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FCS in the News

Sometimes we talk to the press, and sometimes the press talks about us. Here you’ll find a repository of press releases from FCS as well as articles where we’ve been featured or mentioned.

FCS Repeats as Top Wealth Management Team for Private Wealth in the U.S. by Forbes 2023

We are very excited to announce that for the second consecutive year, FCS earned a ranking on the Forbes Top Wealth Management Teams for Private Wealth 2023.    FCS ranked 60th in the U.S. and is the only Private Wealth Management Team in the State of Kansas to rank in the...
November 9, 2023

FCS celebrates Lauri Gray’s 30th Anniversary

FCS will celebrate Lauri Gray's 30th Anniversary in December 2023.  Here are a few words from Lauri regarding her remarkable career: I started my career in December 1993 at Merrill Lynch working with Tom Freeman as a Client Service Associate. During the early months of my career, I was also...
October 6, 2023

Tom Freeman and Ted Chartier make Forbes Best-In-State Wealth Advisor list for 2023

We are proud to announce that Tom Freeman – Managing Director, and Ted Chartier – Partner, were recently named on the Forbes Best-In-State Wealth Advisors 2023 list.  Tom Freeman ranked 5th and Ted Chartier ranked 56th in the state of Kansas. See the full state ranking list here.   The Forbes...
May 15, 2023

Introducing the FCS Private Wealth Management Facebook Page

We are excited to introduce the FCS Private Wealth Management Facebook Page.  As the first step in our ongoing digital marketing enhancements, The FCS Private Wealth Management Facebook page will serve as another resource for our clients to gain information on FCS events, research, financial insights, and strategies.  We are...
January 8, 2023

Top 100 Private Wealth Management Firm in the United States by Forbes in 2022

We are pleased to announce that because of the families we serve and the value that we place in those relationships, we have been recognized by Forbes as #56 nationwide on their Top Wealth Management Teams for Private Wealth list for 2022. When looking through the list of families we...
November 8, 2022

Tom Freeman honored as the 2022 Kansas City Irish Center John J. Sullivan, Jr. Foundation Humanitarian of the Year

Investing is rewarding. Especially when investing in our community. Tom is certainly not one to brag. But we're not letting that stop us from bragging about him. This award, bestowed by the John J. Sullivan Jr. Foundation, is the culmination of a lifetime spent 'getting caught doing the right things.'...
May 9, 2022
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One Year Anniversary Announcement

We are pleased to celebrate the one year anniversary of our practice today.  Through the cherished trust of our clients and diligent hard work from our team, we are pleased to announce the company's assets under management on the date of our one year anniversary is more than $1.8 billion...
June 23, 2021
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Sarah Tiedt has joined FCS Family Office

Sarah Tiedt has joined FCS Family Office as a Vice President, Family Office Wealth Advisor. Previously, Sarah worked for Mariner Wealth Advisors as a Senior Wealth Advisor with previous experience also from the Private Client Reserve of U.S. Bank as a Wealth Management Advisor. Led by Tom Freeman, FCS Family...
August 3, 2020
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Founding Announcement

We are excited to announce the founding of FCS Private Wealth Management and FCS Family Office. FCS Partners Tom Freeman Managing Director - Financial Advisor, Greg Spears Managing Partner, Ted Chartier Partner - Financial Advisor, and Matthew Sayers Partner - Financial Advisor with a combined more than 100 years of...
June 23, 2020
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