Joe Kartheiser - Morgan Stanley Financial Advisor - Chicago, IL
Morgan Stanley
Joe Kartheiser, CIMA, CFP
Executive Director, Wealth Management
Financial Advisor
3 First Nat'l Plaza
Suite 5100
Chicago, IL 60602
tel: (312) 419-3337
toll-free: (800) 621-2842 
fax: (312) 419-3515

We provide comprehensive wealth management advice to high net worth individuals and family offices.  We help our clients make smart financial decisions so they can make work optional.

We do this by acting as your primary financial advisor.  Utilizing a consultative process, we identify your current financial situation and challenges.  This allows us to then work with a network of professional specialists to design strategies to help you achieve your most important goals.

  • Wealth Management
  • Financial Planning
  • Executive Financial Services
  • Alternative Investments
  • Insurance Services
  • Business Succession Planning
  • Lending Services
Education and Licensing
  • MBA Finance, 2000
    Northwestern University
    Kellogg Graduate School of Management
    Chicago, IL
  • BS Finance, 1989
    Indiana University
    Bloomington, IN
  • Certified Financial Planner
  • Certified Investment Management Analyst
  • Annuity & Life Insurance Licensed
  • Series 3 Commodities License
  • Series 66 - Combined Investment Advisory Agent & Uniform State Exam
  • Series 7 - General Securities Representative
Honors and Recognition
  • Barron's State Top 30 FA Recipient
  • Member of the Morgan Stanley* Chairman's Club
  • Financial Times Top Advisor List
Business Experience
  • 2004 - Present: Morgan Stanley*

    Executive Director
    Financial Advisor
    Chicago, IL
  • 2000 - 2004: Bond Trader Chicago Board of Trade

    Chicago, IL
  • 1999 - 2000: Morgan Stanley Fixed Income Institutional Sales

    Chicago, IL

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  • MSSB is proud to announce that Joe Kartheiser has been named to Barron’s Top Advisor list for 2012. This is the second straight year he has received the esteemed Barron’s ranking. To receive this, financial advisors across the US were evaluated based on a number of factors, including the quality of the service they provide to clients and the amount of assets they have under management. Please see In the Press for details, methodology, and criteria.

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Joe Kartheiser holds the following registrations:
Securities Agent: AR, AZ, CA, CO, FL, GA, IL, IN, MA, MD, MI, MN, MO, MT, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, TN, TX, VA, WA, WI; General Securities Representative; Investment Advisor Representative; Transactional Futures/Commodities; Managed Futures

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