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:To compile this list, the Financial Times evaluated nominees on seven broad factors and calculated a numeric score for each advisor. The areas of consideration were assets under management (AUM) in defined contribution (DC) plans, degree of specialization in DC plan advising, growth in DC plan AUM, average participation rate in advised DC plans, years of experience as a DC plan advisor, industry certifications, and compliance record. Approximately 540 qualified applications were received; 401 advisors were selected, representing 74.3 percent of applicants. Not indicative of advisor's future performance. Your experience may vary. For the full methodology, please visit https://www.ft.com/reports/top-401-advisers