Important Disclosures

 

RECOGNITIONS
Any awards or recognitions referred to by CCTC are provided for informational purposes only and should not be relied on as a basis for retaining CCTC’s financial planning or investment management services. Awards and recognitions by rating services, companies and/or publications are independent of and not affiliated with CCTC and should not be construed to guarantee any client experience or results from CCTC, nor do they represent a current or past endorsement of CCTC or its employees. Rankings published by magazines and others may be based solely on information prepared and/or submitted by the firm or its advisors. None of the awards or recognitions referenced by CCTC take into account investment performance or client experience. Past performance does not guarantee future results.

Forbes and RIA Database
According to Forbes’ website, RIA Database and its sister website, RIA Channel, compiled information from publicly available sources about each firm ranked on the list. RIA Database used quantitative, including assets under management, and qualitative factors in selecting those firms that appeared on the list. Chevy Chase Trust Company is not affiliated with and does not endorse Forbes or RIA Database/RIA Channel and makes no representations concerning the factors used in compiling the list. Chevy Chase Trust Company’s ranking on the Forbes list, and the associated Forbes article, should be considered informational and should not be considered as an offer for services or investment advice. Clients or prospective clients of Chevy Chase Trust Company should carefully review Chevy Chase Trust Company’s Form ADV Part 2 in evaluating the firm or any of its employees.

Washingtonian
The staff of the Washingtonian survey hundreds of financial experts by asking for subjective recommendations for the top wealth managers in selected categories. Chevy Chase Trust Company responded to surveys sent by the Washingtonian on behalf of its employees who are named in the list. No quantitative information is used to compile this recognition. In 2015, Chevy Chase Trust Company paid Washingtonian a fee after the publication of the employee recognitions to continue to list the recognitions for its employees on Washingtonian’s website.

Washington Business Journal – Women Who Mean Business Award
Award winners are selected by a panel organized by the Washington Business Journal. The winners were selected from a group of nominees that applied for the recognition. Washington Business Journal does not disclose further information regarding its selection process. The nominees are professionals from a variety of backgrounds and are not limited to those who specialize in investments or wealth management. Expertise in these areas was not a factor considered by the panel.

 

PROFESSIONAL DESIGNATIONS
Many Chevy Chase Trust Company employees maintain professional designations or licenses issued by third-party organizations. The general criteria for those professional designations are listed below.

Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)®

Issuing organization: CFA Institute

Required Prerequisites/Experience: Bachelor’s degree and four years of professional experience involving investment decision-making or four years qualified work experience (full time, but not necessarily investment related)

Educational Requirements: Self-study program (250 hours of study for each of three levels)

Examination Type: Three course exams

Required Continuing Education/Experience: None

Accredited By: None

Chartered Financial Analyst® and CFA® are registered trademarks of CFA Institute.


Certified Financial Planner (CFP)®

Issuing organization: Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc.

Required Prerequisites/Experience: A bachelor’s degree (or higher) from an accredited college or university and three years of full-time personal financial planning experience

Educational Requirements:

Complete a CFP-board registered program or hold one of the following:

  • 
CPA (Certified Public Accountant)
  • ChFC (Chartered Financial Consultant)
  • CLU (Chartered Life Underwriter)
  • CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst)
  • PhD in business or economics
  • Doctor of Business Administration
  • Attorney’s License

Examination Type: CFP Certification Examination

Required Continuing Education/Experience: 30 hours every two years

Accredited By: National Commission for Certifying Agencies

Certified Financial Planner® and CFP® are registered trademarks of Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc.


Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA)®

Issuing organization: Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst Association

Required Prerequisites/Experience: Bachelor’s or equivalent degree and more than one year of business experience in the financial industry or four years of experience in the financial industry

Required Education: Self-study certification program requires the successful completion of both the Level I and Level II examinations

Examination Type: Two CAIA exams

Required Continuing Education/Experience: None

Accredited By: None

Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst® and CAIA® are registered trademarks of Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst Association

 

Certificate in Investment Performance Measurement (CIPM)®
Issuing organization: CIPM Association, a body associated with the Chartered Financial Analyst Institute

Required Prerequisites/Experience: Meets one of the following requirements:

  • Be a full-time employee of a degree-granting educational institution offering at least a bachelor’s or equivalent degree and teaching a minimum of 6 credit hours per quarter or semester
  • Be a full-time administrative employee of a degree-granting educational institution offering at least a bachelor’s or equivalent degree and teaching a minimum of 3 credit hours per quarter or semester
  • Be a full-time, qualified employee of an entity that supervises or regulates the operations, standards of practice, or business conduct of the investment management industry
  • Be an eligible GIPS® (Global Investment Performance Standards) volunteer
  • Be an eligible, full-time undergraduate or part-time graduate student of a CFA Program Partner or University Recognition Program participant*

Required Examinations: Self-study certification program requires the successful completion of both the Principles and Expert examinations

Required Continuing Education/Experience: Must be a member of the CIPM Association with the following requirements:

  • Two years of professional experience in one or more positions substantially entailing performance-related activities, such asCalculating, analyzing, evaluating, or presenting investment results
  • Providing consulting, technological, legal/regulatory, or accounting services directly in support of such activities
  • Verifying compliance with the GIPS standards
  • Supervising, directly or indirectly, persons who practice such activities
  • Teaching such activities

or

  • Four years of professional experience in the investment industry that consists, to a majority extent, of
  • Evaluating or applying financial, economic, and/or statistical data as part of the investment decision-making process marketing investment management services
  • Monitoring an investment firm’s compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and standards
  • Evaluating or recommending investment managers
  • Supervising, directly or indirectly, persons who practice the activities set forth above
  • Teaching such activities

Accredited By: CIPM Association

Certiciate of Investment Performance Measurement® and CIPM® are registered trademarks of CIPM Association