Peter Mallouk is the President of Creative Planning and affiliated companies. Peter’s companies provide comprehensive wealth management services to its clients, including investment management, financial planning, charitable planning, retirement plan consulting, tax, and estate planning services.
Creative Planning provides wealth management services to clients, manages over $37 billion for clients in all 50 states and abroad, is featured as the #1 Independent Wealth Management Firm in America by Barron’s, (2017) and has been featured on CNBC’s only two wealth manager rankings as the ‘#1 Wealth Management Firm in America’ (2014 and 2015). The New York Times, in an article about the firm, said “Creative Planning is at the vanguard of a profound shift in finance.” (2017)
Peter has been featured in Barron’s as one of the ‘Top 100 Independent Financial Advisors in America,’ and is the only advisor to have ever been featured at #1 for three consecutive years (2013-2015). Peter is featured on Worth magazine’s ‘Power 100’, featuring the most powerful men and women in global finance (2017). Creative Planning was featured in Forbes in 2016 as the #1 RIA for growth over the last 10 years, and Financial Times’ ‘Top RIA List’ (2014-2018). Creative Planning is also featured in Ingram’s magazines’ issues on ‘Best Places to Work’ and ‘Most Charitable Organizations.’
Peter graduated from the University of Kansas in 1993 with four majors, including degrees in Business Administration and Economics. He went on to earn a law degree and Master of Business Administration in 1996, also at the University of Kansas. Peter has also earned the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ designation.
Peter is the founder, current executive board member, and former five-year Chairman of KC CAN!, an organization of volunteers dedicated to improving the quality of life of children in Kansas City. Peter is a recipient of the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award. Peter and his wife Veronica are the recipients of the Giving the Basics Human Dignity Award for their contributions towards helping those less fortunate meet basic needs, and recipients of the Variety Presidential Citation Award for their work supporting those with special needs. Peter has served on Boards of Pathway to Hope, American Stroke Foundation, St. Michael’s Finance Council, Kansas City Hospice and KCCAN! Peter is married to Veronica and has three children, Michael, JP, and Gabby.