David Bezar awarded for his service, experience and expertise.
Five Star Professional is pleased to announce David Bezar, Thrive Capital Management, LLC, has been chosen as a Five Star Wealth Manager for 2016.
“Our Success is not built on what we accomplish for ourselves, rather its foundation lies in what we do for others,” said David Bezar of Thrive. “At Thrive Capital Management, LLC, our mission is to be recognized as a preeminent financial planning firm in providing exceptional customer service, trusted advice, superior, and cost effective solutions to families, individuals, and small business owners.”
Five Star Professional recognizes a select group of wealth managers who provide quality services to their clients. David Bezar was featured, along with other award winners, in a special section of the February 13, 2017 issue of The Wall Street Journal.
“This award is very gratifying and it gives validation to the work we do for the people that we serve. We at Thrive enjoy the experiences we have with our clients and want to thank them for being part of our family!” said David Bezar.
The Five Star Wealth Manager award program is a widely published wealth manager award program in the financial services industry. The award is based on a rigorous, multifaceted research methodology, which incorporates input from peers and firm leaders along with client retention rates, industry experience and a thorough regulatory history review. For more information on the Five Star award and the research/selection methodology, go to fivestarprofessional.com.
“We specialize in the space of retirement income planning. And if legacy comes into play, we help them with strategies that could help pass on wealth in the most efficient manner,” said David Bezar.
“The research behind this award is extensive with each wealth manager being thoroughly vetted from numerous angles. We are proud to showcase these distinguished professionals,” stated Jonathan Wesser, Research Director, Five Star Professional.
The Five Star Wealth Manager award, administered by Crescendo Business Services, LLC (dba Five Star Professional), is based on 10 objective criteria.
Eligibility criteria – required: 1. Credentialed as a registered investment adviser or a registered investment adviser representative; 2. Active as a credentialed professional in the financial services industry for a minimum of 5 years; 3. Favorable regulatory and complaint history review (As defined by Five Star Professional, the wealth manager has not: A. Been subject to a regulatory action that resulted in a license being suspended or revoked, or payment of a fine; B. Had more than a total of three customer complaints filed against them [settled or pending] with any regulatory authority or Five Star Professional’s consumer complaint process. Unfavorable feedback may have been discovered through a check of complaints registered with a regulatory authority or complaints registered through Five Star Professional’s consumer complaint process; feedback may not be representative of any one client’s experience; C. Individually contributed to a financial settlement of a customer complaint filed with a regulatory authority; D. Filed for personal bankruptcy; E. Been convicted of a felony); 4. Fulfilled their firm review based on internal standards; 5. Accepting new clients.
Evaluation criteria – considered: 6. One-year client retention rate; 7. Five-year client retention rate; 8. Non-institutional discretionary and/or non-discretionary client assets administered; 9. Number of client households served; 10. Education and professional designations. Wealth managers do not pay a fee to be considered or placed on the final list of Five Star Wealth Managers. Award does not evaluate quality of services provided to clients. Once awarded, wealth managers may purchase additional profile ad space or promotional products. The Five Star award is not indicative of the wealth manager’s future performance. Wealth managers may or may not use discretion in their practice and therefore may not manage their client’s assets. The inclusion of a wealth manager on the Five Star Wealth Manager list should not be construed as an endorsement of the wealth manager by Five Star Professional or this publication. Working with a Five Star Wealth Manager or any wealth manager is no guarantee as to future investment success, nor is there any guarantee that the selected wealth managers will be awarded this accomplishment by Five Star Professional in the future.
For more information on the Five Star award and the research/selection methodology, go to fivestarprofessional.com. 2,677 Philadelphia wealth managers were considered for the award; 557 (25 percent of candidates) were named 2016 Five Star Wealth Managers.
Thrive Capital Management, LLC
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