McKinley Carter Listed as Top Registered Investment Advisory Firm



Wheeling, WV – McKinley Carter Wealth Services ("McKinley Carter"), has been listed in Financial Advisor Magazine as one of the top Registered Investment Advisory firms in the United States.

Financial Advisor Magazine, a national publication created exclusively for independent financial planners and registered investment advisors, featured this year's list of Registered Investment Advisory (RIA) firms in their July 2011 issue. The listing was based on total assets under management as of year-end 2010. McKinley Carter was ranked #151 out of the 454 firms that participated in Financial Advisor's 2011 RIA survey and was ranked the highest of the 3 West Virginia firms listed.

McKinley Carter was featured in Financial Advisor's 2008 List of "Fastest Growing Firms" in the country and was ranked #176 out of nearly 400 firms that participated in the survey. McKinley Carter was also featured in Financial Advisor's 2009 listing of "Leading RIA Firms" and was ranked #166 out of the 380 firms that participated in the survey.

McKinley Carter is an independent wealth management firm that develops and implements customized comprehensive wealth management strategies for families, businesses and non-profit organizations. With offices in Wheeling and Charleston, West Virginia and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, McKinley Carter serves individuals and families in 23 states and four countries.

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