Experience
Matters

Since Appleton’s founding in 1986, our portfolio managers have weathered differing economic environments, and helped guide multi-generational client relationships.

We’re committed to maintaining our clients’ trust by offering financial planning and investment strategies that address multidimensional needs and long-term objectives.

Here For You.

When we say we’re client-focused, we mean it. Appleton’s business model is designed to allow our team to establish and maintain personalized relationships with financial advisors and private clients.

Aligned With
Your Goals.

As an independent firm, we’re solely focused on finding the right investment and planning solutions for our clients, and manage portfolios and deliver services accordingly.

Always
Transparent.

Transparency in the relationship management and investment process is what our clients expect and deserve. Couple that with access to decision-makers and your partnership with us promises to be enriched.

True to
Our Beliefs

There’s a lot to be said for companies that not only span the test of time, but enjoy consistent growth and success across changing market environments. Appleton’s values and beliefs frame our decisions and are the basis of our future, and we’re proud to apply this experience for our clients’ benefit.

  • 1Manage every relationship and each account based upon the unique needs of our clients.
  • 2We believe that the best approach to achieving specific investment objectives is through separate account management.
  • 3Offer objective advice and customized solutions that address our clients’ individual needs and aspirations.
  • 4Leverage insight into markets and financial planning complexities to help inform our advice and decision-making.

News and Announcements

Keeping clients informed about our firm, its employees and engagement in the marketplace are integral to our values of accessibility and transparency. We are pleased to share what’s happening and welcome your feedback.

07.21.2021

Appleton Partners Included as One of the Largest Independent Advisers in Massachusetts

Appleton Partners is excited to announce that our firm was ranked as the 5th largest Independent Adviser in Massachusetts by the Boston Business Journal based on discretionary assets under management and the 8th largest in total assets under management as of June 1, 2021.

Learn More

06.01.2021

Appleton Partners Announces Changes and Addition to Municipal Research Team

Janet Kelliher, after a distinguished career in the municipal markets, will be retiring effective June 30, 2021. Nathan W. Harris, CFA®, currently Co-Head of Municipal Research with Janet, will be assuming sole leadership of the department at that time. Jason Apruzzese, CFA® has also joined the firm as a Vice President.

Learn More

06.01.2021

Municipal Impact Strategy Offers HNW Investors a Unique Value Proposition

Appleton Partners is pleased to announce the introduction of a separate account strategy offering investors an ability to direct capital to American communities where it is most needed while potentially enhancing tax-exempt income and total return.

Learn More

04.14.2021

Jennifer Hall, CFP® Featured in Millennial Investment Discussion

Fostering greater engagement of millennials in retirement savings and financial planning is an important industry challenge. Jennifer Hall, CFP® contributed to the dialogue as a Portfolio Summits panelist in a recent Millennial Money Management symposium.

Learn More

Appleton in the Community

One of the ways we build great relationships is by being actively involved in the communities in which we and our clients live.

Meet the
Appleton Team

Get familiar with our people! Our team of experienced professionals is committed collaboratively working on behalf of our clients.

Work at
Appleton

Interested in joining the Appleton team? Please contact Michele Hubley, Director of Human Resources, at 617-338-0700.