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Securities and advisory services offered through Commonwealth Financial Network®, member FINRA/SIPC, a Registered Investment Adviser. Fixed Insurance products and services offered through CES Insurance Agency or Paris International.

 

 

CEFEX-Mark
 

The Centre for Fiduciary Excellence, LLC. (CEFEX) is an independent global assessment and certification organization. It works closely with investment fiduciaries and industry experts to provide comprehensive assessment programs to improve risk management for institutional and retail investors. CEFEX certification demonstrates that Paris International meets a fiduciary best practice standard by adhering to the Global Fiduciary Standard of Excellence. Our CEFEX certification means we understand the importance of having a documented investment process, thereby helping promote our clients’ confidence that their investment strategies are being prudently organized, formalized, implemented, and monitored.  We believe that our CEFEX certification is yet another way to demonstrate we are acting in our clients’ best interests.  For more information, please visit www.cefex.org.

 

 

Best in State 2021
 

 

 

The 2021 ranking of the Forbes Best-In-State Wealth Advisors list was developed by SHOOK Research and is based on in-person and telephone due-diligence meetings to evaluate each advisor qualitatively and on a ranking algorithm that includes client retention, industry experience, review of compliance records, firm nominations, and quantitative criteria (including assets under management and revenue generated for their firms). Overall, approximately 32,725 advisors were considered, and 5,000 (approximately 15.3 percent of candidates) were recognized.  This recognition and due-diligence process conducted are not indicative of the advisor’s future performance. Your experience may vary. Winners are organized by states. Some states may have more advisors than others. You are encouraged to conduct your own research to determine if the advisor is right for you. Portfolio performance is not a criterion due to varying client objectives and lack of audited data. SHOOK does not receive a fee in exchange for rankings. The full methodology that Forbes developed in partnership with SHOOK Research is available at www.forbes.com.

 

 

FT 2020
 

The Financial Times 401 Top Retirement Advisors is an independent listing produced annually by Ignites Research, a division of Money-Media, Inc., on behalf of the Financial Times (October 2020). The FT 401 is based on data gathered from advisors, regulatory disclosures, and the FT’s research. The listing reflects each advisor’s status in six primary areas: DC plan assets under advisement (AUA), DC AUA growth rate, specialization in DC plans, years of experience, advanced industry credentials and compliance record. A total of 855 advisors applied for the award, of which 401 were selected (47%). This award is not indicative of the advisor’s future performance. Neither the advisors nor their parent firms pay a fee to the Financial Times in exchange for inclusion in the FT 401. For the full methodology, please visit www.ft.com.

 

 

 

 

NAPA 1
 

The National Association of Plan Advisors (NAPA) Top DC Advisor Teams is an independent list which focuses on firms in the Defined Contribution practice.  Established in 2017, nominees had to be individual advisor team/offices with a defined contribution book of business, in a single physical location.  To be considered, firms had to submit responses to an application form, including information about their practices, notably their defined contribution (DC) assets under advisement.  The list is created and conducted by the National Association of Plan Advisors, an affiliate organization of the American Retirement Association, a non-profit association.  No fee is charged to participate.   Every team on this list has in excess of $100 million in defined contribution assets under advisement as of December 31, 2020.  This award is not indicative of the future performance of the firm or its advisors.  Your experience may vary.  For more information, please visit www.napa-net.org.

 

 

NAPA 2
 

The NAPA Top Retirement Plan Advisors Under 40 list includes plan advisors who have built a solid practice - either alone or as part of a team - and are established leaders ready to take their defined contribution (DC) and 401(k) plans to the next level. Nominations were solicited by NAPA members. Nominees were asked to complete an application and winners were chosen based on criteria that include current and new DC assets under management, DC plans for the past 12 and 24 months, and DC/DB plan revenue. Votes were utilized to break ties, if applicable. The nominated advisor need not be a NAPA member. 309 advisors were considered for the award. 75 (24.3% of candidates) were recognized. This award is not indicative of the wealth manager’s future performance.  Your experience may vary.  For more information, please visit www.napa-net.org.