Awards and Recognition

Financial Industry Third Party Publication Awards and Recognition
Barron's Top 1200 Advisors

Mike Moeller, President – Investments, has been named a Barron’s Top 1,200 State by State Advisor for 2024. Mike is ranked #3 In Missouri for 2024. Mike has been a Barron’s Top 1,200 State by State Advisor from 2015-2024.

 

2024 Barron’s Top 1,200 State By State Advisors: Awarded March 2024; Data Compiled by Barron’s based on the time period from Oct. 2022 – Sept. 2023 (Source: Barrons.com). 2023 Barron’s Top 1,200 State By State Advisors: Awarded March 2023; Data Compiled by Barron’s based on the time period from Oct. 2021 – Sept. 2022 (Source: Barrons.com). 2023 Barron’s Top 1,200 State By State Advisors: Awarded March 2023; Data Compiled by Barron’s based on the time period from Oct. 2021 – Sept. 2022 (Source: Barrons.com). 2020 Barron’s Top 1,200 State By State Advisors: Awarded March 2021; Data Compiled by Barron’s based on the time period from Oct. 2018.- Sept. 2019 (Source: Barrons.com). 2019 Barron’s Top 1,200 State By State Advisors: Awarded March 2019; Data Compiled by Barron’s based on the time period from Oct. 2017 – Sept. 2018 (Source: Barrons.com). 2018 Barron’s Top 1,200 State By State Advisors: Awarded March 2018; Data Compiled by Barron’s based on the time period from Oct. 2016 – Sept. 2017 (Source: Barrons.com). 2017 Barron’s Top 1,200 State By State Advisors: Awarded March 2017; Data Compiled by Barron’s based on the time period from Oct. 2015 – Sept. 2016 (Source: Barrons.com). 2016 Barron’s Top 1,200 State By State Advisors: Awarded March 2016; Data Compiled by Barron’s based on the time period from Oct. 2014 – Sept. 2015 (Source: Barrons.com). 2015 Barron’s Top 1,200 State By State Advisors: Awarded February 2015; Data Compiled by Barron’s based on the time period from Oct. 2013 – Sept. 2014. The Barron’s Top 1,200 State By State Advisors ratings are based on the previous year’s assets under management, revenue generated for the advisors’ firms, and the quality of the advisors’ practices. Investment performance isn’t an explicit factor because clients have varied goals and risk tolerances. Self-completed questionnaire was used for rating. This rating is not related to the quality of the investment advice and based solely on the disclosed criteria. Fee paid for use of marketing materials.

Forbes Best In State

Mike Moeller, President – Investments, was named to the 2024 Forbes Best in State Wealth Advisors, as #5 in St. Louis, Missouri. Mike has been named to the Forbes Best in State Wealth Advisors from 2018-2024

 

2024 Forbes Best-In-State Wealth Advisors: Awarded April 2024; Data compiled by SHOOK Research LLC based on the time period from 6/30/22 – 6/30/23 (Source: Forbes.com2023 Forbes Best-In-State Wealth Advisors: Awarded April 2023; Data compiled by SHOOK Research LLC based on the time period from 6/30/21 – 6/30/22 (Source: Forbes.com). 2022 Forbes Best-In-State Wealth Advisors: Awarded April 2022; Data compiled by SHOOK Research LLC based on the time period from 6/30/20 – 6/30/21 (Source: Forbes.com). 2019 Forbes Best-In-State Wealth Advisors: Awarded February 2019; Data compiled by SHOOK Research LLC based on the time period from 6/30/17 – 6/30/18 (Source: Forbes.com. 2018 Forbes Best-In-State Wealth Advisors: (Awarded February 2018; Data compiled by SHOOK Research LLC based on the time period from 6/30/16 – 6/30/17 (Source: Forbes.com). The Forbes Best-in-State Wealth Advisors rating algorithm is based on the previous year’s industry experience, interviews, compliance records, assets under management, revenue and other criteria by SHOOK Research, LLC. Investment performance is not a criterion. Self-completed survey was used for rating. This rating is not related to the quality of the investment advice and based solely on the disclosed criteria. Fee paid for use of marketing materials.

Barron's Top 100 Independent Adisors

2023 Barron’s Top 100 Independent Advisor Award

Mike Moeller, President-Investments, was named a 2023 Barron’s Top 100 Independent Advisor, as #49 nationally. Mike has been a Barron’s Top 100 Independent Advisor from 2021-2023.

 

2023 Barron’s Top 100 Independent Advisors: Awarded September 2023; Data Compiled by Barron’s based on the time period from July 2022 – June 2023 (Source: Barrons.com). 2022 Barron’s Top 100 Independent Advisors: Awarded September 2022; Data Compiled by Barron’s based on the time period from July 2021 – June 2022 (Source: Barrons.com). 2021 Barron’s Top 100 Independent Advisors: Awarded September 2021; Data Compiled by Barron’s based on the time period from July 2020 – June 2021 (Source: Barrons.com). The Barron’s Top 100 Independent Advisors ratings are based on the previous year’s assets under management, revenue generated for the advisors’ firms, and the quality of the advisors’ practices. Investment performance isn’t an explicit factor because clients have varied goals and risk tolerances. Self-completed questionnaire was used for rating. This rating is not related to the quality of the investment advice and based solely on the disclosed criteria. Fee paid for use of marketing materials.

Mike Moeller, President – Investments, named as a Five Star Wealth Manager award 2012-2023.

 

The Five Star Wealth Manager award was issued on October 1st, 2023 by Five Star Professional (FSP) for the time period October 1st, 2023 through September 30th, 2024. Wealth managers do not pay a fee to be considered or placed on the final list of Five Star Wealth Managers. The award is based on 10 objective criteria. Eligibility criteria – required: 1. Credentialed as a registered investment adviser or a registered investment adviser representative; 2. Actively licensed as a registered investment adviser or as a principal of a registered investment adviser firm for a minimum of 5 years; 3. Favorable regulatory and complaint history review (As defined by FSP, the wealth manager has not; A. Been subject to a regulatory action that resulted in a license being suspended or revoked, or payment of a fine; B. Had more than a total of three settled or pending complaints filed against them and/or a total of five settled, pending, dismissed or denied complaints with any regulatory authority or FSP’s consumer complaint process. Unfavorable feedback may have been discovered through a check of complaints registered with a regulatory authority or complaints registered through FSP’s consumer complaint process; feedback may not be representative of any one client’s experience; C. Individually contributed to a financial settlement of a customer complaint; D. Filed for personal bankruptcy within the past 11 years; E. Been terminated from a financial services firm within the past 11 years; F. Been convicted of a felony); 4. Fulfilled their firm review based on internal standards; 5. Accepting new clients. Evaluation criteria – considered: 6. One-year client retention rate; 7. Five-year client retention rate; 8. Non-institutional discretionary and/or non-discretionary client assets administered; 9. Number of client households served; 10. Education and professional designations. FSP does not evaluate quality of services provided to clients. The award is not indicative of the wealth manager’s future performance. Wealth managers may or may not use discretion in their practice and therefore may not manage their clients’ assets. The inclusion of a wealth manager on the Five Star Wealth Manager list should not be construed as an endorsement of the wealth manager by FSP or this publication. Working with a Five Star Wealth Manager or any wealth manager is no guarantee as to future investment success, nor is there any guarantee that the selected wealth managers will be awarded this accomplishment by FSP in the future. 2691 St. Louis area market wealth managers were considered for the award; 167 (6% of candidates) were named 2023 Five Star Wealth Managers.

 

FSP does not evaluate quality of services provided to clients. The award is not indicative of the wealth manager’s future performance. Wealth managers may or may not use discretion in their practice and therefore may not manage their client’s assets. The inclusion of a wealth manager on the Five Star wealth Manager list should not be construed as an endorsement of the wealth manager by FSP or this publication. Working with a Five Star Wealth Manager or any wealth manager is no guarantee as to future investment success, nor is there any guarantee that the selected wealth managers will be awarded this

 

Award issued on 10/1/2022 by Five Star Professional (FSP) for the time period beginning 10/1/2022 through 9/30/2023. 2,418 St. Louis area market wealth managers were considered, 158 (7% of candidates) were named Five Star Wealth Managers.

 

Award issued on 10/1/2021 by Five Star Professional (FSP) for the time period 10/1/2021 through 9/30/22. 2,683 St. Louis- area market wealth managers were considered, 196 (6% of candidates) were named Five Star Wealth Managers.

 

Award issued 10/1/2020 by Five Star Professional (FSP) for the time period 10/1/2020 through 9/30/2021. 2,431 St. Louis-area wealth managers were considered for the award; 170 (7 % of candidates) were named Five Star Wealth Managers.

 

Award issued 10/1/2019 by Five Star Professional (FSP) for the time period 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020. – 2,481 St. Louis-area wealth managers were considered for the award; 185 (7% of candidates) were named Five Star Wealth Managers.

 

Award issued on 10/1/2018 by Five Star Professional (FSP) for the time period 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019. 2018 2533 St. Louis-area wealth managers were considered for the award; 179 (7% of candidates) were named Five Star Wealth Managers.

 

Award issued on 10/1/2017 by Five Star Professional (FSP) for the time period 10/1/2017 through 10/30/2019. 1,681 St. Louis-area wealth managers were considered for the award; 181 (10% of candidates) were named Five Star Wealth Managers.

 

Award issued on 10/1/2016 by Five Star Professional (FSP) for the time period 10/1/2016 through 9/30/2017. 1,427 St. Louis-area wealth managers were considered for the award; 324 (22% of candidates) were named Five Star Wealth Managers.

 

Award issued on 10/1/2015 by Five Star Professional (FSP) for the time period 10/1/2015 through 9/30/2016. 2,194 St. Louis-area wealth managers were considered for the award; 358 (16% of candidates) were named Five Star Wealth Managers.

 

Award issued on 10/1/2014 by Five Star Professional (FSP) for the time period 10/1/2014 through 9/30/2015. 1,401 St. Louis-area wealth managers were considered for the award; 389 (27% of candidates) were named Five Star Wealth Managers.

 

Award issued on 10/1/2013 by Five Star Professional (FSP) for the time period 10/1/2013 through 9/30/2014. 1,726 St. Louis-area wealth managers were considered for the award; 485 (28% of candidates) were named Five Star Wealth Managers.

 

Award issued on 10/1/2012 by Five Star Professional (FSP) for the time period 10/1/2012 through 9/30/2023. 1,800 St. Louis area Wealth Managers were considered for the award 455 (25% of candidates) were named Five Star wealth managers.

 

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