Local named top financial advisor

Brian Holmes

Brian Holmes, president and CEO of Signature Estate and Investment Advisors, LLC, has been ranked 19th on Barron’s magazine’s inaugural list of the top 100 independent financial advisors in the United States.

The Malibu resident was the only one ranked from the Los Angeles area and among the only four in all of Southern California.

Holmes is one of four founding partners of SEIA, a boutique wealth management firm that now manages more than $1.3 billion in client assets.

The UCLA graduate has served in the securities and insurance business since 1984, and he is a certified financial planner with a master’s degree in financial services.