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Noyes Advisors Listed as Best-in-State Wealth Advisors by Forbes, Forbes Names Chris Cooke and Brian Cooke to 2018 Best-in-State Wealth Advisors

Posted: March 1, 2018 - Blog

INDIANAPOLIS — Noyes, a 110-year-old wealth management and investment banking firm, announced that two of its financial advisors have been named on Forbes 2018 Best-in-State Wealth Advisors. The esteemed recognition was given to J. Christopher Cooke, CIMA® and Brian F. Cooke, CIMA®, two Partners of the Cooke Financial Group at Noyes (“CFG”).   The Cooke brothers have received prestigious recognitions from leading financial publications as Barron’s, Financial Times, Bloomberg, and Registered Representatives Magazine.

“As a financial advisement firm that provides top-quality, comprehensive financial planning services and solutions to valued clients, we are incredibly elated to receive this recognition from Forbes,” said LH Bailey, Chairman of the Board at Noyes. “These two gentlemen represent the best of the financial planning industry.”

Forbes’ Best-in-State Wealth Advisors list comprised of over 2,000 top performing advisors across the country and selected according to their state.  Forbes ranking, developed by its partner SHOOK Research, is based on an algorithm of qualitative and quantitative data, rating thousands of wealth advisors and weighing factors like revenue trends, AUM, compliance records, industry experience, and best practices learned through telephone and in-person interviews.  To view the full list, visit

About Cooke Financial Group

CFG, led by the two brothers, has more than two centuries of collective licensed financial services experience and is comprised of Certified Investment Management Analysts, Certified Financial Planners, a non-practicing Certified Public Accountant, attorneys, and senior institutional portfolio managers. Founded in 1969 and based in Indianapolis, IN, CFG successfully transitioned their business to Noyes in November 2016.  CFG has been able to exceed growth expectations using the Noyes independent model.  CFG provides investment consulting, financial planning and wealth management services to high-net-worth individuals and families, not for profit organizations, institutional clients, retirement plans and trusts.

About Noyes

Noyes, through its subsidiaries, David A. Noyes & Company and Noyes Advisors, LLC, is a full-service investment firm headquartered in Chicago with branches throughout the Midwest. Noyes, founded in 1908, is one of the oldest securities firms in Chicago and has served the Indianapolis area for nearly 85 years. The employee-owned firm offers a comprehensive menu of products and services to individual and institutional clients. Noyes has ten offices in Illinois, Indiana, and Michigan. For more visit