CHICAGO – Sept. 16, 2022Cresset Chief Investment Officer (CIO) Jack Ablin has been named “CIO of the Year” by RIA Intel. The RIA Intel Awards are a celebration of financial advisors, wealth management firms, and industry leaders who are impacting the investment community, their clients, and their employees in significant ways.

According to RIA Intel, “Ablin has embraced his role as an investment thought leader, consistently providing insights in a voice that inspires trust and confidence.”

“I am honored to be recognized with this award among so many talented CIOs,” Ablin said.

Ablin leads Cresset’s goals-based investment strategy and provides investment policy and philosophy guidelines to the firm’s advisor teams and clients. He brings three decades of experience in money management and formerly served as CIO of BMO Harris Bank. Ablin is also the author of “Reading Minds and Markets: Minimizing Risk and Maximizing Returns in a Volatile Global Marketplace” and is a frequent contributor to CNBC, Bloomberg, The Wall Street Journal, and Barron’s, among other national business and financial media.

“As one of the founders of Cresset, Jack has built an incredible investment platform that has helped Cresset grow into a $27 billion RIA in just five years. Needless to say, we couldn’t be prouder and agree whole heartedly with the RIA Intel judges,” commented Avy Stein, Cresset Co-Founder and Co-Chairman.

RIA Intel used a qualitative determination based on industry references and recommendations for their 2022 awards. Cresset paid no application fee to participate.

About Cresset
Cresset is an independent, award-winning multi-family office and private investment firm with more than $27 billion in assets under management (as of 8/31/2022). Cresset serves the unique needs of entrepreneurs, CEO founders, wealth creators, executives, and partners, as well as high-net-worth and multi-generational families. Our goal is to deliver a new paradigm for wealth management, giving you time to pursue what matters to you most.