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Norfolk, VA 23510-1676

757-625-7670

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No. advisers: 39

AUM: $3,542,498,638

Asset Breakdown

Staff
Employees 39
Clients
High-net-worth individuals 76-99%
Financial planning clients N/A
High-net-worth client assets More than 75%
Compensation
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 $3,542,498,638 1,049 $3,377,024
Non-discretionary 0 0 $0
Total $3,542,498,638 1,049 $3,377,024

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RIA Rundown: By the Numbers

June 3, 2017 - The InvestmentNews RIA Data Center qualified over 1,900 fee-only registered investment advisory firms. For more information, please contact INResearch@investmentnews.com. Visit data.investmentnews.com/ria/ for more-complete profiles and interactive rankings....

Texas legislature passes law protecting seniors from financial abuse

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Meeting clients' high-tech expectations

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Trump's first 100 days a disappointment to financial advisers

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Where tech dollars at advisory firms are being spent

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Savvy RIAs are waving the fiduciary flag

April 3, 2017 - When Joseph Tatusko sent out a press release last month announcing the launch of his new advisory firm, Mill Hill Advisors, the focus was on "fiduciary money management," which speaks volumes about how mainstream the idea of fiduciary has become. Mr....

How advisers can protect clients' data from fraud

March 16, 2017 - Financial advisers work with their clients on a large volume of high-value transactions, which generally contain sensitive information, including Social Security numbers, account numbers, personal information and more. As wealth management services have...

Why advisers should update at least one tech system every year

March 2, 2017 - Advisers need to be proactive about making technology changes if they want to keep up with the competition and take advantages of opportunities to improve the client experience. "Advisers should be looking to move one new major technology system every...

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  • N/D = Not disclosed
  • — = Information not available or not disclosed

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*Methodology: InvestmentNews qualified 1,906 firms headquartered in the United States based on data reported on Form ADV to the Securities and Exchange Commission as of May 1, 2017. To qualify, firms must have met the following criteria: (1) latest ADV filing date is either on or after January 1, 2017, (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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