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Asset Management Firms - Top 25

Ranked by assets under management | List information taken from the 2014 Black Book
Source: Company representatives and websites. If you were not contacted for this list but would like to be in the future, please contact research@tcbmag.com.
Abbreviations: NP--Not provided, NA--Not applicable, Min.--Minimum, M&A--Mergers and acquisitions
Firm
Address
Phone • Website
Companywide assets under management1
Employees in MN/
worldwide
MN investment professionals/
Top local executive
Clients accepted
Minimum portfolio for private clients/
institutional clients
Investment offerings
Mutual funds?/
Assets from mutual funds1
1
Wells Fargo Private Bank
90 S 7th St.
Minneapolis, MN 55479
612-667-4414 • wellsfargo.com
$393,000,000,000
671
34,917
536
Dean Junkans
Private
Varies
NA/
Private banking, trust and estate services, investment management, insurance and brokerage services
No
NA
2
RBC Wealth Management
60 S 6th S.
Minneapolis, MN 55402
612-371-2711 • rbcwm-usa.com
$186,300,000,000
1,306
12,894
198
John Taft
Private and institutional
None
None/
Full range of securities services
Yes
NP
3
U.S. Bank Wealth Management
800 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, MN 55402
651-466-3000 • ascent.usbank.com, privateclientreserve.usbank.com
$110,000,000,000
659
2,389
192
Mark Jordahl
Private and institutional
Varies
Varies/
Investment management, private banking, personal trust and estate administration, wealth planning, brokerage, insurance, multigenerational wealth planning, family dynamics and governance for a broad range of individuals, families and foundations
No
NA
4
Galliard Capital Management, Inc.
800 LaSalle Ave., Ste. 1100
Minneapolis, MN 55402
612-667-3220 • galliard.com
$85,284,105,286
98
98
34
John Caswell
Institutional
NA
$25 million/
Fixed-income investment management, stable-value investment management
No
NA
5
RBC Global Asset Management (U.S.), Inc.
100 S 5th St., Ste. 2300
Minneapolis, MN 55402
612-376-7000 • rbcgam.us
$43,034,239,276
79
118
14
Michael Lee
Private and institutional
$1,000
$1,000/
Equity and fixed-income portfolio management; investment strategies in separate accounts, collective trusts, commingled funds, and a family of mutual funds
Yes
$20.8 billion
6
The Clifton Group: A Division of Parametric
3600 Minnesota Dr., Ste. 325
Edina, MN 55435
612-870-8800 • thecliftongroup.com
$34,808,064,641
47
49
21
Orison "Kip" Chaffee
Institutional
NA
Varies/
Traditional overlay management; broader risk management solutions, including customized risk parity, defensive equity, and commodities.
No
NA
7
Winslow Capital Management, LLC
80 S 8th St., Ste. 4720
Minneapolis, MN 55402
612-376-9100 • winslowcapital.com
$34,719,927,000
29
29
12
Clark Winslow
Institutional
NA
NP/
Institutional portfolio management for large-cap growth domestic equity (open only in subadvised vehicles)
No
NA
8

Abbot Downing
90 S 7th St., Ste. 5100
Minneapolis, MN 55402
888-648-8157 • abbotdowning.com
$32,300,000,000
82
296
27
James Steiner
Private and institutional
$50 million
$50 million/
Asset management, planning, family dynamics, trust, fiduciary and administrative services, private banking, endowment and foundation management
Yes
NP
9
Thrivent Asset Management
625 4th Ave. S
Minneapolis, MN 55415
800-847-4836 • thrivent.com
$31,000,000,000
1,178
2,990
72
Brad Hewitt
Private and institutional
$250,000
$1,000/
Equities and fixed income, including investments through mutual funds, fixed and variable annuities, and life insurance
Yes
$15.0 billion
10
Advantus Capital Management, Inc.
400 Robert St. N
St. Paul, MN 55101
651-665-5097 • advantuscapital.com
$26,161,264,857
100
100
42
Chris Sebald
Institutional
NA
Varies/
Advantus is an institutional asset manager specializing in public and private fixed income, real estate securities and other income-oriented equity strategies.
Yes
$1.1 billion
11
Securian Financial Services, Inc.
400 Robert St. N
St. Paul, MN 55101
651-665-3500 • securianfinancial.com
$14,695,682,861
142
142
83
George Connolly
Private
NP
NA/
Brokerage, investment advising, financial planning
No
NA
12
Sit Investment Associates, Inc.
80 S 8th St., Ste. 3300
Minneapolis, MN 55402
612-332-3223 • sitfunds.com
$14,597,872,000
73
73
33
Roger Sit
Private and institutional
$1 million
$10 million/
Domestic Equities, International Equities, Taxable and Municipal Bonds, Mutual Funds
Yes
$3.6 billion
13
Cornerstone Capital Management, Inc.
3600 Minnesota Dr.
Edina, MN 55435
952-229-8100 • cornerstonecapital.com
$13,890,800,000
14
45
5
Andrew Wyatt
Institutional
NA
$50 million/
U.S. Large Cap Growth separate accounts. Mainstay Cornerstoine Growth Fund
Yes
$4.3 billion
14
Mairs and Power, Inc.
332 Minnesota St., Ste. W1520
St. Paul, MN 55101
651-222-8478 • mairsandpower.com
$5,180,000,000
33
33
9
Jon Theobald
Private and institutional
$1 million
$1 million/
Equity, balanced, and fixed-income separately managed accounts; three mutual funds
Yes
$2.8 billion
15
Evercore Wealth Management
150 S. 5th St.
Minneapolis, MN 55402
612-656-2827 • evercorewealthmanagement.com
$4,500,000,000
8
62
2
Martha Pomerantz
Private and institutional
$5 million
$5 million/
Comprehensive financial, trust and investment services. Goals-based investing using proprietary and non-proprietary strategies. Integrate tax, charitable and family gifting, estate planning and other financial services.
Yes
$54 million
16
North Star Resource Group
2701 University Ave. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414
612-617-6000 • northstarfinancial.com
$4,186,660,851
83
164
83
Phil Richards
Private
NP
NA/
Fee-based investment management, investment brokerage
No
NA
17
Bremer Financial Services
445 Minnesota St., Ste. 2100
St. Paul, MN 55101
651-227-7621 • bremer.com
$3,540,000,000
1,100
1,800
5
Mark Schmiel
Private and institutional
None
None/
Equities, taxable and tax-exempt fixed income, cash management, mutual funds, asset allocation models, separate account management
No
NA
18
CliftonLarsonAllen Wealth Advisors, LLC
220 S 6th St., Ste. 300
Minneapolis, MN 55402
612-376-4500 • cliftonlarsonallen.com
$3,140,148,989
33
85
21
Tony Hallada
Private and institutional
NA
NA/
Financial and estate planning, asset management, insurance advisory, internally coordinated tax services, business succession planning, qualified plan advisory, M&A
No
N/A
19
Wealth Enhancement Group, LLC
505 N Hwy. 169, Ste. 900
Plymouth, MN 55441
800-492-1222 • wealthenhancement.com
$3,042,124,837
146
154
91
Jeff Dekko
Private and institutional
NA
NA/
Financial advisory services for individuals and businesses: financial and retirement planning, income distribution, investments, tax strategy, insurance, group retirement plan consulting, and estate planning
No
NA
20
Focus Financial
1300 Godward St. NE
Minneapolis, MN 55413
651-631-8166 • focusfinancial.com
$3,000,000,000
46
82
822
John Bina
Private and institutional
Varies
Varies/
Comprehensive financial planning, retirement planning, customized portfolio management, financial education
No
NA
21
Disciplined Growth Investors, Inc.
150 S 5th St., Ste. 2550
Minneapolis, MN 55402
612-317-4100 • dginv.com
$2,785,688,237
17
17
5
Fred Martin
Private and institutional
$15 million
$15 million/
Investing mid-cap growth and small-cap growth portfolios and The Disciplined Growth Investors Fund (a balanced mutual fund)
Yes
$48 million
22
Next Century Growth Investors, LLC
5500 Wayzata Blvd., Ste. 1275
Minneapolis, MN 55416
763-591-4490 • No website
$2,689,749,719
9
9
6
Thomas Press
Institutional
NA
$10 million/
Investment advising
No
NA
23
Peregrine Capital Management, Inc.
800 LaSalle Ave., Ste. 1850
Minneapolis, MN 55402
612-343-7600 • peregrine.com
$2,327,000,000
33
33
13
Stefanie Adams
Institutional
0
$10 million/
Large-cap growth equity, small-cap growth equity, small-cap value equity
No
NA
24
Leuthold Weeden Capital Management
33 S 6th St., Ste. 4600
Minneapolis, MN 55402
612-332-9141 • lwcm.com
$1,960,000,000
28
29
9
John Mueller
Private and institutional
$10,000; $1,000 for IRAs
$2 million/
Mutual funds, separately managed accounts, limited partnerships
Yes
$1.7 billion
25
Meristem
601 Carlson Pkwy., Ste. 800
Minnetonka, MN 55305
952-835-2577 • meristemmfo.com
$1,797,000,000
39
39
39
Charles Maxwell
Private
None
NA/
Cash-flow planning and asset allocation; portfolio construction, monitoring, and reporting; manager selection; performance reporting; tax, estate, and wealth transfer planning; financial based lifestyle convenience services
No
NA

1 As of December 31, 2012
2 Investment professionals are not employees, but instead are independent financial advisers who work with the company