CHICAGO, June 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- HighTower announced today its merger with J.M. Egan Wealth Advisors, an RIA with offices in Sea Girt and Madison, N.J. as well as New York City. The team manages approximately $300 million under the leadership of John Egan, Managing Director. Moving forward, the team will be known as The Egan Group at HighTower, and will move its New York City office into HighTower's New York headquarters. The Madison and Sea Girt offices will continue to operate in their current locations.
"We built HighTower for elite advisors who are deeply passionate about making a difference in their clients' lives," said Elliot Weissbluth, Chief Executive Officer, HighTower. "John started his business more than twenty-five years ago to do just that, and we proudly welcome him to our growing community."
The Egan Group at HighTower is a comprehensive financial planning and wealth advisory business. In addition to investment management, the team offers tax, estate and legacy planning, and other financial services, and prides itself on its deep and meaningful relationships with clients. Additionally, the team specializes in serving clients in the medical, legal and telecommunications industries, as well as closely-held family businesses.
"We decided to merge with HighTower based on the strength of its platform and the deep bench of expertise among its advisors," said Mr. Egan. "The families and individuals we serve will benefit significantly from HighTower's collective wisdom, and the support from a larger organization will help enable our team's future growth."
The Egan Group at HighTower also includes Nicholas Minton, Client Service Associate; Jennifer Glogolich, Client Service Manager; and Melinda Glogolich, Assistant.
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HighTower is a national firm built by and for elite financial advisors. HighTower advisors commit to the fiduciary standard: a binding promise to put our clients' interests first. Powered by a proprietary technology and investment platform, HighTower embraces bold change to create a culture of collaboration and growth and to meet the evolving needs of sophisticated investors. For more information, see www.hightoweradvisors.com and www.byadvisorsforadvisors.com.
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