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Jim Otley, CIMA, AIF

Founder and President, CEO
Otley Investment Fiduciary Solutions
250 W 96th St Ste 300
Indianapolis, IN 46260
Office: 317-819-5425

Professional Approach

At Otley Investment Fiduciary Solutions, we engage all client relationships as a fiduciary. We are dedicated to elevating our practice through education, experience, examination and the highest standard of ethics. We have the advanced investment knowledge necessary and maintain the highest level of professional industry certifications and designations necessary to truly, fully serve our clients. Jim’s professional designations affirms that our clients are working with someone who understands investment complexities and risk, is well-versed in modern concepts of investment advice, and has the necessary education and experience to comprehend how client investment assets work together, no matter how complex they may be. Our team’s combined industry experience, dedication to fiduciary excellence, and commitment to exceptional support enable us to provide our clients the level of advice and guidance they deserve.

This award was issued on 9/1/22 by Five Star Professional (FSP) for the time period 12/27/2021 through 06/24/2022. Fee paid for use of marketing materials. Self-completed questionnaire was used for rating. This rating is not related to the quality of the investment advice and based solely on the disclosed criteria. 1673 Indianapolis-area wealth managers were considered for the award; 131 (8% of candidates) were named 2022 Five Star Wealth Managers. The following prior year statistics use this format: YEAR: # Considered, # Winners, % of candidates, Issued Date, Research Period. 2021: 1716, 128, 7%, 9/1/21, 12/7/20 - 7/2/21; 2020: 1786, 143, 8%, 9/1/20, 12/2/19 - 6/12/20; 2019: 1659, 153, 9%, 9/1/19, 11/19/18 - 6/28/19; 2018: 1588, 149, 9%, 9/1/18, 12/28/17 - 7/23/18; 2017: 1164, 182, 16%, 9/1/17, 12/29/16 - 7/13/17; 2016: 1083, 332, 31%, 8/1/16, 1/15/16 - 7/21/16; 2015: 1743, 348, 20%, 9/1/15, 1/15/15 - 7/21/15; 2014: 2009, 360, 18%, 9/1/14, 1/15/14 - 7/21/14; 2013: 1624, 413, 25%, 9/1/13, 1/15/13 - 7/21/13; 2012: 1375, 387, 28%, 9/1/12, 1/15/12 - 7/21/12.
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Registered Representative of Sanctuary Securities Inc. and Investment Advisor Representative of Sanctuary Advisors, LLC. Securities offered through Sanctuary Securities, Inc., Member FINRA, SIPC. Advisory services offered through Sanctuary Advisors, LLC., an SEC Registered Investment Advisor. Otley Investment Fiduciary Solutions is a DBA of Sanctuary Securities, Inc. and Sanctuary Advisors, LLC.

*Winners appearing on this page do not pay a fee to be considered or to win the Five Star Award. Professionals with a digital profile have paid a promotional fee.
Wealth managers do not pay a fee to be considered or placed on the final list of Five Star Wealth Managers. The award is based on 10 objective criteria. Eligibility criteria-required: 1. Credentialed as a registered investment adviser (RIA) or a registered investment adviser representative; 2. Actively licensed as a RIA or as a principal of a registered investment adviser firm for a minimum of 5 years; 3. Favorable regulatory and complaint history review (As defined by FSP, the wealth manager has not; A. Been subject to a regulatory action that resulted in a license being suspended or revoked, or payment of a fine; B. Had more than a total of three settled or pending complaints filed against them and/or a total of five settled, pending, dismissed or denied complaints with any regulatory authority or FSP's consumer complaint process. Unfavorable feedback may have been discovered through a check of complaints registered with a regulatory authority or complaints registered through FSP's consumer complaint process; feedback may not be representative of any one client's experience; C. Individually contributed to a financial settlement of a customer complaint; D. Filed for personal bankruptcy within the past 11 years; E. Been terminated from a financial services firm within the past 11 years; F. Been convicted of a felony); 4. Fulfilled their firm review based on internal standards; 5. Accepting new clients. Evaluation criteria-considered: 6. One-year client retention rate; 7. Five-year client retention rate; 8. Non-institutional discretionary and/or non-discretionary client assets administered; 9. Number of client households served; 10. Education and professional designations. FSP does not evaluate quality of services provided to clients. The award is not indicative of the wealth manager's future performance . Wealth Managers may or may not use discretion in their practice and therefore may not manage their clients' assets. The inclusion of a wealth manager on the Five Star Wealth Manager list should not be construed as an endorsement of the wealth manager by FSP or this publication. Working with a Five Star Wealth Manager or any wealth manager is no guarantee as to future investment success, nor is there any guarantee that the selected wealth managers will be awarded this accomplishment by FSP in the future. Visit