Columbus-based investment management and financial advisory firm Hamilton Capital Management, Inc., has been ranked second on The List of central Ohio fee-only financial planners by Columbus Business First.

The List, which appears in the November 12 issue of the business news weekly, is based upon an annual editorial staff survey and ranks the top participating central Ohio fee-only financial planners by assets under management by local planners.

The firm also was recently named to Columbus C.E.O. magazine’s C.E.O. Leaderboard for Central Ohio Investment Managers.

In addition to the local recognition, the firm also has received national acclaim in 2010. Hamilton Capital was ranked among the nation’s top independent financial advisors by Financial Advisor magazine in July and was named to’s 2010 Top Wealth Managers list in August.

“We’re pleased to once again be recognized among the top fee-only financial planners in central Ohio,” said Hamilton Capital Chairman and CEO R. Matthew Hamilton. “We’ve worked very hard to be a diligent, forward-looking advisor for our many valued clients over the years, and it is their ongoing trust that has earned us these prized local and national recognitions.”