Pittsburgh, PA, April 4, 2014 — Allegheny Financial Group and Allegheny Investments are proud to announce firm members receiving the 2014 Five Star Wealth Managers Award. Five Star Professional, the largest and most widely published financial services award program in North America, awards this honor. Allegheny Financial Group principals receiving the designation include Ralph Boyd, CFP®, James Browne, CFP®, Darin Hawn, CFP®, Brandon Haynes, CFP®, James Hohman, CFP®, R. Steven Hurst, CFP®, Jonathan Kuhn, CFP®, Michael Montileone, CFP®, Jennifer Schrauder, CFP®, Raymond Schutzman, CFP®, and Karl Smrekar, CFP®; advisors include Britt Campbell, CFP®, Gregory Dolan, R. Kevin Guernsey, David Jeter, CFP®, Jack Kraus, CFA, Carol K. Lampe, CFP®, Jason Lampe, Patricia Lampert, CFP®, Robert Maloney, ChFC, CLU, Mark Manetti, CFP®, Jeffrey Markanich, ChFC, CFP®, Nancy McKee, CFP®, Gerry Mercatoris, Mitchell O’Neill, CFP®, David Salvitti, Robert Shuty, CFP®, LUTCF, and Valerie Swan, CFP®.
Five Star Professional evaluates award candidates against 10 objective eligibility and evaluation criteria through nominations by firms, peers or pre-qualification based on industry standing. Five Star Professional then partners with regional publications in more than 45 major markets in the United States and Canada, including Pittsburgh Magazine, to recognize the winners.
Jonathan Kuhn, managing partner of Allegheny Financial Group states, "To have so many of our advisors receive this designation truly demonstrates we are achieving our goal to provide the highest degree of personal attention and professionalism to our clients."
Allegheny Financial Group is a boutique financial advisory firm providing comprehensive financial planning and wealth management services to households and businesses that desire the highest level of attention. Founded in 1976, the firm is an SEC-registered investment advisor. Allegheny Investments is an investment management and financial planning firm with independent advisors offering clients wide resources and comprehensive services. Founded in 1977, it is one of the oldest independent broker-dealers located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Allegheny has in excess of $3.3 billion in assets under advisement. For more information, go to www.alleghenyfinancial.com.
Founded in 2003, Five Star Professional conducts market-specific research to identify service professionals who provide quality services to their clients. For more information, go to www.fivestarprofessional.com.