Named the 20th Advisor in Washington


Named the 20th Advisor in Washington

Matt Riesenweber, CFP

Southeastern Washington — March, 2021 – Matthew Riesenweber, an independent LPL financial advisor, has been recognized as one of the 2021 Top 1,200 Financial Advisors in America, as ranked by Barron’s. Riesenweber, President and Wealth Advisor of Cornerstone Wealth Strategies was recognized as the 20th advisor in Washington. Notably, he was the only advisor in all Southeastern Washington to make the list.

The Barron’s special report highlights outstanding financial advisors from all 50 states, plus the District of Columbia, based on factors including the quality of the advisors’ practices and community involvement*. Approximately 4,000 of the nation’s most productive financial advisors provided data for the annual report. The 2021 ranking names the top advisors in each state, with the number of ranking spots distributed in proportion to state population and wealth. Read the full report here.

“On behalf of LPL, we congratulate Matt Riesenweber and his entire team on this esteemed industry recognition,” said Angela Xavier, LPL Executive Vice President, Independent Advisor Services. “This award shines a light on Matt’s commitment to delivering personalized financial advice to help clients work toward their financial goals. As a top advisor in Washington, Matt is a source of strength and stability for clients, delivering exemplary wealth management services in even the toughest of times. This past year has been unprecedented, and Matt has continued to elevate his business and demonstrate the value of the independent model in creating meaningful and long-lasting relationships. We are honored to be Matt’s partner and are committed to providing robust resources and innovative capabilities that allow him to thrive.”

Matt Riesenweber is based in the Tri-Cities and provides a full range of financial services, including retirement and financial planning, and money management. This recognition represents the efforts of Matt Riesenweber, Matt Wiser, Joel Ockey, Beau Ruff, Cameron Burch, the entire Cornerstone team and, most importantly, the remarkable relationships and results they strive to achieve with their clients.

Riesenweber is an independent advisor affiliated with LPL Financial. LPL is a leading** retail investment advisory firm, independent broker-dealer and registered investment advisor (RIA) custodian, providing resources, tools and technology that support advisors in their work to enrich their clients’ financial lives. 


About Cornerstone Wealth Strategies

Cornerstone Wealth Strategies is an independent, full-service financial planning firm committed to providing custom strategies designed to work towards financial security to individuals, families, and business owners. As independent representatives of LPL Financial, the team at Cornerstone Wealth Strategies provides objective fee-based advice and services including hands-on financial planning, proactive investment management, individual and business retirement consulting, estate planning, and insurance. Our wealth advisors have over five decades of combined experience helping individuals in Southeastern Washington work towards their financial goals.

About LPL Financial

LPL Financial (Nasdaq: LPLA) was founded on the principle that the firm should work for the advisor, and not the other way around. Today, LPL is a leader** in the markets we serve, supporting more than 17,000 financial advisors, 800 institution-based investment programs and 450 independent RIA firms nationwide. We are steadfast in our commitment to the advisor-centered model and the belief that Americans deserve access to objective guidance from a financial advisor. At LPL, independence means that advisors have the freedom they deserve to choose the business model, services, and technology resources that allow them to run their perfect practice. And they have the freedom to manage their client relationships, because they know their clients best. Simply put, we take care of our advisors, so they can take care of their clients.

** Top RIA custodian (Cerulli Associates, 2019 U.S. RIA Marketplace Report); No. 1 Independent Broker-Dealer in the U.S (Based on total revenues, Financial Planning magazine June 1996-2020); No. 1 provider of third-party brokerage services to banks and credit unions (2019-2020 Kehrer Bielan Research & Consulting Annual TPM Report)

*Barron’s Top 1,200 Advisors is based on assets under management, revenue produced for the firm, regulatory record, quality of practice and philanthropic work. Investment performance isn’t an explicit component because not all advisors have audited results and because performance figures often are influenced more by clients’ risk tolerance than by an advisor’s investment-picking abilities.

LPL Financial and Barron’s Research are separate entities.

Securities offered through LPL Financial, Member FINRA/SIPC. Investment Advice offered through Cornerstone Wealth Strategies, Inc., a registered investment advisor and separate entity from LPL Financial. 

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