“Extraordinary” “#1 Advisor in the Inland Northwest” #1 Financial Advisory Firm in Idaho “Outstanding Advisor of the Year”

Investments & Wealth Management

As we are celebrating our 30th year in business, our mission has remained the same: to empower you, your family, and your business to achieve your financial and life goals by serving as your most trusted advisor, and providing a level of service beyond anything you have ever experienced. Pinkerton Retirement Specialists helps you build your ideal future with maximum confidence, sense of security, and peace of mind. Our comprehensive wealth management and retirement planning services are built on trust, transparency, accountability, lower costs, and independent, unbiased advice. As fiduciaries and as a Registered Investment Advisor, we recommend only what is in your best interest.

PRS AWARDS & RECOGNITION


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April 2018

PRS Earns Fiduciary Excellence Certification

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November 2017

RIA CHANNEL Top 100 Emerging Wealth Managers

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February 2010

Barron's Names Pinkerton "Extraordinary"

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March 25, 2015

Financial Times magazine ranked Pinkerton one of the Top 400 Advisors in the United States

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February 23, 2015

Barron’s magazine has ranked Dan Pinkerton as the No. 1 financial advisor in Idaho

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May, 2010

2010 Outstanding Advisor Award

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August 2007, 2008 and 2010

Registered Rep. Magazine’s "Top 100 Independent Advisors"

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