Robert P. Finley CFA, CFP®
Robert Finley is a CFA® charterholder and a Certified Financial Planner™ certificant with 15 years of experience. Robert most recently managed over $375 million in assets for high net worth individuals as a Senior Portfolio Manager in Chicago. Robert has been featured in Barron's, MarketWatch, NerdWallet and Fund Intelligence. Paladin's Registry service has vetted, rated, and documented the quality of financial advisors since 2003. He received Paladin’s 5 Star (highest) quality rating in May, 2017.
Robert grew up in Glenview, Illinois and graduated from Indiana University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business, Finance major. He started his career in Wealth Management at LaSalle Bank, managing money and creating financial plans for high net worth individuals, business owners, foundations and endowments. In 2007, LaSalle Bank was purchased by Bank of America and the Wealth Management department was integrated with U.S. Trust. In April 2013, Robert stayed in Chicago and moved to TIAA-CREF's Trust department as a Senior Portfolio Manager.
He launched Virtue Asset Management, a fee-only independent asset management company that acts as a fiduciary, in 2016. Virtue Asset Management is a multi-family office that focuses on high net worth families. As a fee-only financial advisor the family office provides conflict free investment and financial planning advice. Virtue Asset Management has offices in Barrington and Chicago, Illinois.
In addition to his professional certifications, Robert is also a member of American Mensa, the Financial Planning Association and the National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA). He lives in Barrington, Illinois with his wife and two children.
The CFA charter is the most respected investment credential in the world and the definitive standard by which the competence, integrity and dedication of serious investment professionals are measured. Recipients of the CFA charter have successfully completed the CFA Program, a graduate-level, self-study curriculum and a series of three intensive examinations.
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CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certificant
The CFP® certification is recognized in the United States and other countries for its high standard of professional education; stringent code of conduct and standards of practice; and ethical requirements that govern professional engagements with clients.
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