Manchester Capital Management Chief Ted Cronin Among "Best of Best"
Financial Advisors Attending Barron's Winner's Circle Top Independent
(1888PressRelease) Barron's, America's premier financial magazine, named Ted Cronin, Chief
Executive and Chief Investment Officer of $1.7 billion wealth management firm Manchester
Capital Management, one of the Top 100 Independent Financial Advisers in the U.S. At an
invitation-only conference, Mr. Cronin provided his outlook on best practices and the future of
the independent advisory business.
(1888PressRelease) Manchester, VT - Manchester Capital Management's Founder Chief
Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer Ted Cronin addressed attendees at the invitation-
only fifth-annual Barron's Winner's Circle Top Independent Advisors Summit held in Orlando,
Florida in March. Mr. Cronin's speech focused on Manchester Capital Management's success in
helping clients prosper in difficult growth environment and with looming inflation. Generational
asset transfer and preservation was one of the main topics discussed.
Mr. Cronin, who serves as both Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer of
Manchester Capital Management, LLC, was one of the Top 100 Independent Financial Advisors
in the U.S., as ranked and published in Barron's August 30, 2010 issue, in attendance. This
annual ranking is the basis for the Top Independent Advisor's Summit, and the advisors are
chosen based on the volume of assets overseen by the advisors and their teams and the quality of
the advisors' practices. The top 100 Independent Advisors are comprised of Registered
Independent Advisors and Advisors from Independent Broker Dealers.
This exclusive conference is designed to promote best practices and generate new ideas across
the industry. Attendees conducted workshops led by the Top 100 Independent Financial
Advisors that explored current issues from business development ideas, managing high-net-
worth accounts and families to portfolio management and retirement planning.
"The importance of the work these independent advisors do and their influence will only increase
as the nation's baby boomers plan for retirement and all Americans strive to protect and grow
their portfolios and their businesses through difficult economic times, said Ed Finn, Editor and
President of Barron's. "This Summit brings together the industry's leaders from across the
country and provides a forum where they can address the key concerns of their clients and
develop solutions to their financial planning needs."
In addition to the Top Financial Advisors, as ranked in Barron's, there were approximately 250
financial advisors who were either selected by Barron's or their affiliated firm to participate in
the event. Associated participating firms included: Advisor Group, Ameriprise Financial
Services, Charles Schwab Advisor Services, Fidelity Investments, LPL Financial Services, TD
Ameritrade Institutional, Pershing, and Wells Fargo Financial Network.
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About Manchester Capital Management
Manchester Capital Management, LLC is a private wealth management firm offering
comprehensive investment and financial services to wealthy individuals, families and non-profit
organizations. With approximately $1.7 billion under management and offices in Manchester,
Vermont, Montecito, California, and New York, New York, Manchester Capital Management,
LLC serves clients across the U.S. and throughout the world.
About Ted Cronin
Ted Cronin is the founding partner of Manchester Capital Management, LLC. As Chief
Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer, he is responsible for client relations and overall
leadership of the firm. In addition, Mr. Cronin directs investment strategy and policy and serves
as chairman of the Manchester Capital Management Investment Committee. Barron's has
recognized Mr. Cronin and Manchester Capital Management as one of the nation's Top 100
Independent Advisors for 5 years.
For additional information on Manchester Capital Management, contact:
Mr. Read Cronin
Manchester Capital Management LLC
1157 Coast Village Road, Suite A
Montecito, CA 93108
rcronin ( @ ) mcmllc dot com