Awards and Industry Recognition


Top 1,200 Financial Advisors
2019 • 2018 • 2017 • 2016


America's Top Wealth Advisors
Top Wealth Advisors Best-In State
2024 • 2023 • 2022 • 2021 • 2019 • 2018
Top Wealth Management Teams Best-In-State
2024 • 2023

About John

John Ver Bockel is a Managing Director and Wealth Partner at J.P. Morgan Wealth Management.

As a co-founder of the Ver Bockel Raihle Koricanac Group, John works closely with an accomplished clientele to help advance their objectives across multiple contexts of their wealth. He focuses on individual and family wealth management, concentrated stock strategies, philanthropic planning, and trust and estate planning.

John draws on extensive knowledge of the needs and priorities of an accomplished clientele. He began his professional career with Arthur Andersen in 1980 as a Consultant. He then transitioned to Wealth Management in 1983, joining Merrill Lynch in Chicago as a Financial Advisor. John and Maureen Raihle formed the first team within the Private Banking and Investment Group at Merrill Lynch (PBIG). During his 37-year tenure at Merrill, John was promoted to Managing Director. He and Maureen moved their team to First Republic Wealth Management in 2019. He has been a Wealth Partner with J.P. Morgan Wealth Management since 2023. John earned his B.S. in Industrial Engineering from the University of Wisconsin.

Committed to giving back, John serves on the Board of Governors for the Evans Scholars Foundation and the Board of Directors for the Wood Family Foundation and the Western Golf Association. He is also a member of Tiger 21, a community of diverse professionals dedicated to improving their investment acumen, addressing common issues of wealth preservation, and managing family-related changes.


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