Awards & Recognition for Ken Fisher, Fisher Investments and its Affiliates

We believe our flexible investment approach, global expertise, competitive fee structure, and commitment to offer unparalleled client service are some of the features that set Fisher Investments apart. But don’t just take it from us. Find out why we’ve been recognized as a top financial adviser by several industry publications.

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Financial Times Recognizes Fisher Investments as a Top Adviser for Seventh Consecutive Year

Financial Times

Fisher Investments was recognized on the Financial Times’ 2020 Top 300 investment advisers list for the seventh consecutive year. 2020 also marks the seventh annual FT 300 list, which aims to recognize the industry's elite investment adviser firms in the United States.

A Top 10 US-Based RIA


In 2019, Fisher Investments was named one of InvestmentNews’ Top 10 US-based, fee-only Registered Investment Advisers (RIAs). Fisher Investments ranks #2 on its RIA List.

#84 Largest U.S.-Based Asset Managers

Institutional Investor

In 2018, Fisher Investments was ranked #84 in the 2018 II 300 – Institutional Investor’s annual ranking of the 300 largest U.S.-based asset managers.

One of World's Largest Money Managers

Pensions & Investments

In June 2020, Fisher Investments was ranked #141 on the Pensions and Investments list of the World’s 500 largest money managers. The survey ranks money managers based on total worldwide institutional assets under management as of December 31, 2019.

A Rating

Better Business Bureau

The Better Business Bureau seeks to be the leader in advancing marketplace trust. Fisher Investments is proud to note it has an A rating with the Better Business Bureau.

Top Workplaces 2020: Best in Category

The Oregonian

Fisher Investments made The Oregonian’s 2020 list of Top Workplaces in Oregon and SW Washington, marking Fisher Investments’ fourth consecutive year earning the honor.

Top 20 Best Workplaces in Texas

Great Places to Work and Fortune Magazine

Fisher Investments has been named the 20th Best Workplace in Texas for 2019, by Great Place to Work (GPTW) and Fortune magazine.

Best Places to Work for Recent Grads


Fisher Investments was named one of the top places to work for recent graduates in 2016 by Symplicity, a market leader in career services management solutions.

Top 100 Places to Work

Dallas Morning News

Fisher Investments was named one of the 2018 Top 100 Places to Work in the Dallas-Fort Worth area by the Dallas Morning News.

Training Top 125

Training Magazine

Fisher Investments was ranked #66 on the 2020 Training Top 125 Organizations by Training Magazine.

The Top 125 ranking is determined by assessing a range of qualitative and quantitative factors, including financial investment in employee development, the scope of development programs, how closely such development efforts are linked to business goals and objectives, and their effectiveness in terms of business impact.

Companies that wish to be considered for Top 125 ranking complete a detailed application, which is scored both quantitatively (73 points) by an outside research and statistical data company and qualitatively (52 points) by Training magazine editors and Top 10 Hall of Fame representatives.

Fisher Investments pays a nominal application processing fee to be considered and selected for this award.

Certified Great Place to Work

Great Place to Work

Fisher Investments has been certified a great workplace by the independent analysts at Great Place to Work® for the fourth year in a row, a recognized global authority on workplace culture and producer of important reviews.

ATD Best Award

Association for Talent Development

In 2019 and 2020, Fisher Investments was honored with a BEST Award from the Association for Talent Development (ATD). The ATD BEST Award recognizes organizations that leverage talent development as a strategic business objective to achieve enterprise-wide success. ATD is the world’s largest talent development association, spanning more than 120 countries and all industry sectors.

A Trusted Investment Firm

Fisher Investments is recognized as a Trusted Investment Firm by, a consumer advocacy website that helps investors conduct due diligence when hiring a financial professional.

Top Workplaces USA 2021

Top Workplaces

Fisher Investments has been honored with two new Top Workplace awards for 2021: Top Workplaces USA and Top Workplaces Financial Services. This is the first year these national awards have been offered.

Top Workplaces Financial Services 2021

Top Workplaces

Fisher Investments has been honored with two new Top Workplace awards for 2021: Top Workplaces USA and Top Workplaces Financial Services. This is the first year these national awards have been offered.

Fisher Investments Europe

Wealth Manager of the Year


Fisher Investments Europe, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Fisher Investments, announced today that it has won the 2019 ADVFN International Financial Award for Wealth Manager of the Year, the fourth time it has received the honor. The ADVFN International Financial Awards, established in 2015, recognize and celebrate the best financial products and services from across the industry, both nationally and internationally.

Grüner Fisher Investments

Best Employer in German Financial Industry

Cash Online

In November 2015, Grüner Fisher Investments, a wholly owned German subsidiary of Fisher Investments, was rated “Best employer in the [German] Financial Sector” by the German investment magazine, Cash.Online.

Best Work Atmosphere


DasInvestment, one of the largest financial magazines in Germany, conducted a survey across 115 different companies in 2016 to find the best employers in the German financial sector. 

401(k) Solutions

A 2020 Top Retirement Adviser

Financial Times

In 2020, Fisher Investments 401(k) Solutions was recognized by Financial Times as one of its 401 Top Retirement Advisers for the fourth year in a row.

A Top Defined Contribution Advisor Firm

National Association of Plan Advisors (NAPA)

In 2018, Fisher Investments 401(k) Solutions made the list of “Top Defined Contribution Advisor Firms” from the prestigious National Association of Plan Advisors for the second year in a row.

Advisors were selected based on criteria including information about their practices, notably advised defined contribution assets.

The National Association of Plan Advisors (NAPA), an affiliate organization of the American Retirement Association, was created by and for retirement plan advisors. NAPA members benefit from access to the association’s advocacy, information and education resources, as well as preferential rates and access to NAPA events, discounts on education offerings, and the opportunity to be recognized in widely regarded industry accolades. Each year, NAPA publishes a list of top retirement plan advisors and defined contribution practices—recognizing advisors selected based on criteria including information about their practices, notably advised defined contribution assets. For more information about this award, please visit: and

Ken Fisher

A Top 30 Most Influential Advisor

Investment Advisor

In 2010, Ken was recognized by Investment Advisor as one of the most influential people in building the independent advisor profession over the past 30 years. A year later, he was included on Investment Advisor’s annual list of the 25 most influential people in and around the advisor universe.

New York Times Bestseller

The New York Times

Ken is the author of 11 books, including 4 New York Times best sellers: The Only Three Questions That Count (2006), The Ten Roads to Riches (2008), How to Smell a Rat (2009) and Debunkery(2010).

Bernstien Fabozzi/Jacobs Levy Award

The Journal of Portfolio Management

Ken received the prestigious Bernstein Fabozzi/Jacobs Levy Award for “outstanding article” in Fall 2000. His article was considered amongst all articles published in four issues of the journal from Fall 2000 to Summer 2001 and awarded based on votes by a selected panel.

Longest Continuous Running Forbes Columnist


Ken Fisher’s “Portfolio Strategy” column for Forbes ran from 1984 to 2016, making him the longest continually running columnist in the magazine’s 90+ year history.

AAII Top 40

American Association of Individual Investors

For the AAII Journal's 40th anniversary, Ken‘s article “Price-Sales Ratios: A New Tool for Measuring Stock Popularity” was selected as one of 40 influential investment education articles from the publication’s past. These from-the-vault, hand-curated articles are of value because each one imparts a timeless investment process or lesson.