Steward Partners Global Advisory, LLC, an employee-owned, full-service independent partnership, proudly announces that Joe Faber, Chief Financial Officer of Steward Partners, has been named to Wealth Solutions Report’s inaugural list of the top CFOs in wealth management, the CFO 5.
“We feel very fortunate to have Joe Faber heading up our financial team,” said Hy Saporta, President and Co-Founder of Steward Partners. “His knowledge and expertise have been invaluable in helping to evaluate strategic M&A and other growth opportunities critical to the continued growth of the partnership. Joe has also helped us continue building out a robust business intelligence and analytics platform, as well as improve our budgeting, planning, and reporting capabilities.”
Wealth Solutions Report (WSR) believes that finance is the lifeblood of any organization, and that Chief Financial Officers bear the responsibility for honesty and integrity, wise management, detailed planning, and loyalty to the organization. They chose Faber and the other four honorees for their demonstrated dedication to the industry, influence reaching across wealth management, and a reputation for excellence in leadership.
“I’m extremely proud of this recognition from Wealth Solutions Report and humbled to be included in the company of the other honorees,” explained Joe Faber, Chief Financial Officer, Steward Partners. “Steward Partners is a great firm and I’m excited to be helping to write the next chapter of its growth story.”
With over 25 years of experience in wealth and asset management, financial technology, and software development, Faber joined Steward Partners in 2022. Under Faber’s leadership, the firm has put a $140 million credit facility in place to support future growth, launched a new commission processing system to improve efficiency, streamlined and redesigned the firm’s general ledger, and built out dedicated finance functions including financial planning and analysis, procurement, and real estate.
In his time as CFO at Steward Partners, the firm has seen record revenues and profitability in 2022 and recruited over $1 billion in assets in 2023 through late April. The firm also launched a custodial partnership with Pershing in 2023.
Steward Partners has been one of the industry’s fastest-growing RIA firms since its launch in 2013. In September 2022, the firm was ranked among Barron’s list of Top RIA Firms for the third consecutive year, an annual ranking of independent advisory companies based on the value of assets managed, technology spending, staff diversity, succession planning, and other metrics. Steward Partners also had 16 of its partners named to the Forbes List of Best-In-State Wealth Advisors and two advisors on Forbes America’s Top Women Wealth Advisors Best-In-State List in 2023, both of which are prepared by SHOOK Research.
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