Litman Gregory is pleased to share that our firm has been recognized in numerous financial services industry lists and rankings from publications including the San Francisco Business Times, Financial Advisor Magazine, and most recently the Financial Times. In 2018 and now 2019, Litman Gregory Asset Management was named to the Financial Times 300 Top Registered Investment Advisers list, a report that selects and recognizes top independent RIA firms from across the United States.
“We are honored to be included on the FT 300 list for the second year in a row,” said Alice Lowenstein, CFP®, Managing Director of Wealth Management Services and Principal at Litman Gregory. “Our team is committed to excellence in serving individuals, families, and nonprofits. Receiving this recognition within our industry, and among our peers, is a validation of the passion and integrity behind our work to make a positive difference in the lives of our clients.”
The FT 300 report grades firms based on the following factors: assets under management (AUM), AUM growth rate, years in existence, advanced industry credentials of the firm’s advisors, online accessibility, and compliance records. There are no fees or other considerations required of RIAs that apply for the FT 300.
The median firm in this year’s report manages $1.7 billion in assets and has 15 people involved in providing investment advice.
Litman Gregory is a boutique wealth management firm that has been helping high-net-worth individuals, families, and nonprofits plan for and reach their financial goals for more than three decades. The firm manages or directs over $6.8 billion in assets* through our affiliated companies (as of 3/31/19).
View the full report here.
|FT 300: Top Registered Investment Advisers 2018 and 2019|
|SF Business Times Wealth Management List 2018 and 2019|
|Financial Advisor Magazine Top RIAs 2015-2019|
Investment Key Takeaways—Year-End 2020
Very few (if any) market observers would have predicted a strong market outcome in early 2020, with pandemic fears rampant and the global economy falling off a cliff. But global stocks ended the year at all-time highs with a 16% gain. At Litman Gregory, we “stayed the course” during the volatility, and it proved prescient once again. In this post, we summarize key takeaways from our full year-end investment commentary, offering an overview of financial market performance and our outlook for the months ahead.
Commentary from Our CIO—Year-End 2020
In this year-end commentary, CIO Jeremy DeGroot reflects on the recent challenging and turbulent year and lays out our investment outlook for 2021 and beyond. The strong full-year market returns masked the incredible volatility and stress investors faced earlier in the year. While many risks remain, the early stages of vaccine distributions and economic stimulus are providing a light at the end of the tunnel.
Alice Lowenstein Earns CSRIC™, Sustainable, Responsible & Impact Investing Designation
We are pleased to share that Managing Director Alice Lowenstein has obtained the Chartered SRI Counselor designation, the first major financial credential dedicated specifically to sustainable, responsible and impact investing. This designation demonstrates Alice’s knowledge of SRI principles and best practices.