The investment climate has never been more exciting or more challenging than it is today.

To take advantage of all available opportunities, investors need two things: an understanding of which investment products are most appropriate for their situation and a relationship with a trustworthy representative who has a clear understanding of their needs.

By keeping clients' objectives in focus, staying in contact with them throughout all market conditions and making investment adjustments as economic or lifestyle conditions warrant, I maintain a constant commitment to putting service first.

As a full-service financial consultant, I offer clients an assortment of quality, non-proprietary investment choices. 

  • Annual portfolio review - to review your current holdings and help you make any necessary changes or adjustments

  • College Planning - to give your kids a good head start

If you would like any further information about these topics, or other areas of investing, please don't hesitate to contact me, by phone or email. I can help you make sense of today's investment climate.


Cyril Friend III

A full time financial advisor serving clients from Quincy St. since 1992.
Grew up in Metropolis, IL where his father was a dentist and his mother a school nurse.

B.S. Finance at Southern Illinois University. Former bank financial analyst and manufacturers sales representative.

A dedicated “Riversider", Cyril has been active in several community organizations including Boy Scouts, Riverside Township Lions, Riverside Chamber of Commerce, Riverside Little League, and Riverside Youth Soccer League. He is a past commissioner of Riverside’s Economic Development Commission, a past officer and board member of Riverside Township Lions, a past officer and board member of the Riverside Chamber of Commerce, and a past Deacon and Endowment Board member of Riverside Presbyterian Church. His hobbies include bicycling, motorcycling, and reading non-fiction.

Cyril and his wife Patti, a Nursing Professor at Loyola University’s Medical Center, have six children between high school, college, and adulthood.