Our Awards

February 24, 2017

2017 PLANADVISER Top 100 Retirement Plan Advisers

For the second consecutive year, Russell Warye has been named as one of the 2017 PLANADVISER Top 100 Retirement Plan Advisers. The PLANADVISER Top 100 Retirement Plan Advisers is an annual listing of adviser individuals and teams that stand out in the industry in terms of a series of quantitative measures. The 2017 PLANADVISER Top 100 Retirement Plan Advisers list was printed in the January–February issue of PLANADVISER magazine, and is also available online. Click the following link for more information: PLANADVISER

October 1, 2016

Five Star Wealth Manager Award 2016

We are excited to announce that Russell Warye was named one of Chicago’s Five Star Wealth Managers for the second consecutive year. The award is based on 10 objective criteria associated with providing quality services to clients such as credentials, experience, and assets under management among other factors. Wealth managers do not pay a fee to be considered or placed on the final list of 2016 Five Star Wealth Managers.  Click the following link for more information: Five Star Professional 2016

September 15, 2016

Top 401 Retirement Plan Advisers 2016

Benefit Partners Financial Group, LLC is pleased to announce that Russell Warye has been named to the 2016 edition of the Financial Times 401 Top Retirement Plan Advisers for the second year in a row! The list recognizes the top financial advisers who specialize in serving defined contribution (DC) retirement plans. The listing reflects each advisor's status in seven primary areas, including DC plan assets under management, growth in DC plan business, specialization in DC plan business, and other factors. Click the following link for more information: Financial Times Top Retirement Advisors in US

June 1st, 2016

Featured Brokerage in Insurance Business America Magazine!

We are pleased to announce that we have been featured in the latest edition of Insurance Business America Magazine. This issue recognizes insurance brokers in the United States that have found their success through specialization. We have been highlighted as the premier Employee Benefits brokerage! We couldn't have done it without our amazing clients! We thank you for your loyalty!

Click the following link to view the digital edition of this issue: US Specialty Brokers 2016

February 24, 2016

2016 PLANADVISER Top 100 Retirement Plan Advisers

Benefit Partners Financial Group is pleased to announce that Russell Warye, CIC PPC has been named as one of the 2016 PLANADVISER Top 100 Retirement Plan Advisers. The PLANADVISER Top 100 Retirement Plan Advisers is an annual listing of individual advisers and teams that stand out in the industry in terms of a series of quantitative measures. These include the dollar value of qualified plan assets under administration (AUA), as well as the number of plans under advisement. Russell Warye, CIC PPC was recognized in the “Individual Advisers with more than 100 plans under Advisement” segment, based on his plan client base of 111 401k plans under management. The 2016 PLANADVISER Top 100 Retirement Plan Advisers list was printed in the January–February issue of PLANADVISER magazine, and is also available online.

Click the following link for more information: PLANADVISER Top 100

Click the following link to see this award featured in the Daily Herald: Daily Herald

February 19, 2016

2016 Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT) Top of the Table

We are proud to share Russell Warye, CIC PPC, was named to the 2016 Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT) Top of the Table, the premier association of financial professionals. Attaining membership to MDRT is based on the individual’s professional knowledge, adherence to a strict ethical code, and superior client service. Russell has been a member of the Top of the Table for 9 years.

December 4th, 2015

Associate Member of the Year Award 

Russell Warye, CIC PPC, and Benefit Partners Financial Group, LLC were presented with the Associate Member of the Year Award by Tim Mirabella of the Lake County Contractors Association on December 4th, 2015, at the LCCA Annual Awards and Dinner Gala.  The honor was received by Jolie Duval on behalf of the Benefit Partners team.

May 28th, 2015

 Top 401 Retirement Plan Advisers 2015 

We are proud to announce Russell Warye, CIC PPC has been recognized by the Financial Times as one of the top 401(k) advisers in the country. The top advisers were chosen based on several criteria, including assets under management in defined contribution (DC) plans; degree of specialization in DC plan advising; growth in DC plan assets under management; growth in number of DC plans advised; average population rate in advised DC plans; years of experience as a DC planner; industry certifications; and compliance record.

Click the following link for more information: Financial Times New York