NorthStar Financial Group, LLC (“NorthStar”), a financial services holding company headquartered in Omaha, celebrated the grand opening of its second Omaha office facility after which guests were treated to tours. The new 45,000-sq. ft. facility, located at 17645 Wright St., has enough space to house 360 employees. Ground was broken in June 2015 and staff began moving into the new building in August 2016.
Lt. Governor Mike Foley joined NorthStar’s Managing Director Todd Clarke, to recognize the company’s recent development efforts.
“I am happy to be here today celebrating this significant expansion with Todd, all NorthStar employees, and the Greater Omaha business community,” Lt. Gov. Foley said. “I am also pleased that the State of Nebraska could contribute to the overall success and growth of NorthStar and look forward to many years of partnering with this company to achieve continued economic growth and development.”
NorthStar is a holding company for several financial services subsidiaries housed Omaha, Neb., Hauppauge, New York, and various other satellite locations: Constellation Trust Company, The Gemini Companies (which includes Blu Giant, LLC, Gemini Alternative Funds, LLC, Gemini Fund Services, LLC, Gemini Hedge Fund Services, LLC, Northern Lights Compliance Services, LLC, and Northern Lights Distributors, LLC) ,Orion Advisor Services, LLC and CLS Investments, LLC.
Each company offers specialty services within the financial industry, including asset management, pooled investment solutions, portfolio accounting, fund distribution and compliance, and printing services. NorthStar oversees accounting, human resources, marketing, and legal and sales leadership for all of its subsidiaries.
The company maintains offices in Arizona, California, Illinois, Nebraska, New York and Washington and employs 796 employees companywide. This includes more than 500 workers in Omaha, where the company was founded by Clarke’s father, Patrick Clarke, in 1989. The company’s strong ties to the city and its people are essential in building relationships with clientele.
“NorthStar is proud of the quality employees who represent our company,” Clarke said. “These people are committed to learning our business to truly understand our services, and throughout this process, they develop a sense of believing in what we do. Our returning and long-term clients contribute greatly to our continued growth, and we appreciate the sense of honesty, familiarity and comfort that our employees have established in growing these partnerships.”
Innovation and evaluation of best practices serve as key catalysts for the company’s continued development.”
“As NorthStar continues to grow collectively, our subsidiaries will continue to integrate new services, products, and tools,” Clarke said. “With the opening of our second headquarter building, we couldn’t be more excited for the future of NorthStar.”