J.W. Cole Financial Inc.

J.W. Cole Financial Inc.

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4301 Anchor Plaza Parkway

Tampa, FL 33634

(866) 592-6531

joinjw-cole.com

Clearing firm: Fidelity Clearing and Custody, National Financial Services LLC

No. advisers: 475

No. franchises: 335

AUM: $13,067,914,034

Year founded: 2002

Year end: Dec. 31

No. of retail offices: 331

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  • 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?
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  • Offers robo-advisory platform?
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Top ExecutiveRobert Wood
Recruiting ContactJohn Carlson
(866) 592-6531
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Compliance ContactTrisha Cram
(866) 592-6531
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Marketing ContactCraig Towle
(866) 592-6531
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Technology Operations ContactBrittany Reagan
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Recruitment & Staffing

2016 2015 2014
No. of reps475471445
No. of producing reps405401375
No. of reps producing $100K-$499K /year272269259

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2016 2015 2014
Total revenues$91,432,589$86,277,893$73,081,106
Commission revenues$67,042,077$65,746,748$56,914,850
Fee revenues$24,390,512$20,531,145$16,166,256
Total revenues: Other000
2016 2015 2014
Total account assets$13,067,914,034$10,742,487,250$9,765,897,500
Fee-based assets$2,603,234,534$2,203,896,600$1,836,580,500
Total account assets: Other$10,464,679,500$8,538,590,650$7,929,317,000
Average assets per rep$27,511,398$22,807,829$21,945,837
Social Media & Mobile
Allows advisers to use social mediaY
Social media sites allowedFacebook
LinkedIn
Twitter
Dedicated mobile application for advisers?N
Primary purpose of mobile application

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