About 1st Global

About Us

1st Global is the largest independently owned wealth management partner for accounting and legal firms. More than 400 of these select firms rely on our expertise and resources to meet their clients’ wealth management needs. They also count on our business development tools and consulting services to ensure their success. We provide support, technologies and education to help advisors in every facet of business, from operations and administration to sales and marketing. With 1st Global in your corner, your clients’ potential to build wealth, and your ability to manage it, are the same: exceptional.

Welcome Message From Our Chairman and CEO



Tony Batman is Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of 1st Global. An award-winning and respected leader in the financial services industry, Tony has helped establish 1st Global as a successful financial services business development and resource partner and is a frequent speaker to professional groups on financial services topics.

In The News

  • Recapping the 2016 FSI Forum

    Oct 18, 2016
    From Sept. 25–27, eight financial advisors and six members of the 1st Global home office attended the inaugural FSI Forum, with this year’s event focused on “Navigating a Post-DOL Fiduciary World.”  (more)

  • 1st Global Raises More Than $5,000 on North Texas Giving Day

    Oct 11, 2016
    In 1st Global’s inaugural year as a corporate member of the Entrepreneurs for North Texas (EFNT), the company collectively donated $5,424 to various non-profit organizations in participation of North Texas Giving Day 2016.  (more)

  • 1st Global Serves Community on Freedom Day

    Sep 27, 2016
    While Sept. 11 is a date that is characterized by the memories of a tragic day in America, Entrepreneurs for North Texas (EFNT) uses it as a time to honor veterans and make a difference in the community.  (more)