The PAG story, told by our co-founders, and an invitation to you.
We started out like most advisors: we wanted to help people manage their money and create a life they envisioned. But the continually evolving nature of the regulations within our industry kept limiting the time we had to spend with our clients. We quickly found ourselves looking for a solution that would enable us to remain compliant without compromising our high standards for client service.
That’s when our new compliance system was born. As advisors, we built this efficient system out of our desire to spend less time on compliance and more time with our clients. We also designed it to be intuitive and quick to update, so we could be nimble and ready for any regulatory changes that come along.
As it turned out, creating a compliance system that’s designed by financial advisors for financial advisors was a breakthrough. We soon realized that we had something that other financial advisors would find valuable. So, we started an RIA firm and began adding other advisors to our platform.
Growth seemed to happen overnight. Likeminded, client-focused advisors facing similar challenges in an ever-changing industry recognized our innovation, and were eager to join us. To serve our expanding advisor base, we reinvested in our system, increasing its capabilities, making it more scalable, and adding more efficiencies.
Today, our patent-pending system is used by more than 650 advisors, enabling them to easily address regulatory changes and support their growing businesses, all while keeping them focused on delivering thoughtful financial advice and service at a fair price to clients. We even offer our system to other RIA firms, who through organic or acquisitional expansion, have outgrown their previous systems.
At the same time, we’ve expanded our technology and service offerings to advisors, giving them economical access to other operational technologies, a range of custodial options, and expert services and programs that will keep their businesses efficient, while growing and expanding their services offered to clients. We share their entrepreneurial mindsets, and are continually looking for new ways to support their visions for growth.
At heart, we’re still client-focused financial advisors: and want to work with other likeminded advisors and RIA firms who put clients’ needs first, are dedicated to providing service excellence while playing by the rules. We believe in the success of investors and the independent advisors and RIA firms who serve them.
We’ve been through high periods of growth, and we did a lot of things right but also learned along the way. Whether you’re an individual, independent financial advisor, or financial advisory firm, our goal is to help you grow, overcome challenges, and achieve your vision.
We look forward to talking with you.
Grow with us.
John & Pat
John Hyland, CFPManaging DirectorPrivate Advisor Group
Patrick J. SullivanManaging Director Private Advisor Group