Cetera Advisor Networks

Cetera Advisor Networks

A member of Cetera Financial Group

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200 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Suite 1300

El Segundo, CA 90245

(800) 879-8100

ceteraadvisornetworks.com

Clearing firm: Pershing LLC

No. advisers: 2,665

AUM: $73,268,338,725

Year founded: 1983

Year end: Dec. 31

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  • Securities revenues: Stocks
  • Securities revenues: Bonds
  • Securities revenues: ETFs
  • Securities revenues: Other
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  • Annuities revenues: Fixed
  • Annuities revenues: Variable
  • Annuities revenues: Other
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  • Insurance revenues: Life
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  • Alternative revenues: Hedge funds
  • Alternative revenues: Managed futures
  • Alternative revenues: Private placements
  • Alternative revenues: REITs
  • Alternative revenues: Other
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  • Fee revenues: Rep-managed accounts
  • Fee revenues: Firm-managed accounts
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  • Fee-based assets: Clearing firm
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CEOTom Taylor
Recruiting ContactTom Taylor
(310) 257-7588
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Compliance ContactBryan Jacobsen
(310) 257-7781
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Marketing ContactMarissa Fox-Foley
619-702-9748
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Technology Operations ContactMukesh Mehta
(310) 257-7415
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Recruitment & Staffing

2016 2015 2014
No. of reps2,6652,8972,948
No. of producing reps2,2882,4752,510
No. of reps producing $100K-$499K /year000

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2016 2015 2014
Total revenues$519,544,536$558,973,571$564,822,375
Commission revenues$246,463,524$285,270,894$300,220,064
Fee revenues$210,255,912$228,206,253$222,539,995
Total revenues: Other$62,825,100$45,496,425$42,062,316
2016 2015 2014
Total account assets$73,268,338,725$70,926,910,695$73,569,005,000
Fee-based assets$20,447,951,132$19,611,221,207$19,788,681,000
Total account assets: Other$52,820,387,594$51,315,689,488$53,780,324,000
Average assets per rep$27,492,810$24,482,883$24,955,565

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April 23, 2017 - Top 50 IBDs ranked by 2016 revenue Bubble view By group Table view Firm 2016 revenue ($M) % change vs. 2015 2016 commission revenue ($M) % change vs. 2015 2016 fee revenue ($M) % change vs. 2015 2016 other revenue ($M) % change vs. 2015 1 LPL Financial...

Finra fines eight broker-dealers $6.2 million for selling customers unsuitable variable annuity products

November 2, 2016 - The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority Inc. has fined eight firms a total of $6.2 million and ordered five of them them to pay another $6.3 million in restitution for failing to supervise the sales of variable annuities. As part of the settlement,...

Cetera, plan sponsor sued for excessive fees in $25 million 401(k)

July 19, 2016 - For the second time in two months, a small 401(k) plan is at the center of a lawsuit alleging excessive plan fees. The independent broker-dealer, Cetera Advisor Networks, has been named as a co-defendant — a move experts call a twist of sorts from other...

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