Barton Investment Management, LLC

CRD#141084
Investment Advisor Firm

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Overview

Barton Investment Management, LLC is a financial advisor firm located in Conshohocken, Pennsylvania. Barton Investment Management, LLC handles $536.2 million in assets under management throughout 234 accounts, making it one of the bigger investment advisory firms in the United States by assets under management (AUM). The company has a small team of five employees, including three financial advisors. Barton Investment Management, LLC is not a registered broker-dealer, signifying that the firm is not able to buy and sell securities for its own accounts as well as its clients' and instead is required to go through a broker-dealer company to do so. Securities are defined as tradable financial assets like bonds, stocks and options.

Barton Investment Management, LLC administers all of its client assets in a discretionary manner. Discretionary management is a structure in which a portfolio manager makes buy and sell decisions without requiring client approval. The company administers an average of $2.3 million in assets for each customer account. An average financial advisor at Barton Investment Management, LLC oversees around 78 client accounts.

Barton Investment Management, LLC's central office is located at One Tower Bridge, Conshohocken, Pennsylvania 19428. The company is permitted to provide services to clients throughout 7 states, including Connecticut, Florida, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Texas.

Assets Under Management

$536.2 million

Number of Advisors

3

Disclosures

No

Office Location

One Tower Bridge
Conshohocken, PA 19428

Barton Investment Management, LLC by the Numbers

Total Assets Under Management

$536.2 million

National Average: $3.3 billion
Total Number of Employees

5

National Average: 31
Total Number of Accounts

234

National Average: 1,935
Average Account Size

$2.3 million

National Average: $1.7 million

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Fee Structure

Financial management fees depend on which services the firm provides the client. Fees charged by Barton Investment Management, LLC typically consist of the following fee types: asset-based. The firm does not supply a wrap fee program, in which the firm offers a service bundle for a single fee.

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    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.

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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.

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    Commissions

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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.

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    Performance-based

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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.

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    Subscription

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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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    Fixed

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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.

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Types of Clients

Barton Investment Management, LLC works with retail investors and high net worth investors. Out of its 234 accounts, Barton Investment Management, LLC's largest client type by number of accounts is high net worth investors, although it also manages money for 63 high-net-worth individuals. The SEC defines a high-net-worth individual as an individual who has at least $750,000 under management or a net worth of at least $1.50 million or who counts as a "qualified purchaser" (a standard met by having at least $5 million in investments). Just 1% of the firm's clients are represented by people from outside of the U.S.

  • High-Net-Worth Individuals* - 77.78%
  • Other Individuals - 22.22%
  • Corporations - 0%
  • Charitable Organizations - 0%

* 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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Disclosures

Barton Investment Management, LLC does not have any disclosures.

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Financial Advisors at Barton Investment Management, LLC

Peter Shouvlin
Wilton, CT
Janna Forte
Conshohocken, PA

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