Awards & Accolades

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 18, 2020. Firms were listed based on assets managed.

Investment News

In their May 2020 ranking of fee-only registered investment advisory firms, InvestmentNews listed Clifford Swan Investment Counselors as the 113th largest RIA in the nation and the 22nd 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 fifteenth annual ranking of independent advisory firms, published in their July 2021 issue, Clifford Swan Investment Counselors was ranked as the 127th largest RIA in the nation and 20th largest in California. To be eligible for the ranking, firms must be independent registered investment advisers and file their own ADV statement with the SEC and provide financial planning and related services to individual clients.

Financial Planning Magazine

Financial Planning magazine designated Clifford Swan Investment Counselors as a RIA Leader in their October 2020 ranking. Clifford Swan was listed number 75 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 were included. Firms affiliated with broker-dealers and insurance companies, or with substantial outside ownership stakes were excluded.

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