Our Story

GLR’s philosophy is based on two simple but unwavering principles: impeccable personal service and the highest standards of personal and corporate integrity. We are a fee-only Registered Investment Advisor (RIA) founded in 1977. At GLR we firmly believe when your personal finances are built on the right foundation, the potential for assets to grow over time significantly increases.

1977

Gerald Ray and Charles Gideon founded Gerald L. Ray Investment Advisors

1986

GLR relocates to Fountain Place, an internationally acclaimed, award-winning building located in downtown Dallas.

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1989

Joseph Ray joins the team

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1999

Michael Beck joins the team

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2002

GLR celebrates its 25th Anniversary with the creation of a new official logo. The increasing heights of the Greek columned structure represent our investment belief: when built on the right foundation, the potential for assets to grow over time significantly increases.

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2004

Joseph H. Ray, Gerald Ray’s son, is named President of GLR.

2009

GLR acquires Weisberg & Fields, Inc., bringing Portfolio Manager Michael Kane to the investment team.

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2010

GLR launches its 401(k) Solution.

 

Community Involvement

  • Texas A&M Finance Council Board
  • Co-Sponsored Texas A&M Aggies on Wall Street Program
  • Co-Sponsored Texas A&M Kupfer Distinguished Executive Award
  • Wounded Warrior Project
  • United Way of Metropolitan Dallas
  • Investment committees of the Dallas Jewish Community Foundation
  • Endowment Foundation for the Dallas Home for Jewish Aged
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