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75 Top Illinois Asset Management Companies and Startups of 2021

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This article showcases our top picks for the best Illinois based Asset Management companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Asset Management industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top Illinois Asset Management Startups

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Rheaply

Rheaply

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Rheaply provides procurement management software to buy, sell, trade, donate, and rent resources.

Ares Management

Ares Management

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Ares Management is a global alternative asset manager focusing on credit, private equity, and real estate.

Ares Management

Investor Cash Management

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Investor Cash Management provides custom CMA solutions to non-profits, asset and wealth managers.

Ares Management

Heartland Bank and Trust

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Heartland Bank and Trust is a banking firm offering housing lending services.

Ares Management

LSV Asset Management

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LSV Asset Management specializes in value equity management for institutional investors around the world.

Ares Management

Crowdfind

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Providing companies the tools they need to create a better customer experience.

Ares Management

Bransys

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INTERNATIONAL IOT FOCUSED COMPANY. Bransys designs & develops Fleet Management & Asset Management Software & Hardware solutions.

Ares Management

Visible Genomics

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Visible Genomics provides a clinically validated age-related macular degeneration (AMD) risk assessment.

Ares Management

Royalty Capital Corporation

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Royalty Capital is a financial services holding company providing financing and management to its subsidiary, Royalty Capital Life.

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Millennium Trust Co

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Provides innovative custody solutions for IRA rollovers, alternative assets, and private funds.

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Maclear – GRC Software Solutions

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Easy to use, fast & powerful GRC software suite for enterprise, governance, risk and compliance.

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Illinois Real Estate Title Center

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Illinois Real Estate Title Center offers title insurance and services for all types of residential and commercial real estate transactions.

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GeoWealth, LLC

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GeoWealth is an end-to-end technology platform and turnkey model marketplace.

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SBB Research Group LLC

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SBB Research Group is an innovative investment management firm operating in the Chicago area.

Ares Management

Kuvare

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IL-based growth-oriented insurance platform

Ares Management

Sovereign Infrastructure Group

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SIG primarily invests and manages private investments for infrastructure assets.

Ares Management

MVP Plant

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MVP Plant mobilizes maintenance and facilities personnel.

Ares Management

LaSalle Solutions

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LaSalle Solutions helps customers better manage life-cycle technology.

Ares Management

Symphony Asset Management

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Symphony Asset Management is boutique investment manager that applies a team-based, event-focused approach to rigorous fundamental research.

Ares Management

OC Ventures

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OC Ventures is a student housing private equity fund that manages purpose-built student housing assets.

Ares Management

BlockArrow Capital

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BlockArrow Capital is a digital asset fund focused on research and investment of innovative blockchain projects.

Ares Management

SPIDA Software

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SPIDA Software provides the utility a unified platform for the design, analysis and management of overhead distribution systems.

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Conlon & Co

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Conlon & Co is a merchant bank that focuses on real estate and operating at the intersection of capital and advisory.

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Logistics Property Company

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Logistics Property Company is a logistics real estate platform focusing on the acquisition and management of logistics properties.

Ares Management

Zacks Investment Management

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Zacks Investment Management is an Illinois-based wealth management solutions provider.

Ares Management

Blue Vista Capital Management

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Blue Vista is a Chicago-based real estate investment firm focused developing long-term relationships, asset & portfolio management.

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Sasser Family Companies

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Sasser Family Companies offers transportation asset management services.

Ares Management

Skyline Asset Management

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Skyline Asset Management is an investment advisory and asset management firm.

Ares Management

Arete Wealth

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Arete Wealth is a full-service Broker-Dealer (BD), Registered Investment Advisor (RIA) and Insurance firm.

Ares Management

AZA Capital Management

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AZA Capital Management is a boutique, federally registered investment advisor.

Ares Management

Cosimo Capital

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Cosimo Capital is a financial services company that specializes in providing solutions in the fields of digital asset management.

Ares Management

Cloudpoint Geospatial

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Cloudpoint Geospatial deals with managed GIS services like enterprise GIS, indoor mapping, asset management, land records & cemeteries.

Ares Management

Muller & Monroe Asset Management

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Muller & Monroe Asset Management is an equity firm that invests in small and lower middle market managers.

Ares Management

Havensight Consulting Group

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Havensight is a boutique consulting firm focused on implementing enterprise mobile solutions.

Ares Management

FNB

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FNB provides banking services such as asset management, loans, mortgage, online banking and other financial services.

Ares Management

Wachs Water Services

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Wachs Water Services is the leading provider of water distribution system asset management solutions

Ares Management

GDS Retail and Display Graphics

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GDS Retail & Display Graphics is one of the Midwest’s premier large format, digital print resources.

Ares Management

Kovitz

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Kovitz provides a range of asset management and financial advisory strategies to individuals, institutions and financial professionals.

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Vivaldi Capital Management

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Vivaldi Capital Management is a wealth and investment management firm.

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FSB Companies

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The FSB Companies, privately funded by Frank S. Brumfield, invests in and manages a diverse portfolio of companies at all stages of growth.

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JHL Capital Group

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JHL Capital Group is an investment advisory firm that delivers risk-adjusted ROI with a focus on transparency and compliance.

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Argo Consulting

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Argo is an operations improvement consulting firm that breaks through the traditional barriers of the consultant-client relationship.

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Broadfield Capital Management

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Broadfield Capital Management offers asset management, capital raising, principal investing, and advisory services for companies.

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Pearlmark

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Pearlmark operates as a boutique real estate manager and principal investor.

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Kabouter Management

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Kabouter Management is an investment management company.

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Olympus Fintech

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Olympus Fintech provides tools for asset management including investor relations, financial reporting and accounting for organizations.

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BMO Global Asset Management

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BMO Global Asset Management is a financial services company that successfully connect our clients with the outcomes they want to achieve.

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Diversified Financial Management Corp.

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Diversified Financial Management Corp offers accounting, tax, technology, business management, and administrative services.

Ares Management

National Investment Services

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NIS manages fixed income and equity strategies designed with the objective to provide consistent performance and downside protection.

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Paramount Lodging Advisors

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Paramount Lodging is an advisory firm focused on hospitality industry.

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ipPerformance Group

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ipPerformance Group offers property management operations for clients to better asset management with problem-solving methodologies.

Ares Management

Techlete Ventures

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Techlete Ventures is an alternative asset management company.

Ares Management

Paradigm Brokerage

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Paradigm Brokerage expertise in asset protection, insurances for individuals, companies, life, health and disabilities.

Ares Management

SpiderRock Advisors

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SpiderRock Advisors provides managed accounts, investment strategies, financial advisors and asset management services.

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Brookstone Capital Management

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Brookstone Capital Management specializes in providing financial services in portfolios, asset management and investment advisory services.

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ELITeXPO

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ELITeXPO provides property management, graphic, lighting, installation, design, storage and freight logistics services for event organizers.

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Channing Capital Management

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Channing Capital Management is an investment company that specializes in asset management, market capitalization and advisory services.

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Medallion Property Management

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Medallion Property Management offers investment, asset management, and property management services.

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Mitchell Vaught & Taylor Inc

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Mitchell Vaught & Taylor is an investment advising firm offering asset management & consulting to institutional and individual clients.

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BPA Financial Advisors

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BPA Financial Advisors offers asset management, insurance, financial, and retirement planning services.

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Zuckerman Investment Group

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Zuckerman Investment Group is an investment firm featuring counseling and investment management services.

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Prosperiti

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Prosperiti is a real estate firm that offers property management, capital improvement, project development and asset management services.

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Middle River Power

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Middle River Power provides energy management, investment management, asset management, venture capital and private equity services.

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Sanderson Asset Management

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Sanderson Asset Management LLP is an independent investment management firm offering an international value equity programs.

Ares Management

Covenant Trust

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Covenant Trust provides investment management, trustee services, IRAs and estate planning services.

Ares Management

Cozad Asset Management

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Cozad Asset Management provides investment strategies, insurance, taxation, risk management, financial and retirement planning services.

Ares Management

Oberweis Asset Management

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Oberweis Asset Management is an investment management firm that specializes in global small to mid-cap investing.

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UFT Commercial Finance

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UFT Commercial Finance expertise in credit acquisition and credit participation certificate for credit asset classes & cashless investments.

Ares Management

Artisan Capital Group

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Artisan Capital Group is an investment management firm that provides asset management, strategies, risk management and acquisition services.

Ares Management

MPI Wealth Management

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MPI Wealth Management is an investment advisory firm that specializes in asset management, wealth management and financial planning.

Ares Management

Castle Creek Arbitrage

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Castle Creek Arbitrage is a global relative value firm focused on the convertible and capital structure arbitrage opportunities.

Ares Management

Kruse Asset Management

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Kruse Asset Management is a Financial Services company.

Ares Management

McHenry Bank & Trust

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McHenry Bank & Trust specializes in wealth management, financial services, mortgage lending and investment services.

Ares Management

Elementum Advisors

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Elementum Advisors is a financial service company that provides investment management and asset management services.

Ares Management

New Orchard Capital

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New Orchard Capital provides investment management, business development, due diligence and consulting services.

Written by Mark Smith

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