Cheryl L. Wilkinson, CFP®

Senior Wealth Advisor

Hingham, MA

Recipient of the FIVE STAR Wealth Manager Award in Boston Magazine (2016-2024)

Advisors to Watch (2023)

Cheryl is the Vice President of Colony Wealth Management, a Senior Wealth Advisor, and a Principal of The Colony Group. She works with both individual and corporate clients to design and implement personalized wealth management plans focused on tax efficiency, philanthropy, and the utilization of equity-based compensation and benefit plans. Cheryl is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER practitioner, an Enrolled Agent before the Internal Revenue Service, and formerly served as a Quality Control Officer of The Colony Group.

Prior to joining The Colony Group, Cheryl was employed as a Financial Counselor for The Ayco Company, L.P., where she provided financial counseling and tax services for senior executives of Fortune 500 Corporations throughout the southeastern United States. Cheryl earned a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Siena College.

In her free time, Cheryl enjoys spending time with her children and is active in her community. She also volunteers her time as a board member of Make-A-Wish® Massachusetts and Rhode Island.


AdvisorHub criteria: Advisors to Watch (2023) – The Advisors to Watch ranking uses three main criteria in its methodology: scale, growth, and professionalism.

Five Star Professional criteria: Credentialed as an IAR, FINRA-registered rep, a CPA, or a licensed attorney; at least five years in the financial services industry; favorable regulatory and complaint history review; meeting firm’s review standards; accepting new clients; one and five-year retention rates; assets administered; number of households served; and education and professional designations. Advisors awarded: nine Wealth Advisors for 2015; nineteen Wealth Advisors for 2016; twenty-two Wealth Advisors for 2017; and twenty-two Wealth Advisors for 2018, 2019, and twenty Wealth Advisors in 2020.


Published Insights

13 Colony Group Advisors Named Best-in-State Wealth Advisors 2024 by Forbes

Congratulations to the following Colony Group team members for being named to Forbes’ 2024 Best-in-State Wealth Advisors List:  Debra Brede, Principal and Senior Wealth Advisor, D.K. Brede Investment Management...

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.   Debra Brede, Principal and Senior Wealth Advisor, D.K. Brede Investment Management Company, A...

23 Colony Group MA-area Senior Wealth Advisors Awarded Five Star Wealth Managers for 2024

We are excited to share that 23 Massachusetts-area senior wealth advisors of The Colony Group have been named recipients of the 2024 Boston Five Star Wealth Manager award by...