Silvercrest Asset Management Group

Silvercrest Asset Management Group


1330 Avenue Of The Americas 38th Floor

New York, NY 10019-5400


No. advisers: 120

AUM: $33,114,904,000

Asset Breakdown

Employees 120
High-net-worth individuals 76-99%
Financial planning clients N/A
High-net-worth client assets More than 75%
Percentage of assets under management Yes
Hourly charges No
Subscription fees No
Fixed fees Yes
Commissions No
Performance-based fees Yes
Total AUM Total Accounts Avg. Account AUM
Discretionary $13,801,446,000 1,070 $12,898,548
Non-discretionary 19313458000 26 $742,825,308
Total $33,114,904,000 1,096 $30,214,328

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Price tag is only one factor to consider when acquiring a firm

April 22, 2015 - Rick Hough has integrated five advisory firms into Silvercrest Asset Management Group over the past decade and he's now working on a sixth for the $18 billion investment advisory giant. The experiences have taught the chief executive what factors make...

How much is an RIA acquisition really worth?

September 4, 2014 - Given the oft-cited graying of the RIA industry, many advisers seek to monetize their businesses and provide continuity for their partners and clients alike. Acquisition negotiations raise numerous difficult issues, but a threshold hurdle is how much...

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*Methodology: InvestmentNews qualified 1,937 firms headquartered in the United States based on data reported on Form ADV to the Securities and Exchange Commission as of November 1, 2017. To qualify, firms must have met the following criteria: (1) latest ADV filing date is either on or after January 1, 2016, (2) total AUM is at least $100M, (3) does not have employees who are registered representatives of a broker-dealer, (4) provided investment advisory services to clients during its most recently completed fiscal year, (5) no more than 50% of amount of regulatory assets under management is attributable to pooled investment vehicles (other than investment companies), (6) no more than 25% of amount of regulatory assets under management is attributable to pension and profit-sharing plans (but not the plan participants), (7) no more than 25% of amount of regulatory assets under management is attributable to corporations or other businesses, (8) does not receive commissions, (9) provides financial planning services, (10) is not actively engaged in business as a broker-dealer (registered or unregistered), (11) is not actively engaged in business as a registered representative of a broker-dealer, (12) has neither a related person who is a broker-dealer/municipal securities dealer/government securities broker or dealer (registered or unregistered) nor one who is an insurance company or agency.

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