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Find Top Financial Advisors in Oak Brook, Illinois

There are hundreds of financial professionals in your area. However, choosing the right advisor that understands your financial situation and meets your needs may be quite daunting. WiserAdvisor has a network of vetted financial advisors and advisory firms and has listed them below. You can find the details of each advisor, such as their qualifications, service offerings, etc., that you could use while searching for the financial advisor that best suits your financial and investment goals.

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Finding the Top Financial Advisor in Oak Brook, Illinois

Last Updated - November 21, 2023

Oak Brook has 6 WiserAdvisor vetted Financial Planners and Advisors on the online list below for you to choose from and 93 non-vetted advisors in your local area. These financial advisors in Oak Brook, Illinois have an average of 22 years of experience.

NOTE: The list of vetted financial advisors in Oak Brook, Illinois mentioned below does not include all the advisors in our network due to their compliance listing restrictions. More vetted advisors may be available when you use our free match service to compare financial advisors near you in Oak Brook, Illinois.

Qualified Financial Advisors in Oak Brook, Illinois

Financial Advisor Experience AUM Minimum Assets Fee Structure
Jim Hagedorn
CFA®
CHICAGO PARTNERS
1 N. Wacker Dr.,
Chicago, IL 60606
29 Years Not Specified $0 Fee-Only
Timothy Creath
QKA, CLU®, ChFC®
CREATH FINANCIAL SERVICES
903 Sienna Drive,
Schaumburg, IL 60193
30 Years $5,000,000 $50,000 Fee-Based
Christopher Barberini
LAKESHORE CAPITAL GROUP
1811 Hicks Rd. Suite A,
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008
11 Years $35,000,000 $400,000 Fee-Only
Eric Kirste
CFP®, CIMA®, AIF®
SAVVY ADVISORS, INC
300 N. Pine Street,
Prospect Heights, IL 60070
22 Years Not Specified $500,000 Fee-Only
Allworth Financial
AIF®, BFA", CDFA", RFC®
ALLWORTH FINANCIAL
2610 Lake Cook Road Suite 250,
Riverwoods, IL 60015
Not Disclosed $10,000,000,000 Not Specified Fee-Based
Wesley Kotys
CFP®, AAMS®
KOTYS WEALTH PROFESSIONALS
1111 Glendale Blvd.,
Suite 105,
Valparaiso, IN 46383
21 Years Not Specified $500,000 Fee-Only

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Information on Qualified Financial Advisors in Oak Brook, Illinois

Qualifications CRD# 4583528
Firm CRD# 147662

Compensation/Fee Fee-Only


Office Location 1 N. Wacker Dr.,
Chicago,
IL
60606
Phone Number 312-375-3282

About Chicago Partners

Chicago Partners

Optimize Your Most Important Business: the Management of Your Wealth. Chicago Partners is an SEC-registered, fee-only independent registered investment advisor (RIA) that specializes in creating a one-stop wealth management experience. With 23 investment professionals managing over $1.9 billion for 650+ clients, our team specializes in optimizing each dimension of our distinguished clients' wealth. Our clients include high & ultra-high-net-worth individuals, foundations, institutions, and corporations. Our clients optimize each dimension of their wealth by using our 5-Step Wealth Optimization Process, which includes: - Investment Consulting - Custom Investment Portfolios - Tax Planning & Tax Preparation - Personalized Financial Plans - The Fiduciary Relationship Our clients work with their dedicated teams consisting of CPA, CFP, J.D., and CFA-certified individuals, each focused on optimizing a specific dimension of the client's wealth. Each client's plan is customized to meet their unique goals & objectives, and their team of fiduciaries is always working to reach their goals and objectives.


Qualifications CRD# 2245517
Firm CRD# 152665
Series 6, 63, 65

Compensation/Fee Fee-Based, Flat Fee


Office Location 903 Sienna Drive,
Schaumburg,
IL
60193
Phone Number 224-353-3328

I grew up about 30 miles southwest of St Louis, Mo. After high school, I went to IIT on an NROTC scholarship. After graduation in 1971, I went to flight school in Pensacola, FL. After flight training, I was designated as a Naval Flight Officer,and served with the World Famous Hurricane Hunters, had two tours of duty with anti-submarine squadrons, went to graduate school, served 2 tours of duty as an executive officer, and was the director of a Navy/Marine Corps school, before retiring in June of 1991. We moved to Schaumburg, IL, and I began my career in the financial services industry. I work with individuals and privately held companies, assisting them with their insurance and investment needs. I establish mutually beneficial long term relationships with my clients. I have 3 advanced designations.

About Creath Financial Services

Creath Financial Services

I help you with your investment and insurance needs. I am an independent; I don't have any products or services that I have to sell. I don't charge for my time, or any of the reports that I do for you. Your agenda is my agenda. I look at my business as a relationship business, so I try to establish a mutually beneficial relationship with you so that we can work together through the years and make sure that your plans keep up with the changes in your life. I have been in the business for over 30 years and have 3 advanced designations in the industry, Charter Life Underwriter (CLU), Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC) and Qualified Kingdom Advisor (QKA).

Advisory Services Provided:

Financial Planning, Portfolio Management, Retirement Planning, 401K Rollovers, Wealth Management, Financial Advice & Consulting, Financial Planning for Individuals, Investment Advice & Management, Insurance Products & Annuities


Qualifications CRD# 5969705
Firm CRD# 325609
Series 65

Compensation/Fee Fee-Only, Flat Fee, Based on Assets


Office Location 1811 Hicks Rd. Suite A,
Rolling Meadows,
IL
60008
Phone Number 847-701-0400

Chris Barberini, the Director of Wealth Management at Lakeshore Capital Group, has worked with clients for over a decade to tailor financial plans that not only help maximize their money now, but also in the future. Chris has made a commitment to his clients to be transparent and to have an open line of communication at all times as he works with them to build comprehensive financial strategies that are specific to their personal situations. Chris has knowledge in wealth management, specifically, investment consultation, equity compensation, retirement planning, tax planning and mitigation, asset allocation and placement, risk management, wealth transfer to heirs, as well as social security*. He acts in the best interest of his clients, upholding the fiduciary standard. Chris currently carries a Series 65 registration as well as a life and health insurance license. Chris is a lifelong resident of suburban Chicago. When not working with clients, you can find him spending time with his family -- wife Kelly, daughter Clara, son Geo, and dog Stanley. He also enjoys time spent with friends, whether it be golfing, cooking or watching one of his favorite Chicago sports teams.

About Lakeshore Capital Group

Lakeshore Capital Group

We serve as a CFO to families that want to minimize taxes, optimize investments, & plan for their loved ones. We are built with the intent to be there every step of the way. We're Lakeshore Capital Group. A group of experienced, team-oriented financial professionals invested in aligning your financial picture with your needs and your goals - not the market. By working together, we've made it our mission to ensure every facet of your finances is working in tandem to move you forward in the right direction.

Advisory Services Provided:

Financial Planning, Portfolio Management, Retirement Planning, 401K Rollovers, Wealth Management, Money Management, Risk Management, Education Funding and Planning, Financial Advice & Consulting, Financial Planning for Individuals, Financial Planning for Businesses, Investment Advice & Management, Tax Advice and Services, Estate Planning & Trusts, Insurance Products & Annuities


Qualifications CRD# 3245871
Firm CRD# 111111
Series 66

Compensation/Fee Fee-Only, Hourly, Flat Fee, Based on Assets


Office Location 300 N. Pine Street,
Prospect Heights,
IL
60070
Phone Number 847-595-1986

Eric brings 22+ years of experience working closely with business owners, individuals and families in transition, helping them navigate difficult changes. Compassion is important to Eric, and his goal is to help clients who are going through a divorce or grieving the loss of a spouse or family member get through the transition to financial independence and overcome new challenges with confidence. He also helps business owners and professionals nearing retirement to be best prepared for their ideal retirement lifestyle. At Savvy, he strives to help his clients align their money with their values, provide integrated solutions to serve all of their financial needs, and empower them to make a lifetime of smart financial decisions. Importantly, Eric is committed to keeping his clients' best interests top of mind while offering ongoing guidance, encouragement and accountability. With a passion for helping others, Eric has volunteered for the Foundation for Financial Planning, AARP and Wings for Widows. Eric is a native of the northwest suburbs of Chicago. He is committed to giving back to his community and serves as the Treasurer for the Prospect Heights Park District Board of Commissioners and the Old Orchard Country Club.

About Savvy Advisors, Inc

Savvy Advisors, Inc

Savvy Wealth is a modern wealth management firm. We pair you with a dedicated financial advisory team to handle your holistic wealth management needs, including financial planning, investment management, tax optimization, estate planning, retirement planning, and more. We help take control of your financial future so that you can live the life you aspire to live. Visit www.savvywealth.com to learn more. Savvy Wealth Inc. is a technology company and parent company of Savvy Advisors Inc., a Registered Investment Advisory Firm (Savvy Advisors DBA Savvy Wealth).

Advisory Services Provided:

Financial Planning, Portfolio Management, Retirement Planning, 401K Rollovers, Wealth Management, Money Management, Risk Management, Education Funding and Planning, Financial Advice & Consulting, Financial Planning for Individuals, Financial Planning for Businesses, Investment Advice & Management, Tax Advice and Services, Legal Advice and Services, Estate Planning & Trusts, Insurance Products & Annuities


Qualifications Firm CRD# 111167

Compensation/Fee Fee-Based


Office Location 2610 Lake Cook Road Suite 250,
Riverwoods,
IL
60015
Phone Number 888-242-6766

About Allworth Financial

Allworth Financial

Allworth Financial has been providing transparent, straightforward, and honest financial advice to individuals and families for more than 26 years. They are a fiduciary, fee-based firm that focuses on helping people achieve financial confidence. The advisors at Allworth are not salespeople, so their sole interest is providing the recommendations and advice people need to hear. During your free consultation, the advisor will listen to your goals, answer your questions, and lay out a series of next steps for success.

Advisory Services Provided:

Retirement Planning, Tax Advice and Services, Estate Planning & Trusts


Qualifications CRD# 4051934
Firm CRD# 168156

Compensation/Fee Fee-Only, Based on Assets


Office Location 1111 Glendale Blvd.,
Suite 105,
Valparaiso,
IN
46383
Phone Number 219-465-6924

Wesley Kotys is a Valparaiso, IN Fee-Only Financial Planner serving Northwest Indiana and all surrounding areas. Kotys Wealth Professionals specializes in providing holistic financial planning to help clients build, manage, grow, and protect their assets through life's transitions. Wesley Kotys is a NAPFA-Registered Financial Advisor and a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER Professional. As Founder and CEO of Kotys Wealth Professionals, Wesley (Wes) Kotys brings over 20 years of financial planning and investment management experience to the firm. Wes is also intricately involved in the firms day-to-day business, managing investment models and conducting research utilizing our highly disciplined rules-based process. Prior to launching The Kotys Group in 2007, Wes spent nearly a decade with major broker-dealers, such as Prudential Financial and Edward Jones. At Edward Jones, he had one of the fastest growing offices in the country. A second generation financial adviser, Wes was also in the top 10% of all financial advisors associated with LPL from 2012-2013. As an accomplished speaker and financial educator, Wes has received national and regional awards as a financial advisor. He is also very involved in the community and believes strongly in giving back. Wes attended Purdue University and graduated from Indiana Wesleyan University with a bachelor's degree in Business Administration. He believes strongly in continuing education and has earned the following certifications and accreditations:
CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER (CFP®)
Accredited Asset Management Specialist (AAMS®)
Series 66 Uniform Securities Agent/Registered Investment Advisor
Life and Health Insurance

About Kotys Wealth Professionals

Kotys Wealth Professionals

At Kotys Wealth Professionals everything we do is focused on you and your goals. Our first order of business is taking the time to get to know you - what you want for yourself and your family, your appetite for risk, your plans for the future. With that foundation set, we then educate you, guide you and provide you with financial strategies that will help you accomplish your goals. We see money as a tool to help you realize your dreams and reach a higher purpose with your wealth. We invite you to contact us at 219-465-6924 for a no-cost initial meeting where you can experience how Kotys Wealth Professionals work as a Registered Investment Advisor.

Advisory Services Provided:

Financial Planning, Portfolio Management, Retirement Planning, 401K Rollovers, Wealth Management, Risk Management, Financial Planning for Individuals, Financial Planning for Businesses, Tax Advice and Services, Estate Planning & Trusts


Customer Reviews

Top Financial Advisor Firms in Oak Brook, Illinois (Ranked by AUM)

Firm Name No. of Advisors No. of Clients AUM Fee Structure
JVM CAPITAL L.L.C.
903 Commerce Drive, Suite 250, Oak Brook, IL 60523
7 8 $1,301,500,000
Commision Based, Performance Based, Other (TRANSACT, ADMIN, GUARANTY, FINANCING, AM, PROPERTY/CONSTRUCT FEE)
HUIZENGA CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, LLC
2215 York Road, Suite 500, Oak Brook, IL 60523-4014
12 15 $942,604,717
A percentage of AUM, Performance Based, Other (% OF COMMITMENT OR CONTRIBUTED CAPITAL, CONTINGENCY, TRANSACTION)
ROCK ISLAND CAPITAL
1415 W 22nd Street, Suite 1250, Oak Brook, IL 60523
8 12 $607,000,000
A percentage of AUM, Performance Based, Other (SEE SCHEDULE D - MISCELLANEOUS)
LANDMARK CAPITAL INC.
1100 Jorie Blvd, Suite 364, Oak Brook, IL 60523-4415
5 298 $269,306,672
A percentage of AUM, Hourly charges
ENSENIA WEALTH, LLC
2901 Butterfield Road, Oak Brook, IL 60523
2 28 $255,241,707
A percentage of AUM
RED OAK CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, INC.
1415 W 22nd Street, Tower Floor, Oak Brook, IL 60523
15 1256 $231,179,530
A percentage of AUM, Commision Based
NORTH BRANCH CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, L.P.
2215 York Road, Suite 420, Oak Brook, IL 60523
7 5 $229,330,658
A percentage of AUM, Performance Based
STONEBRIDGE WEALTH MANAGEMENT LLC
1010 Jorie Blvd, Suite 144, Oak Brook, IL 60523
5 815 $184,622,321
A percentage of AUM, Hourly charges, Fixed fees
ALLIED ASSET ADVISORS INC
715 Enterprise Drive, Oak Brook, IL 60523
1 1 $160,300,000
A percentage of AUM
WATERSHED PRIVATE WEALTH LLC
1415 W. 22nd Street, Tower Floor, Oak Brook, IL 60523
2 137 $102,400,000
A percentage of AUM
TALL PINES CAPITAL, LLC
1010 Jorie Blvd., Suite 144, Oak Brook, IL 60523
2 59 $19,514,074
A percentage of AUM, Performance Based
INVESTMENT CONSULTING SERVICES, LLC
2215 York Road, Suite 206, Oak Brook, IL 60523
6 0 $0
Other (AGGREGATE ANNUAL HARD DOLLAR FEES-NO ASSET BASE FEES ARE CHARGED)
INLAND INSTITUTIONAL CAPITAL, LLC
2901 Butterfield Road, Oak Brook, IL 60523
2 0 $0
A percentage of AUM, Performance Based

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