Thomas Moran Named to Financial Times "Top 400 Advisors List" for Second Consecutive Year

NAPLES, Fla., April 8, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Thomas Moran, Managing Director – Investments, Senior PIM Portfolio Manager of Moran Edwards Asset Management Group of Wells Fargo Advisors ( in Naples, Florida, has been recognized for the second consecutive year as one of the "Top 400 Financial Advisors" in the country by Financial Times.

Financial Times has more than 685,000 daily readers in the United States and is seen as a global leader in business, finance, economic, and political news and analysis. The Financial Times "Top 400 List" provides readers with a comprehensive, objective look at the top advisors as ranked by assets under management, using data from a survey of advisors from broker-dealer firms. Factors include assets under management, experience, industry certifications and compliance record. Investment performance and financial advisor production are not explicit components. This elite list of advisors includes national, independent, and regional broker-dealers, selected from more than 1,500 advisors who met the qualifications.

In addition to being named to Financial Times' "Top 400 List," with over 30 years of experience in the financial services industry, Tom Moran has received local, national, and industry recognition for his ability as a financial advisor. Moran was ranked by Barron's Magazine as the number one advisor in Southwest Florida in its list of Top 1,000 Advisors for 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013 and was ranked by Barron's among the Top 100 Advisors in the Nation in 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013. Tom's experience and solid reputation as an experienced professional in his field have also made him a reliable source for various media outlets. He has been interviewed and quoted by Forbes, Barron's, and Gulfshore Business, and has authored articles on a variety of financial and economic topics for local and national industry magazines.

About Moran Edwards Asset Management Group:

Moran Edwards Asset Management Group, formerly known as Moran Asset Management Group, is a money management practice. The group is responsible for managing in excess of $2 billion in client assets as of September 30, 2013 and has served the Naples community for 30 years. Moran Edwards Asset Management Group is located at 5801 Pelican Bay Boulevard, Suite 200 in Naples. For more information, call 239.254.2200 or visit

Source: Moran Edwards Asset Management ofWells Fargo Advisors