The Pinnacle Group Has a New Name

What Does That Mean to You?

After thoughtful planning for our future and yours, The Pinnacle Group became part of Mariner Wealth Advisors on Sept. 24, 2021.

We have been planning and evaluating options and strategies for the succession of Pinnacle for several years. Just as we have counseled you to focus on your planning, we too wanted to be very intentional as we planned for our future. We are executing on the first step in that succession process by joining Mariner Wealth Advisors, a national registered investment advisory firm.

We believe this is the right step to ensure quality services for our individual clients as well as our retirement plan clients and their employees.

Expanded Services & Resources

For individual clients, we now have access to a wider range of resources like stock market and investment research. We have also expanded our service offerings, including tax and estate planning and trust services, plus insurance and investment solutions. Having these services under one roof will allow us to provide individuals with more coordinated, comprehensive wealth planning.

For our retirement plan clients, Mariner Wealth Advisors strengthens our CEFEX-certified retirement plan solutions team,  offering participants educational support to help them save for retirement and offering plan sponsors ERISA-compliant plan design, review and recommendations. The retirement team also offers comprehensive support for plan administration to help ensure employers meet ERISA and other plan requirements. We’re excited to share our expanded retirement plan resources with your Retirement Plan Committee.

Consistent Client Service

The team you have always worked with will continue to provide the same level of attention and service you deserve and have come to expect from the same office location.

We are very excited to become a part of Mariner Wealth Advisors. You have trusted us for years, and we’ve been honored by that trust. We ask that you trust us again, knowing that we are very thoughtfully proceeding with your best interests in mind.

Mariner Wealth Advisors is certified by The Center for Fiduciary Excellence (CEFEX) as meeting the standards described in the handbook “Prudent Practices for Investment Advisors.” The standard describes how an investment adviser assumes the responsibility for managing a client’s overall investment management process, which includes the selection, monitoring and de-selection of investment managers, as well as developing processes to implement investment strategies and fiduciary practices on an ongoing basis. These practices also include maintaining a fiduciary checklist for each of our clients to ensure proper fiduciary governance and compliance with ERISA and implementing best practices as described by the Department of Labor.

Some services listed in this piece are provided by affiliates of MWA and are subject to additional fees. Additional fees may also apply for tax planning and preparation services.

Mariner Wealth Advisors (“MWA”), is an SEC-registered investment adviser with its principal place of business in the State of Kansas. Registration of an investment adviser does not imply a certain level of skill or training. MWA is in compliance with the current notice filing requirements imposed upon registered investment advisers by those states in which MWA maintains clients. MWA may only transact business in those states in which it is notice filed or qualifies for an exemption or exclusion from notice filing requirements. Any subsequent, direct communication by MWA with a prospective client shall be conducted by a representative that is either registered or qualifies for an exemption or exclusion from registration in the state where the prospective client resides. For additional information about MWA, including fees and services, please contact MWA or refer to the Investment Adviser Public Disclosure website ( Please read the disclosure statement carefully before you invest or send money. Securities Offered through MSEC, LLC, Member FINRA & SIPC, 5700 W. 112th Suite 500, Overland Park, KS 66211.

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