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Mark Saran, AAMS®, AIF®

Mark Saran, AAMS®, AIF®

Executive Vice President

Mark Saran is Executive Vice President of North Shore Private Asset Management.  Mark has over thirty-years of experience in the investment business, and is responsible for managing investment portfolios for both individual and institutional clients.

After seven years with Raymond James & Associates in Lake Forest, Mark merged his investment advisory business with North Shore.  Saran now serves as an investment adviser representative of the firm.  As well, Mark is a general securities representative with Harbor Financial Services, an unaffiliated broker-dealer.*

Prior Experience

  • Senior Vice President for Raymond James & Associates
  • Executive Vice President for North Star Investment Services
  • Edward Jones & Company
  • Northern Trust Securities


  • Bachelor's Degree in Business from Augustana College
  • M.B.A. Degree from Dominican University in River Forest, IL
  • Accredited Asset Management Specialist (AAMS®)
  • Accredited Investment Fiduciary (AIF®)

Mark resides in Lake Forest, Illinois with his wife Debbie, where they raised their three children.  Mark has been involved with many philanthropic and charitable endeavors including United WayLake Forest/Lake Bluff, Most Blessed Trinity Academy, Lake Forest High School Foundation andChurch of St. Mary - Parish Council.