Commonwealth Financial Network® Congratulates Honorees in Barron's Top 1,200 Financial Advisors for 2019
Waltham, MA (March 13, 2019)—Commonwealth Financial Network® congratulates three affiliated advisors on being named to Barron’s list of America’s Top 1,200 Financial Advisors for 2019. The Barron’s Top 1,200 is the magazine’s largest, most comprehensive annual ranking of advisors that the publication runs.
The Commonwealth-affiliated advisors ranked among other advisors named to the list in their states include:
- Thomas Bartholomew, founder and president, Bartholomew & Company, Inc., Worcester, Massachusetts: #8 of 30
- Joseph Chornyak Sr., managing partner, Chornyak & Associates, Ltd., Columbus, Ohio: #18 of 30
- Matthew Somberg, co–founder and principal, Gottfried & Somberg Wealth Management, LLC, Glastonbury, Connecticut: #22 of 36
“I’m thrilled to see Tom, Joe, and Matt recognized by Barron’s on its list of top financial advisors in the nation, and I want to congratulate them on their achievement,” said Wayne Bloom, Commonwealth CEO. “This honor is a reflection of their dedication to serving their clients, and they are each an exemplary representation of Commonwealth’s own commitment to quality and community. We’re delighted to partner with these exceptional advisors.”
To compile its annual list,* Barron’s, a leading financial publication, uses data provided by some of the nation’s most productive advisors. Barron’s takes a number of criteria into account for this state-by-state ranking, including assets under management; revenues generated by advisors for their firms; quality of practices, which includes examination of regulatory records; and philanthropic work. Overall, 4,000 advisors were considered, and 1,200 (30 percent of candidates) were recognized. The list includes both Registered Investment Advisers and Investment Adviser Representatives; some states may include more advisors than others, in proportion to state populations.
About Commonwealth Financial Network
Founded in 1979, Commonwealth Financial Network, member FINRA/SIPC, is the nation's largest privately held Registered Investment Adviser–independent broker/dealer, with headquarters in Waltham, Massachusetts, and San Diego, California. J.D. Power ranks Commonwealth “Highest in Independent Advisor Satisfaction Among Financial Investment Firms, Five Times in a Row.” The firm supports approximately 1,950 independent financial advisors nationwide. For more information, please visit www.commonwealth.com.
Commonwealth received the highest score in the independent advisor segment of the J.D. Power 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2018 Financial Advisor Satisfaction Studies of customers’ satisfaction among financial advisors. Visit jdpower.com/awards.
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*This award is not indicative of the wealth manager’s future performance. Your experience may vary. Investment performance is not a criterion.