CHICAGO, Aug. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- HighTower announces the launch of Hill Wealth Management. The team oversees $260 million in Alpharetta, Ga., and transitioned to HighTower from SunTrust. Managing Director and Wealth Manager Andrew Hill leads the practice. This marks HighTower's 22nd transaction for 2017.
"The HighTower platform, brand and culture are purpose-built to serve fiduciary-minded financial advisors," said Kimberly Papedis, Managing Director, Head of National Sales & Platform Strategy at HighTower. "2017 is our biggest year ever for growth, and we extend a warm welcome to Hill Wealth Management and their clients as they join our community."
Mr. Hill has 24 years of industry experience. He focuses on investment management, asset allocation analysis and retirement planning, and specializes in working with business owners and doctors, as well as with 401(k)/profit sharing and defined benefit plans. Prior to Hill Wealth Management and HighTower, he served as a Private Financial Advisor and Senior Vice President at SunTrust Investment Services, Inc. While at SunTrust, he created and implemented sophisticated financial planning and investment management strategies for clients and their families. Previously, he held positions at Morgan Stanley Dean Witter, Smith Barney and Northwestern Mutual Life.
"HighTower's commitment to the fiduciary standard aligns with our team's values and the way we approach serving our clients," said Mr. Hill. "It was unequivocally the right place to launch Hill Wealth Management."
HighTower is reshaping the financial services industry from the inside out. As one of the nation's largest Registered Investment Advisors (RIAs) dedicated to providing advice, not selling a product, we are a relentless champion of the fiduciary standard. We believe that the wealth management industry can and should do a better job of serving the needs of individual investors and their financial advisors. We built HighTower upon a commitment to put our clients' best interests first. For the 6th consecutive year, HighTower ranks on the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing companies in America (2012 – 2017). For more information, see www.hightoweradvisors.com and www.byadvisorsforadvisors.com.