16 July 2009 NYSE Closing Bell Barrons and Invesco
Barrons and Invesco (NYSE-Listed IVZ) visit the NYSE. In honor of the occasion, representatives from Barron’s, led by Editor and President Ed Finn and Invesco, led by President and Chief Executive Officer Martin Flanagan, ring The Closing Bell®.
Executives and guests of Barron’s and Invesco attend a Barron’s event held at the Exchange that evening, recognizing some of America’s top financial advisors who were featured in the first annual Barrons report published earlier this year, Americas Top Advisors: State-by-State.
Americas Top Advisors: State-by-State, was the first annual ranking of the top 1,000 financial advisors from across the country, featuring 1,000 elite-level practitioners from all 50 states, plus Washington D.C. with a top advisor profiled from each state.
Barron’s is proud to have the support of leading investment management firm, Invesco, who is hosting the dinner event at the exchange recognizing the top tri-state area financial advisors.
Barron’s currently publishes the following Financial Advisor rankings each year in conjunction with The Winner’s Circle Organization, which Barron’s acquired in Sept. 2008:
Americas Top 100 Financial Advisors
Americas Top 100 Women Financial Advisors
Americas Top 100 Independent Financial Advisors
Four of the top advisors who were featured in Americas Top Advisors: State-by-State rankings will be honored and speaking at the July 16 event. These individuals include: Roger Coleman, Morgan Stanley Smith Barney; Jeff Erdmann, Merrill Lynch; Martin Halbfinger, UBS Financial Services; and John Rafal, Essex Financial Services who were also featured in Barrons annual Americas Top 100 Financial Advisors rankings.