Securities Service Network Inc.

Securities Service Network Inc.

A subsidiary of Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services, Inc.


9729 Cogdill Road

Knoxville, TN 37932

(855) 382-8754

Clearing firm: Fidelity Clearing and Custody Solutions, Pershing LLC

No. advisers: 337

No. franchises: 259

Year founded: 1983

Year end: Dec. 31

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  • No. of reps producing $500K+ /year
  • No. of CFPs
  • No. of full-time employees
  • 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
  • Affiliation fee coverage
  • 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
  • RIA platform AUM
  • Offers robo-advisory platform?
  • If not, when plans to offer a robo-platform
  • Robo-advice services offered
  • How robo-platform developed
  • Charge for robo-advisory services?

For More Information

CEOWade S. Wilkinson
Recruiting ContactLandon Moore
(855) 382-8754
Compliance ContactRon Klimas
(800) 264-5499 ext 232
Marketing ContactGregory W Kalosieh
(865) 777-4677 ext 272
Technology Operations ContactDavid Harlow
865-777-4677 x223

Company Overview

Securities Service Network is a competitive independent broker dealer and Registered Investment Advisor (SSNAI) with one of the highest payouts in the industry. We genuinely care about the success of each and every one of our customers and take a personal interest in the success of their independent businesses.

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2017 2016 2015
No. of reps337431439
No. of producing reps354370
No. of reps producing $100K-$499K /year152158

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2016 2015 2014
Total revenues$111,608,000$125,307,000$113,290,000
Commission revenues$52,584,000$57,268,000$57,662,000
Fee revenues$46,711,000$57,406,000$44,597,107
Total revenues: Other$12,313,000$10,633,000$11,030,893
2016 2015 2014
Total account assets$13,423,667,947$13,475,626,642$14,257,554,855
Fee-based assets$6,051,853,134$5,869,620,834$5,968,085,539
Total account assets: Other$7,371,814,813$7,606,005,808$8,289,469,315
Average assets per rep$31,145,401$30,696,188$31,754,020
Social Media & Mobile
Allows advisers to use social mediaY
Social media sites allowedFacebook
Dedicated mobile application for advisers?N
Primary purpose of mobile application

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