Executive Leadership & Private Wealth Management

 

Lawrence Glazer

AAMS®

Managing Partner

Larry Glazer, AAMS® is Co-Founder and Managing Partner. Larry's passion for investing began at age seven, when he first studied The Wall Street Journal After a life of family financial dinner-table conversations, he partnered with his father, Lloyd, to create Mayflower Advisors.

Previously, Larry was Senior Vice President at Advest. He helps individuals, companies and non-profit organizations navigate through a complex financial world to achieve their financial goals by providing independent, full-service financial consulting and comprehensive, customized wealth management solutions.

Larry regularly shares his knowledge on national news television shows such as CNBC, CNN, MSNBC and Fox Business; and his straight-talking insight is featured in publications such as The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, The New York Times and Bloomberg Business Week.

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Accolades

  • Forbes Best in State Wealth Advisor, 2018-20
  • Financial Planning Magazine Pro Bono Planner of the Year, 2014
  • Boston Magazine Five Star Wealth Manager, 8 Years Total

Community Leadership

  • MA Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy (Chairman)
  • MA State Treasurer’s Financial Literacy Task Force (Former Member)
  • Rivers School Alumni Association (Former President)
Forbes created and conducted the survey for the Forbes Best in State Wealth Advisors. Award nominees are identified by ranking algorithm is based on industry experience, interviews, compliance records, assets under management, revenue and other criteria by SHOOK Research, LLC. The Forbes Best in State Wealth Advisors. Investment performance is not a criterion. In 2018, 25,732 candidates were considered for the award and more than 2,000 candidates received the award (approximately 8%). In 2019, 6,389 candidates were considered for the award and 250 candidates received the award (approximately 4%). In 2020, 32,000 candidates were considered for the award and more than 4,000 candidates received the award (approximately 13%). The recipient did not pay a fee to participate in the survey. The award may not be representative of any one client’s experience because the rating reflects an average of all, or a sample of all, of the experiences of the advisors’ clients. Receipt of the award is not indicative of future performance.

Financial Planning Magazine created and conducted the survey for Pro Bono Planner of the Year. The award is presented to a financial advisor who has made a leadership contribution to a nonprofit organization by arranging for the group to receive dedicated professional financial services, including pro bono advice and financial life skills.

The Five Star Wealth Manager award, administered by Crescendo Business Services, LLC (dba Five Star Professional) and published in Boston Magazine, is based on 10 objective criteria: Credentialed as a registered investment adviser (RIA) or a RIA representative; actively licensed as a RIA or as a principal of a RIA firm for a minimum of five years; favorable regulatory and complaint history review; fulfilled their firm review based on internal standards; accepting new clients; one-year client retention rate; five-year client retention rate; non-institutional discretionary and/or non-discretionary client assets administered; number of client households served; education; and Wealth managers do not pay a fee to be considered or placed on the final list. Award does not evaluate quality of services provided to clients and is not indicative of the wealth manager’s future performance. 3,580 Boston wealth managers were considered for the award; 463 (13% of candidates) were named 2020 Five Star Wealth Managers. 2019: 3,619 considered, 566 (16%) recognized; 2018: 2,819 considered, 532 (19%) recognized; 2017: 2,467 considered, 623 (25%) recognized; 2016: 2,530 considered, 632 (26%) recognized; 2015: 3,542 considered, 801 (23%) recognized; 2014: 1,707 considered, 655 (38%) recognized; 2013: 2,362 considered, 713 (30%) recognized; 2012: 2,591 considered, 454 (17%) recognized. For a full list, visit https://www.fivestarprofessional.com/awardwinners/BOSWM. To learn more about research and methodology, visit fivestarprofessional.com/ref/research/WM_ResearchMethodology.pdf.