Vestor Capital Founder Dies in Fall


Sad to report.

Brian Baker, whose Chicago-based investment advisory firm, Vestor Capital Partners LLC, was acquired two months ago by Focus Financial Partners LLC, has died. He was 58.

Bloomberg reports that he died on December 16th of injuries sustained in an apparent accident at his home in Wilmette, Illinois, police said.

Emergency responders found him 'bleeding severely after falling backwards on a glass coffee table', according to a press release from the Wilmette Police Department. Fire department personnel took him to Evanston Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 12:47 a.m.

Brian C. Baker was born on September 14th, 1954. An attorney and certified public accountant, he founded Vestor, a fee-based investment advisory firm and brokerage, in 1984 and served as president and chief investment officer.

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Brian Baker, Vestor Capital Founder, Dies in Fall at 58

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