Why Us


We appreciate you taking the time to look at our website. We hope that you now have a better understanding of Hammond Investment Management. Please feel free to contact us with any questions and we look forward to hearing from you. So why hire Hammond Investment Management?

  • Independence: Our independence allows to recommend the best path for the client. Whether that requires the client to buy, sell or hold. We recommend investments that we believe are the best for the client.

  • Commitment: We view the relationship with the client as a long-term partnership with the commitment of helping the client achieve their investment goals with a piece of mind.

  • Difference: Education & experience make the difference. The principal of the firm, Timothy P. Hammond, has a M.S. in Financial Markets & Trading from the Illinois Institute of Technology and a B.B.A. in Accounting from Loyola University of Chicago having also passed the Certified Public Accountants exam. Mr. Hammond has over two decades of experience in the investment and finance areas. For ten years he was a municipal finance director responsible for managing the municipality’s investments and its police pension investments. Since 2000 he has been a Registered Investment Advisor (RIA*) managing investments for individuals, municipalities and public pensions.

  • Approach: The investment approach begins with clearly defined investment advisory agreement between the client and Hammond Investment Management. The agreement clearly states that above all else, that we will work as a Fiduciary for the client. Fees are clearly stated in the agreement and the investment plan that is discussed is implemented as part of the advisory agreement.

  • RIA: Since we are an independent RIA firm we are registered with the State of Illinois and are subject to the Illinois Securities Law of 1953. We have a fiduciary responsibility to act in our client’s best interest at all times.


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* “RIA” means we are registered with the State of Illinois. Registration does not mean a government agency approves an advisor or reviews their qualifications. Please note that “RIA” is not a designation, credential, endorsement, membership organization, or award.