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Biggest RIA gainers

$1B+ fee-only RIAs ranked by year-over-year growth in total assets

Jun 9, 2018 @ 6:00 am

By Ellie Zhu

Rank 2018 % change 2018 Total Discretionary Nondiscretionary
Firm Phone/website assets ($M) accounts assets ($M) accounts assets ($M) accounts Employees
1Breed's Hill Capital
1 Thompson Square, Suite 301
Boston, MA 02129
(617) 580-3440
breedshillcapital.com
321%$1,126.30 348$29.10 8$1,097.10 3404

2AE Wealth Management
2950 SW McClure Road, Suite B
Topeka, KS 66614
(866) 363-9595
wealth.advisorsexcel.com
304%$2,759.10 28,483$2,759.10 28,483$0.00 0231

3Bridges Investment Management Inc.
256 Durham Plaza, 8401 W. Dodge Road
Omaha, NE 68114
(402) 397-4700
bridgesinv.com
194%$3,462.30 1,392$3,360.60 1,301$101.60 9125

4AdvicePeriod
2121 Avenue of the Stars, Suite 2400
Los Angeles, CA 90067
(424) 281-3600
adviceperiod.com
141%$2,266.40 2,146$2,261.70 2,140$4.70 646

5Private Capital Management
210 University Blvd., Suite 400
Denver, CO 80206
(303) 370-0055
pcm-inc.com
121%$1,140.90 3,006$1,140.70 3,002$0.30 419

6Berman Capital Advisors
3475 Lenox Road, Suite 760
Atlanta, GA 30326
(404) 554-4999
bermancapital.com
87%$2,160.00 547$880.10 334$1,279.90 21320

7Regis Management Co.
300 Hamilton Ave., Fourth Floor
Palo Alto, CA 94301
(650) 838-1030
regisllc.com
75%$3,649.60 58$3,649.6058$0.00 018

8Alpha Cubed Investments
3333 Michelson Dr., Suite 620
Irvine, CA 91612
(800) 701-2457
linkedin.com/company-beta/2716556
70%$1,114.40 2,963$1,058.80 2,801$55.60 16230

9Evergreen Capital Management
10500 NE Eighth St., Suite 950
Bellevue, WA 98004
(425) 467-4600
evergreencapital.net
68%$2,296.60 1,721$2,172.30 1,705$124.30 1632

10Personal Capital Advisors Corp.
250 Montgomery St., Suite 700
San Francisco, CA 94104
(415) 800-5922
personalcapital.com
61%$6,489.00 37,793$6,489.00 37,793$0.00 0213

11Bitterroot Capital Advisors
118 East Main St.
Bozeman, MT 59715
(406) 556-8200
bitterrootcapital.com
60%$1,083.10 15$107.20 11$975.90 46

12The Clarius Group
999 Third Ave., Suite 3050
Seattle, WA 98104
(206) 462-7400
clariusgroup.com
59%$1,138.50 429$603.70 326$534.80 10320

13RMB Capital Management
115 S. LaSalle St., 34th Floor,
Chicago, IL 60603
(312) 993-5800
rmbcap.com
58%$8,226.70 14,194$7,448.10 12,253$778.60 1,941190

14Massey Quick Simon & Co.
360 Mt. Kemble Ave.
Morristown, NJ 7960
(973) 525-1000
mqsadvisors.com
57%$3,027.70 632$1,876.90 396$1,150.80 23647

15Circle Wealth Management
47 Maple St., Suite 201
Summit, NJ 7901
(908) 206-1306
circlewm.com
55%$1,649.30 638$713.90 410$935.30 22812

16Mercer Global Advisors Inc.
1801 East Cabrillo Blvd.
Santa Barbara, CA 93108
(800) 258-1559
merceradvisors.com
55%$11,053.50 24,311$10,656.30 22,802$397.20 1,509238

17Port Capital
180 North Stetson Ave., Suite 5700
Chicago, IL 60601
(312) 788-2400
portcapllc.com
54%$1,011.10 349$1,011.10 349$0.00 011

18Rockefeller & Co. Inc.
10 Rockefeller Plaza, Third Floor
New York, NY 10020
(212) 549-5100
rockco.com
53%$15,809.30 2,731$15,505.10 2,586$304.20 145159

19The Welch Group
3940 Montclair Road, Fifth Floor
Birmingham, AL 35213
(205) 879-5001
welchgroup.com
53%$1,398.00 918$1,398.00 918$0.00 015

20Aperio Group
Three Harbor Drive, Suite 204
Sausalito, CA 94965
(415) 339-4300
aperiogroup.com
52%$23,817.20 4,290$23,817.20 4,290$0.00 082

21The Mather Group
353 N. Clark St., Suite 2775
Chicago, IL 60654
(630) 537-1078
themathergroup.com
52%$1,479.10 4,655$1,170.10 2,671$309.00 1,98431

22Private Ocean
100 Smith Ranch Road, Suite 300
San Rafael, CA 94903
(415) 526-2900
privateocean.com
51%$1,592.00 3,000$1,576.30 2,839$15.70 16136

23Tiedemann Wealth Management
520 Madison Ave., 26th Floor
New York, NY 10022
(212) 396-5900
tiedemannwealth.com
50%$12,301.60 452$9,778.90 379$2,522.70 73119

24TFO Phoenix Inc.
5060 N. 40th St., Suite 200
Phoenix, AZ 85018
(602) 466-3813
tfophoenix.com
48%$2,405.40 1,168$1,671.10 1,148$734.30 2031

25Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management
1800 Avenue of the Stars, Second Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90067
(310) 556-2721
kayne.com

48%$18,900.30 26,461$15,732.50 16,261$3,167.80 10,20083


InvestmentNews qualified 2,172 firms headquartered in the United States based on data reported on Form ADV to the Securities and Exchange Commission as of May 1, 2018. To qualify, firms must have met the following criteria: (1) latest ADV filing date is either on or after Jan. 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) not one who is an insurance company or agency.

Source: InvestmentNews Data. Visit data.InvestmentNews.com/ria for more-complete profiles and financials. Contact the InvestmentNews data team at IN-data@investmentnews.com for more information.

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