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Associated Named Best of Florida® Winner

Associated Named Best of Florida® Winner

December 19, 2022

Associated Financial Consultants & Investor Services, the independent financial services & employee benefits firm based in Fort Lauderdale, is a 2022 Best of Florida® winner in Guide to Florida’s annual readers’ poll. The Best of Florida® win ties a bow on the firm’s 50th anniversary this year since opening its doors in 1972.

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.

You can view the full list of Best of Florida winners at


Associated launched in 1972 as an independent financial services & corporate benefits firm in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Associated continues to build a leading reputation within the financial services industry focused on developing comprehensive, tailored plans for its clients with a family-driven approach. In addition to wealth management, the firm has become a major player in the design, administration and implementation of investment strategies as well as employer-sponsored retirement plans and employee benefit and insurance plans.


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.