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Making the cut
On Wall Street each year ranks the highest-producing advisers in wealth management who are under 40. These planners have youth and determination in common, plus a work ethic that sets them apart from others in a competitive field.

Finalists had to be no older than 39 as of Dec. 31, 2016 and be employed at the wirehouses, regional broker-dealers or boutique wealth management firms. Production totals were used to determine the rankings.

Top 40 Under 40 highlights these standout advisers. To learn who they are, by the numbers, click through our slideshow.