ABG makes list of top 100 advisersPublished 10:00am Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Alliance Benefit Group Financial Services Corp. has been named among the top 100 retirement plan advisers in the United States by Plan Adviser.
The November through December 2012 issue of Plan Adviser magazine showcases the publication’s list of Top 100 Retirement Plan Advisers for 2013. Among the ranks, Alliance Benefit Group Financial Services Corp. headquartered in Albert Lea with satellite offices in Eden Prairie, Des Moines and Kansas City, Mo.
According to a 2011 study at UCLA Anderson School of Management (The Retirement Adviser University Study 2011), there are more than 300,000 financial advisers in the United States. Of those, only 5,000 advisers have significant retirement plan business.
ABG is the only Minnesota-based retirement plan adviser to make the 2013 list and one of just six firms recognized by Plan Adviser in the immediate eight-state region including Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Missouri and Kansas.
ABG CEO Brad Arends is proud of his adviser team.
“We are honored that our clients value our fiduciary investment consulting services enough to nominate us for this prestigious award. Our service model of focusing on participant retirement readiness, investment education and personalized service is working,” Arends said.
ABG is a full-service employee benefits firm. Consulting services include retirement plan design and fiduciary investment advice, as well as health and welfare services. The firm is part of a national network of independently-owned employee benefits administration and consulting firms. Collectively, Alliance Benefit Group provides service to more than 13,000 benefit plans representing more than $38 billion in assets and approximately 1 million plan participants.