Mike Moeller Named #1 in Missouri to Forbes 2019 List of America's Top Wealth Advisors

Mike Moeller, Managing Director – Investments, was named to the 2019 Forbes List of America's Top Wealth Advisors, as #1 in Missouri. This is Mike's 3rd year of having been named to the Forbes List of America's Top 250 Wealth Advisors, having received the award for 2018 and 2017. Ranking algorithm based on industry experience, interviews, compliance records, assets under management, revenue and other criteria by SHOOK Research, LLC, which does not receive compensation from the advisors or their firms in exchange for placement on a ranking. Investment performance is not a criterion.


Barron’s America’s Top 1200 Financial Advisors

Mike Moeller, Managing Director – Investments, has been named a Barron's America's Top 1200 Financial Advisor for 2019. Mike has been a Top Barron's Advisor every year since 2009. Recently, Mike was featured in an article titled, Savvy Teacher, Smart Student by Barron's. The rankings are based on data provided by thousands of advisors. Factors included in the rankings were assets under management, revenue produced for the firm, regulatory record, and client retention.


The 2019 Financial Times Top 400 Financial Advisors

Mike Moeller, Managing Director - Investments, Rankings are based on ata provided by investment firms, factors include assets under management, experience, industry certifications, online accessibility and compliance record. Investment performance and financial advisor production are not explicit components.


Five Star Wealth Manager – St. Louis Magazine

Mike Moeller, Managing Director – Investments, The Five Star Wealth Manager award, administered by Crescendo Business Services, LLC (dba Five Star Professional), is based on 10 objective criteria: 1. Credentialed as a registered investment adviser or a registered investment adviser representative; 2. Active as a credentialed professional in the financial services industry for a minimum of 5 years; 3. Favorable regulatory and complaint history review (unfavorable feedback may have been discovered through a check of complaints registered with a regulatory authority or complaints registered through Five Star Professional’s consumer complaint process*); 4. Fulfilled their firm review based on internal standards; 5. Accepting new clients; 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. Wealth managers do not pay a fee to be considered or awarded. Once awarded, wealth managers may purchase additional profile ad space or promotional products. The award methodology does not evaluate the quality of services provided and is not indicative of the winner’s future performance. 1,427 St. Louis wealth managers were considered for the award; 324 (23 % of candidates) were named Five Star Wealth Managers. *To qualify as having a favorable regulatory and complaint history, the person cannot have: 1. been subject to a regulatory action that resulted in a suspended or revoked license, or payment of a fine, 2. had more than three customer complaints filed against them (settled or pending) with any regulatory authority or Five Star Professional’s consumer complaint process, 3. individually contributed to a financial settlement of a customer complaint filed with a regulatory authority, 4. filed for bankruptcy, or 5. been convicted of a felony.


Top 40 Under 40

Mike Moeller, Managing Director – Investments, The OnWallStreet 40 Under 40 ranking is not an endorsement and is based strictly upon assets under management and trailing twelve-month production. The ranking is not indicative of past or future investment performance.