We are pleased to announce that, Jim Huston, Jill Norris, and Chris Ramsey have been recognized as Houston Five Star Professional Wealth Managers℠, and they will all be listed in the September 2016 edition of Texas Monthly magazine. The Five Star award distinguishes wealth managers in the greater Houston region and is based upon research from firms, peers and industry experts.
The Five Star Professional Award Program is administrated by a 3rd party research firm in conjunction with Texas Monthly magazine, encompassing 40 major markets within the U.S. The peer survey respondents were asked to evaluate 10 criteria, including knowledge/expertise, tenure and assets under management, The final screening process reviews regulatory compliance history as reported by FINRA and the SEC.
At Outlook Financial Group, our mission is to provide best in class service and financial advice, caring for every client in a prompt, professional and friendly manner. Your trust and confidence in our firm is greatly appreciated and never taken for granted.
Thank you again for the continued loyalty that you have shown over the years. As always, please do not hesitate to call on us if we can be of assistance to you, your family or associates.
The Outlook Team
Jim, Jim, Jill, Chris, Chrissy & Ray
The Five Star Wealth Manager Award, administered by Crescendo Business Services, LLC (dba Five Star Professional), is based on 10 objective criteria:
1) Credentialed as an investment advisory representative (IAR) or a registered investment advisor;
2) Actively employed as a credentialed professional in the financial services industry for a minimum of five years;
3) Favorable regulatory and complaint history review;
4) Fulfilled their firm review based on internal firm standards;
5) Accepting new clients;
6) One-year client retention rate;
7) Five-year client retention rate;
8) Non-institutionalized discretionary and/or non-discretionary client assets administered;
9) Number of client households served;
10) Educational and professional designations.
Wealth managers do not pay a fee to be considered or awarded. Once awarded, wealth managers may opt to purchase additional profile ad space or related award promotional products. The award methodology does not evaluate the quality of services provided. The award is not indicative of the award winner's future performance. 2,289 Houston wealth managers were considered for the award; 408 (approximately 18 percent of award candidates) were named Five Star Wealth Managers.
To qualify as having a favorable regulatory and complaint history for this award, the person cannot have (1) been subject to a regulatory action that resulted in a license being suspended or revoked, or payment of a fine, (2) had more than a total of three customer complaints files against them (settled or pending) with any regulatory authority of Five Star Professional's consumer complaint process, (3) individually contributed to a financial settlement of a customer complaint filed with a regulatory authority, (4) filed for bankruptcy, or (5) been convicted of a felony.