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The ranking is based on data provided by individual advisors and their firms. Advisor data is confirmed via regulatory databases, cross-checks with securities firms and conversations with individual advisors.
The formula Barron's uses to rank advisors is proprietary. It has three major components: assets managed, revenue produced and quality of practice. Investment returns are not a component of the rankings because an advisor's returns are dictated largely by the risk tolerance of clients. The quality-of-practice component includes an evaluation of each advisor's regulatory record.
Source: Barron's Online
Investment News Ranking
RIA Database qualified and ranked registered investment advisers as of Sept. 30, 2010 based on the following criteria: (1) They must have a significant number of financial planning clients. (2) Greater than 50% of their business serve the retail marketplace. (3) They must not be doing business as a broker-dealer or a bank. (4) A dominant portion of their business must not be invested in proprietary products or managing proprietary products.
Source: RIA Database
RIA Channel Ranking
RIA Channel ranked the Top 100 RIA firms of 2019 based on a proprietary set of criteria and data. The ranking is based on both size and growth in assets. RIA Database (RIADatabase.com) was used for regulatory data, organic research, and advisor surveys. We recognize these firms as leaders in their field and congratulate them on their success. For more information. Click here RIA Channel.
Financial Advisor Survey & Ranking
Discretionary and nondiscretionary AUM reported on Form ADV.
Source: July 2017 www.fa-mag.com
Forbes Top Wealth Managers - Methodology
The ranking, developed by our partner Shook Research, is based on in-person and telephone due-diligence meetings and a ranking algorithm for advisors who have a minimum of seven years of experience. We consider client retention, industry experience, compliance records and firm nominations as well as quantitative criteria such as assets under management and revenue generated for their firms. For the full list and more, see www.forbes.com/top-wealth-advisors. 1. Advisors are judged on individual contribution, but total team assets are shown; in some cases significant, non-custodied assets are not included because of verification difficulties. 2. Minimum account sizes are general, since they can vary depending on a range of circumstances.
Forbes Top RIAs - Methodology
The Forbes ranking of America’s Top RIA Firms, developed by SHOOK Research, is based on an algorithm of qualitative criteria, mostly gained through telephone, virtual and in-person due diligence interviews, and quantitative data. The algorithm weighs factors like revenue trends, assets under management, compliance records, industry experience and those that encompass best practices and approach to working with clients. Portfolio performance is not a criterion due to varying client objectives and lack of audited data. Neither Forbes nor SHOOK receive a fee in exchange for rankings.
Forbes Best-In-State Wealth Advisors
The Forbes ranking of Best-In-State Wealth Advisors, developed by SHOOK Research, is based on an algorithm of qualitative criteria, mostly gained through telephone and in-person due diligence interviews, and quantitative data. Those advisors that are considered have a minimum of seven years experience, and the algorithm weights factors like revenue trends, assets under management, compliance records, industry experience and those that encompass best practices in their practices and approach to working with clients. Portfolio performance is not a criteria due to varying client objectives and lack of audited data. Neither Forbes nor SHOOK receive a fee in exchange for rankings.
About IMPACT Awards®
The Charles Schwab & Co., Inc.’s IMPACT Awards® program recognizes excellence in the business of independent financial advice. Nominees are evaluated and selected by a panel of prominent leaders from both the business world and the financial services industry.
For more information on the IMPACT Awards® program, visit https://impact.schwab.com/about/awards/.
Mainstay Capital Management and its employees are independent of and are not employees or agents of Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. (“Schwab”). Schwab does not prepare, verify or endorse information distributed by Mainstay Capital Management. The Trailblazer IMPACT Award™, part of Schwab’s IMPACT Awards® program, is not a referral to, endorsement or recommendation of, or testimonial for the advisor with respect to its investment advisory or other services.