Cambridge Investment Research Inc.

Cambridge Investment Research Inc.

Share:

1776 Pleasant Plain Road

Fairfield, IA 52556

(800) 777-6080

joincambridge.com

Clearing firm: National Financial Services LLC, Pershing LLC

No. advisers: 3,956

No. franchises: 2,067

AUM: $94,244,000,000

Year founded: 1981

Year end: Dec. 31

No. of retail offices: 2,149

You are currently viewing a limited portion of this firm's profile.

Subscribe or log in to the B-D Data Center for access to all available data.

Additional data available to subscribers:
  • No. of reps, male
  • No. of reps, female
  • No. of producing reps, male
  • No. of producing reps, female
  • 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

CEOAmy Webber
Recruiting ContactKyle Selberg
(800) 777-6080
E-mail
Compliance ContactAndrea Shafer
(800) 777-6080
E-mail
Marketing ContactJeff Vivacqua
(800) 777-6080
E-mail
Technology Operations ContactNick Graham
(800) 777-6080
E-mail

Recruitment & Staffing

2017 2016 2015
No. of reps3,9563,7383,495
No. of producing reps3,1753,0052,821
No. of reps producing $100K-$499K /year1,3691,2901,186

Payout grid is available to Data Center subscribers only.

Subscribe or log in to the B-D Data Center for access to all available data.

2017 2016 2015
Total revenues$811,395,992$711,466,662$698,143,752
Commission revenues$259,820,439$241,060,535$250,289,232
Fee revenues$459,796,516$388,319,133$366,695,072
Total revenues: Other$91,779,037$82,086,994$81,159,448
2017 2016 2015
Total account assets$94,244,000,000$78,508,000,000$69,560,000,000
Fee-based assets$50,763,000,000$41,530,000,000$37,875,000,000
Total account assets: Other$43,480,000,000$36,977,000,000$31,685,000,000
Average assets per rep$23,823,054$21,002,675$19,902,718
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

What's in a name? For TCA by ETrade, everything

August 18, 2018 - Has Trust Company of America hitched its wagon to a star or turned its back on loyal clients? It depends on whom you ask. Either way, the $275 million acquisition in April of TCA by discount broker ETrade has the custodian world buzzing. In one corner...

Are 401(k) adviser aggregators the new 'wirehouses' for elite retirement plan advisers?

August 16, 2018 - The death of traditional wirehouses that's predicted periodically by industry experts is greatly exaggerated. Wirehouse advisers — those housed in the wealth management divisions of Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley, UBS and Wells Fargo — stay because...

Edward Jones, Commonwealth Financial top J.D. Power list of top brokerage employers

June 28, 2018 - When it comes to workplace satisfaction among broker-dealers, some firms stand out from the pack. According to the latest research from J.D. Power, Commonwealth Financial, Raymond James Financial and Cambridge Investment Research fill the top three slots...

Jim Nagengast, Securities America CEO, wins Finra board seat

June 28, 2018 - Jim Nagengast, chief executive of Securities America Financial Corp., won a seat on the Finra board in a special election Thursday. Mr. Nagengast will fill one of the three seats on the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority Inc. board that are reserved...

Head of Securities America gunning for Finra board seat

June 13, 2018 - James Nagengast, CEO of Securities America Inc., is challening the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority Inc.'s hand-picked nominee for a seat on the regulatory body's board of governors. Both Mr. Nagengast and Finra's choice for the seat, Shelley O'Connor,...

With female managing partner in the wings, Edward Jones emphasizes diversity

May 10, 2018 - At a time when the financial advice industry is desperately attempting to become younger and more diverse, Edward Jones' move earlier this week to tap a woman as its next managing partner will only make the firm more attractive to potential female candidates...

Arthur Grant looks back on 33 years at the helm of Cadaret Grant

May 9, 2018 - Arthur Grant is used to making his own way in the world and calling his own shots. In a move the independent broker-dealer market has been anticipating for years, Mr. Grant, 75, last month agreed to sell the IBD he founded 33 years ago, Cadaret Grant,...

Top independent broker-dealers ranked by revenue

April 21, 2018 - Firm 2017 % revenue ($M) % change vs. 2016 2017 commission revenue ($M) % change vs. 2016 2017 fee revenue ($M) % change vs. 2016 2017 other revenue ($M) % change vs. 2016 1 LPL Financial $4,281.50 5.70% $1,670.80 -3.80% $1,409.20 9.30% $1,201.40 17.50%...

Things are looking up: IBDs soared in 2017

April 21, 2018 - After a dismal 2016, the independent broker-dealer industry came back to life in 2017, with the top 25 IBDs collectively reporting $23.2 billion in revenue, a 13.1% annual increase, according to InvestmentNews research. InvestmentNews has been tracking...

    Notes
  • N/A = Not available
  • N/D = Not disclosed
  • — = Information not available or not disclosed

All 2011-2016 recruitment and staffing data is as of Dec. 31 in the calendar year displayed. Prior year recruitment and staffing data is as of Sept. 30. All financial figures are for firms' year end, unless noted.

Purchase the complete set of our independent broker-dealer data and profiles in an Excel spreadsheet.

For comments or suggestions about the Adviser Center, please contact us.

Disclaimer: All data and information is the property of InvestmentNews and is protected by copyright and other intellectual property laws. All rights are reserved by InvestmentNews. The data may only be used for internal business use such as to develop a mailing list but the data may not be resold, republished, redistributed, sublicensed or publicly displayed on a web site without the permission of InvestmentNews. All information contained within was obtained through InvestmentNews' annual independent B-D surveys.

Featured video

Events

Transamerica's Boan: Crafting better retirement income conversations

Retirement income is a challenge for investors. How can advisers have better conversations about retirement income? Transamerica's Joseph Boan offers insights and tips for advisers.

Latest news & opinion

What's in a name? For TCA by ETrade, everything

Trust Company of America is gone, and there's big buzz over the name change. But turning the custodian into an industry powerhouse will take a lot longer — if it happens at all.

When it comes to regulating AI in financial services, murky waters are ahead

Laws are unclear on how the technology fits in with compliance.

As Ameriprise case shows, firms on hook when brokers go bad ​

The SEC will collect $4.5 million from the brokerage firm for failing to supervise brokers who were ripping off clients.

10 highest paid professions in America today

These are the top-paying jobs in the U.S., according to Glassdoor.

Ameriprise to pay $4.5 million to settle SEC charges that five reps stole more than $1 million from clients

Agency censures firm for not protecting clients from thieving brokers.

X

Hi! Glad you're here and we hope you like all the great work we do here at InvestmentNews. But what we do is expensive and is funded in part by our sponsors. So won't you show our sponsors a little love by whitelisting investmentnews.com? It'll help us continue to serve you.

Yes, show me how to whitelist investmentnews.com

Ad blocker detected. Please whitelist us or give premium a try.