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Los Angeles Business Journal

The Los Angeles Business Journal named Clifford Swan Investment Counselors to their list of the top 100 Money Management Firms in L.A. County, released on May 29, 2017. Firms were named to the list based on assets managed.

Investment News

In their June 2017 ranking of fee-only registered investment advisory firms, InvestmentNews listed Clifford Swan Investment Counselors as the 100th largest RIA in the nation and the 17th largest in California. To qualify for the ranking, firms need to have at least $100M in AUM and be registered with the SEC.

Financial Advisor Magazine

In Financial Advisor magazine’s eleventh annual ranking of independent advisory firms, published in their July 2016 issue, Clifford Swan Investment Counselors was ranked as the 90th largest RIA in the nation and 14th largest in California. To be eligible for the ranking, firms must be independent registered investment advisors and file their own ADV statement with the SEC, provide financial planning and related services to individual clients, and have at least $50 million in assets under management as of December 31, 2015.

Financial Planning Magazine

In January 2017, Financial Planning magazine designated Clifford Swan Investment Counselors as a RIA Leader of 2017. Clifford Swan was ranked number 41 out of 150 firms, based on assets under management. To be considered, firms must be an independent, fee-only RIA. To capture firms that provide holistic financial advice to individuals, only firms with more than 50% individual clients, as indicated on Form ADVs, were included. Firms affiliated with broker-dealers and insurance companies, or with substantial outside ownership stakes held by private equity firms were excluded.

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