CHICAGO, March 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- HighTower announces that St. Louis-based wealth management firm Rogers & Company Wealth Management has merged into HighTower St. Louis (acquired in 2016 and formerly known as Archer Wealth Management). Managing Director and Partner Carol Rogers, Managing Director and Investment Strategist Omar R. Qureshi and 5 other team members moved to HighTower St. Louis from LPL Financial. The acquisition brings the combined total AUM for HighTower St. Louis to $600 million.
"HighTower attracts exceptional financial advisors from every segment of the industry," said HighTower CEO Elliot Weissbluth. "We proudly welcome Carol, Omar and their team to our St. Louis office and the greater HighTower community."
Rogers & Company Wealth Management is the 5th new team for HighTower this year. Previously, the firm added Fortress Wealth Planning in Jacksonville, Cognetic Capital Advisors in New York, The Kelly & Wohlner Group in Denver, and Ewing/Cona Wealth Management in Marlton, N.J., bringing the total new assets for HighTower this year to date to more than $2.5 billion.
Ms. Rogers has more than 30 years of experience in the wealth management industry. She began her investment advisory career at E.F. Hutton in 1976. As founder and president of Rogers & Company Wealth Management, Ms. Rogers and her team's industry awards and accolades over the years include rankings on Barron's Top 1200 Advisors by State (2009, 2011-2016) and Top 100 Women Financial Advisors (2009, 2010, 2013) lists and among Registered Rep. magazine's Top 100 Independent Advisors in America (2009 and 2010).
"HighTower provides us with sophisticated technology and investment offerings coupled with an active community of like-minded peers," said Ms. Rogers. "Joining forces with the outstanding professionals at HighTower St. Louis marks the beginning of an exciting new chapter for our team and our clients."
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