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U of I alumnus Ryan Block joins the Lawless Advisory Group at Mesirow Financial

U of I alumnus Ryan Block joins the Lawless Advisory Group at Mesirow Financial

Mesirow Financial announced that investment manager, Ryan Block, (34), joined The Lawless Advisory Group at Mesirow Financial.  Ryan joined the firm in 2008 and has been specializing in Retirement Plan Consulting. The opportunity to work with the Lawless Group allows him to expand his service offerings to comprehensive wealth management strategies for affluent individuals, foundations and business owners. “We are thrilled to have Ryan join our team,” said Senior Managing Director, Chuck Lawless.  “Ryan’s experience in retirement plan consulting is an asset to our group and we are looking forward to introducing him to our clients.

Block is an Accredited Investment Fiduciary® (AIF®) designee. He graduated from the University of Illinois with a bachelor’s of science degree in finance and is currently pursuing his M.B.A. from The Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. He is a member and finance chair of the Kellogg School of Management Energy and Environmental Leadership Club, a member of the University of Illinois Alumni Association and he also volunteers for the Ladder Up Tax Assistance Program and Project Nourish at Congregation B'nai Jehoshua Beth Elohim (BJBE). Block grew up in Mount Prospect, Illinois and now lives in Arlington Heights with his wife and daughter.

About Mesirow Financial
Mesirow Financial is a diversified financial services firm headquartered in Chicago. Founded in 1937, the firm remains independent and employee-owned with approximately 1,200 employees globally. With expertise in Investment Management, Global Markets, Insurance Services and Consulting, Mesirow Financial strives to meet the financial needs of institutions, public sector entities, corporations and individuals. Mesirow Financial’s Investment Advisory group provides  comprehensive wealth management services to individuals, families, corporations and non-profit organizations. With more than $4.8 billion in assets under advisement, the group has earned a reputation for effectively managing its clients’ needs and goals. For more information, visit mesirowfinancial.com.



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