Cambridge Investment Research Inc.

Cambridge Investment Research Inc.

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1776 Pleasant Plain Road

Fairfield, IA 52556

(800) 777-6080

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Clearing firm: National Financial Services LLC, Pershing LLC

No. advisers: 3,495

AUM: $69,560,000,000

Year founded: 1981

Year end: Dec. 31

No. of retail offices: 1,954

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  • No. of reps producing $500K+ /year
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  • 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
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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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For More Information

CEOAmy Webber
Recruiting ContactKyle Selberg
(800) 777-6080
E-mail
Compliance ContactTom Anderson
(800) 777-6080
E-mail
Marketing ContactDan Sullivan
(800) 777-6080
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Technology Operations ContactRyan Reineke
(800) 777-6080
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Recruitment & Staffing

2016 2015 2014
No. of reps3,7383,4953,374
No. of producing reps3,0052,8212,713
No. of reps producing $100K-$499K /year1,2901,1861,118

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2016 2015 2014
Total revenues$711,466,662$698,143,752$651,408,384
Commission revenues$241,060,535$250,289,232$250,227,449
Fee revenues$388,319,133$366,695,072$332,469,870
Total revenues: Other$82,086,994$81,159,448$68,711,065
2016 2015 2014
Total account assets$78,508,000,000$69,560,000,000$67,760,000,000
Fee-based assets$41,530,000,000$37,875,000,000$36,710,000,000
Total account assets: Other$36,977,000,000$31,685,000,000$31,050,000,000
Average assets per rep$21,002,675$19,902,718$20,082,988
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 application

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