Brent Brodeski, chief executive officer for Savant Capital Management, a nationally-recognized fee-only wealth management firm, has been named to Forbes’ 2016 list of America’s Top Wealth Advisors. The inaugural ranking includes 200 wealth management advisors, naming Brodeski #50.
Brodeski is a co-founder of Savant, which manages more than $4.6 billion in assets and employs more than 140 team members. Headquartered in Rockford, IL., Savant also has 11 offices in the following locations: Chicago, IL; Freeport, IL; Geneva, IL; Hoffman Estates, IL; Naperville, IL; Peoria, IL; Sterling, IL; Wilmette, IL; McLean, VA; Madison, WI; and Park Falls, WI.
Forbes is an American business magazine and a leading source for reliable business news and financial information. The Forbes ranking of America’s Top Wealth Advisors was developed by SHOOK Research and designed to fairly compare the business practices of a large group of advisors from the financial services industry including registered investment advisors like Savant, in addition to banks, brokerages, custodians, insurance companies, clearing houses, and others.
“This is an incredible honor to be ranked among America’s Top Wealth Advisors,” said Brodeski. “We strive to set the standard of excellence for our industry and in all that we do. We applaud our entire Savant team for their efforts to consistently provide our clients with clarity, confidence, simplicity, and peace of mind.”
More than 11,000 nominations were received, with 200 advisors chosen based on a minimum of seven years of experience and weighing factors like revenue trends, assets under management, compliance records, industry experience and best practices learned through telephone and in-person interviews. Neither Forbes nor SHOOK received a fee in exchange for rankings. Click here to view the complete list of America’s Top Wealth Advisors.
Savant is regularly recognized among the top wealth managers in the United States. Savant was the recipient of the 2015 Best-in-Business IMPACT Award™, part of Schwab’s IMPACT Awards® program to recognize excellence in the business of independent financial advice. Savant has consistently received other industry recognitions such as being named a top RIA firm by Financial Planning magazine, Financial Advisor magazine and InvestmentNews and being recognized by Barron’s magazine as a top advisor in the United States.