Securities America Inc.

Securities America Inc.

A subsidiary of Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc.

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12325 Port Grace Blvd.

La Vista, NE 68128

(800) 747-6111

securitiesamerica.com

Clearing firm: National Financial Services LLC, Pershing LLC

No. advisers: 2,506

No. franchises: 1,724

AUM: $86,850,000,000

Year founded: 1984

Year end: Dec. 31

No. of retail offices: 2,506

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  • No. of reps producing $500K+ /year
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  • No. of fee-based advisers served
  • Average payout per rep, per year
  • Avg. annual production of top 20% reps
  • Total payout, per year
  • Cost of E&O insurance per rep, per year
  • Affiliation fees charged per rep, per year
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  • Securities revenues
  • Securities revenues: Stocks
  • Securities revenues: Bonds
  • Securities revenues: ETFs
  • Securities revenues: Other
  • Mutual fund revenues
  • Annuities revenues
  • Annuities revenues: Fixed
  • Annuities revenues: Variable
  • Annuities revenues: Other
  • Insurance revenue
  • Insurance revenues: Life
  • Insurance revenues: Disabilities
  • Insurance revenues: LTC
  • Insurance revenues: Other
  • Alternative revenues
  • Alternative revenues: Hedge funds
  • Alternative revenues: Managed futures
  • Alternative revenues: Private placements
  • Alternative revenues: REITs
  • Alternative revenues: Other
  • Other commission revenues
  • Fee revenues: Rep-managed accounts
  • Fee revenues: Firm-managed accounts
  • Fee revenues: Outside-managed accounts
  • Fee revenues: Other
  • Fee-based assets: Clearing firm
  • Fee-based assets: Advisory firm platforms
  • Fee-based assets: Third-party money managers
  • Fee-based assets: Other
  • Is the firm, or an affiliate of the firm, registered as an investment adviser with the SEC?
  • Allows an adviser to have his/her own RIA
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  • Offers robo-advisory platform?
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CEOJim Nagengast
Recruiting ContactGregg Johnson
(800) 747-6111
E-mail
Compliance ContactMark Lasswell
(402) 399-9111
E-mail
Marketing ContactJanine Wertheim
(800) 747-6111
E-mail
Technology Operations ContactDoreen Griffith
(800) 747-6111
E-mail

Recruitment & Staffing

2017 2016 2015
No. of reps2,5062,2092,078
No. of producing reps2,5062,2092,078
No. of reps producing $100K-$499K /year912832840

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2017 2016 2015
Total revenues$637,300,000$535,725,000$551,900,000
Commission revenues$257,600,000$229,700,000$250,500,000
Fee revenues$313,800,000$248,500,000$242,900,000
Total revenues: Other$65,900,000$57,525,000$58,500,000
2017 2016 2015
Total account assets$86,850,000,000$66,000,000,000$57,800,000,000
Fee-based assets$38,100,000,000$26,300,000,000$22,300,000,000
Total account assets: Other$48,750,000,000$39,700,000,000$35,500,000,000
Average assets per rep$34,656,824$29,877,773$27,815,207
Social Media & Mobile
Allows advisers to use social mediaY
Social media sites allowedFacebook
LinkedIn
Twitter
Dedicated mobile application for advisers?Y
Primary purpose of mobile applicationEasy access to important client information

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