Kamesh Nagarajan of Morgan
Stanley Smith Barney Receives 2011 Business Award
NEW YORK, June, 2011 –
Morgan Stanley Smith Barney is pleased to announce that Kamesh Nagarajan, a
Senior Vice President and Financial Advisor in the Firm’s wealth management
office in New York City, has been selected as a recipient of the 2011
Outstanding 50 Asian Americans in Business Award.
Mr. Nagarajan, who has been with Morgan Stanley Smith Barney
and predecessor firms for 13 years and is also an attorney, however does not
perform this function at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, will receive the award at
a formal gala dinner on Thursday, June 16, 2011 at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in
"I am delighted to be a recipient of this important award.
This is the only forum to highlight the achievements of Asian Americans across
the United States, and I am honored to be selected among the best business
owners, professionals and corporate executives who are engaged in a variety of
business interests and who drive our economy,” Nagarajan said.
"My firm, Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, applauds the diverse
backgrounds of its financial advisors, realizing that each individual financial
advisor brings unique insight and experience to his or her clients, making them
that much more equipped to successfully meet people’s needs,” Mr. Nagarajan
Senior level Asian American executives and entrepreneurs
with distinguished achievements in the field of business are eligible for the
Outstanding 50 Award. Honorees must demonstrate a spirit of corporate
diversity, outstanding leadership, vision and accomplishments. According to the Asian American Business Development Center,
Mr. Nagarajan was nominated for the award by a number of his peers. In all, hundreds
of nominations were reviewed by a selection committee before the final 50 were
Mr. Nagarajan is based at 600 Fifth Avenue and leads a team,
The Fifth Avenue Group at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, dedicated to servicing
corporate executives, entrepreneurs and physicians with their comprehensive
wealth management planning.
His wealth management services include estate
planning, philanthropic services, futures, endowments and foundations,
executive benefit services, executive financial services, corporate retirement
plans, 529 plans and alternative investments.
Now in its tenth year, the Outstanding 50 Gala Dinner is
attended by over 700 government, business and civic leaders and their families.
Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, a global leader in wealth
management, provides access to a wide range of products and services to
individuals, businesses and institutions, including brokerage and investment
advisory services, financial and wealth planning, credit and lending, cash
management, annuities and insurance, retirement and trust services. For further
information about Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, please visit www.morganstanleysmithbarney.com.
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