange for inclusion in the FT 401. https://www.ft.com/reports/top-401-advisers