CHRISTOPHER T. SPIRES NAMED TO FORBES LIST OF BEST-IN-STATE WEALTH ADVISORS
Bluffton, SC– Christopher T. Spires, Senior Vice President, Investments, Managing Director, Coastal States Wealth Management of Raymond James, located at 28 Promenade Street, was among the Raymond James-affiliated advisors named to the Forbes list of Best-In-State Wealth Advisors. The list, which recognizes advisors from national, regional and independent firms, was released online February 11, 2021.
The Forbes ranking of Best-In-State Wealth Advisors, developed by SHOOK Research, is based on an algorithm of qualitative criteria, mostly gained through telephone and in-person due diligence interviews, and quantitative data. Those advisors that are considered have a minimum of seven years’ experience, and the algorithm weights factors like revenue trends, assets under management, compliance records, industry experience and those that encompass best practices in their practices and approach to working with clients.
Christopher T. Spires, who joined Raymond James in 2008, has more than 20 years of experience in the financial services industry.
Our Coastal States Wealth Management Services include:
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- Striving to minimizing tax liabilities,
- Optimizing corporate benefits,
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- Supporting charitable organizations, and
- Being prepared for the unexpected, such as illness or disability.
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In addition, our longevity in the industry has enabled us to create a wide array of business relationships. This extensive professional network gives us valuable insights into money management resources, products and services for our clients.
To reach Christopher T. Spires, or the advisors at Coastal State Wealth Management of Raymond James, more information can be found at https://www.raymondjames.com/coastalstateswm or by calling 843-949-3040.
About Forbes ranking of Best-In-State Wealth Advisors
Data provided by SHOOKTM Research, LLC.
Source: Forbes.com (January, 2021). The Forbes ranking of Best-In-State Wealth Advisors, developed by SHOOK Research, is based on an algorithm of qualitative criteria, mostly gained through telephone and in-person due diligence interviews, and quantitative data. Those advisors that are considered have a minimum of seven years’ experience, and the algorithm weights factors like revenue trends, assets under management, compliance records, industry experience and those that encompass best practices in their practices and approach to working with clients. Out of approximately 32,725 nominations received, based on thresholds, more than 5,000 advisors received the award. Portfolio performance is not a criteria due to varying client objectives and lack of audited data. Neither Forbes nor SHOOK receives a fee in exchange for rankings. This ranking is not indicative of advisor’s future performance, is not an endorsement, and may not be representative of individual clients’ experience. Neither Raymond James nor any of its Financial Advisors or RIA firms pay a fee in exchange for this award/rating. Raymond James is not affiliated with Forbes or Shook Research, LLC. For more information: www.SHOOKresearch.com.
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