BDF LLC Celebrates 30-Year Anniversary

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BDF celebrates 30 years of mission-driven service, and looks forward to the next 30 years.

The wealth management firm of Balasa Dinverno Foltz LLC (BDF) is pleased to announce that it will be celebrating 30 years in business on July 8th. The firm was founded in 1986 by Armond Dinverno and Mike Foltz and merged with Mark Balasa’s firm in 2001.

BDF was borne from a desire for an unmatched client experience by professionals with an unequaled depth of expertise. The merger brought together CFPs, CFAs, CPAs, tax specialists, lawyers, MBAs, and CDFAs dedicated to providing independent, objective, and fee-only advice to clients. No commissions, no conflicts of interest, just the fiduciary responsibility of having their client’s best interest in mind at all times.

“BDF is humbled by the loyalty of our clients to celebrate 30 years of service to them. What means the most are the deep, personal relationships we’ve built with our clients and their families. Our team is driven to fulfill its mission of helping people make sound decisions to enjoy a full life. Everyone in the firm is committed to making decisions on the basis of our values – Always do the right thing, Share a passion for excellence, Demonstrate a positive attitude in all we do, Genuinely care for others, and Live a team culture. BDF always provides unbiased advice – our clients never have to question our motives.” said Armond Dinverno, President.

BDF is proud to be consistently recognized in the industry; 48 times in 11 years, and most recently in 2015:

  • Forbes Top 100 Wealth Managers
  • Barron’s Top 100 Independent Advisors (Top 15)
  • Barron’s Top Advisor Rankings for CA (Top 8)
  • Financial Times Top 300 Registered Investment Advisors
  • Financial Advisor Magazine RIA Ranking (Top 30)
  • Chicago Magazine Five Star Wealth Managers
  • CNBC top 100 fee-only Wealth Management firms
  • The Wall Street Journal Women in Wealth Five Star Wealth Managers

“Clients turn to us for many reasons, yet they all have one thing in common: they want an advisor who truly listens. We are so grateful for our clients that have entrusted us to help them enjoy a full life for the last 30 years, and are honored to have that opportunity to serve them for the next 30 years”.

About Balasa Dinverno Foltz, LLC
BDF is a fee-based wealth management firm with offices in Itasca and Chicago, Illinois. With over $3 billion in assets managed for its clients, the firm directs clients as they make life’s important financial decisions—helping people make sound decisions to enjoy a full life. BDF works with Business Owners, Women, Individuals and Families, and Institutions.

The BDF team is proud to be among Forbes’ Top 100 Wealth Managers and to have been named one of the “Best Places to Work” in Illinois by the Daily Herald Business Ledger for 6 years in a row.

For more information about BDF, visit and follow us on LinkedIn.

Investments involve risk and past performance may not be indicative of future results. Balasa Dinverno Foltz LLC (BDF) investment recommendations may not be profitable, suitable or equal historical performance. Third party recognition is generally based on information submitted by the recognized Adviser and should not be construed that a certain level of results will be experienced or as an endorsement of BDF by any of its clients. BDF’s disclosure brochure is available at

BDF does not provide legal, tax, insurance, social security or accounting advice. Clients of BDF should obtain their own independent tax, insurance, and legal advice based on their particular circumstances. The information herein is provided solely to educate on a variety of topics, including wealth planning, tax considerations, insurance, estate, gift and philanthropic planning.

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