Cetera Advisor Networks
A member of Cetera Financial Group
200 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Suite 1300
El Segundo, CA 90245
Clearing firm: Pershing LLC
No. advisers: 2,665
Year founded: 1983
Year end: Dec. 31
Recruitment & Staffing
|No. of reps||2,665||2,897||2,948|
|No. of producing reps||2,288||2,475||2,510|
|No. of reps producing $100K-$499K /year||0||0||0|
|Total revenues: Other||$62,825,100||$45,496,425||$42,062,316|
|Total account assets||$73,268,338,725||$70,926,910,695||$73,569,005,000|
|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|
August 25, 2017 - LPL Financial's acquisition this month of the National Planning Holdings Inc. network of four broker-dealers with 3,200 reps and advisers certainly has the independent broker-dealer industry abuzz, but transactions involving smaller broker-dealers are...
August 22, 2017 - Five Cetera Financial Group broker-dealers reached settlements with Finra totaling $3.3 million for failing to supervise the application of mutual fund sales charge waivers to eligible clients in retirement plans and at charitable organizations. As part...
August 7, 2017 - CLEARING FIRMS Listed by reported number of broker-dealer clients Firm Phone/website # of clients % change vs. 2016 Contact Phone/email Pershing (800) 445-4467 714* -3.90% Michael Row (800) 445-4467 One Pershing Plaza, Jersey City, NJ 07399 pershing.com/who-we-serve/broker-dealers...
August 1, 2017 - A group of advisers with roughly $6 billion in retirement plan assets has left LPL Financial for Cetera Advisor Networks, according to a source with knowledge of the move. The three advisers belong to Alliant Retirement Consulting, a hybrid registered...
July 18, 2017 - HBW Securities, an independent broker-dealer based in Simi Valley, California, is giving up its broker-dealer status and becoming an office of supervisory jurisdiction with Cetera Advisor Networks. HBW's 55 affiliated financial advisers and its home office...
June 21, 2017 - HBW Partners, a Simi, Calif.-based financial holding company, is winding down its HBW Securities independent broker-dealer and transitioning the firm to Cetera Advisor Networks. HBW's adviser-facing home-office staff and its 55 independent financial advisers...
May 21, 2017 - Some retirement plan advisers are turning to so-called "RIA aggregators" that focus on the defined contribution market to help them build their practices, the primary allure being the scale and support afforded by a large, like-minded adviser network....
April 23, 2017 - Top 50 IBDs ranked by 2016 revenue Bubble view By group Table view Firm 2016 revenue ($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,...
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 â€” a move experts call a twist of sorts from other...
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