Morgan Keegan’s Pettey Recognized by Barron’s

By Andy Meek

John Pettey III, a managing director with Morgan Keegan & Co. Inc., has been named to Barron’s list of “The Top 1,000 Advisors” in the country.

The 2011 list was published Feb. 21 and ranked 1,000 advisers from all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Pettey ranked seventh of 15 qualifying advisers in Tennessee and is the only one from Memphis.

Pettey manages more than $450 million in client assets. He joined Morgan Keegan in 1999 and is a member of the firm’s senior advisory council.