CHICAGO, Aug. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- HighTower announces the launch of HighTower Omaha, the firm's first team in Nebraska. The team transitioned to HighTower from Morgan Stanley and manages $500 million in assets under the direction of Managing Director, Private Wealth Advisor Thomas G. Foley and Senior Vice President, Private Wealth Advisor Keith W. Hier.
HighTower Omaha is the ninth team to join the firm this year.
"HighTower's track record of helping teams grow attracts advisors from a variety of settings—including wirehouses, RIAs and independent broker-dealers. If a team is looking to grow and build a strong wealth management business, we're simply the best solution for them," said Michael Parker, Chief Development Officer, HighTower. "Our community of the industry's top professionals welcomes Tom and Keith to HighTower."
"After 20 years at Morgan, we chose to join HighTower for its sophisticated platform and culture of excellence, both of which will help us address our clients' complex needs and grow our business," said Mr. Foley. "Even more importantly, HighTower's commitment to putting clients' best interests first resonates deeply with our vision for our team."
The HighTower Omaha team works closely with clients to identify investment goals and construct structured portfolios composed of high-quality investments. The team takes a conservative, long-term approach to capital markets. Other team members include Financial Planning and Analytics Manager Tom Hodgson and Senior Client Relations Manager Tina Legett.
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