Barron's Recognizes Bob Edwards as Top Financial Advisor

Mar 24, 2011, 12:38 ET from Moran Edwards Asset Management Group

NAPLES, Fla., March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second consecutive year, Bob Edwards, Managing Director-Investments of the Moran Edwards Asset Management Group of Wells Fargo Advisors has been recognized by Barron's magazine as one of the top two financial advisors in Southwest Florida. The list was part of a state-by-state ranking of the Top 1,000 Advisors in the United States.

A financial advisor for over 28 years, Edwards has earned numerous national and local recognitions including being named as one of America's Top Advisors in 2009 by Registered Rep, the leading journal for registered financial professionals and Barron's named Edwards as one of Florida's top ten financial advisors in 2010. Edwards has also been named a 5 Star Wealth Manager by Gulfshore Life five times. In addition, certain investment portfolios managed by Edwards have received national recognition for peer group performance in Nelson's World Best Money Managers including a recent number three ranking for US Equity Core performance over three years for his Strategic Equity Blend as of September 30, 2010.

In addition, Edwards is a frequent industry speaker and he pursues an active interest in the arts and serves nationally on the boards of Sculpture magazine (Washington, DC) and The International Sculpture Center (Princeton, NJ) as well as several community boards, including serving as a trustee for the Naples Winter Wine Festival.

Moran Edwards Asset Management Group, formerly known as Moran Asset Management Group, is a money management practice. The group is responsible for managing in excess of $2 billion in client assets as of September 30, 2010 and has served the Naples Community for 30 years.

Moran Edwards Asset Management Group is located at 5801 Pelican Bay Boulevard, Suite 200 in Naples. For more information, call (239) 254-2200 or visit

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