Financial Times Names 14 SageView Advisers in Top Ranking
IRVINE (October 22, 2020) – The Financial Times released its 2020 edition of the FT 401 Top Retirement Advisers today, naming 14 SageView advisers to the list. The list recognizes the top financial advisers who specialize in serving defined contribution (DC) retirement plans across the U.S.
This is the sixth annual FT 401 list, produced independently by Ignites Research, a division of Money-Media, Inc., on behalf of the Financial Times. Ignites Research provides business intelligence on investment management.
Financial advisers from across the U.S. applied for consideration, having met a set minimum of requirements. The applicants were then graded on six criteria: DC assets under management (AUM); DC AUM growth rate; specialization in DC plans; years of experience; advanced industry credentials; and compliance record. There are no fees or other considerations required of advisers who apply for the FT 401.
The following SageView advisers were included in the ranking: Rodney Balbuena, CPFA; Jon Chambers, CPFA; Michael Coelho, C(k)P, AIF®; Mark Forkey, CFS®; Mark Foster, AIF®; Jeff Gratton, CPFA®; David Lum, AIFA®, CIMA®; Robert Patton, AIF®; Jeffrey Petrone, AIF®, QPFC; Chris Reagan, AIF®, CIMA®; Wayne Roth; Jonathan St.Clair, JD; Garrett Stinson; and Doug Webster, QPFC, AIFA®.
The final FT 401 represents an impressive cohort of elite advisers. The median DC plan assets administered by this year’s group is $800 million. These are true specialists as DC plans on average account for 86% of total client assets. The FT 401 advisers represent 41 states and Washington, D.C.
The FT 401 Top Retirement Advisers ranking can be viewed here.
About SageView Advisory Group
SageView Advisory Group is an SEC Registered Investment Advisory firm (RIA) serving retirement plan sponsors and individuals throughout the United States since 1989. SageView advises on 401(k), 403(b), 457, defined benefit and deferred compensation plans, with over $113 billion in assets under management. SageView is headquartered in Irvine, California with 25 offices nationwide.
SageView Advisory Group, LLC is a Registered Investment Advisor. Advisory services are only offered to clients or prospective clients where SageView Advisory Group, LLC and its representatives are properly licensed or exempt from licensure. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. No advice may be rendered by SageView Advisory Group, LLC unless a client service agreement is in place.
For more information about SageView, visit www.sageviewadvisory.com or call (800) 814-8742.
The Financial Times 401 Top Retirement Advisors is an independent listing produced annually by Ignites Research, a division of Money-Media, Inc., on behalf of the Financial Times (October 2020). The FT 401 is based on data gathered from advisors, regulatory disclosures, and the FT’s research. The listing reflects each advisor’s status in six primary areas: DC plan assets under advisement (AUA), DC AUA growth rate, specialization in DC plans, years of experience, advanced industry credentials and compliance record. A total of 855 advisors applied for the award, of which 401 were selected (47%). This award is not indicative of the advisor’s future performance. Neither the advisors nor their parent firms pay a fee to the Financial Times in exchange for inclusion in the FT 401.