ADDISON, TX, June 29, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ — RAA is proud to be named among the 2018 Financial Times Top 300 Registered Investment Advisers in 2018. The list recognizes top independent RIA firms from across the U.S.

“RAA is honored to be included among Financial Times’ Top 300 RIAs in the country for the third time,” said John Bentley, Chief Executive Officer of RAA. “We applaud the Financial Times for discerning the distinctiveness of the RIA model and recognizing the leaders in the industry. RAA and many of our colleagues recognized by Financial Times have been champions for independent advice and the fiduciary model embraced by RIAs. RAA is proud to be included among the elite firms and the industry and will continue to work to promote the benefits of the fiduciary standard and independent advice.”

RIA firms across the country applied to be considered for this prestigious award. Those having met a minimum set of criteria were then graded on six factors: assets under management (AUM); AUM growth rate; years in existence; advanced industry credentials of the firm’s advisers; online accessibility; and compliance records. There are no fees or other considerations required of RIAs that apply for the Financial Times 300.

About RAA
RAA is one of the nation’s largest independent registered investment advisors, specializing in unique needs and goals of the airline community. With approximately $2.7 billion in assets under management, RAA provides personal solutions for 401(k) professional investment management, retirement and income planning, investment management, estate planning, survivor assistance, insurance guidance, and tax return preparation and planning. The firm’s extensive experience with pilots and their families allows RAA to provide guidance for clients’ evolving needs throughout their careers and in retirement. Learn more about RAA at

About the Financial Times 300 Top Registered Investment Advisers
The Financial Times 300 Top Registered Investment Advisers is an independent listing produced annually by the Financial Times (June 2018). The FT 300 is based on data gathered from RIA firms, regulatory disclosures, and the FT’s research. The listing reflected each practice’s performance in six primary areas: assets under management, asset growth, compliance record, years in existence, credentials and online accessibility. This award does not evaluate the quality of services provided to clients and is not indicative of the practice’s future performance. Neither the RIA firms nor their employees pay a fee to The Financial Times in exchange for inclusion in the FT 300.

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