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Martin Lowenthal
AEP®, MSIM, CLU®, ChFC®, WMCP® RICP®, CAS®, CLTC®
The Bulfinch Group
2024 Five Star
Wealth Manager
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Martin Lowenthal
AEP®, MSIM, CLU®, ChFC®, WMCP® RICP®, CAS®, CLTC®
The Bulfinch Group
781-292-3151
PROFESSIONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • Five Star Wealth Manager award winner, 2019-2022
  • MDRT qualifying member, 2011-present


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This award was issued on 02/01/2024 by Five Star Professional (FSP) for the time period 04/10/2023 through 10/31/2023. 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. 4,421 Boston-area wealth managers were considered for the award; 580 (13% of candidates) were named 2024 Five Star Wealth Managers. The following prior year statistics use this format: YEAR: # Considered, # Winners, % of candidates, Issued Date, Research Period. 2023: 3,923, 578, 15%, 2/1/23, 5/23/22 - 1/6/23; 2022: 4090, 513, 13%, 2/1/22, 5/24/21 - 11/19/21; 2021: 4069, 480, 12%, 2/1/21, 5/25/20 - 11/30/20; 2020: 3580, 463, 13%, 2/1/20, 4/1/19 - 12/13/19; 2019: 3619, 566, 16%, 1/1/19, 4/18/18 - 11/6/18; 2018: 2819, 532, 19%, 1/1/18, 3/23/17 - 11/10/17; 2017: 2467, 623, 25%, 12/1/16, 3/26/16 - 11/23/16; 2016: 2530, 632, 25%, 12/1/15, 5/18/15 - 11/6/15; 2015: 3542, 801, 23%, 1/1/15, 5/18/14 - 11/6/14; 2014: 1707, 655, 38%, 1/1/14, 5/18/13 - 11/6/13; 2013: 2362, 713, 30%, 1/1/13, 5/18/12 - 11/6/12; 2012: 2591, 454, 18%, 1/1/12, 5/18/11 - 11/6/11.
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Martin Lowenthal, Registered Representative and Financial Advisor of Park Avenue Securities LLC (PAS), 160 Gould Street, Suite 310, Needham, MA 02494. Securities products/services and advisory services are offered through PAS, a registered broker-dealer and investment advisor, 781-449-4402. Financial Representative, The Guardian life Insurance Company of America (Guardian), New York, NY. PAS is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Guardian. The Bulfinch Group is not an affiliate or subsidiary of PAS or Guardian. Life insurance offered through The Bulfinch Group insurance Agency, Inc., an affiliate of The Bulfinch Group, Inc. The Bulfinch Group, Inc. is not licensed to sell insurance. The Bulfinch Group is not registered in any state or with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission as a Registered Investment Advisor. *Five Star Wealth Manager award is not issued or endorsed by Guardian or its subsidiaries. PAS is a member FINRA, SIPC. CA Insurance License #0I35899; FL Insurance License #W303775.  2021-130408 Exp 12/31/22

*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 www.fivestarprofessional.com.