CHICAGO, May 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- HighTower announces that DSG Wealth Management has joined the HighTower community. Based in Minneapolis, Minn., the team oversees approximately $315 million in assets. Managing Director and Partner Denver Gilliand leads the team, which was previously with Merrill Lynch's Private Banking and Investment Group, and also includes Senior Client Wealth Associate Kayleen Schultz and Client Wealth Associate Kari Jadwin.
"Elite advisor teams that join HighTower gain the autonomy of an independent practice without sacrificing the sophistication, support and infrastructure of a large firm—whether they transition from a wirehouse environment or they are already independent," said Michael Parker, Chief Development Officer at HighTower. "Our community of top performers fosters collaboration and growth unlike any other firm in the industry."
DSG Wealth Management focuses on family office services, trust and estate planning, customized credit and lending, investment management, luxury goods acquisition, and philanthropy. The team works closely with a select group of clients to deliver comprehensive and deeply personalized wealth management solutions.
Prior to joining HighTower, Mr. Gilliand worked as a Senior Vice President for Merrill Lynch's Private Banking business. He also held various roles at U.S. Trust Company, including Managing Director, Managing Director of Tax Compliance and Managing Director of the Financial and Estate Planning Group. His expertise includes financial, tax, and estate planning as well as investment management. Mr. Gilliand has worked in the wealth management field since 1994.
"HighTower offers a brand that stands for integrity and a platform that delivers the high level of sophistication that we pride ourselves on bringing to every aspect of our client relationships," said Mr. Gilliand. "Our team at DSG Wealth Management is eager to leverage HighTower's robust resources and outstanding peer community."
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