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March 23, 2022

Back-to-Back Barron’s Nods: JNBA CEO Richard S. Brown Named Top Financial Advisor in Minnesota for 2nd Year in a Row

Kim Brown, President

For the second year in a row, Barron’s has ranked JNBA Financial Advisors CEO Richard S. Brown the top financial advisor in Minnesota.

While JNBA and Richard have taken the top spot on Barron’s Minnesota list a total of four times — in 2014, 2018, 2021, and 2022 — this is the first time he has received back-to-back top-advisor nods.

This is a milestone our entire team helped achieve. We also couldn’t be more proud to represent independent firms, particularly during the pandemic.

This recognition reinforces the value a fiercely independent financial partner provides for the individuals and families we work with. In this period of volatility and uncertainty, we have been able to walk alongside our clients to provide the steady support, disciplined process, and passionate advocacy our multigenerational team has honed over the past four decades. Our deep commitment to our clients, no matter if they’re individuals, family offices, or foundations, is at the heart of everything we do.

Richard and JNBA have been named to Barron’s list of the 1,200 top advisors in the country for 13 consecutive years. According to Barron’s, the rankings are based on assets under management, revenues generated by advisors for their firms, and the quality of the advisors’ practices. The rankings can be found in the March 14 issue of Barron’s Magazine and on

Congratulations to Richard and the entire JNBA team, and thank you to our clients for the trust you put in us; it’s a responsibility we don’t take lightly.

*As seen in the 2/22/10, 2/21/11, 2/20/12, 2/18/13, 2/24/14, 2/23/15, 3/7/16, 3/6/17, 3/12/18, 3/11/19,  3/16/20, 3/15/21, & 3/14/22 issues of Barron‘s magazine. Barron‘s is a trademark of Dow Jones & Company, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Please Note: Limitations: Neither rankings and/or recognitions by unaffiliated rating services, publications, media, or other organizations, nor the achievement of any professional designation, certification, degree, or license, membership in any professional organization, or any amount of prior experience or success, should be construed by a client or prospective client as a guarantee that he/she will experience a certain level of results if JNBA is engaged, or continues to be engaged, to provide investment advisory services. Rankings published by magazines, and others, generally base their selections exclusively on information prepared and/or submitted by the recognized adviser. Rankings are generally limited to participating advisers (see link as to participation criteria/methodology, to the extent applicable). Unless expressly indicated to the contrary, JNBA did not pay a fee to be included on any such ranking. No ranking or recognition should be construed as a current or past endorsement of JNBA by any of its clients. ANY QUESTIONS: JNBA’s Chief Compliance Officer remains available to address any questions regarding rankings and/or recognitions, including the criteria used for any reflected ranking.

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