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BBB Accredited Business since

CGO Wealth Management, LLC

Phone: (847) 964-9092 Fax: (847) 964-9096 View Additional Phone Numbers 600 Central Ave STE 265, Highland Park, IL 60035 View Additional Email Addresses

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CGO Wealth Management is a financial planning and investment firm with an office in Riverwoods, Illinois. They serve all counties of northern Illinois, with a few virtual clients, specializing in full-service financial products. CGO's team of financial experts provide independent financial advice as well as customized portfolio arrangements to help companies and individuals resolve complicated financial issues, such as retirement, estate planning and tax remediation. President, founder, and CEO Claude Ohanesian managed $275 million in funds for Smith Barney during his 28 years with the company and serves as the president of the Fatherhood Educational Institute.

This investment company assists their customers in several areas of investment and wealth management, including bonds, Individual Retirement Accounts (IRA), treasury notes and bills, government securities, and variable annuity, which is a contract with an insurance company for a set amount of time which affords the holder a minimum payout at the end of the contract period. Their financial planning services include help planning for retirement, college savings, and understanding the differences between 401(k)s and 403(k)s. CGO Wealth Management also provides disability income insurance, life insurance, and long term care insurance, and explains to their customers the benefits and important elements of each type of insurance.

The company works with tax preparers to explain complicated tax questions to their customers, and their website includes comprehensive information regarding tax deductions, benefits, and requirements for both businesses and individuals, as well as updated information on the stock market, and calculators for various investment decisions and portfolios.

Visit the website for GCO Wealth Management to learn about their staff and company, read their informative articles on the intricacies of taxes and investments, and request information or get an insurance quote.

BBB Accreditation

A BBB Accredited Business since

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Customer Complaints Summary

0 complaints closed with BBB in last 3 years | 0 closed in last 12 months
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Advertising/Sales Issues 0
Billing/Collection Issues 0
Delivery Issues 0
Guarantee/Warranty Issues 0
Problems with Product/Service 0
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Customer Reviews Summary Read customer reviews

0 Customer Reviews on CGO Wealth Management, LLC
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Additional Information

BBB file opened: July 03, 2012 Business started: 10/18/2010 in IL Business started locally: 10/18/2010 Business incorporated 10/18/2010 in IL
Licensing, Bonding or Registration

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Financial Industry Regulatory Authority

Type of Entity


Business Management
Mr. Claude Ohanesian, Owner - CEO, President and Founder Mr. Tom Cenar, Assistant Technical Annalyst Ms. Angie Latona, Adminastrative Assistant Ms. Stacy Zbaraz, Office Manager - Client Services
Contact Information
Principal: Mr. Claude Ohanesian, Owner - CEO, President and Founder
Business Category

Investment Advisory Service Investment Opportunities & Plans Investment Securities Pension & Profit Sharing Plans Retirement Planning Service Investment Management Business Consultants Consultant - Planning Estate Planning & Management Tax Return Preparation College Savings Plans Insurance - Life Insurance - Disability Investment Advice (NAICS: 523930)


BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Overview

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Customer Review Experience Value
Positive Review 5 points per review
Neutral Review 3 points per review
Negative Review 1 point per review

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BBB Letter Grade Scale

BBB Rating Value
A+ 5
A 4.66
A- 4.33
B+ 4
B 3.66
B- 3.33
C+ 3
C 2.66
C- 2.33
D+ 2
D 1.66
D- 1.33
F 1
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Star Rating scale

  Average Score
5 stars 5.00
4.5 stars 4.50-4.99
4 stars 4.00-4.49
3.5 stars 3.50-3.99
3 stars 3.00-3.49
2.5 stars 2.50-2.99
2 stars 2.00-2.49
1.5 stars 1.50-1.99
1 star 0-1.49

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