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Pinnacle Financial Group, LLC

Pinnacle Financial Group, LLC

(708) 246-6262

Pinnacle Financial Group, LLC

17 years in business
823 Burlington Ave
Western Springs, IL 60558-1514
Additional Email Addresses
BBB File Opened: 06/10/2015
Business Started: 09/29/2000
Business Incorporated: 09/29/2000 in IL
Type of Entity
Limited Liability Company (LLC)
Business Management
  • Mr. James J. Stork, CFA, CFP, Managing Member
  • Mr. Larry Uitermarkt, CFP, Principal
Business Category
  • Financial Planning Consultants
  • Insurance Consultant
  • Investment Advisory Services
  • Investment Security
  • Mutual Funds
  • Retirement Planning Services
  • Financial Services
  • Investment Management
  • College Savings Plans

Service Area
We service the following area(s): Illinois
Licensing, Bonding or Registration
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You want the comfort of financial advice from someone you trust, someone that has your best interests at heart. We are your partner - an independent, objective financial advisor working with you to find the optimal solutions to your financial questions. We focus on your total financial well-being, not just your investments.
Our clients say they enjoy working with us because they trust us. At Pinnacle, we understand that trust is earned. Our friendly, responsive, staff treats you like family; with prompt responses to your questions and a collaborative process that centers around education so that you understand the choices you are making. Here are a few of the ways we will earn your trust:

*Credentials & Experience - Each of our partners has over 25 years of industry experience and has been designated as a Certified Financial Planner (CFP*) and /or Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA* ). Our experience is primarily analytical, in research and investment management, not sales.

*Independence & Ethics - Pinnacle is an independent Registered Investment Advisor (RIA) regulated by the SEC. We have a legal, fiduciary obligation to place our clients' interests ahead of our own. Additionally, the privacy and confidentiality of our clients' information is our top priority.

*Holistic Advice - We take a multi-disciplinary approach to financial planning, offering comprehensive solutions for your total financial well being.

*Dynamic Asset Allocation - We follow a disciplined investment philosophy, emphasizing broad diversification using low cost mutual funds and ETFs and regular tax-conscious rebalancing.

*Clear Fee Structure - Our hourly financial planning fees and investment management fees based on Assets Under Management are completely transparent. You will always know how much you are paying us.

*Client Education - We want to be your partner to help you make the optimal financial decisions for your family. Educating our clients is a critical aspect of our approach. We provide clients with our guidance, analysis and recommendations. The final decision is always yours. We never forget, 'It's Your Money'.

Security. Trust. Peace of Mind. Pinnacle. Find Out What Makes Us Different!



Mr. James J. Stork: Verified, CFA Charter on 09/15/1989


Mr. James J. Stork: Verified, CFP Board
Mr. Larry A. Uitermarkt: Verified, CFP Board


Mr. James J. Stork: 003658179 (exp. date: 10/31/2016)
(LOA's: Health, Life & Variable Contracts)

Mr. Larry A. Uitermarkt: 002134661 (exp. date: 10/31/2016)
(LOA's: Health, Life & Variable Contracts)



Mr. James J. Stork: 4205762
Mr. Larry A. Uitermarkt: 1136958


Pinnacle Financial Group, LLC: 116600

(RIA) Pinnacle Financial Group, LLC is Registered Investment Advisor with the SEC
and has securities authority in the following states: CA, IL, IN, MI, NE and TX.

(* are registered trademarks)

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Pinnacle Financial Group, LLC

Pinnacle Financial Group, LLC


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