John P. Ver Bockel

John P. Ver Bockel

Wealth Manager, First Republic Investment Management
Palm Beach

John Ver Bockel is a Managing Director and Wealth Manager with First Republic Investment Management.

Mr. Ver Bockel joined First Republic in 2019. Prior to joining First Republic, Mr. Ver Bockel was a Managing Director at Merrill Private Wealth Management. Mr. Ver Bockel’s practice is dedicated to serving the needs of high net worth families, entrepreneurs and corporate executives, with special emphasis on advising multigenerational families.

Active in his local community, Mr. Ver Bockel serves on several boards, including the Western Golf Association, the Evans Scholars Foundation, and the Wood Family Foundation. Mr. Ver Bockel previously served on the Dean’s Advisory Board for the Wisconsin School of Business, University of Wisconsin-Madison and the Neurosciences Committee of Rush University Medical Center. 

Mr. Ver Bockel’s work as a financial advisor has led to his recognition on a number of industry rankings. He has been recognized as a top advisor on Barron’s and Forbes Best-in-State in Illinois1,2 as well as Barron’s Top 100 Financial Advisor in 2012, 2014 and 2015.1 Mr. Ver Bockel was also recognized by the Financial Times as one of the top 400 U.S. Financial Advisers from 2014-2016.3

Mr. Ver Bockel earned his bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Wealth Management Experience:  Since 1983

1Barron’s: Barron’s Best-In-State Advisors, #13 in 2019. Barron’s Top 100 Financial Advisor in 2012, 2014 and 2015. The Barron’s ranking reflects the volume of assets overseen by the advisors and their teams, revenues generated for the firms and the quality of the advisors' practices. This ranking does not predict or rate any client’s investment outcomes, nor does it predict any potential investment outcomes. Data used for the Barron’s rankings is provided by the surveyed Investment Advisors. Advisors who did not participate in the survey are not ranked. 2Forbes: Forbes Best-In-State Advisors in 2018 and 2019, most recently ranked #13 in 2019. Forbes ranking is based on the opinions of SHOOK Research, LLC  Advisors are ranked on quality of practice including client retention, industry experience, assets under management, revenue generated for their firms, and other quantitative criteria. Investment performance is not a criteria.  SHOOK Research, LLC does not receive compensation from the advisors or their firms in exchange for placement on a ranking. 3Financial Times’ Top 400 Advisers from 2014-2016. Financial Times uses quantifiable, objective methodology including advisors with more than 10 years’ experience and $300M+ in assets under management.

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