BOSTON, April 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Signator Investors, Inc., announced today that Acorn Financial Services in Livingston, NJ, led by Managing Partner Joseph Oakes IV, has earned Signator Investors' President's Trophy and Dennis Pettinelli, CLU®, ChFC®, CLTC®, LUTCF®, AIF® of Pettinelli Financial Partners of Redwood City, CA, has been named Signator Investors' Representative of the Year for 2015.
"Signator Investors' success relies on the ability of our firms and representatives to consistently provide the best financial solutions for their customers' varied needs," said Brian B. Heapps, president, John Hancock Financial Network. "Acorn Financial Services and Pettinelli Financial Partners have each, time and time again, proven that they are among the best at what they do. We greatly appreciate their tireless dedication and hard work, and congratulate them on their achievements."
In addition to the President's Trophy and Representative of the Year, Heapps also announced the other top representatives who will serve as part of an advisory board to the broker-dealer. For the first time in Signator's history, three of the top eight advisors are women.
- Craig A. Joseph Equity Planning Group
- Donald Healey The Healey Group
- Thomas Whelan Whelan Scott Asset Management
- Jagruti Panwala Wealth Protection Strategies
- Judith Tengler Signature Financial Group
- Laurence Plummer Plummer Financial Services, LLC
- Anna Kim Pacific Financial Partners
- Brian D. Holmes Signature Estate & Investment Advisors, LLC
About Signator Investors, Inc.
Signator Investors, Inc. is a dual-registered broker dealer/investment adviser with a national network of independent firms and approximately 1,500 financial professionals across the U.S. A leader in the financial services industry having the stability and scale to offer an innovative business model. Signator gives entrepreneurial financial professionals the power to effectively build unique businesses, based on their own vision and market opportunity. For more information on Signator Investors, Inc. and its national network of independent firms, visit http://www.signatorinvestors.com/
About Acorn Financial
Since its founding in 1985 by Joseph J. Oakes III, Acorn Financial has focused on growing and protecting wealth for families, businesses and individuals. The firm serves clients in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York and Connecticut. Acorn is headquartered in Livingston NJ and has satellite offices in Haddonfield, NY, Morristown, NY, Paramus, NJ and Newtown, PA.
About Pettinelli Partners
Pettinelli Financial Partners is a multigenerational financial services firm based in Redwood City, CA. Its goal is to help people be successful in all aspects of their financial lives by helping them to think holistically about their lives and personal goals, and how to best position their time, energy, and assets. The firm believes its clients should understand what they are invested in, and as a result of that philosophy, focuses on client education.
Securities and investment advisory services offered through Signator Investors, Inc., member FINRA/SIPC, a registered investment adviser. 197 Clarendon St., Boston, MA 02116.
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