|Sarasota, Florida (March 13, 2014 )— Kerkering Barberio Financial Services, Inc., CustomizedWealth Management , in Sarasota, Florida, today announces that its President, Martin J. Kossoff, CFP®/AIF®, h as be en n amed toBarron’s list of America’s Top 1,200 Financial Advisors for 2014. Rankedamong other advisors named to the list within the state of Florida, Kossoffranked #55 of 84. The magazine’s largest-ever ranking of advisors, Barron’s Top1,200 represents the top 1 percent of advisors.”I congratulate Marty for ranking in this elite group ofindustry leaders,” said Wayne Bloom, CEO of Commonwealth Financial Network®, Kerkering Barberio Financial Services’sindependent broker/dealer–RIA. “To be acknowledged on such a national stage,year-over-year, demonstrates Marty’s tried and true commitment to servicing hisclients and helping them achieve financial independence.” Bloom concluded, “Wetake great pride in our affiliation with KerkeringBarberio Financial Services and look forward to supporting the continuedgrowth and success of the practice.”
“Our investment strategy is centered on our clients andcustomizing a distinct portfolio for each family. We are their trustedadvisor, and that’s a responsibility we embrace. Because of this, it’s anhonor to receive this industry recognition,” said Kossoff.
To compile its annual list, Barron’s, a leadingfinancial publication, uses data based on the nation’s most productiveadvisors. Barron’s takes a number of criteria(1) into accountfor this state-by-state ranking, including assets under management(2),revenues generated by advisors for their firms, and quality of practices, whichincludes examination of regulatory records. The list was expanded this year toinclude both Registered Investment Advisers and Investment AdviserRepresentatives; some states may include more advisors than others, inproportion to state populations.
(1) Investment performance is not a criterion.
(2) Managed through Commonwealth.
About Kerkering Barberio Financial Services, Inc.
Kerkering BarberioFinancial Services, Inc. h as be en providing ind ividu als ando rg ani zations with fin an ci al g uid an ce since 1997. Loc ated at 1990 Main Street, Suite 801, Sarasota, FL 34236, the fi rm p rid es i t se lf on cr a fting unique st r ateg ies for each cli ent. For mo re in fo rmation, p l e a se vi sit www.kerkeringbarberiofinancial .com. Advisory Services Offered Through Commonwealth Financial Network, aRegistered Investment Adviser.