The annual award recognizes unsurpassed client service and leadership in the office and community

PHILADELPHIA – Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, a leading full-service wealth management, capital markets, and asset management firm, is proud to announce Richard Keetley and Stephen Goldstein have been named the firm’s 2022 Financial Advisors of the Year. This annual award is presented to an advisor/s who exhibits unsurpassed client service and leadership in the office and community. 

Rich and Steve lead QL Wealth Advisors, a six-person team in Baltimore. The team also includes Financial Advisor Kris Olenginski, Vice President/Wealth Management; Account Executive Brandon Fanelle, Assistant Vice President/Wealth Management; and Registered Private Client Associates Katie Hughes and Victoria LePore.

QL Wealth Advisors focuses on tax-efficient wealth accumulation, retirement income planning and legacy wealth transfer to future generations, all while providing superior client service. The team follows the simple formula of listen, customize, implement, and evolve to exceed client expectations. 

“Congratulations to Rich and Steve. We’re proud to honor and recognize their history of exceeding client expectations and their deliberate approach to building a diverse team that provides a comprehensive wealth management experience. They represent the best of the best at Janney and in our industry,” said Kevin Reed, President of the firm’s Private Client Group. 

“We’re honored to receive this prestigious award. The recognition would not be possible without the rest of our valuable team members, the support of everyone throughout Janney, and the trust our clients place in us to help achieve their goals,” said Rich and Steve.

Rich oversees portfolio construction and private money manager analysis/selection serving high net worth individuals and companies with strategies for tax-efficient wealth accumulation, retirement income planning, and legacy wealth transfer to future generations. In addition to his executive management role at QL Wealth Advisors, Rich serves in leadership roles with advisory and investment committees, including as a current member of Janney’s CEO Roundtable. He previously served on both Legg Mason and Smith Barney's Prestigious President Councils.

Steve focuses on financial planning for high-net-worth individuals, their families, foundations, and endowments through a family office approach by creating wealth management strategies integrating advice, technology, and personalized solutions for clients. Steve involves himself in the community as a trustee for the Chizuk Amuno Foundation which is a not-for-profit that provides religious services, education, scholarships, and programs for the Chizuk Amuno community. 

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