Smith named to top advisors list

Mark J. Smith, formerly of Fort Dodge, has been named by the Financial Times to its list of the top 400 financial advisors in the U.S. Smith is president of M.J. Smith and Associates, an independent wealth management firm.

According to the Financial Times, only 40 per cent of the previous year’s FT 400 were selected for this year’s list and those chosen were assessed from the perspective of wealthy investors.

Selection criteria included assets under management, asset growth, years of experience, industry certification, FINRA compliance record and online accessibility.

M. J. Smith and Associates offers fee-based asset management services with a comprehensive financial planning approach which includes income tax planning in Greenwood Village, Colo.