Nisa Investment Advisors, LLC

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Nisa Investment Advisors, LLC operates as a financial advisor company located in Saint Louis, Missouri. It oversees $241.6 billion in assets over 212 client accounts, placing it among the biggest investment advisory firms in the country by assets under management (AUM). The company has a large team of 297 employees, including 143 financial advisors. Nisa Investment Advisors, LLC does not act as a registered broker-dealer, signifying that it is not able to buy and sell securities for its own accounts as well as its customers' and instead must go through a broker-dealer company to do so. Securities are defined as exchangable fiscal investments such as stocks, bonds and options.

Nisa Investment Advisors, LLC manages the majority of the company's client assets on a discretionary basis. Discretionary management signifies that an investment advisor makes transaction judgments without needing the client's permission. The company also oversees two non-discretionary accounts with a total of $5.3 billion in AUM. The investment advisory firm's average account size is $1.1 billion. The typical advisor at Nisa Investment Advisors, LLC administers around one client accounts, making it one of the most personalized firms in the country.

The firm's headquarters is located at 101 South Hanley Road Suite 1700, Saint Louis, Missouri 63105-3787. The firm is permitted to provide services to investors throughout 8 states, including California, Connecticut, Illinois, Missouri, New York, Pennsylvania, Texas and Wisconsin.

Assets Under Management

$241.6 billion

Number of Advisors




Office Location

101 South Hanley Road Suite 1700
Saint Louis, MO 63105-3787

Nisa Investment Advisors, LLC by the Numbers

Total Assets Under Management

$241.6 billion

National Average: $3.7 billion
Total Number of Employees


National Average: 29
Total Number of Accounts


National Average: 2,073
Average Account Size

$1.1 billion

National Average: $1.8 million

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Fee Structure

Fees charged by financial advisors largely are based on which services the firm provides the client. Fee types charged by the firm most likely include some blend of the following fee structures: asset-based, fixed, performance-based or other. Wrap fee programs, or the practice of bundling services for a single fee, are not offered by the firm.


  • Offered by 74% of firms

    Percentage of Assets

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    This fee, which is the most common fee type charged by advisors for portfolio management, is based on the amount of assets you have under management. Also referred to as an asset-based fee, this fee typically ranges from 0.50%-2.00% of AUM annually. You'll typically pay a lower rate the more assets you have under management.

  • Offered by 17% of firms


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    Advisors only earn performance-based fees if a portfolio outperforms a defined benchmark. This fee may be calculated in a number of ways but most commonly is charged as a percentage of investment profits. Performance-based fees may incentivize advisors to make riskier decisions in order to generate higher returns.

  • Offered by 40% of firms


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    Fixed fees are a one-time, lump sum charged for a specific service, like the creation of a financial plan without subsequent implementation. This can be useful if you only need advice for one specific purpose, rather than a long-term advisor. Fixed fees usually range from $1,000 to $3,000.

  • Offered by 12% of firms


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    Firms can sometimes charge customers using non-traditional fee structures. See this firm's Form ADV for more details.


  • Find one of the 35% of firms that offer this fee type


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    Like a lawyer, a financial advisor may charge you by the hour. This can be helpful if you are only looking for short-term or one-time advice. Rates typically range from $100-$300 per hour, depending on the complexity and level of services needed.

  • Find one of the 2% of firms that offer this fee type


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    Occasionally, advisors earn commissions from selling financial products, such as securities or insurance policies, or making certain referrals or transactions. Advisors who earn commissions may be incentivized to make certain recommendations to clients in order to make a commission. Fee-only advisors do not earn commissions, while fee-based advisors may.

  • Find one of the 1% of firms that offer this fee type


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    Firms generally charge this fee for educational materials provided, such as a monthly magazine. This can be useful if you want to learn about investing or financial management on your own.

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Types of Clients

Nisa Investment Advisors, LLC does business with a broad range of investors. Nisa Investment Advisors, LLC works with pension plans, charitable organizations, state or municipal government entities, insurance companies and other. Out of its 212 customers, Nisa Investment Advisors, LLC's biggest client is pension plans. Just 2% of the firm's customers are represented by people from outside of the U.S.

  • High-Net-Worth Individuals* - 0%
  • Other Individuals - 0%
  • Corporations - 96.63%
  • Charitable Organizations - 3.37%

* The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) defines a high-net-worth individual as someone who has at least $750,000 under management.

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Nisa Investment Advisors, LLC does not have any disclosures.

Please visit its Form ADV for more details.

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Financial Advisors at Nisa Investment Advisors, LLC

Biswajit Bhattacharya
Saint Louis, MO
Bo Jin
Saint Louis, MO
Dezhi Fu
Saint Louis, MO
Aaron Smith
Saint Louis, MO
Cheryl Hanson
Saint Louis, MO
Andrew Harwerth
Saint Louis, MO
Steven Sash
Saint Louis, MO
Dirk Thompson
Saint Louis, MO
Michael Hill
Saint Louis, MO

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