Berthel Fisher & Co. Financial Services Inc.
A subsidiary of Berthel Fisher & Co.
4201 42nd Street NE Suite 100, PO Box 11340
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
Clearing firm: National Financial Services LLC
No. advisers: 307
Year founded: 1982
Year end: Dec. 31
Recruitment & Staffing
|No. of reps||307||324||323|
|No. of producing reps||—||—||323|
|No. of reps producing $100K-$499K /year||—||—||138|
|Total revenues: Other||—||—||$3,048,072|
|Total account assets||—||—||$8,419,000,000|
|Total account assets: Other||—||—||$6,911,000,000|
|Average assets per rep||0||—||$26,065,015|
April 20, 2017 - Three years ago, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority Inc. fined a mid-sized independent broker-dealer, Berthel Fisher & Co. Financial Services Inc. and an affiliate firm, a whopping $775,000 for a variety of failures to supervise sales of nontraded...
February 24, 2016 - Independent broker-dealers that sold the distressed series of UDF real estate investment trusts could soon be facing arbitration claims from angry investors, according to Alan Rosca, a plaintiff's attorney. The firms that have been most prominent in Mr....
November 26, 2014 - Despite RCS Capital Corp.'s statement Nov.24 that broker-dealers had reinstated 51 selling agreements for products, some major independent broker-dealers and large broker-dealer networks still have suspensions in place for new sales of nontraded real...
May 29, 2014 - â€śAnd â€¦ trade,â€ť says a bespectacled, khaki-wearing man, pressing a button on his smartphone. â€śYou, sir, are the sultan of swagger,â€ť a deep, disembodied voice intones. â€śThis is the Fellowship of the Bold, and you are the Grand Poobah, because...
April 4, 2014 - Since the credit crisis, the financial advice industry has been littered with the dead shells of independent broker-dealers that sold fraudulent private placements before the crash. DeWaay Financial Network Inc., GunnAllen Financial Inc., QA3 Financial...
February 24, 2014 - Finra on Monday fined broker-dealer Berthel Fisher & Co. Financial Services Inc. and an affiliate $775,000 in connection with compliance failures, including inappropriate sales of alternative investments and nontraditional exchange-traded funds. Berthel...
November 26, 2013 - National Planning Corp., a leading independent broker-dealer, was ordered to pay a $6.2 million arbitration award to two Minnesota investors in a dispute that focused on real estate investments. The investors in the matter, Ronnie and Stacy Erickson and...
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