Five Colony Group Advisors Ranked on Forbes’ Best-in-State-Women Wealth Advisors List

The following Colony Group advisors were named as 2024 Top Women Wealth Advisors Best-in-State by Forbes.  

This accomplishment highlights their outstanding expertise, dedication, and commitment to their clients. Forbes Top Women Wealth Advisors Best-in-State recognition showcases the top professionals in the industry, representing experts across the nation by state. Advisors are selected following a careful vetting process based upon applications, qualitative and quantitative data, interviews, best practices, client-impact and experience, community involvement, and more. Congratulations to the other advisors ranked on this year’s list!  

Read the full list here.  


Forbes Best-In-State Wealth Advisors criteria (2018, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023, 2024): Based on an algorithm of qualitative criteria, mostly gained through telephone and in-person due diligence interviews, and quantitative data, including years of experience, revenue trends, AUM, compliance records, client retention, best practices, and approach to working with clients. Colony paid no compensation to Forbes’ to participate or for inclusion in its list. 

Debra Brede received the award in February 2024 based on data as of September 30, 2023. She also received the award from 2017 through 2023 based on data submitted by D.K. Brede Investment Management Company, prior to its merger into The Colony Group on March 1, 2024. GWW paid a fee to Forbes for use and promotion of the rankings, but not to be considered for the awards.