July 26, 2021
Adviser Investments announced today that it has been recognized as one of the “Largest Independent Investment Advisers in Massachusetts” by Boston Business Journal. Adviser Investments ranked #13 of the 25 firms named to the list.
“Navigating through the pandemic has been challenging for everyone,” said Adviser Investments Chairman Dan Wiener. “That Adviser Investments has been able to not only survive but thrive is due to the dedication and hard work of our team. We’re grateful for the recognition from the Boston Business Journal, and aim to reach even higher.”
Boston Business Journal recognized the firm among Massachusetts’ top-25 independent investment advisers, as determined by Adviser Investments’ $6.8 billion in assets under management, as of June 1, 2021. The publication updates its ranking annually, with Adviser Investments retaining its #13 position from 2020.
The BBJ award marked the latest recognition in 2021 for Adviser Investments. In March, Barron’s ranked Adviser Investments as a “Top Wealth Adviser in Massachusetts.” The firm was also named a “Best Place to Work for Financial Advisers” by InvestmentNews and among America’s “Best and Brightest Companies to Work For” by the National Association for Business Resources.
The firm also recently garnered praise for its commitment to employee wellness. It was named among “The Nation’s Best and Brightest for Wellness” for 2020 and the company also earned a 2021 “Best Wellness Employer Bronze Certification” from Wellness Workdays, awarded in collaboration with experts from Harvard Medical School.
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About Adviser Investments
Adviser Investments and its subsidiaries operate as an independent, professional wealth management firm with particular expertise in Fidelity and Vanguard funds, actively managed mutual funds, exchange-traded fundsA type of security which allows investors to indirectly invest in an underlying basket of financial instruments (these may include stocks, bonds, commodities or other types of instruments). Shares in an ETF are publicly traded on an exchange, and the price of an ETF’s shares will fluctuate throughout the trading day (traditional mutual funds trade only once a day). For example, one popular ETF tracks the companies in the S&P 500, so buying a share of the ETF gets an investor exposure to all 500 companies in the index., fixed-income investing, tactical strategies and financial planning.
With more than 3,500 clients and over $6 billion under management, Adviser Investments is one of the nation’s largest registered investment advisers. Our wealth management professionals focus on helping individual investors, trustsA legal document that functions as an instruction manual to how you want your money managed and spent in your later years as well as how your assets should be distributed after your death. Assets placed in a trust are generally safe from creditors and can be sold by the trustee in short order, avoiding the lengthy and costly probate process., foundations and institutions meet their investment goals. Adviser Investments’ minimum account size is $350,000.
For more information, please visit www.adviserinvestments.com or call 800-492-6868.
Disclaimer: All investments and investment strategies are subject to riskThe probability that an investment will decline in value in the short term, along with the magnitude of that decline. Stocks are often considered riskier than bonds because they have a higher probability of losing money, and they tend to lose more than bonds when they do decline. of loss. There is no guarantee that investment goals or objectives will be achieved.
The Boston Business Journal’s “Largest Investment Advisers in Massachusetts” ranking is based on each participating firms’ assets under management as of June 1, 2021. Only firms that choose to participate are ranked and included on the top 25 list. The award sponsor has not disclosed how many firms were survey or considered for this recognition, nor the percentage of total participants that ultimately received recognition. Award is not indicative of future investment performance nor represents client experience. For more information and a complete list of recipients, visit https://www.bizjournals.com/boston/subscriber-only/2021/07/08/largest-independent-investment-advisers.html.
The Barron’s Top Advisor Rankings by State (Massachusetts) (also referred to as Barron’s Top 1,200 Financial Advisers) considers factors such as assets under management, revenue produced for the firm, regulatory record, quality of practice and philanthropic work. According to Barron’s, “around 4,000” advisory firms were considered for this recognition in 2021, with about 1,200 firms receiving recognition. For more information and a complete list of recipients, visit https://www.barrons.com/report/top-financial-advisors/1000/2021?mod=faranking_subnav.
InvestmentNews’ “Best Places to Work for Financial Advisers” award is conducted in partnership with employee survey firm Best Companies Group. Winners are selected from a two-part survey completed by employers and employees. Employers report their organization’s workplace policies, practices and demographics. Employees complete a survey designed to measure the employee experience in areas such as leadership and planning, pay and benefits, corporate culture and communications and work environment. Scores from the employee survey represent three-quarters of the weight of the final rankings. Firms do not pay a fee to participate. To be eligible for the award firms must be a registered investment adviser or broker-dealer; be in business for at least one year and have at least 15 full-time employees. In 2018, 50 firms were named to the list; in 2019–2021, 75 were named. The award sponsor has not disclosed how many firms were surveyed or considered for this recognition, nor the percentage of total participants that ultimately received recognition. For more information and a complete list of recipients, visit https://bestplacesforadvisers.com/.
The NABR’s national and Boston-based “Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®” competition recognizes organizations displaying a commitment to human resource practices and employee enrichment. Only companies that voluntarily participate are considered for recognition. The competition assesses participating organizations based on categories such as communication, work-life balance, employee education, diversity, recognition, retention and more. Participation is not limited to companies in the financial services industry. In order to participate, an organization must have at least 10 employees; be in business for at least one year; complete the required surveys; and pay any applicable fees. Certain fees are assessed to participants requesting specific analysis and reports on their application. Participants are not required to pay any particular fee or purchase any particular analyses or reports. An analysis fee of $275 was submitted with the Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in the Nation® application. Participating companies are then benchmarked against participants both regionally and nationally. Award is not indicative of future investment performance nor represents client experience. For more, visit https://thebestandbrightest.com/events/2020-best-and-brightest-companies-to-work-for-in-the-nation/winners/ and https://thebestandbrightest.com/events/bostons-2020-best-and-brightest-companies-to-work-for/.
The National Best and Brightest Companies in Wellness® Program—in conjunction with their scoring partner SynBella—surveys and evaluates each participating organization’s efforts in employee wellness. Participation is not limited to companies in the financial services industry. In order to participate, an organization must have at least 10 employees; be in business for at least one year, complete the required surveys, and pay any applicable fees. Certain fees are assessed to participants requesting specific analysis and reports on their application. Participants are not required to pay any particular fee or purchase any particular analyses or reports. For more information and a complete list of recipients visit https://thebestandbrightest.com/programs/participation/
Adviser Investments received the Best Wellness Employer Bronze Certification. Sponsored by Wellness Workdays, participating organizations complete a survey covering how the organization assesses its employee wellness initiatives and programs, and how the organization strategizes, implements and evaluates such initiatives and programs. Surveys are reviewed and scored, then participants are ranked in the Best Wellness Employer Score Index and may receive either Gold, Silver or Bronze Certification or an Honorable Mention. Organizations pay a $129 participation fee. The award sponsor has not disclosed how many firms were surveyed or considered for this recognition, nor the percentage of total participants that ultimately received recognition. Visit https://www.wellnessworkdays.com/best-wellness-employer-program for more information.
Awards referenced above do not consider client experience and are not indicative of such. Nor are awards indicative of future performance. Unless otherwise noted, Adviser Investments does not pay a fee to participate in any of these awards. Additionally, awards typically only consider and recognize participants that choose to participate; and are often based on information supplied by the participants—such information should not be assumed to be verified by the sponsor of the award.
For additional information on awards and recognition received, visit https://www.adviserinvestments.com/awards-and-recognitions/.
Polaris Wealth Advisory Group and Adviser Investments are now under one new brand, RWA Wealth Partners.
Over the next few months, we are transitioning to a new website under our new brand. For you, this means a better experience and more access to valuable education, insights and advice. It also means you gain access to expanded wealth management solutions such as tax¹ and legal services², alternative investments and more. Explore this site for additional information on these new services and call your advisor with any questions at 833-RWA-PLAN.
¹Personalized tax advice and tax return preparation is available through a separate, written engagement agreement with RWA Tax Solutions, LLC.
²Legal services can be obtained through a separate, written engagement via our relationship with Hall & Diana, LLC