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Dallas/Fort Worth Five Star award winner



  • Five Star Wealth Manager award winner 2016-2017
  • Top Tarrant County Wealth Management Companies award winner 2013, 2014, 2015
  • Certified Wealth Strategist® (CWS®)



It is with great pleasure that Little & Associates Wealth Management announces that David P. Little has been awarded the 2017 Five Star Wealth Manager award. He has received this distinguished award for the second year in a row. David will be featured in a special section of the August issue of Texas Monthly magazine as a 2017 Five Star Wealth Management award winner. He will also be featured in The Wall Street Journal for his award from Five Star Professional in September 2017.

“Little & Associates Wealth Management, a multigenerational investment planning practice, began in 1982. We are based in Colleyville, Texas, where we are one of Tarrant County’s premier wealth management firms with over $108 million in assets. We work with a select group of affluent families and business owners and help them in building and preserving their wealth management plans over their lifetimes. Our team offers independent financial advice with exceptional service based upon trust, knowledge and putting the clients’ needs above all else,” says David P. Little.

In addition, David P. Little holds the Certified Wealth Strategist® (CWS) designation which he received in 2011. He was among the first 1,000 professionals nationwide obtaining the wealth management skill set of the future. Obtaining the CWS designation provides financial services professionals with the technical knowledge, practice management know-how and the critical client communications skills to create and build a wealth advisory practice that works effectively for clients with more complex wealth issues.

“I am honored to be awarded the Five Star Wealth Manager award for the second year in a row. It shows our constant efforts toward business excellence are being recognized. Along with our dedication and commitment to our client’s financial needs, we build more than portfolios with our clients, we build lifelong relationships, says David.”

David P. Little
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*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.
The Five Star Wealth Manager award, administered by Crescendo Business Services, LLC (dba Five Star Professional), is based on 10 objective criteria. Eligibility criteria – required: 1. Credentialed as a registered investment adviser or a registered investment adviser representative; 2. Actively licensed as a registered investment adviser 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 Five Star Professional, 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 Five Star Professional’s consumer complaint process. Unfavorable feedback may have been discovered through a check of complaints registered with a regulatory authority or complaints registered through Five Star Professional’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. Wealth managers do not pay a fee to be considered or placed on the final list of Five Star Wealth Managers. Award does not evaluate quality of services provided to clients. Once awarded, wealth managers may purchase additional profile ad space or promotional products. The Five Star 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 client’s 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 Five Star Professional 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 Five Star Professional in the future. For more information on the Five Star award and the research/selection methodology, go to 2730 Dallas area wealth managers were considered for the award; 382 (14 percent of candidates) were named 2017 Five Star Wealth Managers. 2016: 2471 considered, 678 winners; 2015: 2862 considered, 684 winners; 2014: 5080 considered, 621 winners; 2013: 3834 considered, 698 winners; 2012: 2688 considered, 654 winners.