“This is a tremendous honor, and we congratulate these talented and dedicated advisors on being recognized among this year’s esteemed list,” said Andy Kalbaugh, LPL Financial managing director and divisional president, National Sales and Consulting. “We thank them for the work they do to demonstrate the value of the independent model through their commitment to delivering objective, personalized advice to their clients. We are proud to earn their business and will continue to invest and deliver an integrated platform powered by technology, resources and innovative solutions that help them succeed as the needs of their clients and their businesses evolve. We wish them continued success.”
LPL Financial advisors included on the 2019 list, listed alphabetically:
- Michael D. Allard, CalBay Investments, Inc., Danville, Calif.
- John D. Cooney, Bleakley Financial Group, Fairfield, N.J.
- Reed Finney, Bleakley Financial Group, Fairfield, N.J.
- Daniel G. Gensler, The Gensler Group, Coronado, Calif.
- David B. La Pointe, La Pointe Wealth Management, Temecula, Calif.
- Andy M. Schwartz, Bleakley Financial Group, Fairfield, N.J.
- Scott Schwartz, Bleakley Financial Group, Fairfield, N.J.
- Judith A. Tocco, Tocco Financial Services, Tucson, Ariz.
- Joseph Walsh Jr., Walsh & Associates, Sarasota, Fla.
- Mark Winthrop, Winthrop Wealth Management, Westborough, Mass.
For the seventh year, Financial Times has produced the list in collaboration with Ignites Research, a subsidiary of Financial Times, ranking successful financial advisors based on qualitative and objective methodologies. According to Financial Times, the top advisors were chosen based on a formula made up of several criteria, including assets under management (AUM), AUM growth rate, years of experience, industry credentials, online accessibility and compliance records.
LPL Financial, Financial Times, Ignites Research and the advisor firms listed are separate entities.
This award does not evaluate the quality of services provided to clients and is not indicative of this advisor’s future performance. Neither LPL Financial nor the advisors pay a fee to the Financial Times in exchange for inclusion in the FT 400.