Janney has announced that Financial Advisors Richard Keetley, Kevin Smith, and Allan Strange have been named to the 2020 Financial Times 400 Top Financial Advisers list.

PHILADELPHIA — Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, a leading full-service wealth management, capital markets, and asset management firm, has announced that Financial Advisors Richard Keetley, Kevin Smith, and Allan Strange have been named to the 2020 Financial Times 400 Top Financial Advisers list.

“Richard, Kevin and Allan share an unwavering focus on helping clients achieve their goals. This prestigious recognition is testament to their ability to create and nurture these relationships built on superior financial advice and guidance,” said Jerry Lombard, President of the firm’s Private Client Group.

The Financial Times 2020 list of 400 Top Financial Advisers recognizes the top financial advisors at national, independent, regional, and bank broker-dealers from across the U.S. The formula used by the Financial Times to select the top 400 advisors is based on several factors including assets under management, asset growth, compliance record, and online accessibility. In addition, to be considered for the FT 400 list, advisors must have a minimum of 10 years of experience and at least $300 million in assets under management. View this year’s list.

About Janney’s FT 400 Top Financial Advisers

  • Richard Keetley, Baltimore, Maryland Richard Keetley is an Executive Vice President of Wealth Management with QL Wealth Advisors. He is a Certified Financial Planner, a Certified Investment Management Analyst, and is certified in long-term care. He received his Bachelor of Arts in social and behavioral sciences from Johns Hopkins University.
  • Kevin Smith, York, Pennsylvania —  Kevin Smith is Executive Vice President/Wealth Management and founder of Smith Wealth Advisory Group. His vast expertise includes planning for education and retirement, philanthropic and estate planning, and designing strategies for the complex needs of corporate executives, business owners, and affluent individuals and their families. Retirement income planning is a core competency, with specialized knowledge of Social Security benefits, retirement income taxation, and optimal distribution planning. Kevin’s attainment of 13 professional designations is unparalleled in the financial services industry, and his insights have been featured in numerous national publications.
  • Allan H. Strange, Richmond, Virginia — Allan Strange, Executive Vice President/Wealth Management, leads the Strange Wealth Advisory Group at Janney Montgomery Scott, and has been advising clients on their investments for nearly 40 years. 2020 represents Allan’s fifth recognition as an FT 400 Top Adviser. He has also been recognized by the Financial Times as a “401 Top Retirement Plan Adviser” since the program’s inception in 2015.

About Janney Montgomery Scott LLC
Janney provides advice to individual, corporate, and institutional clients. Our expertise includes guidance about asset management, corporate and public finance, equity and fixed income investing, equity research, institutional equity and fixed income sales and trading, investment strategy, financial planning, mergers and acquisitions, public and private capital raising, portfolio management, retirement and income planning, and wealth management. Janney is an independently-operated subsidiary of The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company and is a member of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), and Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC). Additional company information is available at www.janney.com.


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