BOZEMAN – Financial advisor Scott Brown was recognized among the top advisors in Montana by Barron’s magazine in its annual “America’s Top 1,000 Advisors: State-by-State” list, published on Feb. 20, based on 2011 information. Brown has residences in Big
Sky and Bozeman and has been with Merrill Lynch more than five years.

Advisors considered for the ranking have a minimum of seven years’ financial services experience and have been employed at their current firm for at least one year. Quantitative and qualitative measures used to determine the rankings include client assets, return on assets, client satisfaction/retention, compliance records and community involvement.