The Financial Times has released its Top 401 Retirement Advisors of 2015, recognizing the top financial advisors who specialize in serving defined contribution retirement plans.

In addition to ranking the top advisors, the data also led to insights on their methods and practices. The average advisor on the list has 18 years of experience advising DC plans, and manages $770 million in plan assets. And certifications are important to this group; about 92 percent have advanced industry designations, such as CFP, AIF or CIMA.

The top advisors came from 41 states, Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia; California boasted the most advisors on the list, followed by Illinois, Texas, Massachusetts and New York.

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