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New Jersey Five Star award winner



  • Five Star Wealth Manager award winner 2012-2020


  • CFP®

Professional and Social Affiliations

  • National Association of Health Underwriters (NAHU)
  • Hunterdon County Chamber of Commerce
  • Friendly Sons of St Patrick Hunterdon County


Timothy Hyland graduated Cum Laude in 1997 from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville (UT) receiving his Bachelors of Science degree in Business Administration and majoring in Accounting.  While at UT, Tim was a member of Delta Sigma Pi national professional business fraternity, as well as playing in the percussion section of the “Pride of the Southland” marching band.


Tim began his career in the financial services profession in 2001. In 2002, he joined Professional Economic Growth Group in Edison where he has since attained his Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) designation from Fairleigh Dickinson University's Financial Planning Program. 

After the credit crisis of 2007, Tim created Stone Hill Financial in order to help individuals and small business owners in Hunterdon County reorganize their long-term financial goals and help them reach those goals in a more cost effective and tax efficient way.  In addition, Tim is an Investment Advisor Representative and Registered Representative of his broker-dealer, Hornor, Townsend & Kent, Inc.

Prior to his financial services career, Tim was a Senior Associate at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in New York City.  In May 1999, Tim passed the CPA exam.  While at PwC, Tim performed audits on clients within various industries, including insurance companies, banks, and investment advisors.  In addition, he consulted with registered representatives of client companies to ensure compliance with the National Association of Securities Dealers and the Securities and Exchange Commission.  Some of his clients included New York Life, State Farm, MacKay Shields Financial Corporation, AXA-Equitable, Prudential, and Barclay's Capital.


Tim has 2 amazing children that make him smile every day and lives in Hunterdon County, NJ.

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Registered Representative of and Securities and Investment Advisory Services Offered Through Hornor, Townsend & Kent, LLC. (HTK). Registered Investment Advisor, Member FINRA/SIPC 110 Fieldcrest Avenue, Edison, NJ 08837 (732) 225-0777. HTK does not offer tax or legal advice. Stone Hill Financial LLC is Independent of HTK 2793242AL_NOV21

*Winners appearing on this page do not pay a fee to be considered or to win the Five Star Award. Professionals with a digital profile have paid a promotional fee.
The Five Star Wealth Manager award, administered by Crescendo Business Services, LLC (dba Five Star Professional), is based on 10 objective criteria. Eligibility criteria – required: 1. Credentialed as a registered investment adviser or a registered investment adviser representative; 2. Actively licensed as a registered investment adviser or as a principal of a registered investment adviser firm for a minimum of 5 years; 3. Favorable regulatory and complaint history review (As defined by Five Star Professional, the wealth manager has not; A. Been subject to a regulatory action that resulted in a license being suspended or revoked, or payment of a fine; B. Had more than a total of three settled or pending complaints filed against them and/or a total of five settled, pending, dismissed or denied complaints with any regulatory authority or Five Star Professional’s consumer complaint process. Unfavorable feedback may have been discovered through a check of complaints registered with a regulatory authority or complaints registered through Five Star Professional’s consumer complaint process; feedback may not be representative of any one clients’ experience; C. Individually contributed to a financial settlement of a customer complaint; D. Filed for personal bankruptcy within the past 11 years; E. Been terminated from a financial services firm within the past 11 years; F. Been convicted of a felony); 4. Fulfilled their firm review based on internal standards; 5. Accepting new clients. Evaluation criteria – considered: 6. One-year client retention rate; 7. Five-year client retention rate; 8. Non-institutional discretionary and/or non-discretionary client assets administered; 9. Number of client households served; 10. Education and professional designations. Wealth managers do not pay a fee to be considered or placed on the final list of Five Star Wealth Managers. Award does not evaluate quality of services provided to clients. Once awarded, wealth managers may purchase additional profile ad space or promotional products. The Five Star award is not indicative of the wealth manager’s future performance. Wealth managers may or may not use discretion in their practice and therefore may not manage their clients’ assets. The inclusion of a wealth manager on the Five Star Wealth Manager list should not be construed as an endorsement of the wealth manager by Five Star Professional or this publication. Working with a Five Star Wealth Manager or any wealth manager is no guarantee as to future investment success, nor is there any guarantee that the selected wealth managers will be awarded this accomplishment by Five Star Professional in the future. For more information on the Five Star award and the research/selection methodology, go to 6,210 New Jersey wealth managers were considered for the award; 480 (8% of candidates) were named 2020 Five Star Wealth Managers. 2019: 6,097 considered, 477 winners; 2018: 4,383 considered, 415 winners; 2017: 3,868 considered, 664 winners; 2016: 4,143 considered, 626 winners; 2015: 5,063 considered, 672 winners; 2014: 3,315 considered, 646 winners; 2013: 4,049 considered, 733 winners; 2012: 1,312 considered, 400 winners.