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David Pickler of Pickler Wealth Advisors Honored in Forbes’ Best-In-State Wealth Advisors List

David Pickler named to Forbes Best-In-State Wealth Advisors list

Pickler Wealth Advisors, an independent wealth advisory firm in Collierville, TN, announces that its President and CEO, David A. Pickler, has been named to Forbes Best-In-State Wealth Advisors list for 2021. The list is published on

“I am proud to once again be listed among the top wealth advisors in the nation,” said Pickler. “But I am also honored to lead such an incredible team through this unprecedented time. Through many challenges, our firm has stood strong for our clients, walking side-by-side with each of them. I believe success is only achieved when we are viewed as significant in the lives of the clients and communities in which we serve – and I truly think we have achieved that.”

The 2021 ranking of the Forbes’ Best–in–State Wealth Advisors list was developed by SHOOK Research and is based on in–person and telephone due–diligence meetings to evaluate each advisor qualitatively and on a ranking algorithm that includes client retention, industry experience, review of compliance records, firm nominations, and quantitative criteria (including assets under management and revenue generated for their firms). Overall, approximately 32,725 advisors were considered, and 5,000 (approximately 15.3 percent of candidates) were recognized.

David began his career in the investment business over 30 years ago. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from Arkansas State University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Management degree in 1980 and from Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, University of Memphis, with Juris Doctor Degree in 1985. He was admitted to the Tennessee Bar in 1986 and maintains an active practice emphasizing Tax and Estate Planning. He is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional, a Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC®), holds the Certified Divorce Financial Analyst (CDFA®) designation, is a Certified Plan Fiduciary Advisor (CPFA), and is considered one of the leading estate planning advisors in the nation.

About Pickler Wealth Advisors

Pickler Wealth Advisors (PWA) has been providing individuals and organizations with financial guidance since 2005. Located at 1135 Halle Park Circle, Collierville, TN 38017, the advisors of PWA pride themselves on crafting unique strategies for each client. For more information, please visit Securities and advisory services offered through Commonwealth Financial Network®. Member FINRA, SIPC, a Registered Investment Advisor.


The full methodology that Forbes developed in partnership with SHOOK Research is available at

1This recognition and the due–diligence process conducted are not indicative of the advisor's future performance. Your experience may vary. Winners are organized and ranked by state. Some states may have more advisors than others. You are encouraged to conduct your own research to determine if the advisor is right for you.

2Portfolio performance is not a criterion due to varying client objectives and lack of audited data. SHOOK does not receive a fee in exchange for rankings.