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Commonwealth Financial Network® Congratulates Honorees in
Forbes’ Best-In-State Next-Gen Wealth Advisors List

Waltham, MA (September 12, 2019) Commonwealth Financial Network®, the nation’s largest privately held Registered Investment Adviser—independent broker/dealer, congratulates 28 affiliated advisors on being named to Forbes’ Best-In-State Next-Gen Wealth Advisors list for 2019. The list is published on

The 28 Commonwealth-affiliated advisors named to this list are:

Wayne Bloom, CEO of Commonwealth, said, “Congratulations to each of these advisors on being recognized by Forbes. The future of the financial advice industry is bright, and these advisors—and their practices—will undoubtedly continue to make a positive impact. We remain committed to providing the solutions next-gen financial advisors need to power their journey and add time back into their day so they can focus on their clients.”

The 2019 ranking of Forbes’ Best-In-State Next-Gen Wealth Advisors¹ recognizes advisors born in 1980 or later with a minimum of four years of experience. Advisors were rated based on a proprietary algorithm of qualitative and quantitative criteria: assets under management, revenues generated for their firm, client retention, industry experience, credentials, and compliance records. SHOOK Research also employs an opinion-based weighting system that prioritizes its preferred “best practices,” which include business models, activities, processes, and structure. Overall, 6,389 advisors were considered, and 1,495 (23 percent of candidates) were recognized. Click here for the full methodology² Forbes developed in partnership with SHOOK Research.

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 “#1 in Independent Advisor Satisfaction Among Financial Investment Firms, Six Times in a Row.” The firm supports approximately 1,950 independent financial advisors nationwide. For more information, please visit

Commonwealth received the highest score in the independent advisor segment of the J.D. Power 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2018, and 2019 Financial Advisor Satisfaction Studies of customers’ satisfaction among financial advisors. Visit

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¹This recognition and the due-diligence process conducted are not indicative of the advisor’s future performance. Your experience may vary. You are encouraged to conduct your own research to determine if the advisor is right for you.

²Portfolio performance is not a criterion due to varying client objectives and lack of audited data. SHOOK does not receive a fee in exchange for rankings.

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