COLUMBUS, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Columbus, Ohio-based Budros, Ruhlin & Roe, Inc, one of the nation’s leading independent wealth management firms with over $2.3 billion in assets under management and advisement, has been named to the Financial Times 300 Top Registered Investment Advisors as of June 22, 2017. The list recognizes top independent RIA firms from across the U.S. This is the fourth consecutive year that Budros, Ruhlin & Roe has been named to the list.
“Being named to the Financial Times list for four consecutive years is quite an honor and a testament to the strength of the firm, expertise of our planners and advisors and our dedication to providing clients with a ‘best-in-class experience’,” said Peggy Ruhlin, Chief Executive Officer of Budros, Ruhlin & Roe, Inc.
The list is produced independently by the Financial Times in collaboration with Ignites Research, a subsidy of the FT that provides business intelligence on the investment management industry. They invited 1,500 pre-screened RIA firms to apply for consideration. Applicants that applied were graded on six criteria which included: assets under management (AUM); AUM growth rate; years in existence; advance industry credentials of the advisors; online accessibility; and compliance records. These qualifiers signal experience managing money, technical expertise and client trust.
The “average” FT 300 firm has been existence for 22 years and manages $2.7 billion in assets. The 300 top RIAs hail from 37 states and Washington D.C. The list also caps the number of firms in each state that make the list. Budros, Ruhlin & Roe is one of 15 firms from the state of Ohio named to the list.
“Budros, Ruhlin & Roe’s thirty-five plus years of financial planning experience, coupled with our robust in-house investment team, form a strong foundation that provides clarity and peace of mind for the families we serve today, as well as future generations,” added Ruhlin.
Budros, Ruhlin & Roe board members will be honored along with others who made the list on Thursday, June 22 in New York City.
About Budros, Ruhlin & Roe Inc.
Budros, Ruhlin & Roe, Inc. is a Columbus, Ohio based fee-only, independent wealth management firm, serving clients in a fiduciary capacity. The company culture emphasizes excellence in all areas of financial planning and portfolio management. To learn more visit www.b-r-r.com.
FT 300 Disclosure
The Financial Times 300 Top Registered Investment Advisers is an independent listing produced annually by the Financial Times (June, 2017). The FT 300 is based on data gathered from RIA firms, regulatory disclosures, and the FT’s research. The listing reflected each practice’s performance in six primary areas: assets under management, asset growth, compliance record, years in existence, credentials and online accessibility. This award does not evaluate the quality of services provided to clients and is not indicative of the practice’s future performance. Neither the RIA firms nor their employees pay a fee to The Financial Times in exchange for inclusion in the FT 300.