Richard H. Korengold
Senior Managing Director
Investment Advisory

Highland Park, IL
+1 847.681.2345

Areas of Focus: Investment Advisory and Portfolio Management

Profile:
  • Provides investment advice and financial planning strategies to help clients accumulate, manage and preserve wealth
  • Member of The Mesirow/Korengold Advisory Group, which advises 175 client relationships and manages more than $400 million in assets for clients including high net worth individuals, business owners and charitable institutions
  • Incorporates his experience as the firm's former equity research coordinator to formulate specific client investment programs and strategies
  • Joined Mesirow Financial in 1987, and has more than 25 years of experience in the financial services industry
Accomplishments:
  • Named one of Chicago magazine's "2012 Five Star Wealth Managers" as selected through an independent survey to identify Chicagoland wealth managers who scored the highest in overall client satisfaction
  • Featured in Worth magazine's "Leading Wealth & Legal Advisors Program" – a vetted venue for top wealth and legal advisors.
Education:
  • B.S., Miami University, Oxford, Ohio
Affiliations:
  • Lake County Partners, Board of Governors
  • Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center, former executive committee member and docent tour guide
  • Highland Park Chamber of Commerce, member
  • Business and Economic Development Commission for the City of Highland Park, former member and chairman
  • Jewish United Fund, member of the financial services division
  • Camp Kawaga for Boys in Minocqua, Wisconsin, co-founder of the alumni association and former assistant director