Merrill Lynch announced that Financial Adviser Michael Koppenhaver was recognized on the Barron’s 2018 “Top 1,200 Financial Advisors” list published March 12.

Koppenhaver resides in Rehoboth Beach and has been a part of Merrill Lynch’s Dover office for 18 years.

“We are incredibly proud of Michael and his recognition on this list and believe he demonstrates what it means to be a leader in the wealth management space through strong dedication to a high standard of service for our clients,” said Scott Connell, resident director.

In all, 295 Merrill Lynch advisers are included on this year’s list.

Advisers considered for the “America’s Top 1,200 Advisors: State-by-State” ranking have a minimum of seven years’ financial services experience and have been employed at their current firm for at least one year. Quantitative and qualitative measures used to determine the adviser rankings include assets under management, revenues generated by advisers for their firms and the quality of the advisers’ practices.

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