About Us

CONSISTENCY, EXPERIENCE, AND A PROVEN PHILOSOPHY

Great Lakes Advisors takes great pride in operating with the same independence, focus, and consistency that have been our keys to success since the very beginning.

1981 - Predecessor firm Wayne Hummer Asset Management Company established.

1990 - Great Lakes Advisors, Inc. founded through the purchase of Continental Capital Management Corporation, a subsidiary of Continental Bank.

2002 - Wayne Hummer Asset Management Company and its affiliate, Wayne Hummer Investments, purchased by Wintrust Financial Corporation, a publicly-traded financial services company (NASDAQ: WTFC).

2010 – Wayne Hummer Asset Management Company becomes Wintrust Capital Management.

2011 - Great Lakes Advisors, Inc. acquired by Wintrust Financial Corporation and merged with Wintrust Capital Management to form Great Lakes Advisors, LLC.

2013 – Subsidiary firm Advanced Investment Partners, LLC fully integrated to become the Great Lakes Disciplined Equity Team.

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CONSISTENCY, EXPERIENCE, AND A PROVEN PHILOSOPHY