Castronovo, Tom

Tom Castronovo, AIF®

President | Criterion | Batavia IL

Criterion Wealth Advisors
201 Houston St Suite 102
Batavia, IL 60510

“Tailored portfolios and personalized high touch financial planning for successful people.”

Tom Castronovo, AIF ®

Thomas Castronovo, an Accredited Investment Fiduciary, is a founder, principal, and Financial Advisor at Criterion Wealth Advisors, LLC.

Tom puts his 35 years of financial services expertise to work for his clients where integrity, trust, transparency, and accessibility remain the hallmarks of his practice. Tom provides a high-touch advisory experience with an emphasis on tailored financial planning and portfolio construction for his clients who are primarily successful families and business owners.

Tom earned his BA from Knox College in economics and his MBA in finance/marketing from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business. He spent 25 years in the private banking industry including being CEO of two banking organizations. Prior to founding Criterion, Tom was the Chief Marketing Officer and Managing Director of PrivateBancorp, Inc, a $10 billion publicly-traded bank holding company headquartered in Chicago with 20 locations in 7 states.

Tom has been very active in the community including being former president of the St. Charles Kiwanis Club, and the Downtown St. Charles Partnership, and has held numerous Board positions including with the Fox Valley General Contractors Association, St. Charles Country Club, the Illinois Chamber Symphony, and the St. Charles Chamber of Commerce to name a few.

Tom enjoys traveling, golf, tennis, boating, and spending time with his family. Tom is a certified USPTA tennis instructor and currently serves as Head Boys & Girls Varsity Tennis Coach at a local high school.

Tom Castronovo is solely an investment advisor representative of Total Clarity Wealth Management, Inc. , and not affiliated with LPL Financial.


Award based on 10 objective criteria associated with providing quality services to clients such as credentials, experience, and assets under management among other factors.  Wealth managers do not pay a fee to be considered or placed on the final list of 2023 Five Star Wealth Managers. While 5,549 Chicago-area wealth managers were considered for this award, only 7% of the award candidates were named 2023 Five Star Wealth Managers.