HighTower Shines On Barron's 2015 "Top 100 Independent Financial Advisors" List

More HighTower advisors appear on list than from any other privately-held firm

Aug 26, 2015, 10:17 ET from HighTower

CHICAGO, Aug. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- HighTower congratulates five advisors featured on Barron's magazine's "Top 100 Independent Financial Advisors for 2015" list.

"HighTower's collaborative culture, platform and brand attracts elite advisors who want to grow their business," said Michael Parker, National Director of Enterprise Development at HighTower. "HighTower teams experience growth of more than twice the industry average. We congratulate this year's Barron's honorees."

Barron's named the following HighTower advisors to this year's list:

  • Richard Saperstein, Managing Director and Partner in New York, NY (number 10)
    Mr. Saperstein has over 30 years of financial services experience and has been ranked in the top tier of the Barron's "Top 100 Financial Advisors" list every year since 2004 (he was ranked 6th this year).
  • Paul Pagnato, Managing Director and Partner in Reston, VA (number 28)
    Earlier this year, Mr. Pagnato was ranked 82nd on the Barron's "Top 100 Financial Advisors for 2015" list, his third consecutive inclusion in that compilation. 
  • Leo J. Kelly III, CFP®, CBEC®, Managing Director and Partner in Hunt Valley, MD (number 50)
    Mr. Kelly was named to the Barron's list of "Top 100 Independent Financial Advisors for 2014," and was featured in the 2015 Barron's "Top 1,200 Advisors by State" compilation.
  • Pamela Rosenau, Managing Director and Partner in Los Angeles, CA (number 75)
    Earlier this year, Ms. Rosenau was ranked 13th on the 2015 Barron's list of the "Top 100 Women Financial Advisors," which marked her 10th appearance on a Barron's list.
  • Jeffrey Grinspoon, CFP®, Managing Director and Partner in Vienna, VA (number 83)
    Mr. Grinspoon was selected by Barron's as one of its "Top 1,000 Financial Advisors" in 2011, 2013 and 2014. Mr. Grinspoon was also included on the Barron's list of "Top 1,200 Advisors by State" for 2015.

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About HighTower

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