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Associated Wins Back-to-Back Best of Florida® Award

Associated Wins Back-to-Back Best of Florida® Award

November 28, 2023

Associated Financial Consultants & Investor Services, the independent financial services and employee benefits firm based in Fort Lauderdale, is thrilled to announce its consecutive win of the prestigious Best of Florida® title in 2023 as a part of the Guide to Florida’s annual readers’ poll. The achievement comes on the heels of Associated's first ever Best of Florida® win in 2022. 

Guide to Florida readers and editors have weighed in on the best of everything in Florida, honoring thousands of businesses and organizations in more than 25 broad business and community sectors.

The process starts with a nomination on the Guide to Florida website. Voting remains open throughout the year, with tens of thousands of votes ultimately received. The process culminates with the publishing of the Best of Florida Keepsake Annual along with a statewide publicity campaign.

Best of Florida winners and nominees are chosen by a combination of readers’ votes and editors’ input, and are vetted through several ranking sites, Better Business Bureau complaint reports, and voting pattern analysis reports.

Winners are named in hundreds of individual categories, providing Guide to Florida readers with a go-to-guide for the best of everything in Florida. Guide to Florida recognizes three levels of winners: The Best of Florida, Best of Florida Regional Winners and Honorable Mentions. Within each category, there are multiple honorees named in each tier, depending on the size of the market sector.

For a complete list of this year's Best of Florida winners, please visit


Established in 1972 as an independent financial services and corporate benefits firm in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Associated has continually elevated its reputation within the financial services industry. Our unwavering commitment to developing comprehensive, tailored plans for our clients with a family-centered approach has set us apart. In addition to our expertise in wealth management, we have made significant strides in the design, administration, and implementation of investment strategies, as well as employer-sponsored retirement plans and employee benefit and insurance plans.

Our back-to-back Best of Florida® wins reaffirm our dedication to providing exceptional financial services and strengthens our resolve to be a trusted resource for our clients.

The Guide to Florida (year) is awarded to the top vote getter of a survey conducted through Guide to Florida's website. Nominees were chosen by peers in various categories. "Best of" winner is awarded to the nominee that received the most votes in each industry category. The results can be found on . No clients were consulted and no fees were paid to determine the winner. Third-party rankings and recognitions are no guarantee of future investment success and do not ensure that a client or prospective client will experience a higher level of performance or results. These ratings should not be construed as an endorsement of the advisor by any client nor are they representative of any one client's evaluation.