Local financial adviser one of the top nationally

STEUBENVILLE — Ken Perkins, financial adviser with Tri-State Financial Services, has been recognized as one of the top advisers associated with Cetera Advisor Networks in the United States.

Tom Taylor, president and CEO of Cetera, stated there were 2,900 advisers affiliated with the company at the end of 2019 and Perkins ranked 279 across the United States.

“You work hard for your clients, and you deserve to be recognized for your achievements. “Congratulations to our top 300 advisers. We appreciate all that you do every day,” Taylor stated in a memo to the top 300 advisers.

It marked the second consecutive year that Perkins had reached his goal of being one of the top 10 percent of all advisers affiliated with Cetera.

Perkins, who is in his 35th year as a full-time adviser — 29 of which have been spent in the Steubenville area — said he hopes to continue to maintain his position within the adviser network.

Perkins is an elected supervisor of the Jefferson Soil and Water Conservation District.

Tri-State Financial sponsors many events in the Jefferson County area contributes to many local nonprofit agencies. It has offices located in Steubenville, East Liverpool and Carnegie. The firm’s agents and advisers have more than 80 years combined experience, and it manages more than $220 million in assets. Call (800) 264-6381 or (740) 264-4466 for information.

Since joining Cetera through a broker-dealer acquisition in 2013, Perkins has been a perennial leader in his field. As of Dec. 31, Perkins is in the top 3 percent of all advisers associated with the Cetera Financial Group of more than 9,000 advisers.


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