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Mark Smith named top broker

SUMMIT COUNTY – Local wealth manager Mark Smith was named one of the top 100 independent broker/dealer advisors in the U.S. by Registered Rep magazine. The publication ranked Smith second in Colorado and number 24 in the U.S., based on assets under management. Smith is founder and principal of M.J. Smith and Associates, based in Denver, and he maintains a residence in Summit County.

In 2010 Smith was one of five financial advisors named to Research Magazine’s Advisor Hall of Fame, selected for assets under management, demonstrating superior client service, and earning recognition from his peers and the broader community. Also this year, Barron’s named Smith the number one Colorado independent advisor on its list of the top 1,000 advisors in the U.S. He was selected for assets under management, revenue produced, and philanthropic work.

“Though numbers are important, Mark Smith shows through his dedication to the financial well-being of his clients that he deserves to be recognized as one of the best advisors in the industry,” said Dick Averitt, chairman and CEO of Raymond James Financial Services. “We at Raymond James are very proud to be associated with an advisor of his caliber.”

M.J. Smith and Associates offers fee-based asset management services with a comprehensive financial planning approach that includes income tax planning. The firm is an independent registered investment advisor with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. For more information call (303) 768-0007 or visit http://www.mj-smith.com.