Awards & Recognition


Clarfeld is honored to have been recognized on some of the world's top wealth advisor rankingsSee important disclosures.*

These honors are an affirmation of Clarfeld’s “client-first” service culture, initiated by Rob Clarfeld and enhanced by our talented team of dedicated partners and staff.

BARRON’S Ranks Clarfeld NY’s #1 Independent Wealth Advisor for NINTH Consecutive Year

Rob Clarfeld, CEO of CLARFELD FINANCIAL ADVISORS, ranks #2 nationwide and for the ninth consecutive year, New York’s #1 wealth advisor on BARRON’S 2017 list of “Top 100 Independent Wealth Advisors.”

FORBES Ranks Rob Clarfeld NY’s Top Independent Advisor on its 2017 “America’s Top Wealth Advisors” List, #12 Overall

Forbes magazine has named Rob Clarfeld to its elite “America’s Top Wealth Advisors” list. Clarfeld was the top independent advisor in New York, and #12 overall in the U.S.

FECA Honors CLARFELD for Two Decades of Autism Support

At its recent annual gala, the Foundation for Educating Children with Autism (FECA) honored Rob Clarfeld, CEO, and his colleagues at CLARFELD for their ongoing dedication to FECA.

Recent Acknowledgements

08/2017 – Michael Hans Named To Forbes America’s Top Millennial Advisors List

07/2017Financial Advisor Magazine
Top 2017 RIA Ranking

06/2017Financial Times FT 300 Ranking
of Top Financial Advisors

03/2017 – Top 1,200 Advisors State-by-State Ranking featured in Barron's

12/2016  Top 100 RIA firms by growth in assets from 2006 to 2016 featured in Forbes/RIA Channel


11/2016 – 100 Fastest Growing RIA Firms Over Ten Years featured in Forbes

07/2016Financial Advisor Magazine Top 2016 RIA Ranking

09/2015 – Top 50 Family Offices featured in Bloomberg

6/2015 – Featured in Financial Times FT300 Ranking of Top Financial Advisors


*Please Note: Rankings and/or recognition by unaffiliated rating services and/or publications should not be construed by a client or prospective client as a guarantee that he/she will experience a certain level of results if Clarfeld is engaged, or continues to be engaged, to provide investment advisory services, nor should it be construed as a current or past endorsement of Clarfeld by any of its clients. Rankings published by magazines, and others, generally base their selections exclusively on information prepared and/or submitted by the recognized advisor. Rankings are generally limited to participating advisors.