Larry Hightower, CFP®

President and CEO of Hightower & Boler

Hightower & Boler, LLC is a minority owned Registered Investment Advisory firm. As the President and CEO of Hightower & Boler, Mr. Hightower delivers financial solutions through a personalized financial planning approach that offers clients comprehensive financial planning in investment planning, wealth management, portfolio construction/management, tax planning, retirement and pension planning as well as estate planning.  Mr. Hightower has provided exceptional service to his clients for more than 30 years. Hightower & Boler, LLC was formed in 2017 and works with individuals, municipalities, business owners, charitable organizations and estates and trusts. 

Prior to launching his Investment Advisory Firm, Mr. Hightower served as a Financial Advisor for BMO Harris Financial Advisors, Inc., where he provided financial consultation to clients for 7 BMO Harris bank branches in the Chicagoland area.

Before joining BMO Harris Financial Advisors, Mr. Hightower was a Senior Financial Advisor with Ameriprise Financial.  While there, he provided financial services for clients in Alabama, Georgia, Ohio, Texas and Washington State, as well as Illinois.  Mr. Hightower has also served as an adjunct faculty instructor for the Certified Financial Planning Certificate Program at DePaul University and Northwestern University. 

Mr. Hightower has over 11 years of community leadership experience as a prior elected alderman for the city of North Chicago.  While there, he served four different administrations as the Finance Committee Chairman and the Audit Committee Chair providing financial expertise to the city in all areas of taxation, bond issuance and revenue generation.

Mr. Hightower has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Financial Planning from DePaul University, a Certificate in Philanthopic Planning, a Certificate in Municipal Leadership from University of Illinois and has earned a CFP® designation from the College of Financial Planning.

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